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by archcherub
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Reliable courier (door to door) from UK
Replies: 8
Views: 1218

Re: Reliable courier (door to door) from UK

DHL and fedex works for me. but extremely expensive.
I paid USD $100 6 mths ago for a small parcel wallet sized to be ship to me securely, they had it in tamper proof plastic bag, then wrap again.
but $100 is really expensive
by archcherub
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Pest control
Replies: 28
Views: 23900

Re: Pest control

did any one has good netting screen door or net screen windows to prevent flying insects via windows or doors?
i got 1 netting from taobao to prevent my cat from jumping out of the windows and feeling stupid for not getting a dense netting to prevent insects from flying in too
by archcherub
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Singapore Airlines nonstop to New York and LA
Replies: 9
Views: 4369

Re: Singapore Airlines nonstop to New York and LA

i took this flight earlier! i say it saves me tons of time, because i don't have to stop for a few hours stopover, and also the flight is direct, instead of going a zigzag via a stopover airport. the seats and comfortable (economy premium, not business class) and easy to sleep in. though when i retu...
by archcherub
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Transferwise do cheap transfers but more important can provide US, UK and Aus bank accounts
Replies: 45
Views: 8354

Re: Transferwise do cheap transfers but more important can provide US, UK and Aus bank accounts

i find DBS remit more and more attractive because the interface is so easy and no additional remittance fees.
not sure if the forex is better than transferwise. i compared once for philippine peso and USD, didn't find any big difference then after that i give up comparing lol
by archcherub
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Some Like It Hot!
Replies: 5
Views: 832

Re: Some Like It Hot!

I'm here in Houston. It is 11:30 PM at night. The temperature is still 94 degrees F... that's 34 degrees C. The high temperature today at my house was 101 degrees F... that's 38 degrees C. Not much cooling down when it stays so hot so late at night. hey didn't know u are from houston. going there i...
by archcherub
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Does anyone follow ASMR youtube videos? Share your experience!
Replies: 3
Views: 1585

Re: Does anyone follow ASMR youtube videos? Share your experience!

wah no ASMR fans in singapore?
i reckon it is useful here, with all the stress and the focus on economic recession nowadays lol
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: help with language
Replies: 1
Views: 1210

Re: help with language

did u try searching duolingo on your app store or google play store?
its for learning languages
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Good Coffee in Singapore?
Replies: 95
Views: 42014

Re: Good Coffee in Singapore?

do u guys brew coffee at home?
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Anyone knows any platform to get free stuff? Im in need of some items because I just had a newborn.
Replies: 5
Views: 1588

Re: Anyone knows any platform to get free stuff? Im in need of some items because I just had a newborn.

Search for FREEGAN in facebook for freegan groups.
u can search for OLIO in ur app store or google play store.
its an app to distribute free food, but there are non-food freebies inside too
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Would like your opinion on to retire or not
Replies: 8
Views: 2081

Re: Would like your opinion on to retire or not

You should research "FIRE" (financial independance retire early). there are some good subreddits on it. I love FIRE. yeah man, reddits has many good quality threads on FIRE (and many non good threads too) i wonder if FIRE can be achieve easily in singapore. food is relatively cheap here but housing...
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: I am looking for an effective image search tool
Replies: 4
Views: 2133

Re: I am looking for an effective image search tool

itsmewhiteney wrote: The google image search and tinEye were not effective.
i am surprised by this.
Google image search works very effectively for me....
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Pest control
Replies: 28
Views: 23900

Re: Pest control

i actually googled for cat pest control and got here :D
was wondering if can train cats to kill bugs for me. too many insects at home
by archcherub
Fri, 24 May 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Using IPad, Tablet as a learning material
Replies: 6
Views: 2499

Re: Using IPad, Tablet as a learning material

Experts usually recommend no device usage before 2 years old. Even after that, recommended daily usage is about 30mins. yes, pls restrict screen time for your kids. i am trying to get the kid out to play more with legos, magnetic blocks, flash cards, models that let him experiment more rather than ...
by archcherub
Fri, 24 May 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Pram/buggy in Singapore
Replies: 10
Views: 9539

Re: Pram/buggy in Singapore

does anyone have any suggestions on good baby sling wrap or ring sling? wanted to order my favorite from amazon but the shipping is not worth it.
went to the local shops and not what I am expecting. appreciate if there are recommendations
by archcherub
Fri, 24 May 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How do you'll find Decathlon Hiking brand?
Replies: 5
Views: 1762

Re: How do you'll find Decathlon Hiking brand?

just came back from maldives! pleased with the decathalon snorkeling fins and masks.
they work well despite the lower price tag.
i was worried that they will be bad because its cheaper lol

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