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Postby Plavt » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 7:36 pm

rinnuwatanabe wrote:HA HA HA :cool:
PM her personally, just to avoid any discrepancy



There was no discrepancy; I am sure you know as well as I do when you reach a certain age you simply stop growing, any doctor or other person either qualified or familiar with human anatomy knows that. You can build up muscles of course but it is impossible to get taller. 'Our friend' above was only right in that he stated you are slightly taller in the morning, such was mentioned elsewhere by sms.

The only discrepancy over height seems to lie with those who measure applicants and I don't know whether it the doctor or an assistant. Whether one or the other you may find they have different ways of doing things so one may ignore something that another will not.

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Postby rinnuwatanabe » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 7:42 pm

Plavt wrote:

There was no discrepancy; I am sure you know as well as I do when you reach a certain age you simply stop growing, any doctor or other person either qualified or familiar with human anatomy knows that. You can build up muscles of course but it is impossible to get taller. 'Our friend' above was only right in that he stated you are slightly taller in the morning, such was mentioned elsewhere by sms.

The only discrepancy over height seems to lie with those who measure applicants and I don't know whether it the doctor or an assistant. Whether one or the other you may find they have different ways of doing things so one may ignore something that another will not.



Whatever it is, let him be, i think he was trying to elaborate something that what he knows, his not that expert as you.

The Shoe, i hope you can take it whatever PLAVT trying to say. Everyone's have their own oppinion and thoughts. So no one is right either. Another thing is mind your words when you trying to post out on this forum. No harsh words or vulgarity is allowed.You cant take it then just take it as a lesson for you.

For the rest you can choose any of those which you think is equivalent to what you think is right.

k cheers! :wink:

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Postby durain » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 7:48 pm

it is easier to grow shorter than taller by comparison.

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Postby uglyscratcher » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 8:41 pm

Plavt, i think u are over reacted too. I know u are also contributing ur advise... but Growing taller is all depends on the hormone. So you cannot really judge whether a person can or cannot grow any taller.

And it's only 5mm, maybe i didn't take a deep breath and stand properly, right? How difficult is 5mm? The most i'll put more pins at the tip of my head, that will do.

Even if they want to take my height again next time, let it be. If i ever got through, i doubt i will even worry about whether they will take my height again. It doesn't matter because what most important is about in at the
first place.

The most just say that i probably shrunk these few years/months in SIA. 8-)

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TYPO

Postby uglyscratcher » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 8:43 pm

Previous TYPO,

Even if they want to take my height again next time, let it be. If i ever got through, i doubt i will even worry about anything else. It doesn't matter because what most important is about getting in at the first place.

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Postby uglyscratcher » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 8:50 pm

Whatever it is, i appreciate all advise. I'm an adult, i know it's difficult to gain more height at our age, but 5mm can be easily scratch through too.

Sometimes it may concern about the posture when i stand, or maybe i can just do a puffy effect for my hair and just put it with lots of pins.

Actually such incident goes a lot with luck. Why in the world will it be that 0.5cm to cause so much inconvenience. Like duh it's just 5mm more, right?

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Postby uglyscratcher » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 8:52 pm

I wonder if anyone will be caught inbetween the markings of 157.5 and 158... so means it will be 2-3mm shorter than expected. Haha.

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 8:53 pm

uglyscratcher wrote:Plavt, i think u are over reacted too. I know u are also contributing ur advise... but Growing taller is all depends on the hormone. So you cannot really judge whether a person can or cannot grow any taller.



First of all I didn't over-react what I pointed out is a known fact and has nothing to with judgement whatsoever! Hormones are most likely only relevant before a certain age; at that certain age you attain a certain height end of story! However, if you choose to believe what I can assure you are 'old wives tales', myths, legends and balderdash then that is entirely up to you and anybody else reading this.
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Postby queenie-me » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 8:58 pm

Plavt wrote:
uglyscratcher wrote:Plavt, i think u are over reacted too. I know u are also contributing ur advise... but Growing taller is all depends on the hormone. So you cannot really judge whether a person can or cannot grow any taller.


