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Postby Wham » Mon, 07 Nov 2005 5:55 pm

EURIKA!!! Is it possible that there are many more shopping carts like this out there in Singapore? And MAYBE a high percentage of Singaporeans spent their formative years DRIVING these errant shopping carts. And maybe, as a result of this prolonged exposure to four wheeled contraptions that would not hold their course, they slowly began to DRIVE ALL OVER THE ROAD AS A RESULT???

EURIKA!!! SMS - you are a genius! i suggest a full blown trial with control groups.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 07 Nov 2005 9:33 pm

Wham wrote:EURIKA!!! Is it possible that there are many more shopping carts like this out there in Singapore? And MAYBE a high percentage of Singaporeans spent their formative years DRIVING these errant shopping carts. And maybe, as a result of this prolonged exposure to four wheeled contraptions that would not hold their course, they slowly began to DRIVE ALL OVER THE ROAD AS A RESULT???

EURIKA!!! SMS - you are a genius! i suggest a full blown trial with control groups.




And to think of all the forum column inches trying to figure out why they drive the way they do. And I just stumbled across it.

A full blown trial with control groups is out of the question as you have to have a non-affected group to act as the controls. It's too late for that as now they are genetically disposed that way just like their myopic eyesight.

Apologies to WIMH, Locallass, uncle_james and any other regulars of the local persuasion. :mrgreen:

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Postby banana » Mon, 07 Nov 2005 9:41 pm

I'd rather not be able to drive because I can't see out of my slant eyes than because I can't see past my big nose.
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Postby Wind In My Hair » Mon, 07 Nov 2005 10:06 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:A full blown trial with control groups is out of the question as you have to have a non-affected group to act as the controls. It's too late for that as now they are genetically disposed that way just like their myopic eyesight.

Apologies to WIMH, Locallass, uncle_james and any other regulars of the local persuasion. :mrgreen:

what did you say sms? wait hold on... let me look for my glasses...

ah... now i see.

but, but, but, i love to control... so i can be the control group! :lol:

do i get to control you arrogant expats? :P

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 07 Nov 2005 10:28 pm

Wind In My Hair wrote:but, but, but, i love to control... so i can be the control group! :lol:

do i get to control you arrogant expats? :P


Only if you are on top! :mrgreen:

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Mon, 07 Nov 2005 10:42 pm

i AM on top. right now, see? :cool:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Only if you are on top! :mrgreen:

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Postby Bubbles » Tue, 08 Nov 2005 12:45 am

Loved the wayward trolley story. But beware, they are BREEDING...they inhabit the whole world.
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Tue, 08 Nov 2005 6:32 am

Bubbles wrote:Loved the wayward trolley story. But beware, they are BREEDING...they inhabit the whole world.


This is true. Singapore is not the exception -- I think the US is. It's just once you've trained on one type, you have to relearn cart-driving to keep your self in control...

Good news is that now I can drive a shopping cart anywhere :wink:

(...wait, that's not good news...)


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