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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 04 Aug 2014 2:33 pm

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rajagainstthemachine wrote:Left my wallet at the airport restaurant yesterday, I'm paranoid I do the 3 sec body tap every 3 mins , I went back there and I found it on the table it was untouched.
something's like this are amazing about singapore
Yeah indeed, like your table probably had about 5 facial-recognition CCTV cameras, and directional microphones aimed at it, hence no one was dumb enough to touch your wallet :lol:

Good for you though, what a relief.
an aussie guy with a surfboard was about to sit there and he yelled you having a lucky day there mate! good on ya!
but yeah, the place was well monitored. :D
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Post by Steve1960 » Mon, 04 Aug 2014 3:00 pm

Slightly off topic but quite a crazy 'loss'. When I was last in Tel Aviv airport and went for a pee I found a passport and boarding pass balanced on top of a urinal. I took it to the gate the guy was boarding from and asked the desk staff to make an announcement.

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Post by PNGMK » Mon, 04 Aug 2014 3:01 pm

the lynx wrote:Just do a three-second body tap. Wallet, keys, phone.
The catholic cross does it... ticket, wallet, spectacles, testicles.

(left shirt pocket, right shirt pocket, face, front back pocket or backside pant pocket).

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 05 Aug 2014 7:08 am

It can be worse in winter where you have more pockets to check or wearing gloves makes you less likely to feel anything slipping out of your pockets. Heck, I was about to enter a subway station once and I was fumbling around trying to look for my (return) ticket. Weirdly though, I ended up losing my coin purse but just the purse; I still had all my coins.
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Post by Mexikaner » Tue, 05 Aug 2014 3:16 pm

PNGMK wrote:
the lynx wrote:Just do a three-second body tap. Wallet, keys, phone.
The catholic cross does it... ticket, wallet, spectacles, testicles.

(left shirt pocket, right shirt pocket, face, front back pocket or backside pant pocket).
It's actually North-South-East-West
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Post by PNGMK » Tue, 05 Aug 2014 3:54 pm

Mexikaner wrote:
PNGMK wrote:
the lynx wrote:Just do a three-second body tap. Wallet, keys, phone.
The catholic cross does it... ticket, wallet, spectacles, testicles.

(left shirt pocket, right shirt pocket, face, front back pocket or backside pant pocket).
It's actually North-South-East-West
Thanks! Spectacles, Testicles/Ovaries, Ticket, Passport then.

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Post by x9200 » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 3:16 pm

the lynx wrote:Just do a three-second body tap. Wallet, keys, phone.
While in Singapore it is a good piece of advice in any pickpocketing populated area it is a very bad piece of advice.

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Post by the lynx » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 3:19 pm

x9200 wrote:
the lynx wrote:Just do a three-second body tap. Wallet, keys, phone.
While in Singapore it is a good piece of advice in any pickpocketing populated area it is a very bad piece of advice.
Well, it would definitely be unwise to do that in public view. I normally do that in cabs, hotel rooms or in elevators (any safe closed space) before I step out.

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Post by JR8 » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 3:22 pm

Low news day :-s

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Post by Barnsley » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 4:29 pm

JR8 wrote:Low news day :-s
:D
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Re: Lost & found in Singapore

Post by esia168 » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 2:23 am

When I googled "singapore lost and found" this topic is in high rank, so I thought I just want to share with people if you lost your item/pet in the future, you can search/post it in the lost & found database at here :

To search item lost by others or post your lost item : http://qwerq.com/search/lost-item/singapore/
To search item found by others or post item you found : http://qwerq.com/search/found-item/singapore/

These two categories are specific for people to report a lost or found item/pet, it can be filtered with item types, colour, lost/found date, so we don't have to search through in a big haystack, but a shorter result list only will be returned.

May we don't have to lost anything :)

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 8:02 am

esia168 wrote:When I googled "singapore lost and found" this topic is in high rank, so I thought I just want to share with people if you lost your item/pet in the future, you can search/post it in the lost & found database at here :

To search item lost by others or post your lost item : http://qwerq.com/search/lost-item/singapore/
To search item found by others or post item you found : http://qwerq.com/search/found-item/singapore/

These two categories are specific for people to report a lost or found item/pet, it can be filtered with item types, colour, lost/found date, so we don't have to search through in a big haystack, but a shorter result list only will be returned.

May we don't have to lost anything :)
So every lost and found item is listed there?

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Post by esia168 » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 8:09 am

ecureilx wrote:So every lost and found item is listed there?
Definitely not all, but many of them, if there are more people know about that then certainly more people can report the lost/found item there, it only cater for Singapore at the moment.

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 9:14 am

esia168 wrote:
ecureilx wrote:So every lost and found item is listed there?
Definitely not all, but many of them, if there are more people know about that then certainly more people can report the lost/found item there, it only cater for Singapore at the moment.
There is no filter to select only lost items or found items.

Pets lost are sent to AVA. SO those who lost pets have better luck checking with AVA

Other items, generally are surrendered at the nearest Police Post. better luck checking with Police.

Oh, good luck.

Nice idea though.

For me, it's giving false hope, to some extent. Don't take it wrong.

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Re: Lost & found in Singapore

Post by esia168 » Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:58 pm

ecureilx wrote:
esia168 wrote:
ecureilx wrote:So every lost and found item is listed there?
Definitely not all, but many of them, if there are more people know about that then certainly more people can report the lost/found item there, it only cater for Singapore at the moment.
There is no filter to select only lost items or found items.

Pets lost are sent to AVA. SO those who lost pets have better luck checking with AVA

Other items, generally are surrendered at the nearest Police Post. better luck checking with Police.

Oh, good luck.

Nice idea though.

For me, it's giving false hope, to some extent. Don't take it wrong.
Lost item and found items are located in different categories btw, so two different links as my original post.

Here I repost again :
To search item lost by others or post your lost item : http://qwerq.com/search/lost-item/singapore/
To search item found by others or post item you found : http://qwerq.com/search/found-item/singapore/

It's true they can turn to police for help or AVA for lost pets, but for some reasons many people who found an item/pet do not turn them to the police or AVA. Which you can find many of them in these Facebook groups :

https://www.facebook.com/groups/232319896968264/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/LostFoundSg/

And there are definitely some success stories where the items/pets return to their original owners.
In some cases it can be false hopes especially if it fall onto the wrong hand, but definitely there are many success stories too.

Thanks for the luck :)

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