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Returning local

Postby hitmebabyonemoretime » Mon, 09 May 2011 1:34 am

Hi folks! :)

I'm returning local, have been away for a bit and will be back soon. Been out of touch and am glad to join this forum to help me catch up :) Perhaps a bit about myself...

Most of my life was spent in SG, did the whole song and dance thingie with the army, studied and worked. then 6 years ago, I decided to leave familiar shores to seek a brave new world - a couple of years in Berlin and then Zurich for a few more. I recently accepted a new job and am currently in Stuttgart for training before I head back to SG in August.

I enjoy cooking, drinking wine, cooking whilst drinking wine, hiking & learning languages. I speak german (allegedly), understand north germans better and tend to have a swiss accent. I also speak a smattering of french, russian and japanese, primarily to help me get by when traveling. I try to do a bit of volunteer work where possible and have volunteered at an asylum organisation (political, not mental) in Switzerland.

Things I'm good at include shooting myself in the foot, putting my foot in the mouth and shooting myself in the foot while its already in my mouth :P

Well, that's all for now, pleased to make your acquaintance :D


HMBOMT

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Postby mngedo » Sun, 15 May 2011 1:46 pm

hello HMBOMT

Welcome back to Singapore! I hope that you still remeber singlish 8-)

Must be excited to return home after living out there for some time. Enjoy!!

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Postby hitmebabyonemoretime » Sat, 21 May 2011 3:27 pm

mngedo wrote:hello HMBOMT

Welcome back to Singapore! I hope that you still remeber singlish 8-)

Must be excited to return home after living out there for some time. Enjoy!!


hi, and thanks for the welcome! yes, i am still quite proficient in Singlish. also Engerrish :D I'm quite glad to go home, might take a bit of getting used to though heheh :)

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Postby diva_00 » Sat, 21 May 2011 6:47 pm

OMG that's the most hilarious intro I've heard and I thought I was the only one with foot in mouth disease. Glad to meet a kindred spirit.

AK :shock: :P :lol:

PS It's so funny it deserves a few choice emoticons

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Postby hitmebabyonemoretime » Sun, 22 May 2011 12:44 am

diva_00 wrote:OMG that's the most hilarious intro I've heard and I thought I was the only one with foot in mouth disease. Glad to meet a kindred spirit.

AK :shock: :P :lol:

PS It's so funny it deserves a few choice emoticons


it's no wonder why i keep my feet extra clean :P thank you for your emoticons, much appreciated! i

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Postby diva_00 » Sun, 22 May 2011 7:50 am

DAMN you and your emoticons that work!!!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 22 May 2011 1:06 pm

diva_00,

Should be all okay now. The problem was yours. In your profile, you had ticked "no" to enable BB Code and Smilies. I have gone in and changed it to Yes for both, now you can use BB Code and your smilies work. :wink:

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Postby IndependantParty » Wed, 25 May 2011 11:35 pm

Hi HMBOMT, you have come back to Sing at the right time, now that Singaporeans are very much more affluent than when I came back from overseas 11years ago. Took me a while to pick up Singlish all over again and got accepted by people at work :) Impressed that you know so many languages, welcome back!

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Postby hitmebabyonemoretime » Thu, 26 May 2011 6:26 am

IndependantParty wrote:Hi HMBOMT, you have come back to Sing at the right time, now that Singaporeans are very much more affluent than when I came back from overseas 11years ago. Took me a while to pick up Singlish all over again and got accepted by people at work :) Impressed that you know so many languages, welcome back!


Hi there! thanks for the warm welcome, appreciate it! I'm glad to come home :)

Paiseh lah, i do speak a couple of languages (badly) but singlish remains my mothertongue :D

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Postby diva_00 » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 1:49 pm

@ HBOMT (Uh!! ur nick could be H-bom but then how would we get the T in...hmmm....it is a conundrum)

So how is it like now that your back in SG. Good? Bad? Ugly? Change for the better or for the worse?

AK

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Postby hitmebabyonemoretime » Thu, 07 Jul 2011 11:38 pm

diva_00 wrote:So how is it like now that your back in SG. Good? Bad? Ugly? Change for the better or for the worse?

AK


I just got in today and i have to say it's great to be back! Food is great,there is a certain familiarity talking to people but the heat is gonna take some getting used to.

More importantly, i see beer prices have gone up! How can lidat!?

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Postby kitkats » Sun, 10 Jul 2011 6:04 am

I just got back myself too. Prices of everything has gone up. INSANE!

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Postby exploring » Tue, 19 Jul 2011 11:50 pm

i just came back not too long ago too....was away from home for a short while though as compared to HMBOMT.

But yes, it's the prices of things that have went up, i am still adjusting to right now.


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