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What's with the aunties and the grandpas at the food courts?

Postby SG_temp » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 8:15 pm

I see aunties hanging out with grandpas at the food courts. Most surely are not because of physical attraction. What's going on there? Some of them have no food, no drink, but take up the tables for hours. How does the restaurant tolerate this? I'm thinking there must be an underground economy going on.

Anyone can shed some light on this?

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Postby Brah » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 8:21 pm

tick tock tick tock......

fishing expedition

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Postby Nihility » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 8:34 pm

PRC ladies scoping for CPF gents.

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Re: What's with the aunties and the grandpas at the food cou

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 8:34 pm

SG_temp wrote:I see aunties hanging out with grandpas at the food courts. Most surely are not because of physical attraction. What's going on there? Some of them have no food, no drink, but take up the tables for hours. How does the restaurant tolerate this? I'm thinking there must be an underground economy going on.

Anyone can shed some light on this?


food court or restaurant or you meant hawker center?

mmmm. what if they are owners of stalls ?

in reality most of them are part of the furniture so, they are part of the scenery, and so it is!!!

now, if you are a foreigner, you got to start suspecting everything here, for a start ...

and aunties ? try calling any old chinese lady as aunty and 9 out of 10 times its gonna get messy.
and many local aunties aren't that young like they make you believe ...

Nihility, depends on which area

CPF ? that lottery option flew out of the window years ago, including any possibility of taking the insurance!!

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Postby Brah » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 8:50 pm

I would be surprised if this were not a troll trying to stir things up
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Re: What's with the aunties and the grandpas at the food cou

Postby SG_temp » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 9:01 pm

ecureilx wrote:
SG_temp wrote:I see aunties hanging out with grandpas at the food courts. Most surely are not because of physical attraction. What's going on there? Some of them have no food, no drink, but take up the tables for hours. How does the restaurant tolerate this? I'm thinking there must be an underground economy going on.

Anyone can shed some light on this?


food court or restaurant or you meant hawker center?

mmmm. what if they are owners of stalls ?

in reality most of them are part of the furniture so, they are part of the scenery, and so it is!!!

now, if you are a foreigner, you got to start suspecting everything here, for a start ...

and aunties ? try calling any old chinese lady as aunty and 9 out of 10 times its gonna get messy.
and many local aunties aren't that young like they make you believe ...

Nihility, depends on which area

CPF ? that lottery option flew out of the window years ago, including any possibility of taking the insurance!!


I was initially intrigued by the fact that I, a would be money-paying customer, have no place to sit, and many of these people just hanging out there chit chatting for extended periods of time without buying anything, and yet the restaurant is OK with it. Then upon close observation, some of the aunties -- excuse me -- girls half-expose their breasts, some rub the grandpas' hands, some massage their backs... I just can't help but wonder there is something interesting going on.

Just curious about the business model, which seems quite unusual.

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Postby Nihility » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 9:16 pm

It's also common to see mother and daughter trawling for a 60+ unmarried local gent in the Hawker Centres. They know where the easy money lies.

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Postby SG_temp » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 9:22 pm

Nihility wrote:It's also common to see mother and daughter trawling for a 60+ unmarried local gent in the Hawker Centres. They know where the easy money lies.


Hawker Center = Food Court, is that right?

I'm not talking about Hawker Center/Food Courts; at those places the tables are not owned by any specific shop, and I can understand the shop owners don't give a yahoo about squatters. I'm talking about street-side restaurants where the tables are owned by the store. I would think the owner want turn-over asap so he can take more customers and make more money...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:37 pm

Frankly, it shouldn't be any concern of yours. If you don't like the way the owner operates his place of business, you are free to go elsewhere. They reserve the right to serve who they please and when they please. :-k

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Re: What's with the aunties and the grandpas at the food cou

Postby taxico » Thu, 11 Sep 2014 1:48 pm

SG_temp wrote:
SG_temp wrote:I see aunties hanging out with grandpas at the food courts. Most surely are not because of physical attraction. What's going on there? Some of them have no food, no drink, but take up the tables for hours. How does the restaurant tolerate this? I'm thinking there must be an underground economy going on.

Anyone can shed some light on this?


I was initially intrigued by the fact that I, a would be money-paying customer, have no place to sit, and many of these people just hanging out there chit chatting for extended periods of time without buying anything, and yet the restaurant is OK with it. Then upon close observation, some of the aunties -- excuse me -- girls half-expose their breasts, some rub the grandpas' hands, some massage their backs... I just can't help but wonder there is something interesting going on.

Just curious about the business model, which seems quite unusual.


your first post was interesting but your second post just tells me you have too much time on your hand.

just enjoy your observations and leave gramps alone. they've worked hard to reach "pioneer" status.
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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 11 Sep 2014 2:33 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Frankly, it shouldn't be any concern of yours. If you don't like the way the owner operates his place of business, you are free to go elsewhere. They reserve the right to serve who they please and when they please. :-k

Local journo are you?


initially I thought he was just kaypoh, now I doubt it!!


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