Some things I like about Singapore

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Post by inmotion » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 2:51 pm

i like the public safety, regulations to incorporate your own business and the convenient airport...period :-|

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Post by nakatago » Thu, 18 Mar 2010 4:21 pm

inmotion wrote:i like the public safety, regulations to incorporate your own business and the convenient airport...period :-|
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Post by Sasuka » Mon, 22 Mar 2010 11:50 am

I like being able to walk around in the middle of the night without fear of getting mugged! Can't do that from where I come from

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Post by shihna » Fri, 26 Mar 2010 5:01 pm

If I parked my car in a darken carpark, I won't have to worry about coming back and seeing my tyres missing or my windows smashed.

This happened to me in the middle of Auckland city. -_-

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Post by SGBoyxxx » Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:40 am

just curious how you all feel about singapore working enviornment here?

aka , office politics...ect

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Post by Sundaybrunch » Sat, 03 Apr 2010 5:33 am

SGBoyxxx wrote:just curious how you all feel about singapore working enviornment here?

aka , office politics...ect
Personally I dislike work culture in sg - & that's an understatement. I miss the monthly morning tea sessions and a more relaxed environment I used to enjoy overseas. I work to live, not live to work. There is politics everywhere, but IMHO it is too extreme here. Have been waiting for my knight in shining armor to sweep me up and tell me that I can quit my 12-15 hour a day job and be a tai tai.=)))

Ok i need to stop dreaming and enjoy the rest of my long weekend before work begins on Monday=)

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Re: Some things I like about Singapore

Post by BigSis » Mon, 19 Apr 2010 9:42 pm

SunWuKong wrote:
Daz Voz wrote:5/ There would appear to be strict truth-in-advertising legislation. What would be called "2 for 1" in Australia is called "1 for 1" here.
In Australia 2 for 1 refers to "Two for the price of one," whereas 1 for 1 represents "one free with every one bought."

In the UK it's called BogOff (well OK it's supposed to be BogOf - Buy One Get One Free) but everyone calls it bogoff because it sounds better :wink:



Things I like about Singapore - there are loads:

- laid back atmosphere when you're out for a meal or a drink
- summer all the time, no hiding away indoors for 6 months of the year because it's too cold to go anywhere
- the rain, the storms - keeps the weather interesting and I like rain
- the safety (I know there is crime, but it's low enough to keep me happy)
- the ease of getting around
- I would say the cheapness of things, but that's not so true anymore sadly, apart from in hawker centres
- which brings me to - the hawker centres, cheap food and drink - it's nice to go to a fancy restaurant now and again but even nicer to have had a bunch of beers and some food and only spent $40 for the whole family!


and many, many more

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Re: Some things I like about Singapore

Post by tess88 » Wed, 21 Apr 2010 9:50 pm

Vaucluse wrote:
Daz Voz wrote:
5/ There would appear to be strict truth-in-advertising legislation.
I like this one, taken on the week-end:

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I think hot weather & sweat are not a problem at all :wink:

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Post by wannabeplasticteen » Sun, 16 May 2010 10:38 am

I like that we have 24/7 McDelivery, the fact that the country is clean and we have trees everywhere, the low crime and corruption rate too.

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Post by raden888 » Thu, 20 May 2010 12:21 am

comic relief from characters like Geerang :lol:

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Post by Big Mac » Thu, 20 May 2010 1:38 pm

Airconditioned MRT and trains!!

Beats the crappy conditioned ones in sydney and definitely beats the crap out of the tube in london!!...

Also cheap driving ranges - i was told only 4- 6 bucks for 100 balls!! good thing i brought my clubs over :D

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 20 May 2010 1:48 pm

Big Mac wrote: Also cheap driving ranges - i was told only 4- 6 bucks for 100 balls!! good thing i brought my clubs over :D
Some driving ranges aren't that cheap. Some ranges it's 400-600 bucks for 1 ball! And you only need to bring one club. :lol:
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Post by Big Mac » Thu, 20 May 2010 4:35 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Some driving ranges aren't that cheap. Some ranges it's 400-600 bucks for 1 ball! And you only need to bring one club. :lol:
those must be the type of ranges Tiger Woods visited while not on tour :D

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Post by raden888 » Thu, 20 May 2010 6:26 pm

SMS dreaming of his OT ladies again, I see. :P

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Post by waggy888 » Sun, 23 May 2010 3:17 pm

Alcohol prices = big negative but everything else is sweet!

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