First of all I didn't over-react what I pointed out is a known fact and has nothing to with judgement whatsoever! Growing taller has nothing to do with hormones (except maybe before a certain age); at that certain age you attain a certain height end of story! However, if you choose to believe what I can assure you are 'old wives tales', myths, legends and balderdash then that is entirely up to you and anybody else reading this.


Let's just face the facts. SHALL WE? :D

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Postby rinnuwatanabe » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 9:02 pm

uglyscratcher wrote:I wonder if anyone will be caught inbetween the markings of 157.5 and 158... so means it will be 2-3mm shorter than expected. Haha.


about the height issue, i ever posted and argue with some of the forum peeps too... me too had the same problem with you. mine is 157 cm well i guess you can check all my threads instead opening up the new post here. k lets stop here n please no more denominate. :-|

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Postby singaporegrrl » Sun, 02 Mar 2008 2:31 am

To the rest, I hope you guys can accept queenie-me and my advices. We have been in the industry for a while now and I assure you, we share what we know most. There might even be other more experienced crew who would want to add.

So anyways, firstly, why do you choose cabin crew as your number one choice of preferred career? Is it because of the glamour, the designer uniform, the travelling and see the world? Although most airlines provide designer uniforms and layovers for you to stay in a hotel overseas, it's not all a glamourous job.

People usually think this job is about service and being able to smile from boarding to disembarkation. One thing's for sure, safety comes first, then service.

Safety is very important in this service. If anything happens on board, eg fire, lack of oxygen, etc, there is no where for you to run. If you come across a decompression, you might be the one flying out of the aircraft and never be found again. If you face a hijaking situation, you might be the first one to be killed by the hijackers. If you face an emergency landing, you might not survive the crash.

What I'm trying to say here is, think of the safety of other crew members and passengers if you put yourself in the shoes of one of the crew members. The height issue that the airlines impose is not for image and glamour but for again, safety. In case of emergency situation, evacuation needs to be done in the shortest time possible. You won't be able to reach your equipments easily becase of your height.

Not that we want to crush your dreams but we need to show facts to you. No job is for anyone. You just need to find one that suit you in every way. We don't mean any harm with sarcasm and stuffs coz if you really were to get in the industry, you will find that the sarcasms on this forum is NOTHING. Many do not stay long in the industry they deemed to be glamourous because they didn't know what they got themselves into.

Once again, no job is for anyone and this job may not be for you.
Jangan tanya soalan merepek boleh tak?

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Postby rinnuwatanabe » Sun, 02 Mar 2008 3:50 am

I thought who la Queeni Me.... then i know u knw public dunno....

Nya read my pm lei i just send it to u.....


:wink:

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Postby queenie-me » Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:17 pm

rinnuwatanabe wrote:I thought who la Queeni Me.... then i know u knw public dunno....
Nya read my pm lei i just send it to u.....
:wink:


Hey,
I've read it. hehehe... thanks :D

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Postby divine_genie » Mon, 03 Mar 2008 10:11 am

uglyscratcher, i'm yr height. Stretching i believe it helps a teenie weenie bit. Next is luck. Haven't everyone tried measuring your height on different occassions but measurements are a couple of mms away? It could be the ruler that's crooked, it could be the way u stand, etc. I got eliminated due to height before. But just recently, i got pass all rounds of SIA and now is just short of medical examination. Unless my height causes me to fail my medical examination, if not i should be with SIA soon. One thing u may wanna note is my height taking during kebaya fitting and medical examination was below 1.58m. But i believe after i start flying, i have to face a lot of difficulties due to my height constraints. So, if you really wanna fly, you have to be prepared to face a lot of critisms and obstacles.

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 05 Mar 2008 6:51 am

Guaranteed to increase your height, maybe they should use it to punish badly behaved flight attendants; :P

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rack_%28torture%29


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