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Postby morenangpinay » Tue, 06 Mar 2012 11:04 am

if your target are singaporeans...i think it would be good to show them where the maid actually spends her earnings. you can address their concerns like where they go during off days..especially now when the off day a week is mandatory and the singaporeans are complaining again.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 06 Mar 2012 11:14 am

morenangpinay wrote:i..especially now when the off day a week is mandatory and the singaporeans are complaining again.


And none too soon either. It's about time. I guess when you yell long enough and loud enough, eventually even the brightest MP in Parliament has to get the message.

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Postby Manthink » Tue, 06 Mar 2012 10:19 pm

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BillyB wrote:How about 'Maids go wild'.....


You mean maids who carry bloke backpack and follow him to the jungle during his ns training? :???:


On the contrary, wild (read "adventurous") maids are quite common nowadays..coincidental tend to come with a deadly mix of foreign partners..from motels to roof-top water tanks.

OP should do a little more research on maid's playgrounds..and their playmates.

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 06 Mar 2012 10:22 pm

That one looks her head comes from a turnip field.

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:08 am

Manthink wrote:...


Me thinks it is offensive to post pictures of dead people .. and ridicule them ..

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:10 am

ecureilx wrote:
Manthink wrote:...


Me thinks it is offensive to post pictures of dead people .. and ridicule them ..


I'm sorry if I come across as ignorant, but is there a story behind the photo? Do share, please.

:clueless:

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:12 am

the lynx wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
Manthink wrote:...


Me thinks it is offensive to post pictures of dead people .. and ridicule them ..


I'm sorry if I come across as ignorant, but is there a story behind the photo? Do share, please.

:clueless:


Both of 'em are dead .. it was in the news ... and some internet detective has posted their facebook pictures etc. etc.

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:15 am

ecureilx wrote:
the lynx wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
Manthink wrote:...


Me thinks it is offensive to post pictures of dead people .. and ridicule them ..


I'm sorry if I come across as ignorant, but is there a story behind the photo? Do share, please.

:clueless:


Both of 'em are dead .. it was in the news ... and some internet detective has posted their facebook pictures etc. etc.


Exactly, which news?

Sorry but no internet search engine can give me search results after processing an image... Was trying to Google the news.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:18 am

No need to be so cryptic squirrel. I don't have a clue either.

So, based on your post, we cannot post any photographs of Princess Di, John F Kennedy, or the recently deceased founder of Singapore? Or anybody else who has died? Strange don't you think? :???:

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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:26 am

Manthink wrote:
ex-pat wrote:
BillyB wrote:How about 'Maids go wild'.....


You mean maids who carry bloke backpack and follow him to the jungle during his ns training? :???:


On the contrary, wild (read "adventurous") maids are quite common nowadays..coincidental tend to come with a deadly mix of foreign partners..from motels to roof-top water tanks.

OP should do a little more research on maid's playgrounds..and their playmates.

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I'm not sure what the point is here, with that photo... Is there something inherently wrong with a South-east Asian female enjoying a swimming pool with a South-asian male? Or is that something Singaporeans feel those "lesser" people shouldn't be allowed to do?

I was originally going to say: "You do realize that one or two anecdotal cases of "maids gone wild" reported by the media doesn't indicate a quantifiable trend, and that just as many cases of "Singaporeans gone wild" likely occur, but you don't hear about them because they wouldn't be as sensational to report, right?" Then I remembered most Singaporeans can't critically think about what they're told. Those that can have left the country or aren't campaigning against treating their maids like humans.

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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:31 am

Ok so, if I find cases of dying locals can we campaign against treating them like humans too?

I still don't understand the point. People die every day. Almost as many per year as there are births in Singapore. Are they all reported on the news? Do you think they're all natural? None of this even comes close to justifying treating someone who works for you as less than human.

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Postby Barnsley » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:34 am

zzm9980 wrote:
Manthink wrote:
ex-pat wrote:
BillyB wrote:How about 'Maids go wild'.....


You mean maids who carry bloke backpack and follow him to the jungle during his ns training? :???:


On the contrary, wild (read "adventurous") maids are quite common nowadays..coincidental tend to come with a deadly mix of foreign partners..from motels to roof-top water tanks.

OP should do a little more research on maid's playgrounds..and their playmates.

Image

Image


I'm not sure what the point is here, with that photo... Is there something inherently wrong with a South-east Asian female enjoying a swimming pool with a South-asian male? Or is that something Singaporeans feel those "lesser" people shouldn't be allowed to do?

I was originally going to say: "You do realize that one or two anecdotal cases of "maids gone wild" reported by the media doesn't indicate a quantifiable trend, and that just as many cases of "Singaporeans gone wild" likely occur, but you don't hear about them because they wouldn't be as sensational to report, right?" Then I remembered most Singaporeans can't critically think about what they're told. Those that can have left the country or aren't campaigning against treating their maids like humans.


I am guessing that our man is saying that these are the couple who were found dead in a hotel last week.

It was front page of The New Paper but I didnt read the article so I cannot be sure.
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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:38 am

http://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/singapor ... 25757.html

URL CENSORED DUE TO COPYRIGHT ISSUES

And if you guys think it is fine, it is fine ..

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:39 am

Manthink seems to have an agenda in mind but is obviously not getting it through. A link to an article would have done it, instead of baffling readers with the pic's relevance. Not everyone, apparently, reads TNP or gets the same news items from varying sources.

Like so: http://www.pinoy-ofw.com/news/20052-foreign-worker-pinoy-maid-dead-singapore-hotel.html

For the curious, I used Google Search by Image and the input is the picture's URL.

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 07 Mar 2012 9:58 am

OK I could sense confusions stemming up especially from ZZM.

1. Manthink, you could have included the link. It would have spared EVERYONE (and myself) from bafflement and the web entanglement that ensued. Nobody can recognise the picture and link it the that news. Now that we got it cleared up, what is it you're trying to imply again?

2. Ecureilx, as much as you're trying to help, you could have included a more useful form of reference since you are the first one who got a clue about the picture. Yes, respecting the dead by not posting photos of them and ridiculing them is a right thing to do and to impose on others. Now everyone (especially zzm) is all over the place on the wrong hem of BOTH issues. And please don't sulk about people not understanding what you're trying to imply about respecting the dead. It could have been appreciated if you made it clear and not cryptic EARLIER ON.

3. Nakatago and Barnsley, thanks for the link and the reference. It finally clears the picture. Just by few words from Barnsley I could get the info I'm looking for myself. And thanks for the heads-up about the Google Search by Image feature. Another new thing learned for me.

4. ZZM... (face palm) Hold your horses please...

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