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Re: Hitchhiker

Postby maneo » Thu, 29 Jan 2015 9:01 pm

bgd wrote:When I worked in Moscow you could hail any car as you would a taxi, negotiate a fare and off you went. The locals used it as a way to make extra cash. Don't really see that catching on in Sg. :wink:

I believe there was something like that here in SG a very long time ago.
This have been cleaned up since then.

By the way, when I was in Moscow I was warned by Russians not to take those unofficial rides.
They also said to be wary of even the official looking taxis. :o

Ended up booking the airport taxi to the hotel and going back to the airport using the hotel taxi.

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Re: Hitchhiker

Postby nakatago » Fri, 30 Jan 2015 5:47 am

maneo wrote:
bgd wrote:When I worked in Moscow you could hail any car as you would a taxi, negotiate a fare and off you went. The locals used it as a way to make extra cash. Don't really see that catching on in Sg. :wink:

I believe there was something like that here in SG a very long time ago.
This have been cleaned up since then.

By the way, when I was in Moscow I was warned by Russians not to take those unofficial rides.
They also said to be wary of even the official looking taxis. :o

Ended up booking the airport taxi to the hotel and going back to the airport using the hotel taxi.


In Soviet Russia, you don't ride taxi, taxi rides you!

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Re: Hitchhiker

Postby Brah » Fri, 30 Jan 2015 9:12 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:That's hitchhiking. People have hitchhiked clear across the US and back many times. In fact, quite a famous song was based on hitchhiking.



A lot of them were. Maybe even a Beatles one but can't recall.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEj3OilpsIs
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Re: Hitchhiker

Postby maneo » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 5:29 pm

Brah wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:That's hitchhiking. People have hitchhiked clear across the US and back many times. In fact, quite a famous song was based on hitchhiking.



A lot of them were. Maybe even a Beatles one but can't recall.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEj3OilpsIs


Could it be this?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2McFew97waQ

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Re: Hitchhiker

Postby maneo » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 5:31 pm

the lynx wrote:Maybe I should try it next time I head out in Singapore in heels and all dressed up haha! :twisted:

Oh, please do.
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Hitchhiker

Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 01 Feb 2015 7:16 pm

bgd wrote:Anyway, given shortness of skirt and attractiveness of face, she wouldn't have been waiting long. :D


Geylang low-30 lorongs issit?


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