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Re: Sunway Lagoon KL - safety

Postby aster » Tue, 19 Aug 2014 2:55 am

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Sergei82 wrote:You only have to visit LEGOLAND across the Causeway to work this one out. Half the stuff hasn't worked from the day it opened, and the other half already looks older than the Parthenon.


Is it still that bad? I was actually thinking of going... :)

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Re: Sunway Lagoon KL - safety

Postby nakatago » Tue, 19 Aug 2014 6:44 am

ScoobyDoes wrote: the other half already looks older than the Parthenon.


ABS plastic + high UV sunshine = old-looking stuff

Add to the fact that some people are just plain sloppy and negligent and that is why we can't have nice things.

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Re: Sunway Lagoon KL - safety

Postby x9200 » Tue, 19 Aug 2014 8:47 am

aster wrote:
ScoobyDoes wrote:You only have to visit LEGOLAND across the Causeway to work this one out. Half the stuff hasn't worked from the day it opened, and the other half already looks older than the Parthenon.


Is it still that bad? I was actually thinking of going... :)


We visited the water part last year and it was not that bad at all with this important disclaimer that we were with our kid so nothing more extreme was ridden.

Next week we are going to the dry part. I will let you know .

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Postby ScoobyDoes » Tue, 19 Aug 2014 9:10 am

We did all the rides in the waterpark a few months ago, and was fine, no issues.

The LEGOLAND area on the other hand..... where Miniature Kingdom has a KL "Airport Express" that I don't think has worked a day in it's life. Why? Because it is built 6-inches under ground level and the Danes forgot how much rain we can get.

The KL Monorail likewise hardly works, the Duck Tour around Singapore doesn't work, half the trucks around the port of PTP don't work, I think from memory the plane that's supposed to move around KLIA also doesn't work.....anyway you get the idea.

And you want HOW MUCH to stay in the hotel???? :O
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Postby Primrose Hill » Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:16 am

We went once years again when daughter was little. It was yucks then

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Re: Sunway Lagoon KL - safety

Postby ecureilx » Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:22 am

zzm9980 wrote:
ecureilx wrote:meanwhile in Singapore a stick of fish stick on uncleaned land was the topic of PMs national day speech .... and led to the formation of a new agency


And how apropos that is for a metaphor for Singapore. Why couldn't the f*ing person who complained about it just pick it up themselves? No, we will complain to the government and expect them to do something about it!


well didn't the govt say 'we know what is right ... ' so natives don't do it unless told to, with a FAQ/user guide :twisted:

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Postby aster » Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:59 am

ScoobyDoes wrote:And you want HOW MUCH to stay in the hotel???? :O


Yeah, almost coughed up a mouthful of orange juice onto my computer screen when I saw the price. Don't think I'll even bother checking again...

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Postby earthfriendly » Thu, 21 Aug 2014 1:01 am

Watch out when using features that involve water and electricity in places with weak building code enforcement.

"While holding the shower handset and rinsing off, I was electrocuted. I received a sustained jolt for who knows how many seconds. I had no idea what was going on, there was a strange odd sensation in my arm, I couldn't understand or think, I was babbling/making a sound like "bub bub bub bub" and I only broke the circuit when I fell to the floor. (I survived, of course, and now I can see dead people.) The hotel tried to tell me I was felled by high water pressure. Right. I showed them the burn mark on my arm."

http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserRevi ... vince.html

http://www.samuitimes.com/foreign-teens ... m-bangkok/

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Postby x9200 » Thu, 21 Aug 2014 6:51 am

earthfriendly wrote:Watch out when using features that involve water and electricity in places with weak building code enforcement.

"While holding the shower handset and rinsing off, I was electrocuted. I received a sustained jolt for who knows how many seconds. I had no idea what was going on, there was a strange odd sensation in my arm, I couldn't understand or think, I was babbling/making a sound like "bub bub bub bub" and I only broke the circuit when I fell to the floor. (I survived, of course, and now I can see dead people.) The hotel tried to tell me I was felled by high water pressure. Right. I showed them the burn mark on my arm."

http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserRevi ... vince.html

http://www.samuitimes.com/foreign-teens ... m-bangkok/


Must be a damn good place if after being electrocute he still gives it 4 stars or this is a side effect?

Sit down wearing shorts on a marble floor in (I believe) any suitable building in Singapore and touch any metal appliance connected to a power socket and running.

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Postby nakatago » Thu, 21 Aug 2014 7:02 am

x9200 wrote:
earthfriendly wrote:Watch out when using features that involve water and electricity in places with weak building code enforcement.

"While holding the shower handset and rinsing off, I was electrocuted. I received a sustained jolt for who knows how many seconds. I had no idea what was going on, there was a strange odd sensation in my arm, I couldn't understand or think, I was babbling/making a sound like "bub bub bub bub" and I only broke the circuit when I fell to the floor. (I survived, of course, and now I can see dead people.) The hotel tried to tell me I was felled by high water pressure. Right. I showed them the burn mark on my arm."

http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserRevi ... vince.html

http://www.samuitimes.com/foreign-teens ... m-bangkok/


Must be a damn good place if after being electrocute he still gives it 4 stars or this is a side effect?

Sit down wearing shorts on a marble floor in (I believe) any suitable building in Singapore and touch any metal appliance connected to a power socket and running.


Maybe it's some weird fetish.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 21 Aug 2014 7:25 am

x9200 wrote:Sit down wearing shorts on a marble floor in (I believe) any suitable building in Singapore and touch any metal appliance connected to a power socket and running.


Unless hot and neutral are reversed you won't feel anything.

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Postby x9200 » Thu, 21 Aug 2014 7:47 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
x9200 wrote:Sit down wearing shorts on a marble floor in (I believe) any suitable building in Singapore and touch any metal appliance connected to a power socket and running.


Unless hot and neutral are reversed you won't feel anything.


Have you actually tried?

I have this habit of doing many things sitting on the floor. This include playing with PC hardware or rearranging audio equipment. Under normal Singapore circumstances where the skin is always slightly wet I have always got electric shock. 4 different living places, many different equipments, countless extension cords. No way they are all reversed or not grounded.
It even happens on a parquet floor and it is not like you feel some mild sensation, it's a true shock. Probably not good enough to knock down a healthy person but it can make one jump.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 21 Aug 2014 9:53 am

x9200 wrote:Have you actually tried?


Sure... I always check out electrical appliances to see if they have a voltage potential.

One of the issues with Singapore electrical connections is that unless you are using 3 prong plugs, where you know the polarity is correct, you don't know which way things are actually plugged in.

Assuming there is no direct short in the appliance and it is plugged in with correct polarity, what you describe is not possible. There used to be a class of electronic devices that could indeed provide a direct electric shock but those have been gone for decades.

Every PC, audio stuff, video stuff uses a transformer... it effectively isolates the equipment from the line. Maybe it's your electric personality.

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:05 am

Strong Eagle wrote:Maybe it's your electric personality.


No wonder we all love him!


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