Again, same thing. Sure we could prevent anyone from starting a thread but what is the point? They can still hijack other threads as is so often done. We could have all moderated threads but then that would just make our task harder. We have a single moderated thread that we created a couple of years ago and that one has served us well, but it is for serious discussions and as can be seen there, it's is heavily moderated and the threads stay on topic.
As far as kids discussions go, we do okay with the Parenting/Families/Schooling threads. There are ample discussion there about baby photogs, baby/infant/mothercare shops etc.
If you want a list of shopping centres, there is a good link in my links page in my signature (has almost all the shopping centres in Singapore as well as some direct links to others as well as a multitude of other useful links.
The guys? They usually head to the Computer, Internet, Mobile Phone & Electronics forum (we don't need a forum on Geylang I don't think. But the boys will already know which forum to go to for info there. Most else is handled by the leisure, entertainment threads (restaurants fit in nicely there.).
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers