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Are Singaporeans allergic to smile :)

Post by urpick2004 » Wed, 08 Jun 2011 12:11 pm

Hi There,
Not exactly a newbie as i have been here for about 2 months now. I somehow feel people here in Singapore dont like to make eye contact or being greeted with a smile. Is it just me?
Well if u dont mind a stranger greeting u with smile or like making new friends drop me a note on urpick.vaibhav@gmail.com. M 31 here.

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Post by JR8 » Wed, 08 Jun 2011 12:33 pm

Have Master or not?

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 08 Jun 2011 12:37 pm

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Post by urpick2004 » Wed, 08 Jun 2011 1:06 pm

Not sure, here it seems to apply for guys as well :)

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Post by Waelan » Wed, 08 Jun 2011 3:15 pm

well maybe they think u're a sales person, so they just avoid u

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Post by urpick2004 » Thu, 09 Jun 2011 11:46 am

LOL

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Post by digian » Sun, 19 Jun 2011 1:07 pm

i think it depends on who u were smiling to....

if it is in the mornings, maybe they are all still sleepy or rushing to work....little time for smiles :p

anyway, hi and welcome....

*SMILES*

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Post by urpick2004 » Mon, 20 Jun 2011 9:40 am

Yeah and by the evening they r too exhausted :P

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Re: Are Singaporeans allergic to smile :)

Post by Waiting4Skyrim » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 12:51 am

I am local.. 8-) ..after a day in the Office, I will only make eye contact with the person who is walking a dog (such as retrievers, samoyeds..)

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Post by JR8 » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 1:58 am

Of course, why wouldn't you?

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Post by the lynx » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 10:50 am

JR8 wrote:Have Master or not?
:P

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Yea

Post by sushil86 » Sun, 26 Jun 2011 10:12 pm

Waelan wrote:well maybe they think u're a sales person, so they just avoid u
Sales people are TOO aggressive in Singapore!

Its really annoying! I hate being rude to them....but i cant help it :S

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Post by Ryan_ » Sun, 26 Jun 2011 10:22 pm

and they will block your way too LOL
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Post by deepsea13 » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 1:40 am

Hahaha...personal experience...i don't think Singaporeans are too friendly with foreigners...a friend of mine here told me that basically the only reason why MANY singaporeans don't like foreigners is coz of the fact we take all their jobs :P look around..see the number of expats in this country...its a rising number!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 6:50 am

deepsea13 wrote:Hahaha...personal experience...i don't think Singaporeans are too friendly with foreigners...a friend of mine here told me that basically the only reason why MANY singaporeans don't like foreigners is coz of the fact we take all their jobs :P look around..see the number of expats in this country...its a rising number!
You've pretty much got your head up a very dark place, don't you? Most of the jobs taken up by foreigners are jobs Singaporean don't want or cannot do. Most Singaporean shun service jobs as waiting on others is against their culture (so they think).
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

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