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Uncle Billy's new term at MLI........
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jp20030



Joined: 01 May 2003
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Location: Qatar

PostPosted: Wed Oct 13, 2004 11:58 am    Post subject: Uncle Billy's new term at MLI........ Reply with quote

So the great WR has a problem - the grand-daughter confuses him with the uncles! Oh- BOO HOO!!!
Maybe he should acquaint himself with some of the teachers' family problems?
Particularly the new teachers who can't get their families into the country!
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tefllifer



Joined: 13 Jun 2003
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 13, 2004 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello,
Is this a new Bill story - or the same one revisited?
How have the new teachers survived this time - poor things? Last i heard, nobody had arranged permanent accommodation for them and they were having to find their own housing - AND that as they didn't have contracts, IDs and there was nobody to sign their paperwork, it was impossible to get any housing - and all that even before you get into the 3 bids for furniture saga and finding out you can't move into some building you like 'cos it's not owned by Major somebody's uncle.
So, new teachers - have you got housing, contracts, IDs, money, residence visas, phone connections, driving licenses - when are your families coming? How lone have you been waiting - 2 months?
What a welcome.
I really hope HCT is taking note of this dreadful treatment particularly as they are amazingly efficient with all the in-processing, travel arrangements, money, visas, etc. - it just seems to be headache after headache at MLI - the stress must be off the scales. It just seems to get worse every year.
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maryam2003



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 15, 2004 11:43 am    Post subject: Where's Rhett Butler when u need him? Reply with quote

If he (Uncle Billy) were a true Southern gentleman, he would help those new teachers!
Lord's sake! Do I have to jump on a plane and come over there and straighten that man out?
Again!
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jp20030



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 15, 2004 3:55 pm    Post subject: Settle down there missy Reply with quote

Now Miss Maryam - he might be a Yankee!
But what's going on between Uncle Billy, Z and the divine Ms L? Maybe Omar can tell us?
A brand new series perhaps?
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uncle billy



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 19, 2004 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can't we all just get along!
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maryam2003



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 20, 2004 8:44 am    Post subject: Why.......I do declare..... Reply with quote

Billy, you old rascal! Now what have you been up to over there? Do I have to come over and give you another good spankin..?
Oh, I remember! You did it to me last time. That was sure some night alright!
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uncle billy



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2004 12:33 am    Post subject: Re: Why.......I do declare..... Reply with quote

maryam2003 wrote:
Billy, you old rascal! Now what have you been up to over there? Do I have to come over and give you another good spankin..?
Oh, I remember! You did it to me last time. That was sure some night alright!


I am over here righting the wrongs of my past mistakes. Firing the "bi**hes" when I get the chance.
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tefllifer



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2004 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excuse me - firing women? What, and then getting them to plead for their jobs using the oldest whiles in the world? Surely not?
Has UB (not 40, rather 55++) actually fired someone? How the hec would he have the audacity to do that given his own past experiences? And, if he tried it, why on earth would anyone take him seriously?
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Bindair Dundat



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2004 4:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Last edited by Bindair Dundat on Fri Oct 22, 2004 5:04 pm; edited 1 time in total
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Never Ceased To Be Amazed



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2004 3:09 pm    Post subject: All's fair in love and war? Reply with quote

My message was received, quickly acted upon, and respected.

Thank you for the edit BD. Very Happy

NCTBA


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dmb



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2004 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bindair Dundat wrote:
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Spreading a little love BD?
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spicegirl



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2004 9:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BD - I'm so glad you edited your original post about the teacher who was 'fired' from MLI recently ... it's really not a very good idea to so explicitly name people who've suffered a misfortune, whatever the rights or wrongs. Think about his prospects for getting another job, and about his family situation. In any case, I believe this teacher was given the opportunity to resign, so he wasn't technically fired. Let's just hope that not too many people saw his name, and that he won't suffer any negative consequences from the short time his name appeared on this board.

We're all over here fighting the good fight, and a bit of solidarity among colleagues wouldn't come amiss. This person also happens to be a very experienced and good teacher who genuinely cares about his students' progress.
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uncle billy



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2004 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

[quote="spicegirl"] In any case, I believe this teacher was given the opportunity to resign, so he wasn't technically fired.

Opportunity to resign! That's a joke. Remember Uncle Billy got an opportunity to resign from his last job too.
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bobo_the_circus_chimp



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 4:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WHAT! It sounds to me like you aren't really "uncle billy". Bobo thought you were the real deal!

...Bobo sad...Bobo good monkey...
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uncle billy



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 12:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

bobo_the_circus_chimp wrote:
WHAT! It sounds to me like you aren't really "uncle billy". Bobo thought you were the real deal!

...Bobo sad...Bobo good monkey...


Like yourself Uncle Billy refers to himself in the first person. However, Uncle Billy doesn't like to use that stupid circus chimp voice. I wonder if your students learn to speak this way.
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