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Stupid news articles

Post by tiktok » Fri, 17 Feb 2023 9:48 am

As we all know, the concept of free press is unknown in Singapore. This results in some bizarre news stories.

From the Straits Times today: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... rean-women

Not only do they give the name of the telegram group, which doubtless has seen a massive influx of new members. There are no obscene pics I could see in the group (disappointing) unless bikini pics are obscene. Lastly none of the pics are taken in Singapore, most of the backgrounds look like Hong Kong.
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by Lisafuller » Sun, 19 Feb 2023 2:44 am

Were you hoping to see obscene pics?

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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by tiktok » Sun, 19 Feb 2023 2:05 pm

The article promised as such, and I visited the group, so guilty as charged :oops:
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by tiktok » Sun, 19 Feb 2023 2:10 pm

Another weird one: https://www.straitstimes.com/business/b ... udget-2023

This reads like a government written speech praising the budget. ST raises not a single tough question nor points out any problems.
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 19 Feb 2023 10:48 pm

From what a graphics artist friend of my son told him almost all the bikini photos and other suggestive photo are all shopped with Singaporean women/girls heads.
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by Lisafuller » Mon, 20 Feb 2023 12:42 am

tiktok wrote:
Sun, 19 Feb 2023 2:05 pm
The article promised as such, and I visited the group, so guilty as charged :oops:
Goodness :???:

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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by Lisafuller » Mon, 20 Feb 2023 12:43 am

tiktok wrote:
Sun, 19 Feb 2023 2:10 pm
Another weird one: https://www.straitstimes.com/business/b ... udget-2023

This reads like a government written speech praising the budget. ST raises not a single tough question nor points out any problems.
Are you surprised? You do know how the news here works, right?

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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by Lisafuller » Mon, 20 Feb 2023 12:45 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Sun, 19 Feb 2023 10:48 pm
From what a graphics artist friend of my son told him almost all the bikini photos and other suggestive photo are all shopped with Singaporean women/girls heads.
This may be true, I saw a post on social media where a girl had an old photo with friends photoshopped and shared among one of these groups.

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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by tiktok » Fri, 24 Feb 2023 7:20 pm

Such a wonderful perfect government! We are so lucky! Thanks CNA for the objective, insightful article.
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/singapo ... 23-3302626
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by Lisafuller » Sat, 25 Feb 2023 12:22 am

LOL, press here is such a joke.

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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by tiktok » Wed, 08 Mar 2023 8:50 am

This is more sickening than stupid:
https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... ster-again

The article talks about his Facebook post but provides no link to it - here it is: https://www.facebook.com/10004437634134 ... 039472634/

The article strongly insinuates that he's done something wrong, when anyone with half a brain can see his brother is abusing government power to overturn the clear wishes their father put in his last will and expressed multiple times before his death.
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by nakatago » Tue, 14 Mar 2023 7:30 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Sun, 19 Feb 2023 10:48 pm
From what a graphics artist friend of my son told him almost all the bikini photos and other suggestive photo are all shopped with Singaporean women/girls heads.
Has anyone seen SMS's microbikini shoot? :cool:
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 14 Mar 2023 5:06 pm

That's right. I forgot you were a budding beauty photographer with the ladies here back in the day....... fortunately I didn't meet your criteria. I have seen some of your work and it wasn't bad. Are you still a shutterbug?
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by nakatago » Wed, 15 Mar 2023 6:52 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Tue, 14 Mar 2023 5:06 pm
Are you still a shutterbug?
The rise of Instagram kinda ruined photography for me. I was in Brazil for a couple of weeks and I barely used my camera. Lots of phone snaps though.

That said, I recently moved to mirrorless and have been trying to get my mojo back. Probably won't bother with models because it'll be hard to filter out the vapid ones.
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Re: Stupid news articles

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 15 Mar 2023 8:15 pm

valid point
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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