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Singapore Has..........

Postby Saint » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 10:05 pm

Won it's first Olympic medal for 48 years! Will it be Gold or Silver??

Think this deserves it's own thread and I wish we had some dancing bananas to be able to celebrate!

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"Take a bow, Tianwei Feng. Her 3-1 victory in a tense final rubber at the women's team table tennis means Singapore are now guaranteed their first Olympic medal since 1960 and only the second of their history. They'll play China or Hong Kong in the final. "

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Postby micknlea » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 10:16 pm

It was a very exciting set of matches to watch. Congrats Singapore! =D>
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Postby durain » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 10:34 pm

now singapore need a F1 driver! or maybe man, ooops... person on the moon?

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Postby Global Citizen » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 10:36 pm

Well done Singapore! Keeping my fingers crossed for the finals.
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Postby Global Citizen » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 10:39 pm

Well done Singapore! Keeping my fingers crossed for the finals.
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Postby Wind In My Hair » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 10:50 pm

\:D/ \:D/ =D> :D 8-) :cool: \:D/ \:D/

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Postby Biogentic » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 11:19 pm

nothing to shout about, the player wasn't a true breed Singaporean to begin with and to let a FT carry our flag is a disgrace to our local breed sportsman.

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Postby Plavt » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 11:44 pm

Biogentic wrote:nothing to shout about, the player wasn't a true breed Singaporean to begin with and to let a FT carry our flag is a disgrace to our local breed sportsman.



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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 11:52 pm

Biogentic wrote:nothing to shout about, the player wasn't a true breed Singaporean to begin with and to let a FT carry our flag is a disgrace to our local breed sportsman.


And you are a disgrace to your country you myopic little child. Unless you are a Malay, then you are a foreigner as well because your family immigrated here just like they did. Now don't you feel stupid? You sure sound stupid. I believe the girls all are carrying Singapore passports just like you. Grow up and get a life.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 15 Aug 2008 11:53 pm

Way to go Singapore! :cool:

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Postby Plavt » Sat, 16 Aug 2008 12:16 am

Singaore. =D> =D>

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Postby QRM » Sat, 16 Aug 2008 10:11 am

Biogentic wrote:nothing to shout about, the player wasn't a true breed Singaporean to begin with and to let a FT carry our flag is a disgrace to our local breed sportsman.



If she was a pampered, maid reared, air conditioned cocooned true breed Singaporean sportsman, she would have given up halfway through the match saying it was too hot, the light was in her eyes, and the opponents are not playing correctly.

Maybe the locals didn't want to carry the flag because it was too heavy?

The past medal statistics says it all.
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Postby cavalier » Sat, 16 Aug 2008 10:24 am

I was rooting for Singapore and am happy they won, but I felt that the achievement was discounted by the fact that none of the players are native-born Singaporeans. Does anyone know when they came to Singapore? Are they hired guns?

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Postby durain » Sat, 16 Aug 2008 10:46 am

ok, this is what you need. give michael phelps a singapore passport and make him a citizen. and he will carry the singapore flag in the next olympic.

anyone (local) got any objection???

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 16 Aug 2008 11:41 am

cavalier wrote:I was rooting for Singapore and am happy they won, but I felt that the achievement was discounted by the fact that none of the players are native-born Singaporeans. Does anyone know when they came to Singapore? Are they hired guns?


Why does it matter? Are you Malay? If not, you are no better than they are. They came here for a better future, just like your family did. I think the achievement is all the more special as they felt comfortable enough to leave their families and friends to immigrate to Singapore to help build up this little red dot of ungrateful wretches. That says, to me, that they got something more on the ball than you do. They stepped out of their comfort zones to come here to contribute to this nation. What are you doing? Besides complaining that is......


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