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Postby sensei_ » Wed, 17 Aug 2011 8:49 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:... The other is the financial costs to a property owner getting rid of the lingering aroma that has permeated the woodwork. They might not even mind, but it make the unit harder to rent to the next tenant.....


i know of an aussie couple (here in perth!) who demanded that the whole house be professionally clean and freshly painted before they could move in due to the previous tenant's cooking scent lingering in the house.

i guess its much like the same as how certain LL's dont allow smoking/pets/etc.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 17 Aug 2011 9:11 am

perxactly! :)

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Re: Passive-Aggressive Neighbors

Postby hougangpeterlee » Wed, 17 Aug 2011 6:51 pm

nakatago wrote:Try googling "Number of neighbour disputes hit high" with "Neighbours lack communication and increasingly intolerant: CMC."

As it turns out, we're not the only ones with passive-aggressive neighbors (click this for context) and the number is increasing. People can't seem to be bothered to approach their neighbors to settle things and would rather go out of their way to complain to government officials. Pretty amusing, actually, in a sad way. Also, check out the comment by "Steve." Sounds like someone's given in to xenophobia; probably another anonymous coward.

The police/authorities here probably should also make it an offense for wasting their time. :twisted:


Great idea!! I fully agree with your intelligent statements. Two thumbs up!!

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Postby Savage » Wed, 17 Aug 2011 11:05 pm

Tigerslayer wrote:Following on from the youtube link I love this Facebook reaction event :lol:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=254441147918239


Ummm...so they want the whole country to be cooking/eating curry at lunchtime on Sunday. While its still Ramadan for a part of the population. Timing does not compute.

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Postby nakatago » Thu, 18 Aug 2011 12:15 am

Savage wrote:
Tigerslayer wrote:Following on from the youtube link I love this Facebook reaction event :lol:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=254441147918239


Ummm...so they want the whole country to be cooking/eating curry at lunchtime on Sunday. While its still Ramadan for a part of the population. Timing does not compute.


Well, that's the problem with most facebook movements--they're usually not well-thought of. So, unless you're mobilizing people during times of civil unrest (e.g. your own government is repressing/oppressing you), most of them are just passing fads for people who are glued to their screens.

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Postby hougangpeterlee » Thu, 18 Aug 2011 8:17 pm

nakatago wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:the other thinks is a total affront to the entire race and demands retribution..... :shooting:


Well, that's just sad that some people are overly sensitive and cannot even engage in healthy dialogue. How many times have we seen that here?


I fully agree, I am just glad you are not such a person. Two thumbs and two big toes up for easy-going foreign workers like yourself.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 18 Aug 2011 8:52 pm

I hope he is not a sensitive middle-easterner with your not investigating to find out, or even Thai for that matter, seeing showing somebody the soles of their feet is an insult.

At least this time it wasn't an anal one-liner, but even worse....... :roll:

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Postby hougangpeterlee » Sat, 20 Aug 2011 10:34 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:I hope he is not a sensitive middle-easterner with your not investigating to find out, or even Thai for that matter, seeing showing somebody the soles of their feet is an insult.

At least this time it wasn't an anal one-liner, but even worse....... :roll:


Hey are you referring to me? I didn't mean to offend you, I am not sure why you or anyone can find my positive posts to be offensive.

But yes you are right, as usual, pointing your big toes up is a big no no in Singapore, because Singapore like T'land are both in Asia hence they are the same.

From the bottom of my heart, I truly feel that foreign workers like you do your countries proud through your actions and words.

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Postby x9200 » Sun, 21 Aug 2011 8:37 am

hougangpeterlee: this forum is intended for the foreigners working in Singapore, not for Singaporeans living abroad. Are you in the right place as per your intentions? Of course everybody is welcomed to this board but reading your posts I am not sure if you got to the right place.

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Postby earthfriendly » Mon, 22 Aug 2011 8:55 am

Tigerslayer wrote:Following on from the youtube link I love this Facebook reaction event :lol:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=254441147918239


So you see, SG is not always about being an INC. and self absorption . People want to be involved in something greater than themselves, self expressions and getting their voices heard. Just hope it does not turn into local vs foreigner thingy.

Savage wrote:Ummm...so they want the whole country to be cooking/eating at lunchtime on Sunday. While its still Ramadan for a part of the population. Timing does not compute.


Not very timely or well-thought out. They lack experience but these little baby steps add up.


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