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Postby carteki » Tue, 02 Feb 2010 11:08 am

I like the fact that there are locals here. It can be entertaining (especially when they start slanging the expats who come right back at them), but generally I find their contribution to the discussion useful and it helps give a better idea as to how the locals think / feel about things. Its all about learning how other people think.

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Postby Plavt » Tue, 02 Feb 2010 2:23 pm

Saint wrote:Are you allowed out of you old aged people's home unaccompanied?? :P



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Postby ScoobyDoes » Tue, 02 Feb 2010 4:41 pm

road.not.taken wrote:
ScoobyDoes wrote:grammer and spelling


Grammar is the correct spelling :wink:



Of course but you, at least, score a 10....... in spelling. I don't make a judgment about anything else :o

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Postby PhantomX » Thu, 04 Feb 2010 6:31 pm

I havent read all the other posts but i would have thought that even with the express purpose being to target expats that that would not preclude locals from participating as expats live in the country where the locals are supposd to have local knowledge. But of course if the perception is that there are more locals than expats participating in the forum then it would be something else that the forum owners and operators may want to look into themselves.
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Postby mauvecloud » Thu, 04 Feb 2010 8:13 pm

carteki wrote:It can be entertaining (especially when they start slanging the expats who come right back at them),


satisfy my curiosity, does the match ever go the other way around? 'expats' always win?

:twisted:

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Postby nakatago » Thu, 04 Feb 2010 10:21 pm

mauvecloud wrote:
carteki wrote:It can be entertaining (especially when they start slanging the expats who come right back at them),


satisfy my curiosity, does the match ever go the other way around? 'expats' always win?

:twisted:


remember metropolitan_gay?

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Postby mauvecloud » Fri, 05 Feb 2010 12:23 am

you mean, there was at least one case where a local trounced an 'expat'?

O.o sounds like man bites dog story to me. Links will Really be Appreciated! ^^

(You know i take delight in the anti-typical. Or is that 'non-stereotypical'?)

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 05 Feb 2010 12:43 am

mauvecloud wrote:you mean, there was at least one case where a local trounced an 'expat'?

O.o sounds like man bites dog story to me. Links will Really be Appreciated! ^^

(You know i take delight in the anti-typical. Or is that 'non-stereotypical'?)


I thought when you said the other way around that the expats always win (no wonder it didn't make sense after carteki's post...in that case, no. I mean with SMS here, who can beat 400+ years experience? :lol:

Those that are creative enough and can put up a fight don't drop by here.

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Postby mauvecloud » Fri, 05 Feb 2010 2:31 am

bah. never mind. things might be as you say, that those who fulfill the qualities of being born and bred hereabouts AND capable of winning internets arguments do not loiter in this forum.

i think they loiter in forums meant for Singapore expats elsewhere in the world. (that is, Singapore expats: singaporeans living abroad)

the island feels depressingly empty :D

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Feb 2010 7:16 am

nakatago wrote: who can beat 400+ years experience? :lol:



OUCH! [-X :wink:

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Postby Saint » Fri, 05 Feb 2010 8:39 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
nakatago wrote: who can beat 400+ years experience? :lol:



OUCH! [-X :wink:


Which strangely enough is also the average of the Moderators on the forum :P

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Feb 2010 9:19 am

mauvecloud wrote:i think they loiter in forums meant for Singapore expats elsewhere in the world. (that is, Singapore expats: singaporeans living abroad)

You can probably find them on Stomp, or Sgforums or
http://www.overseassingaporean.sg/

the island feels depressingly empty :D

Kinda like the local gene pool, huh?



:lol:

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Postby eagle357 » Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:46 am

All are people just the same.

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Postby Vaucluse » Thu, 18 Feb 2010 2:22 pm

eagle357 wrote:All are people just the same.


So, are you SMS' or my Doppelgaenger?
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 18 Feb 2010 2:34 pm

Surely not! In either case. Maybe wannabe?


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