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If there was ONE thing you could change about Singapore...

Postby Wind In My Hair » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 8:23 pm

I've been reading all these posts lately about the imperfectness of Singapore, and just for fun want to ask everyone here... if there was ONE thing you could change about Singapore, bearing in mind that this may be mere wishful thinking... what would it be?

For me, I would change the weather. I've long thought that if Singapore were 5-10 degrees cooler and much less humid, it would be near perfect for me.

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Postby MorningGlory » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 8:31 pm

For Singaporeans to be more considerate and thoughtful

- it really STARTS at HOME!! Parents need to teach kids consideration.. and explain why when you tell them do this or dont do this.
Better not get me started- so i m staying with the request and giving ONE thing I'd like to change..

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Postby Carpe Diem » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 8:38 pm

Send these 20,000 or so really bad and dangerous drivers to proper driving courses, instead of giving them a yellow (or blue) car with a red light on top, just to make sure other road users are warned...

(HEY IT'S A JOKE... before someone tells me I should stop making fun of taxi drivers).
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 9:40 pm

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Postby stefania » Thu, 11 Aug 2005 9:52 pm

QUEUES!! I hate them!

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Postby Global Citizen » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 6:20 am

Equal Opportunity for All Singaporeans regardless of race and religion.

I did not put language because lots of minorities speak Mandarin these days and I would also like to see the section where it says race on forms made obsolete except for the Identity Card where it makes sense for statistical data but no where else.

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Postby froggie » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 8:29 am

The weather! :lol:

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Postby Vaucluse » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 10:41 am

The size . . . I'd like to live in a good-sized house again.
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Postby Guest » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 11:09 am

Can I make it 2?

1. The weather! Let's reduce by 10 degrees..
2. No ERP, just the good old CBD system.

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Postby Vagabond » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:26 pm

The size!! Way too many people on a much too small island. If crowds could be eliminated.... :D
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Postby Guest » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:34 pm

That easy, send all of the FT, FWD, etc. home. You would reduce the population by 25% but within two weeks you would not be able to get into your homes because of the trash and the elevators would not be useable and would need boots to avoid the urine.

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Postby Guest » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:37 pm

Global Citizen wrote:Equal Opportunity for All Singaporeans regardless of race and religion.

I did not put language because lots of minorities speak Mandarin these days and I would also like to see the section where it says race on forms made obsolete except for the Identity Card where it makes sense for statistical data but no where else.


I wholeheartedly SECOND that
AND

PLEASE HIRE PEOPLE IN THEIR 40s!! WE ARE NOT SENILE NOR INVALIDS!!!

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Postby Carpe Diem » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:37 pm

Vagabond wrote:The size!! Way too many people on a much too small island. If crowds could be eliminated.... :D


Have you seen the projections made by the government? I heard they target 8 million people by 2015? Is that correct??
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Postby dot dot dot » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:54 pm

'German autobahn' unlimited speed on all Singapore expressways (and then prohibit cabs from driving on the expressways). 8)

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Postby Vaucluse » Fri, 12 Aug 2005 2:17 pm

Eric from the Netherlands wrote:'German autobahn' unlimited speed on all Singapore expressways (and then prohibit cabs from driving on the expressways). 8)

Eric



Sadly you'd be in the sea when changing from 2nd to 3rd gear in a good German car. :P
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