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FIN starting with G??

Postby jhkim » Thu, 20 Oct 2005 3:13 pm

My understanding is that every foreigner's Identification number starts with f and end with some other character. (FXXXXXXXZ) Am I correct?

Or does it depend on the pass?

I have a friend who have a Q1 Pass starting with G? whats the difference?

S,Q and P is only used for EP right?
Entrepass don't have those classification correct?

Thanks in advance for help.

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Postby k1w1 » Thu, 20 Oct 2005 4:11 pm

Don't know what the differences are really, but my husband is the Ep holder in our house. Myself and our two kids are here on Dp's. All our FINs start with "G".

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Postby Carpe Diem » Thu, 20 Oct 2005 4:20 pm

Neither Google or me know the answer... if there is one! By the way I also have the "G" letter!
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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 20 Oct 2005 5:14 pm

I'm an Entrepass holder. My FIN starts with a 'G'.

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Postby Em Eye » Thu, 20 Oct 2005 8:08 pm

Maybe they ran out of "F" number - "G" is next in the alphabet?

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Postby Carpe Diem » Thu, 20 Oct 2005 8:19 pm

Hmm... I don't think so, since the figure is 7 digits, plus the letter, it means 9,999,999 times 26 possibilities. That is almost 26 million...
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Postby Bafana » Thu, 20 Oct 2005 11:17 pm

I have a G as well lah...

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Postby jhkim » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 1:41 pm

hahaha...this must another thing we will never understand like PR approval criteria~

Maybe people who apply on M,W,F gets F and T,TH,SA gets G....

By the way...strong eagle...I saw your ID and the pictures in the Singapore Bikes forum.....what kind of bike do you ride? You are not the guy who is selling Aprilia RS 125 because of your wife right?

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Postby kazilad » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 2:51 pm

I guess they are using F then G in alphabetical order...
EPs issued before 2000 starts with F, after & in 2000 starts with G ....

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 3:00 pm

jhkim wrote:hahaha...this must another thing we will never understand like PR approval criteria~

Maybe people who apply on M,W,F gets F and T,TH,SA gets G....

By the way...strong eagle...I saw your ID and the pictures in the Singapore Bikes forum.....what kind of bike do you ride? You are not the guy who is selling Aprilia RS 125 because of your wife right?


Nope... I ride a Honda Valkyrie... just a tad bigger than a 125.

1520 cc's, flat 6. 95 HP, 100 lbs-ft of torque. About 750 lbs. wet weight.

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Postby jhkim » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 3:01 pm

I got mine 3 month ago and it started with F.........it might be randomly assigned :???:

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Postby Carpe Diem » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 3:04 pm

jhkim wrote:I got mine 3 month ago and it started with F.........it might be randomly assigned :???:


What kind of pass is it?
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Postby jhkim » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 4:39 pm

Carpe Diem wrote:
jhkim wrote:I got mine 3 month ago and it started with F.........it might be randomly assigned :???:


What kind of pass is it?


I am on EP.

There must be some kind logic here but then......entrepass also Gets G, Dependat pass also gets G and even some EP holder get G...... :mad: Its random!

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Postby jhkim » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 4:56 pm

1520 cc's, flat 6. 95 HP, 100 lbs-ft of torque.

Nice bike!!!!.....bit of overkill for Singapore don't you think?

I knew you were old....but not that old!~~No offense :)

Did you tranfer your license from your home country. I don't think any expat can stand the agony of taking the test 3 times just to ride bike bigger than 400cc.

oh well...I was hoping you were the old man selling the bike so I can ask for discount :lol:

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 21 Oct 2005 7:58 pm

jhkim wrote:1520 cc's, flat 6. 95 HP, 100 lbs-ft of torque.

Nice bike!!!!.....bit of overkill for Singapore don't you think?


No, it's just perfect, especially if you like to talk to people. There are only 10 to 15 in town.

jhkim wrote:I knew you were old....but not that old!~~No offense :)


Allow me to clear up a serious misconception on your part. I am not old. I am a mere youth with a few years on him

jhkim wrote:Did you tranfer your license from your home country. I don't think any expat can stand the agony of taking the test 3 times just to ride bike bigger than 400cc.


Yes, I was able to obtain my class 2 license through a conversion. On the other hand, with 35 years of riding experience, many years of which were on large displacement bikes, it seems like a reasonable thing.

jhkim wrote:oh well...I was hoping you were the old man selling the bike so I can ask for discount :lol:


Again, I must remind you that I am not old, a mere youth in the scheme of things... with a hair cutter that keeps putting something in my hair that makes it turn gray.


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