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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:00 pm

Aragorn2000 wrote:I keep wondering why so many Indians have this attitude?
The Japanese are towering above almost every one else in terms of high tech, futuristic stuff. I wouldn't dare saying what he said to any Japanese.


Well, pun intended, when out a population of 1.2 plus billion, say, 120 million Indians (10% of their population) have this attitude, they are about the same as the total population of Japan ;) So it doesn't have to be many, even 10% make them look like 'many' :)

On the other hand, I too would like to hear the answer your question from WD40 ;)

PS, how did you find out Fred Garvin is Indian ?:D

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby Aragorn2000 » Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:27 pm

ecureilx wrote:
PS, how did you find out Fred Garvin is Indian ?:D


certain set of keywords:

"I was in charge; one of the largest companies; US subsidiary; I was one of the bosses"

You know what I mean. :D

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby calugaruvaxile » Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:07 pm

Aragorn2000 wrote:
I keep wondering why so many Indians have this attitude?
The Japanese are towering above almost every one else in terms of high tech, futuristic stuff. I wouldn't dare saying what he said to any Japanese.


with the current birth rate of the japanese, they don't have any futurre at all. so let's not talk about "futurism" 8-)

what life has taught me is that happiness IS life. i am happy at work and happy at home. the japs are not happy. they work performance is certainly high, but the home front is a disaster. that's why their society is crumbling.

have you seen something funny? in this world (good or bad) you are mostly judged on your bank account. and paradoxically, the highest earners are NOT the "top of the class" guys. those are working FOR the highest earners. this is another thing life has taught me.

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby Brah » Fri, 25 Mar 2016 10:28 am

Wow 7 pages, didn't expect this when I started it, and the focus strayed a bit but organically and with some good content. Hopefully that will continue, as with the economy taking a sharper turn there is certainly more turbulence ahead, and with it, changes in foreigner demographics here.

I am remiss in not posting back on it but find myself not visiting the forum as much as before. Things are moving and changing with me on this topic and look to continue to do so. One thing is certain - unless something changes, I am on an accelerated path eventually outta here, and it will probably have a detour or two.

And while I agree with some of calugaruvaxile's premise it is a bit of a over-generalization. And misinterpretation - many Japanese do not have high work performance, they work hard and long and take pride in their work and as a result deliver superior products and services, but if their performance were better they would not work as ridiculously much as they do.

This is where I do my reminder thing about the word "Japs" being a slur and offensive.
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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby Wd40 » Fri, 25 Mar 2016 3:02 pm

Meet Calugaruvaxile.
She has something against Singapore.
She doesn't like the Japanese.
Does she like anyone?
Oh yes, she loves USA.

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Re: RE: Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby ecureilx » Fri, 25 Mar 2016 8:01 pm

Wd40 wrote:Meet Calugaruvaxile.
She has something against Singapore.
She doesn't like the Japanese.
Does she like anyone?
Oh yes, she loves USA.

Sent from my Redmi Note 2 using Tapatalk

I may beg to differ a bit ... . She maybe a he ;)

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby calugaruvaxile » Tue, 29 Mar 2016 1:05 am

Brah wrote:
And while I agree with some of calugaruvaxile's premise it is a bit of a over-generalization. And misinterpretation - many Japanese do not have high work performance, they work hard and long and take pride in their work and as a result deliver superior products and services, but if their performance were better they would not work as ridiculously much as they do.

This is where I do my reminder thing about the word "Japs" being a slur and offensive.


i did not intend to offend any japanese national.

to me, their mistake was the obsession to take us down by eating their economy. so they started to produce tvs and cars and a lot of other things at dumping prices. it paid off (remember the karate-kid and co movies of the eighties?) 'cause they did buy a huge chunk of us economy. but they forgot the first rule of economics: the biggest asset a company has it's the market. the ones buying their products. and guess what? the big market was still in the us, 'cause the depressed incomes at home (the very consequence of selling in dumping mode) meant the domestic market was weak.

so the lot years came, and then they tried the nationalism (remember the shrine visits), but ultimately they still can't see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby calugaruvaxile » Tue, 29 Mar 2016 1:07 am

Wd40 wrote:Meet Calugaruvaxile.
She has something against Singapore.
She doesn't like the Japanese.
Does she like anyone?
Oh yes, she loves USA.

