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ironlady wrote:Yep -- again, early 90s. No culture of entitlement of living in a nice apartment on Day 2, having a scooter right away, or going out every weekend. (Of course, work conditions were laxer then too for sideline jobs.)
Give me back the 1980s with no work permits. People would "proposition" you to teach their English class at very attractive rates of pay if you so much as got into an elevator with them.
ImaniOU wrote:I came here with the $1000 dollars my dad gave me at my graduation party and a little bit extra from working third shift all summer. This was back in 2001 and I already had a well-paying job ($92,000/mo.) waiting for me here so money wasn't really an issue.
Anubis wrote:I arrived here with just under NT$5,000 about ten years ago. Started work within a week and got paid my first salary six weeks later.
Lost about 10 kg on a diet comprised of 7-Eleven tea eggs.
ImaniOU wrote:...back in 2001 and I already had a well-paying job ($92,000/mo.)
Shimokitazawa wrote:10 years ago you were working a teaching job that paid NT $92, 000 a month?Where?ImaniOU wrote:...back in 2001 and I already had a well-paying job ($92,000/mo.)
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