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Shimokitazawa wrote:Durins Bane wrote:I had fifty USD in my pocket. I was so broke.....I taped a sign to the back of my shirt stating "English classes $400NT per hour" and rode up and down the escalator at the department stores. Taught in the park.
How many years ago would that have been?
Shimokitazawa wrote:Brendon wrote:I arrived with about US$1500 in local currency, which I bought at Heathrow in London. The first time I tried to buy a drink at 7-11, I found out they had (unknowingly) sold me old currency and that it was all useless until I could change it at a particular bank -- which was way beyond me at the time.
So I starved for a month. It was fun!
that would have been a great time to read Knut Hamsen's Hunger
tommy525 wrote:LIfe on the edge. Just goes to show your level of COMMITMENT.
And it takes just that sometimes. To go whole hog for it.
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