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Expat 'racially abused' by Singaporean at FairPrice

Postby NiKYEAM » Mon, 01 Oct 2012 9:26 pm

Just wondering if anyone has seen this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px18MV21brY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPS7Hnf1Vu0&feature=plcp

Seems like the guy got some racial abused that was really uncalled for!

What are your thoughts and have any of you ever faced such racial abuse from xenophobic Singaporeans before? :-k

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 01 Oct 2012 9:35 pm

Really, another lame troll attempt? Please try harder.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 01 Oct 2012 9:37 pm

Let's watch Gangnam style in Singapore instead:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Drt0B8wy4-Q

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Postby NiKYEAM » Mon, 01 Oct 2012 9:50 pm

Sorry, troll attempt?

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 01 Oct 2012 10:04 pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_(Internet)

In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts inflammatory,[3]extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as a forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response[4] or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.[5]


Pretty much your post to a T.

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Postby revhappy » Mon, 01 Oct 2012 10:29 pm

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Postby NiKYEAM » Mon, 01 Oct 2012 11:03 pm

zzm9980 wrote:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_(Internet)

In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts inflammatory,[3]extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as a forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response[4] or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.[5]


Pretty much your post to a T.


I have no intention of provoking anybody for an emotional response so I apologise if it came off that way.

I am honestly curious about people's personal experiences and was just hoping they'd share it in a matter-of-fact manner.

This increase in unprovoked hostility to foreigners among Singaporeans simply interests me. There's no need for the sarcasm, really.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 01 Oct 2012 11:44 pm

Mate, there is a turd in every punch bowl... one worthless specimen says nothing about the population at large... and we have no idea what transpired prior to the tape, in any event.

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Postby Mi Amigo » Tue, 02 Oct 2012 12:22 am

NiKYEAM wrote:I am honestly curious about people's personal experiences and was just hoping they'd share it in a matter-of-fact manner.

This increase in unprovoked hostility to foreigners among Singaporeans simply interests me. There's no need for the sarcasm, really.

You'll have to excuse our collective cynicism - we see posts like yours fairly regularly, and often they are put up either by lazy, third-rate 'journos' who are fishing for some copy that they can cut & paste into a story, or just by plain old trolls.

My view - I'm with SE - there are A-holes in all walks of life.
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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 02 Oct 2012 8:30 am

Mi Amigo wrote:
NiKYEAM wrote:I am honestly curious about people's personal experiences and was just hoping they'd share it in a matter-of-fact manner.

This increase in unprovoked hostility to foreigners among Singaporeans simply interests me. There's no need for the sarcasm, really.

You'll have to excuse our collective cynicism - we see posts like yours fairly regularly, and often they are put up either by lazy, third-rate 'journos' who are fishing for some copy that they can cut & paste into a story, or just by plain old trolls.

My view - I'm with SE - there are A-holes in all walks of life.


Between this and the molestation post that appeared an hour apart, it seems like some bored kid was reading the forums and decided to post a few appropriate trolls based on current hot threads.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 02 Oct 2012 9:23 am

The IP for this one clearly suggest a 'journo'.

For our molester, it is from NTU so looks like he is not really trolling but the other zzm hypothesis may be the correct one - it's a case of the industrial strength stupidity.

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Postby JayCee » Tue, 02 Oct 2012 9:29 am

x9200 wrote:The IP for this one clearly suggest a 'journo'.

For our molester, it is from NTU so looks like he is not really trolling but the other zzm hypothesis may be the correct one - it's a case of the industrial strength stupidity.


No doubt looking for a reaction so he can cut and paste it on to stomp for all the retards on there to start frothing at the mouth.

It never ceases to amaze me how bad the journalism is here. More amazing is that there appear to be some expat journalists here too. How crap must you have been in UK/US/Oz etc... to need to come to Singapore to continue to do it, it's like a graveyard for serious or thought-provoking journalism.
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Postby nakatago » Tue, 02 Oct 2012 9:36 am

JayCee wrote:
x9200 wrote:The IP for this one clearly suggest a 'journo'.

For our molester, it is from NTU so looks like he is not really trolling but the other zzm hypothesis may be the correct one - it's a case of the industrial strength stupidity.


No doubt looking for a reaction so he can cut and paste it on to stomp for all the retards on there to start frothing at the mouth.

It never ceases to amaze me how bad the journalism is here. More amazing is that there appear to be some expat journalists here too. How crap must you have been in UK/US/Oz etc... to need to come to Singapore to continue to do it, it's like a graveyard for serious or thought-provoking journalism.


It's hard to be creative and investigative if your job just entails you to write what you've been told.

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Postby ecureilx » Tue, 02 Oct 2012 9:43 am

JayCee wrote:No doubt looking for a reaction so he can cut and paste it on to stomp for all the retards on there to start frothing at the mouth....


Or stir some dirt at Temasek Review .. :D

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Postby nutnut » Tue, 02 Oct 2012 10:30 am

Yep, I don't think it's racism, maybe they were having an off day. (either the Ang Moh or the Local)

Good luck with your article.
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