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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by PNGMK » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 8:57 am

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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 9:29 am

Couldn't have said it better myself!

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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by Wd40 » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 9:31 am

Is this one off, or the beginning of something big? I mean is it the start of a new trend of structural decline of Singapore? The man who created Singapore is no more already, so I wonder how long is all this going to last?

In any case I have zero exposure to Singapore dollar or Singapore assets. My only worry is when SHTF, there are not many exits on the island. One airport and 2 narrow land exit points.

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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 9:32 am

Don't forget the ferry terminal to Batam/Bintan! :cool:

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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by Wd40 » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 9:33 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Don't forget the ferry terminal to Batam/Bintan! :cool:
Oh yes, thanks. :)

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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by ScoobyDoes » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:45 am

Wd40 wrote:Is this one off, or the beginning of something big? I mean is it the start of a new trend of structural decline of Singapore? The man who created Singapore is no more already, so I wonder how long is all this going to last?

Water pipes bursting, road works all over the place (and in the same places over and over again), Bukit Panjang LRT that needs replaced, the flyover that collapsed even before it was finished......
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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:34 pm

ScoobyDoes wrote:
Wd40 wrote:....

Water pipes bursting, road works all over the place (and in the same places over and over again), Bukit Panjang LRT that needs replaced, the flyover that collapsed even before it was finished......
Funny that. Almost sound like the typical 1st world country doesn't it. :mrgreen:

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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by ScoobyDoes » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 2:43 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
ScoobyDoes wrote:
Wd40 wrote:....

Water pipes bursting, road works all over the place (and in the same places over and over again), Bukit Panjang LRT that needs replaced, the flyover that collapsed even before it was finished......
Funny that. Almost sound like the typical 1st world country doesn't it. :mrgreen:

Much older ones, yes.
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Re: Whats going on at SMRT

Post by PNGMK » Thu, 16 Nov 2017 7:43 pm

Wd40 wrote:Is this one off, or the beginning of something big? I mean is it the start of a new trend of structural decline of Singapore? The man who created Singapore is no more already, so I wonder how long is all this going to last?

In any case I have zero exposure to Singapore dollar or Singapore assets. My only worry is when SHTF, there are not many exits on the island. One airport and 2 narrow land exit points.

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Can you swim? If the shit does truly hit the fan you can literally swim to JB. A number of WWII POW's did.
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