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expat80



Joined: 24 Feb 2014

PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:47 am    Post subject: Re: Yeontan use Reply with quote

Jongno2bucheon wrote:
expat80 wrote:
I'm looking to move to a new apartment. It's in an older home that uses yeontan. Is using yeontan for heating safe?


its a very economical way to stay very warm.

i would suggest from what little I know to make sure that the smoke ventilation system is working well and clean.


Thanks so much! Yes, I've read that it's much cheaper. I'll have to ask the teacher who's living there now for more information about taking care of it.
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denverdeath



Joined: 21 May 2005
Location: Boo-sahn

PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:06 am    Post subject: Re: Yeontan use Reply with quote

expat80 wrote:
Jongno2bucheon wrote:
expat80 wrote:
I'm looking to move to a new apartment. It's in an older home that uses yeontan. Is using yeontan for heating safe?


its a very economical way to stay very warm.

i would suggest from what little I know to make sure that the smoke ventilation system is working well and clean.


Thanks so much! Yes, I've read that it's much cheaper. I'll have to ask the teacher who's living there now for more information about taking care of it.


please, keep a window open...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yeontan
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jvalmer



Joined: 06 Jun 2003

PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

12ax7 wrote:
T-J wrote:

One of my students in NowonGu still had an outhouse up until '94.

Most old farmhouses still have outhouses.

Most little towns in the provinces didn't even have paved roads until the 90's.
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joelove



Joined: 12 May 2011

PostPosted: Sun May 04, 2014 9:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's a very recent case of fan death:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-27270357
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drcrazy



Joined: 19 Feb 2003
Location: Pusan. Yes, that's right. Pusan NOT Busan. I ain't never been to no place called Busan

PostPosted: Mon May 05, 2014 6:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Sultan of Seoul wrote:
Wow, in the seventies!

Hard to imagine now, impossible almost.

Thanks for the story man!


Not too hard if you knew this. When I first came to Korea, my older students mostly had the same answer for when they got their first phone/TV in their home. 1977!!!!!!

My great grandmother got her first phone in 1890's on her pig farm in Indiana.

My grand parents got their first TV in early 1940's.
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Numpty



Joined: 19 Dec 2013

PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 1:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

drcrazy wrote:
The Sultan of Seoul wrote:
Wow, in the seventies!

Hard to imagine now, impossible almost.

Thanks for the story man!


Not too hard if you knew this. When I first came to Korea, my older students mostly had the same answer for when they got their first phone/TV in their home. 1977!!!!!!

My great grandmother got her first phone in 1890's on her pig farm in Indiana.

My grand parents got their first TV in early 1940's.

Were pigs very popular in Indiana in the 1890's? More than today?
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Stain



Joined: 08 Jan 2014

PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 4:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Numpty wrote:
drcrazy wrote:
The Sultan of Seoul wrote:
Wow, in the seventies!

Hard to imagine now, impossible almost.

Thanks for the story man!


Not too hard if you knew this. When I first came to Korea, my older students mostly had the same answer for when they got their first phone/TV in their home. 1977!!!!!!

My great grandmother got her first phone in 1890's on her pig farm in Indiana.

My grand parents got their first TV in early 1940's.

Were pigs very popular in Indiana in the 1890's? More than today?


I would say pig popularity has been in decline since the 1890s. I did my senior thesis on that very subject.
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drcrazy



Joined: 19 Feb 2003
Location: Pusan. Yes, that's right. Pusan NOT Busan. I ain't never been to no place called Busan

PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 5:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stain wrote:
Numpty wrote:
drcrazy wrote:
The Sultan of Seoul wrote:
Wow, in the seventies!

Hard to imagine now, impossible almost.

Thanks for the story man!


Not too hard if you knew this. When I first came to Korea, my older students mostly had the same answer for when they got their first phone/TV in their home. 1977!!!!!!

My great grandmother got her first phone in 1890's on her pig farm in Indiana.

My grand parents got their first TV in early 1940's.

Were pigs very popular in Indiana in the 1890's? More than today?


I would say pig popularity has been in decline since the 1890s. I did my senior thesis on that very subject.


http://www.teacuppigs.org/Teacup-pig-for-sale-in-Indiana.html
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Stain



Joined: 08 Jan 2014

PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 6:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

drcrazy wrote:
Stain wrote:
Numpty wrote:
drcrazy wrote:
The Sultan of Seoul wrote:
Wow, in the seventies!

Hard to imagine now, impossible almost.

Thanks for the story man!


Not too hard if you knew this. When I first came to Korea, my older students mostly had the same answer for when they got their first phone/TV in their home. 1977!!!!!!

My great grandmother got her first phone in 1890's on her pig farm in Indiana.

My grand parents got their first TV in early 1940's.

Were pigs very popular in Indiana in the 1890's? More than today?


I would say pig popularity has been in decline since the 1890s. I did my senior thesis on that very subject.


http://www.teacuppigs.org/Teacup-pig-for-sale-in-Indiana.html


There goes my thesis. I got a failing grade on it anyway.
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drcrazy



Joined: 19 Feb 2003
Location: Pusan. Yes, that's right. Pusan NOT Busan. I ain't never been to no place called Busan

PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 11:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stain wrote:
drcrazy wrote:
Stain wrote:
Numpty wrote:
drcrazy wrote:
The Sultan of Seoul wrote:
Wow, in the seventies!

Hard to imagine now, impossible almost.

Thanks for the story man!


Not too hard if you knew this. When I first came to Korea, my older students mostly had the same answer for when they got their first phone/TV in their home. 1977!!!!!!

My great grandmother got her first phone in 1890's on her pig farm in Indiana.

My grand parents got their first TV in early 1940's.

Were pigs very popular in Indiana in the 1890's? More than today?


I would say pig popularity has been in decline since the 1890s. I did my senior thesis on that very subject.


http://www.teacuppigs.org/Teacup-pig-for-sale-in-Indiana.html


There goes my thesis. I got a failing grade on it anyway.


I think the pigs at that site are the kind my great grandmother used to make those little Vienna Sausages.
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