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Looking for a calm n quiet place to work

Post by Arvind_royalestag » Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:22 pm

Hi,

I am looking for a place to work (read, prepare for interviews, psychometric test etc.) as I am currently seeking full time employment. House/flat not a good choice as disturbances from room / flat mates. Sort of looking for a library or quite place where I can read, research and do my preparation for job (more productivity). Need all your suggestions if anyone knows.

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Post by nutnut » Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:28 pm

Starbucks? that's where I see all the kids!
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Post by poodlek » Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:40 pm

Starbucks is rarely quiet :-/
The quietest place I've found on the island is the convention centre at Sentosa, oddly enough (and I guess that's not even on the island!) but of course it wouldn't be suited to your needs. If you're in the area try 93 Degrees C at 16 Morse Rd. off Telok Blangah. Nice decor and atmosphere.

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Post by Arvind_royalestag » Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:02 pm

Thanks for the info so far..... l live at Sims drive area which is in Geylang part. Wondering if you know anything nearby to that or in City. And for this convention centre in Sentosa, do I need to pay any fees for it?

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Post by durain » Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:05 pm

lock yourself in the toilet in some not so busy shopping malls. :D

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Post by poodlek » Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:18 pm

Arvind_royalestag wrote:Thanks for the info so far..... l live at Sims drive area which is in Geylang part. Wondering if you know anything nearby to that or in City. And for this convention centre in Sentosa, do I need to pay any fees for it?

Thanks
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I just wandered in there when I was looking for a quiet cool place to walk my baby in his stroller so he'd take a nap. It was literally the quietest place I've experienced in two years of being here, but I was just walking around the halls. I'm sure if anybody had bothered to ask me what I was doing they'd have kicked me out. There weren't any tables or chairs, so I can't recommend it as a work space, but if you're in the area and you need to decompress for a bit I recommend it :-)

To answer your question, no you do not need to pay fees to roam the halls.
Don't many of the HDB community centres have libraries??

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:37 pm

You said it yourself, a library.

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Post by ksl » Wed, 25 Jan 2012 9:48 pm

JR8 wrote:You said it yourself, a library.
MBA's :lol: :lol:

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Post by the lynx » Thu, 26 Jan 2012 12:19 am

library

all you need is all in one place. well, you said research, right?

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Post by Mary Hatch Bailey » Thu, 26 Jan 2012 8:15 am

Nothing common about common sense...

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Post by OpenGL » Sat, 28 Jan 2012 8:12 pm

I like to take my reading and work on one of the park connectors. They are usually quite quiet and don't have as many people having sex as in Parks.

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Post by BillyB » Sat, 28 Jan 2012 9:30 pm

Buy a banana boat and drift towards the Indian ocean

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Post by zzm9980 » Sat, 28 Jan 2012 9:37 pm

Other than a library, I can't think of anything. Especially where you live. Maybe Lorong 20 after an AV raid? :D

Seriously, sort of near you, the Starbucks right next to Stadium MRT is usually pretty quiet, (especially the tables outside) as long as you don't mind the sound of the espresso machine occasionally.

This past week you could have studied in the middle of a hawker center. Everything was dead quiet for CNY :)

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Post by the lynx » Sun, 29 Jan 2012 9:52 am

zzm9980 wrote:This past week you could have studied in the middle of a hawker center. Everything was dead quiet for CNY :)
+1 :P

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