@cryotosensei175
1,065,929 sats stacked
stacking since: #104755longest cowboy streak: 175
Father of two. English teacher. Has a Japanese wife. Loves writing to stack sats. Aims to acquire the Bitcoin Standard some day.
My top 3 posts
  1. What’s your SN routine like? #393176
  2. 10 reasons why you should post on Stacker News #415525
  3. My tips to cope with parenthood #397223
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Stack sats, stay humble, help kids pass SATs.
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210 sats \ 1 reply \ @Hamstr 11 May
posted up new article in openagent about nostr, check me out
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Woah so generous of you to share your spoils. Thanks, I will pay it forward
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Welcome to the Final Frontier!
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Welcome!
Stack sats, stay humble
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Howdy! Always enjoy reading your posts. Keep it up!
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Oh man, l was an English teacher in Taiwan for a few years during the pandemic. How are you liking it? The students l taught, especially the older students, didnt want to learn much.
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Welcome to SN! Thx for spending time on my bio haha.
I have always been an English teacher all my working life. Based in Singapore, short stints in Japan n Laos. I don’t mind the wrestling with students part because I really like English. A month ago, my students told me that in their world, spill the tea means gossip. It’s just mind blowing to me language keeps evolving. Haha.
However, teaching is a profession that discourages deep work because we wear many hats and have to settle a lot of admin stuff. Guess I chose my poison.
I would love to teach in Taiwan one day because I’m Chinese. But I don’t think they would ever accept me as an English teacher haha.
Which part of Taiwan were you at? N what are you doing these days?
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I was in Taipei. I work in a processing plant now. I find it a lot easier working on machinery than listening to kids talk back in a illogical manner in broken English. Lol
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You intrigue me haha
Where r u originally from, if you don’t mind sharing? Why stay in Taipei instead of venturing elsewhere? Wages are low n costs of living r high.
I’m back in Singapore now. My life plan was to teach EL all over the world, but alas I fell in love n decided to get married hahaha
I worked as a PR executive for three months after Japan. Decided that I rather have power struggles with disrespectful students than face the laptop screen the entire day
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Well, machinery doesnt talk back. It either works or needs to be replaced. Im originally from Japan, came over to the USA when l was young. I stayed in Taiwan during covid, it was supposed to be the safe option. I got in right before they closed everything down. Wages are very low there, and the cost of living is really starting to creep up. I noticed it while it was there. I worked at a higher end school, so l got a bunch of rich brats that could barely read and write. It was just a matter of keeping face and moving them up the classes until they graduated.
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your guess was awesome, quite a bit more creative than what I had in mind! A very good chance I incorporate your creativity later on in the story though... thank you~
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Thank you for your interactive element and the sats! Would read part 7 soon to have another shot at your bounty haha
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how are you able to keep your hat?
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Actually, before my current streak, my record was 8 days haha. I think one needs to zap others at least 100 sats per day in order to keep the hat. So, I have two rounds of zapping - once in the morning and another time in the evening - just to play safe. That way, I will definitely spend more than 100 sats. Posting every day helps. When I reply to people who leave a comment on my posts, it is easy for me to zap to keep my cowboy hat. Hope this helps!
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Ohh man, I never keep track how much I zap!! This is news to me. thanks sensei
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what's your npub?
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Welcome aboard!
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Are you still teaching english in Japan?
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