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Postby x9200 » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 6:26 am

And all the sudden somebody next topic started to look for a lawyer for an assault case.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 7:00 am

And if somebody deliberately drives down an expressway, going the wrong way and runs into cars going the proper direction and rate of speed and in their lanes? Who is assaulting whom? :cool:

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 7:49 am

An assault requires by definition a concious acting (has to be intended). In both JR8's and your samsonite case you were probably the only concious persons at the scene :)

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Postby Manthink » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:43 am

nakatago wrote:Alright, a new hobby to start in Singers!

Now now now...this is not right.

In Singapore, folks here don't consider assualt as an hobby..even if you are a drunk.
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I must say WIMH was dead-on when he/she predicted thread here does degenerate and in this case it began as a benign this[is-a-great-place-to-be to let's-do-the-physical-assault-campign.

I must repeat again: This is NOT right, even if you have the might (6ft+ and weights like a pig) or carrying a samsonite.

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Postby JayCee » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:47 am

Manthink wrote:
nakatago wrote:Alright, a new hobby to start in Singers!

Now now now...this is not right.

In Singapore, folks here don't consider assualt as an hobby..even if you are a drunk.

I must say WIMH was dead-on when he/she predicted thread here does degenerate and in this case it began as a benign this[is-a-great-place-to-be to let's-do-the-physical-assault-campign.

I must repeat again: This is NOT right.



You really don't get western humour do you?
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Postby Manthink » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:50 am

JayCee wrote:You really don't get western humour do you?


No....and pray-tell why should locals subject/accept to this form of "humour".

Can to share?

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:53 am

Is parody a lost art?

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:55 am

x9200 wrote:And all the sudden somebody next topic started to look for a lawyer for an assault case.


I'd just like to point out, this just almost happened!

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Postby Manthink » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:06 am

nakatago wrote:I'm gonna STOP actively trying to avoid people bumping into me. That's where the game begins. I'm gonna see how many people will end up bumping into me whilst I keep a straight and perfectly predictable trajectory.

However, given my 100+ kg frame, at 6' tall, physics tell me that I won't be on the losing end in a collision.

Now, it's not funny because I had to explain it. :-|


I feel sorry for you.
Are you satisfied with your 100_kg/6ft frame and having a tough time being nimble?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:08 am

Manthink wrote:
JayCee wrote:You really don't get western humour do you?


No....and pray-tell why should locals subject/accept to this form of "humour".

Can to share?


Why share? You won't know any more than you did before. That's the trouble here. 33 years of courtesy campaigns and they still don't have a clue. Why should you be any different? :roll:

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:09 am

Manthink wrote:I feel sorry for you.
Are you satisfied with your 100_kg/6ft frame and having a tough time being nimble?


Serious mode now: I am surprisingly nimble and agile for my size, hence my earlier comment about evasive maneuvers. I can match the agility of people half my mass. Unlike my just-recent posts, these are not exaggerations.

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Postby Manthink » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:15 am

nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:And all the sudden somebody next topic started to look for a lawyer for an assault case.


I'd just like to point out, this just almost happened!


Looks at those fantastic body-mass figures, I think some are more in need a dietitian or a workout instructor than a lawyer! :P

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:16 am

Manthink wrote:
nakatago wrote:Alright, a new hobby to start in Singers!

Now now now...this is not right.

In Singapore, folks here don't consider assualt as an hobby..even if you are a drunk.
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That's both enlightening and reassuring, but I found very interesting what you have pasted here right to the specific context of this discussion....so you think actually the locals gave them a reason to be assaulted?

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Postby boffenl » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:16 am

I think it has gotten worse as I've been here. I line up behind the yellow line and then (inevitably) some one just stands right in the center as the door open. I usually look around and there are one or two questioning glances but NO ONE says anything--nor do I. Usually they are Chinese (Chinese Chinese, not SG Chinese) and I can't deal with the looks. Has it gotten worse in the past 5 years, yes I think so. Although I used to be around NUS, now moving more toward SGH--maybe different populations?

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Postby JayCee » Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:26 am

Manthink wrote:
JayCee wrote:You really don't get western humour do you?


No....and pray-tell why should locals subject/accept to this form of "humour".

Can to share?


I think it might get lost in translation :roll:
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