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"Who'll stop the rain?"

Postby ozchick » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 10:03 am

Isn't it supposed to be the dry season?
What's a happenin' here? It's all barse ackwards yeah ?
Just bought a deadly treadly and got caught riding in the rain twice in two days.
Mm....brings to mind 'rain' songs (only old buggers will know them)
"Have you ever seen the rain?"
"It never rains in Southern California?"
"It's raining again."
"Who'll stop the rain?"
'Are you trying to tempt me because I come from the land of plenty?'

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 10:41 am

I've been jogging in the rain for three days straight. Apart from the squishy shoes, I love it! The air is cool, there's no one else on the track, and it feels wonderful getting into a warm shower after that.

Almost stepped on a frog yesterday too... luckily I saw it just under the surface of this huge puddle and held my step. Would have felt awful to squash a frog, and not fun for the frog either.

If you learn to love the rain, it's exhilarating!

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Re: "Who'll stop the rain?"

Postby Matney » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 4:38 pm

ozchick wrote:Isn't it supposed to be the dry season?
What's a happenin' here? It's all barse ackwards yeah ?
Just bought a deadly treadly and got caught riding in the rain twice in two days.
Mm....brings to mind 'rain' songs (only old buggers will know them)
"Have you ever seen the rain?"
"It never rains in Southern California?"
"It's raining again."
"Who'll stop the rain?"


How about "It's Raining Men?" In your dreams, right?! :lol:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 5:56 pm

Sorry ozchick, I just couldn't help myself! :P

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/su ... ain#286110

ozchick wrote:
How wonderful is the rain ! I just can't bring myself to be annoyed when the brolley comes out. Those of you from Oz will know the great buzz we get when we finally see rain !



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Postby banana » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 6:10 pm

:lol:
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Postby Matney » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 6:47 pm

Well done, SMS!!! =D> =D> Ozchick will probably go and hide now.

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 8:41 pm

He's got long ears, that one.

Hey SMS, did I ever say anything about elephants?

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Postby durain » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 8:46 pm

you need a bomoh to stop the rain?

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Mon, 25 Aug 2008 9:12 pm

durain wrote:you need a bomoh to stop the rain?

More like a bohoh. :wink:

ps: Sorry to non-Hokkien speakers.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 12:05 am

Wind In My Hair wrote:He's got long ears, that one.

Hey SMS, did I ever say anything about elephants?


Why do you think I went on a diet! :P

To answer your question - twice.

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Postby banana » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 12:38 am

Wind In My Hair wrote:
durain wrote:you need a bomoh to stop the rain?

More like a bohoh. :wink:

ps: Sorry to non-Hokkien speakers.


*badoomtish!*
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Postby bigfilsing » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 8:54 am

Rain...rain > this isn't rain. Go live in northern England for a year then we'll talk rain. Or anywhere in Northern Europe for that matter.

These occaisional showers are great. Cool the whole place down. Get rid of dust etc . It's great

And before any locals kick off about their inferior quality rain ...DONT ......
You may want to look into water proof flags just in case anybody lets one dangle in puddle :)

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Postby ozchick » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 2:56 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Sorry ozchick, I just couldn't help myself! :P

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/su ... ain#286110




Yeah yeah farm boy...but nah I didn't actually COMPLAIN about the rain although a lesser person could have interpreted it this way ! :wink:
I don' mnd the rain so much if one only had an inkling when to expect it ! But I got caught riding in the rain again an hour ago and to be honest, I think I'm getting used to it ! It seems to be early to mid-afternoon yeah?
It's a little hard to see where I'm going on my 'deadly treadly' though when there's all this water poring into my eyes. D'ya reckon I could wear my swimming goggles out there on the road or would the guys from the funny farm come and get me?!:D
And yeah the Ozchick really does love to see that rain......mm......

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Postby maneo » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 6:05 am

At least it's a warm rain.

There's an old saying to put it in perspective:

when the heavens weep, the earth lives.

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Postby inselaffen » Wed, 27 Aug 2008 6:54 pm

After 18 months living in Dubai I'm looking forward to a bit of rain.
last time we had real rain (we had a few dops from cloud seeding in May) was in January and that brought the place to a standstill!


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