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MLI: the countdown

 
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Bindair Dundat



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 12:54 pm    Post subject: MLI: the countdown Reply with quote

Word from a highre-up in HCT is that they figured out thay can save ONE MILLION KUDOS a year by getting rid of the loyal supporters of the outgoing regime. They've got a special bus ready with "New Jersey or Bust" written on the bumper.

They looked real close at TEACHING HOURS when making their recommendations to GHQ. If you've spent a lot of time in the classrrom the past year, you're in like a local.


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mli_vet



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 2:34 pm    Post subject: Cutting back on Toilet Paper Too Reply with quote

From even higher up--the Sheikh's majlis no less--they're also hoping to save DH$$$ by cutting back on toilet paper as well, not to mention copy toner, paper, printer cartridges, whiteboard markers, and other such "disposables". More qahwa money!

Speaking of disposables . . . what, or shall we say rather, who else might be considered disposable?

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Bindair Dundat



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 3:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ah! MLI Vet, hovering like a vulture, waiting for the collapse so he can hire the discarded and spirit them away to his country estate in Thailand, where he will pay them a few coconuts a day to chase wild monkeys away from his lawn. They won't need copy machines there, or whiteboard markers either.
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bobo_the_circus_chimp



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why Bobo no get contract? Bobo good english teacher monkey. Bobo teach English....Why Bobo can't get answers? Why Uncle Billy always mad? Bobo good monkey!
Bobo no need severance pay. Bobo no need furniture allowance, house, holiday or even kudos. Bobo teach English for bananas??
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Bindair Dundat



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 5:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bobo no need kudos? Too bad. Kudos all we got.
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mli_vet



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 5:29 pm    Post subject: Also overheard in the Sheikh's majlis Reply with quote

Also overheard in the Sheikh's majlis:

A: "Those MLI chimps . . . bananas . . . GHQ prison . . . majnoon . . . the whole lot "

B: "We'll have to let 'em go sooner or later . . . both MLI and GHQ ones, you know."

A: "Has that order from Wilkonson's arrived yet, Mohammed?"

B: "Wilkinson??"

A: "You know, the swords!"

B: "Ah, yes. The swords. They're in Dubai, just cleared customs. Should be here by tomorrow."

C: "Swords?!?! What's with you guys?"

B: "Collection. Simply collector's items." Wink Wink


ESL Teacher in ghutra disguise leaves majlis, goes home to look up Wilkinson's on the Internet. Websit pops up. He ponders to self: "I've got to warn these guys, Bobo, Bindair and the others.


http://www.wilkinson-swords.co.uk/



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nowasta



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 6:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alright you lot. Uncle Billy has told me to tell you all to cut this crap out. Otherwise I'll be forced to close this board down and delete your messages if you keep this nonsense up. This is not the place to discuss such issues. Wink
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Gerund



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do any of you have anything constructive, not to mention adult, to say? All I see here is a bunch of babbling mean-spirited idiots. From what I’ve seen the administration is doing a pretty good job of trying to make sense of a very confusing situation.

And Bindair Dundat, you must have a death wish. You’ve revealed so much about yourself in your hundreds of postings that everyone on the staff knows who you are. You’ve managed to insult every member of the administration, not to mention every Canadian on the staff, which is a pretty foolish thing to do with HCT about to take over. You rant, rave, babble and complain ad nauseum, yet all you’ve managed to do is make yourself number one on everyone’s list of teachers least likely to be offered a letter of intent.

Remember, what goes around comes around.
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Jreng



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do you get a contract? Who got a contract?
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Stephen Jones



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 9:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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where he will pay them a few coconuts a day to chase wild monkeys away from his lawn
Wouldn't it be a better idea to train the wild monkeys to teach English and set up a recruitment agency?
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Bindair Dundat



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2005 3:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gerund wrote:
You rant, rave, babble and complain ad nauseum, yet all you’ve managed to do is make yourself number one on everyone’s list of teachers least likely to be offered a letter of intent.


Numbah one!

We do not all march through life brimming with fear. Obviously, I have options that you will never have.
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nowasta



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2005 4:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Keep up the good work Bindair! You are STILL doing a GREAT job!


MLI Vet, that bit about the swords...thats just downright creepy.

Latest rumour straight from Al-Jazeera:

"CERT takeover deal for MLI falls through. Outbid by Abu Dhabi University. L O I's expected sometime next fall. Stay tuned..."
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mli_vet



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2005 1:51 pm    Post subject: Wilkinson's Reply with quote

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that bit about the swords...thats just downright creepy.
Shocked

I've got it from a pretty good authority that Wilkinson's is actually the supplier of the swords used for beheadings in Saudi Arabia.

In the more enlightened and liberal UAE, I suppose that the coming shipment will be used for nothing more than personal collections and for military graduations and the like.

The ESL teacher in disguise at the Sheikh's majlis must still be learning Arabic and perhaps read a bit to deeply into the majlis banter regarding the shipment from Wilkinson's http://www.wilkinson-swords.co.uk

An innocent reference, that's all it was. That's it--these are just the new swords they're going to use for the graduations as the different military colleges and training centers.

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