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whats illegal and what is not here?

Post by aargon » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:17 am

I know buying chewing gum, suicide (yes, its illegal, so be prepared to go to jail if you survive), jay walking is illegal here.

Is there anything else that would otherwise be legal in the US or Europe?

How about swearing? if i told some of those locals to go " f#$R%K themselves" is that illegal? serious question here. Will swearing and using foul language to someone that pisses you off get you into trouble from the law?
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Post by nakatago » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:29 am

"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Post by aargon » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:49 am

Thanks for the link Nakatago.

Thats the other thing I noticed here. People dont flush the toilets!!!! nothing worst than wanting to use the toilet and finding the previous users shit mess everywhere. I mean like WTF? :o
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 10:37 am

That and finding shoe prints on the toilet seat. They never heard of toilet covers here like in the airplanes. The shoe print thingy is a throwback to those who were raised using floor pans. While I understand the reason, it's like those who claim they can code switch between singlish and English. Rare that they actually do unless they are "reminded".
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Re: whats illegal and what is not here?

Post by x9200 » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 2:18 pm

aargon wrote:I know buying chewing gum, suicide (yes, its illegal, so be prepared to go to jail if you survive), jay walking is illegal here.
Buying and chewing chewing gum is fully legal. When you buy it they will just record your ID with no further consequences if you intend to use it for the original purpose. Go to the Guardian/Watson's pharmacies and check it out by yourself. What is probably illegal is a private import or purchasing it from some unregistered sources.

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Re: whats illegal and what is not here?

Post by Strong Eagle » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 2:41 pm

aargon wrote:jay walking is illegal here.
Jay walking is illegal almost everywhere.

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Re: whats illegal and what is not here?

Post by ksl » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 5:16 pm

x9200 wrote:
aargon wrote:I know buying chewing gum, suicide (yes, its illegal, so be prepared to go to jail if you survive), jay walking is illegal here.
Buying and chewing chewing gum is fully legal. When you buy it they will just record your ID with no further consequences if you intend to use it for the original purpose. Go to the Guardian/Watson's pharmacies and check it out by yourself. What is probably illegal is a private import or purchasing it from some unregistered sources.
Actually the only chewing gum allowed is dental approved. Quote: It recognised the health benefits of certain gums, such as a brand of sugar-free gum that contains calcium lactate to strengthen tooth enamel. Sale of this newly categorised medicinal gum was allowed, provided it was sold by a dentist or pharmacist, who must take down the names of buyers.

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Giving the finger is also against the law! :roll:

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Re: whats illegal and what is not here?

Post by Strong Eagle » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 5:46 pm

aargon wrote:I know buying chewing gum, suicide (yes, its illegal, so be prepared to go to jail if you survive), jay walking is illegal here.

Is there anything else that would otherwise be legal in the US or Europe?

How about swearing? if i told some of those locals to go " f#$R%K themselves" is that illegal? serious question here. Will swearing and using foul language to someone that pisses you off get you into trouble from the law?
I'm good with it all. I am sick and tired of the boors of the world defining social behavior. I'm sick of the moron who pisses on the toilet seat without ever realizing he might have to take a shit... or maybe he doesn't care... caning sounds about right for these imbeciles.

I'm sick of the buggers who stick gum under tables and on sidewalks. I'm sick of the buggers who throw their trash anywhere. I'm sick of the smokers that pollute everyone's space then become offended when called on their behavior. I'm sick of the pigs that leave their hawker center chicken bones all over the table. I'm sick of the arsehole who honks one up and spits right in front of me... all third world behavior and certainly not confined to Singapore... my comments are equally applicable to those on the left side of the bell curve in Texas.

No... I'm good with laws and rules that promote civil social behavior. Cane, fine, humiliate those that have no sense of their social obligations.

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Re: whats illegal and what is not here?

Post by x9200 » Sun, 19 Dec 2010 9:00 pm

ksl wrote:
x9200 wrote:
aargon wrote:I know buying chewing gum, suicide (yes, its illegal, so be prepared to go to jail if you survive), jay walking is illegal here.
Buying and chewing chewing gum is fully legal. When you buy it they will just record your ID with no further consequences if you intend to use it for the original purpose. Go to the Guardian/Watson's pharmacies and check it out by yourself. What is probably illegal is a private import or purchasing it from some unregistered sources.
Actually the only chewing gum allowed is dental approved.
Correct, but this is still pretty normal, ordinary chewing gum - we have Orbit -white at this moment. It is not like highly medicated prescription only stuff.

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