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Where do different nationalities go at the weekend.

Postby Thelma » Tue, 14 Feb 2006 9:20 pm

I'm amazed that whenever I go out I'm surrounded by Brits. Nothing wrong with that I'm British myself and enjoy their company. However, I'm curious...Where do all the other nationalities hang out. Where would you find a bar full of Americans, or Italians, or French, or do you not go to bars? Where do you go at the weekend? What do you do to have fun?

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Postby Wham » Tue, 14 Feb 2006 9:58 pm

Sound like a nightmare. Where is it that you hang out? Is it by any chance the British Club?
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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 14 Feb 2006 10:00 pm

Hog Heaven
......................................................

'nuff said Image

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Tue, 14 Feb 2006 10:31 pm

Vaucluse wrote:Hog Heaven

:lol:

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Postby Bubbles » Tue, 14 Feb 2006 10:39 pm

Why not go down the east coast, or over to Pulau Ubin to cycle. Lovely local restaurants at the quay.

Why not join a local HDB social club, do tai whatsit...can't spell it sorry....I did when I was there, and folks are fab, esp the old ones.

Down on the eastcoast bike ride along beach is mostly local.

Avoid all expat clubs like the plague, well, what do you expect there? And also Holland Village, Wala Wala's and Sami's bar and the Colbar.

Mind you, having said all that there are tons of locals at all the above, and I love them all. Sigh. So many choices, so little time........
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Postby tiki » Tue, 14 Feb 2006 11:05 pm

Vaucluse wrote:Hog Heaven


You hinting abt me Fatboy Vman? :-k

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Postby Quasimodo » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 8:40 am

I might do so at my own peril, Tiki, when I get rid of this infernal spare bicycle tire. (not a wheel yet)
Alas it seems to be so tough. Hitting 40 sucks big hairy ones!
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 5:00 pm

tiki wrote:
Vaucluse wrote:Hog Heaven


You hinting abt me Fatboy Vman? :-k

'Watcha talkin' about Willis?'


I beg to fiffer, it's:

What you talkin' bout Willis?

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Postby Quasimodo » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 5:14 pm

This prolonged period of forum abstinence has turned Mary into a stickler - posters beware! :o
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 6:09 pm

More imporatntly, what the hell is fiffer??

One of the problems I have at home is that my reply posts have to be under a minute or they timeout. So expect lots of typos and schlocky grammar...

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Postby tiki » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 6:54 pm

I have been stickled and I am schlocked....
'If you feel alive

in a darkened room

Do you know the name

of your solitude..'

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Postby Quasimodo » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 7:01 pm

Ah yes, the old schlocky grammar . . . As bad as winkshy spelling.
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Re: Where do different nationalities go at the weekend.

Postby k1w1 » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 10:09 pm

Thelma wrote:I'm amazed that whenever I go out I'm surrounded by Brits. Nothing wrong with that I'm British myself and enjoy their company. However, I'm curious...Where do all the other nationalities hang out. Where would you find a bar full of Americans, or Italians, or French, or do you not go to bars? Where do you go at the weekend? What do you do to have fun?


Don't know about the "others" but I hear there are a few Singaporeans here... :P

Okay in all seriousness, I can't imagine where you would find a bar full of anything, except in a club aimed at that group of expatriates. There are heaps of Brits here though.

Does anyone know the statistics for the nationalities of expatriates represented in Singapore - that would be vaguely interesting.

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Re: Where do different nationalities go at the weekend.

Postby Wind In My Hair » Thu, 16 Feb 2006 12:19 am

k1w1 wrote:Does anyone know the statistics for the nationalities of expatriates represented in Singapore - that would be vaguely interesting.

vaguely? here goes:

americans - lots.
brits - quite a lot.
australians - quite a few.
french - some.
germans - somewhat fewer.
canadians - not many.

does that help? i can give vague figures for asian expats too if you want :P

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Postby Bubbles » Thu, 16 Feb 2006 12:22 am

Lovely WIMH..........have you considered politics as a job, especially here in the UK? You'd be Prime Minister in about two ticks! LOL.
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