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OK to wear in Singapore?

Yes
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No
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Only when it rains
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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 9:07 am

I think you're all being a bit harsh on the poor guy. I am told there are indeed a few places where it would be very appropriate to wear them . . . though leather would be better

plus a leather jacket

crotchless leather pants

leather vest a la Village People

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Postby Jeppo » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 2:22 pm

Vaucluse wrote:I think you're all being a bit harsh on the poor guy. I am told there are indeed a few places where it would be very appropriate to wear them . . . though leather would be better


That sort of thing is still illegal in Singapore. Please refrain from encouraging posters to break the law :P :cool:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 3:09 pm

:lol:

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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 3:34 pm

Nice boots . . .

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 3:52 pm

If I were your wife, I would really be a bit concerned about your surfing habits! :P

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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 5:03 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:If I were your wife, I would really be a bit concerned about your surfing habits! :P


If you were my wife we'd have four children and probably be world famous by now!

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Postby nfinitefx » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 5:07 pm

Hahaha whoa ok that's not what I had in mind. :shock: Uh just casual t-shirt and jeans and the boots is what I had in mind.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 6:44 pm

nfinitefx,

No worries mate. As you can see, we often like to run with a topic. Brightens up the day. But sometimes gets a little bit disconcerting for newbies who haven't lurked around very long to see what can happen. :cool:

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Postby carteki » Tue, 04 Aug 2009 12:34 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:When it rains it's usually a deluge and last a short while. Within 30 minutes it's as hot and humid and steamy as it was before the rains. The only difference is your feet will be stinky, smelly, sweaty before AND after it rains and probably just as wet as if you didn't wear any boots at all.


What the other posters have ommited to mention is that it is considered polite to remove your footwear when entering a residence or other places. Not sure I'd be comfortable doing that after my feet have been in rubber boots.

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Postby littlegreenman » Tue, 04 Aug 2009 3:01 pm

carteki wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:When it rains it's usually a deluge and last a short while. Within 30 minutes it's as hot and humid and steamy as it was before the rains. The only difference is your feet will be stinky, smelly, sweaty before AND after it rains and probably just as wet as if you didn't wear any boots at all.


What the other posters have ommited to mention is that it is considered polite to remove your footwear when entering a residence or other places. Not sure I'd be comfortable doing that after my feet have been in rubber boots.


Hey! Somebody dared to take this thread back on topic with a very good comment! Go after him! :x

Good point carteki, you basically have to take of your shoes whenever you enter someone else's home. Keep that in mind.

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Postby nfinitefx » Tue, 04 Aug 2009 3:15 pm

That's interesting. I'll definitely keep that in mind. Wouldn't wanna offend anyone. hahaha... Just as long as it's appropriate for public use is what matters most. If I do visit someone I'll have other options open.

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Postby vbelle » Tue, 04 Aug 2009 3:24 pm

last time i saw this type of boots was in shibuya..
i'd recommend you not to wear them here..
but as the other say..if you are confident to wear it..why not??

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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 04 Aug 2009 3:51 pm

vbelle wrote:last time i saw this type of boots was in shibuya..
i'd recommend you not to wear them here..
but as the other say..if you are confident to wear it..why not??


Shibuya . . . excellent place! Well, it was when I was single . . .

I find it amazing how so very different the Japanese are from the rest of Asia. Good for them to be so individualistically idiosyncratic.
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Postby nfinitefx » Tue, 04 Aug 2009 3:51 pm

Can someone tell me what Shibuya is?

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Postby Plavt » Tue, 04 Aug 2009 3:55 pm

nfinitefx wrote:Can someone tell me what Shibuya is?


A place in Japan.


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