Sent from my Redmi Note 2 using Tapatalk


well ... if this is the best your processor can grind ...

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby Brah » Thu, 31 Mar 2016 1:00 pm

calugaruvaxile wrote:
Brah wrote:This is where I do my reminder thing about the word "Japs" being a slur and offensive.


i did not intend to offend any japanese national.

Use of that tired WW2-era derogatory term offends more than just the Japanese, and exposes yourself as remarkably ignorant and out of touch.
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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby Brah » Thu, 31 Mar 2016 1:05 pm

Came by this on my FB feed yesterday, odd as it's 4 years old, when things were not as dire as the are now:
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest+New ... 76116.html

If more than half of Singaporeans harbour some suspicion (no matter how idle or misinformed) that life elsewhere might be more relaxed, more enjoyable, more vibrant - just more - it does not bode well.


http://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/eat-d ... 71194.html
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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby Barnsley » Thu, 31 Mar 2016 1:47 pm

Brah wrote:Came by this on my FB feed yesterday, odd as it's 4 years old, when things were not as dire as the are now:
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest+New ... 76116.html

If more than half of Singaporeans harbour some suspicion (no matter how idle or misinformed) that life elsewhere might be more relaxed, more enjoyable, more vibrant - just more - it does not bode well.


http://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/eat-d ... 71194.html


Who doesn't like a bit of EDMW during the week for some light relief on issues "concerning" Singaporeans :D
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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby calugaruvaxile » Fri, 01 Apr 2016 1:23 am

Brah wrote:
calugaruvaxile wrote:
Brah wrote:This is where I do my reminder thing about the word "Japs" being a slur and offensive.


i did not intend to offend any japanese national.

Use of that tired WW2-era derogatory term offends more than just the Japanese, and exposes yourself as remarkably ignorant and out of touch.


yes, it certainly offends more than japanese. the reptilians are also pissed, so do klingonians and the ferengi. i've also noticed a couple of volcanoes erupting on venus and ahuge new storm on jupiter, triggered by my offensive posting, i'm sure.

and about my miserable, despicable self ... i should be tried somewhere in toah payoh and hanged off a bamboo pole, i know.

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:07 am

calugaruvaxile wrote:
Brah wrote:
calugaruvaxile wrote:
i did not intend to offend any japanese national.

Use of that tired WW2-era derogatory term offends more than just the Japanese, and exposes yourself as remarkably ignorant and out of touch.


yes, it certainly offends more than japanese. the reptilians are also pissed, so do klingonians and the ferengi. i've also noticed a couple of volcanoes erupting on venus and ahuge new storm on jupiter, triggered by my offensive posting, i'm sure.

and about my miserable, despicable self ... i should be tried somewhere in toah payoh and hanged off a bamboo pole, i know.


Then WAKE UP, calugaruvaxile, and stop already with the trite responses. You got called, rightly... deal with it instead of responding with your bullshit defensive inanities.

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby ecureilx » Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:51 am

calugaruvaxile wrote:and about my miserable, despicable self ... i should be tried somewhere in toah payoh and hanged off a bamboo pole, i know.


No joy there mate.

Unlike Trump threatening to re-introduce public hanging, Singapore won't hang you for spewing crap .. ;)

At the most, and if you are very lucky, a caning may be in order, but that too I doubt is gonna happen.

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Re: Everyone I know is leaving or already left

Postby x9200 » Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:56 am

Why specifically in Toa Payoh? Is it to make them suffer?


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