60 signs you've been in Singapore too long!

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Re: 60 signs you've been in Singapore too long!

Post by Danflower » Tue, 03 Nov 2009 10:28 pm

Wow v impressive - fun to read! And I understand most of the list (not all) :lol:

sundaymorningstaple wrote:An oldie but goodie......

60 signs you've been in Singapore too long, especially if you come from a
Western country :

1. You know that "cum" means something completely different from what you
originally thought.


59. You know why this list needs the following disclaimer:
"This list is intended only as an amusing, light-hearted, and exaggerated
look at life in Singapore and is not meant to be taken seriously. There is
no intention on the part of the author of this list to make any untrue,
misleading, or defamatory statements concerning any person in particular,
nor to make any statement intended to cause offense. If any such offense has
been caused, the author apologizes and retracts the offending statement. In
any event, the author's NOT WORTH SUING, so don't trouble yourself."

60. You understand everything on this list!! :o :o

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Post by SGBoyxxx » Sun, 08 Nov 2009 11:32 am

:o this is interesting

:lol:

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Post by guerrilla_panda » Sat, 26 Dec 2009 10:19 am

carteki wrote:
Amazingly I have found an acronym that is NOT used in Singapore:
"GFC" is used by the Aussie Press to refer to the Great Financial Crisis... I was a bit thrown when a friend used it in a conversation with me!
I honestly thought you were going to say GFC as in Geelong Football Club. Can't say I'm a supporter, but that's what came to mind! :)
Eats shoots and leaves

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Post by morenangpinay » Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:19 pm

your conversations go something like this.

I think its going to rain.

Is it?

i need to hurry im late.

Is it?


you have a booger .

Is it?

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Post by carteki » Mon, 01 Mar 2010 9:06 am

64. You ALWAYS leave your drink on a coaster else a waiter will ensure that it is (not quite sure which law is being broken here, but it feels like there should be one!)

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Re: 60 signs you've been in Singapore too long!

Post by play_kitty » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 9:26 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:An oldie but goodie......

60 signs you've been in Singapore too long, especially if you come from a
Western country :


30. You don't think any dish of Western food is complete without baked
beans.

:o :o
But the beans here are so much better!!!
First you get the money, then you get the power, then you get the woman!

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Post by SGBoyxxx » Tue, 23 Mar 2010 11:48 am

:lol: even I am a local I like the points mention

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Post by Wellman » Tue, 23 Mar 2010 1:01 pm

65. You stop letting ladies go first. (It's just not possible on the MRT)

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 23 Mar 2010 3:12 pm

Wellman wrote:65. You stop letting ladies go first. (It's just not possible on the MRT)
well, I wouldn't call some of them ladies nor some of the men gentlemen if ya know what i mean. :wink:
"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Re: 60 signs you've been in Singapore too long!

Post by play_kitty » Tue, 23 Mar 2010 10:42 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:An oldie but goodie......

60 signs you've been in Singapore too long, especially if you come from a
Western country :

36. Seven french fries with lunch are more than enough for you.

:o :o
I didn't even make it through seven french fries tonight!
First you get the money, then you get the power, then you get the woman!

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Post by Du-scheißt-nie-mehr » Sat, 22 May 2010 6:22 pm

I'll add on:

You think your D-cup boobs are too big and everything under a C-cup is normal.

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Post by missyhearts » Sat, 29 May 2010 5:27 pm

Du-scheißt-nie-mehr wrote:I'll add on:

You think your D-cup boobs are too big and everything under a C-cup is normal.

This is so true. Kind of hard to find lingerie for above C-cup. :(

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Post by tartling » Tue, 01 Jun 2010 1:53 am

Hilarious thread!

33."You wear winter clothes indoors and summer clothes outdoors" --> So true!

Here are mine:

- When you start calling everyone uncle or auntie.

- When you get used to people correcting your correct pronunciations with mispronunciations:

*gets into a taxi*
"Uncle, EEkehah (IKEA) please"
"You mean Ee-kia huh?"

- You moan and whine for 2 days when they raise the bus/train fare by 2 cents even though you pay the equivalent of S$5-6 a ride back home. How very dare they!

- You know that the appropriate footwear for rainy days are flip flops and not boots. In fact, you start living solely in flip flops or sandals and believe that with the right pair, you can pull it off as smart casual.

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Post by vozzie » Fri, 23 Jul 2010 9:11 am

66. When you are able to find your way out of Orchard MRT station onto the street.

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Post by nakatago » Fri, 23 Jul 2010 9:21 am

vozzie wrote:66. When you are able to find your way out of Orchard MRT station onto the street.
and the typical singaporean with their famed spatial awareness can? IiizZziittt??? :P
"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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