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Post by Hannieroo » Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:33 pm

SG Chinese. Dad was scared, son not so much. He would not come in the door because Milo was in the room, albeit snoring.

To be fair when we've been out walking nobody has thrown a rock at us so not the least dog friendly place we've lived in. Revulsion and the whole not getting it because they have no work value is fair enough. But I have never seen grown men show such obvious fear before. We met a neighbour the other day who had a bigger dog than mine and when mine play bowed the chap freaked and asked what he was doing. I knew Singapore was not going to be dog friendly, I just wasn't expecting him to be treated like Cujo. But I guess if their dogs are guard or toy they'll automatically see him as aggressive.

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Post by iamsen » Wed, 10 Apr 2013 4:57 am

Some people just don't like dogs.

I was attacked by my uncle's doberman back then, probably before primary school. Bloody beast went straight for the jugular. Have never been able to go near dogs since, not even the mini ones.

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 10 Apr 2013 7:32 am

iamsen wrote:Some people just don't like dogs.

I was attacked by my uncle's doberman back then, probably before primary school. Bloody beast went straight for the jugular. Have never been able to go near dogs since, not even the mini ones.
But we're not talking about "some people" here. We're talking about a LOT of people. It can't be possible that THAT many people were attacked by dogs when they were children.
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Post by Hannieroo » Wed, 10 Apr 2013 10:43 am

That was my thinking. But I suppose if you know a few people who have been bitten, if your parents are scared and then you hear a few urban legends then you would be wary. It's not rational, cars kill more than dogs. But fear is fear. I understand a phobia it's just the scale of it here.

But the window guys are laughing at me because one of them is dangling off the third floor balcony to fix a second floor window and I can't even look at him, he's hanging there like a flipping pinata. I went out on the balcony for the first time today and wanted to vomit.

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Post by morenangpinay » Wed, 10 Apr 2013 4:45 pm

the lynx wrote:
morenangpinay wrote:i think we need another thread just for ranting on taxis. they're so talkative and a lot of them ask personal questions. i end up just saying Im married so they shut up and 1 uncle actually had the nerve to tell me if he can come back and give me "free" ride when I go home in exchange for something. :shock: and I was going to church! :roll:
You do know that you can report him to the police right? Just follow x9200's advice to record him.
yah i know that but in reality I get shocked when this happens
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Post by morenangpinay » Wed, 10 Apr 2013 4:50 pm

Hannieroo wrote:SG Chinese. Dad was scared, son not so much. He would not come in the door because Milo was in the room, albeit snoring.

To be fair when we've been out walking nobody has thrown a rock at us so not the least dog friendly place we've lived in. Revulsion and the whole not getting it because they have no work value is fair enough. But I have never seen grown men show such obvious fear before. We met a neighbour the other day who had a bigger dog than mine and when mine play bowed the chap freaked and asked what he was doing. I knew Singapore was not going to be dog friendly, I just wasn't expecting him to be treated like Cujo. But I guess if their dogs are guard or toy they'll automatically see him as aggressive.

Cheers for explaining.

yah expect that from dog owners . alot of the local dog owners don't want their dogs to interact with other dogs.they are afraid their dog will be attacked so everytime we encounter other dog owners while walking our dog,we ask first if its okay if our dog can approach their dog.

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