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Postby x9200 » Tue, 09 Aug 2011 9:44 am

poodlek wrote:Also, if it were a matter of just being clueless, I would be running into just as many people with my stroller as without, but for whatever reason they always manage to get out of the way (read: pick a lane) without my ever having to break stride when I'm pushing something that could conceivably cause bodily harm.

Yep, exactly. So they had to react if (apparently) you did not. You do not need to have a stroller, just pretend you don't see them. *) Their are clueless about the problem, not the environment. Does the Singaporeans complain about all this? I know a few Singaporeans that complain but they are the person exposed for some longer time to the world outside.

* I checked this one out but then I am bigger than an average stroller.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 09 Aug 2011 10:06 am

nakatago wrote:
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nakatago wrote:That's what I observed about certain people. The ends justify the means for them. :-|

But then this is typically mean and intentionally abusive. In Singapore I believe majority is driven by cultural preconditioning. They are not aware that they cause any troubles.


Which makes it even sadder.

Eee... I don't know. I'd rather prefer to be with people who get me annoyed unintentionally than these who know about this and are still fine doing it if it serves their goals.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 09 Aug 2011 11:23 am

x9200 wrote:
nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:
nakatago wrote:That's what I observed about certain people. The ends justify the means for them. :-|

But then this is typically mean and intentionally abusive. In Singapore I believe majority is driven by cultural preconditioning. They are not aware that they cause any troubles.


Which makes it even sadder.

Eee... I don't know. I'd rather prefer to be with people who get me annoyed unintentionally than these who know about this and are still fine doing it if it serves their goals.


Interesting point.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 09 Aug 2011 12:05 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
x9200 wrote:
nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:
nakatago wrote:That's what I observed about certain people. The ends justify the means for them. :-|

But then this is typically mean and intentionally abusive. In Singapore I believe majority is driven by cultural preconditioning. They are not aware that they cause any troubles.


Which makes it even sadder.

Eee... I don't know. I'd rather prefer to be with people who get me annoyed unintentionally than these who know about this and are still fine doing it if it serves their goals.


Interesting point.

Who would you prefer to have as your flat above neighbor:
1) somebody who makes a noise but he does not know that it bothers you
2) somebody who makes a noise but he does not care whether it bothers you ?

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Postby morenangpinay » Tue, 09 Aug 2011 1:30 pm

aside from the spatial awareness ... i dont know if this happens to others but yesterday while eating in a hawker centre i was annoyed to boiling point when the man in one of the shops placed the dirty dishes and cups on our table while we were still eating. he cleared the table beside us and placed all the junk on our table. i couldn't believe it and i was wondering is it just me or is it acceptable over here to do that when someone is still using the table.

so what my officemate and i did was to place all the stuff on his counter and when he saw what we did. he glared at us and i glared back at him then he proceeded to put all the stuff on another table. :roll:

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Postby hougangpeterlee » Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:30 pm

morenangpinay wrote:aside from the spatial awareness ... i dont know if this happens to others but yesterday while eating in a hawker centre i was annoyed to boiling point when the man in one of the shops placed the dirty dishes and cups on our table while we were still eating. he cleared the table beside us and placed all the junk on our table. i couldn't believe it and i was wondering is it just me or is it acceptable over here to do that when someone is still using the table.

so what my officemate and i did was to place all the stuff on his counter and when he saw what we did. he glared at us and i glared back at him then he proceeded to put all the stuff on another table. :roll:


Spot on, I fully agree, Singapore has a lot to learn about hygiene and cleanliness from the Philippines. Such behaviour is one of the worst things a human can do.

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Postby Tigerslayer » Tue, 16 Aug 2011 11:18 pm

Such behaviour is one of the worst things a human can do.


Seriously??? :shock:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 16 Aug 2011 11:25 pm

Perhaps?..........

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