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The top 10 most boring things to do in Singapore

Postby Mi Amigo » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 3:54 pm

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http://travel.cnn.com/singapore/life/top-10-most-boring-things-do-singapore-926425

Actually number 9 (Take a drive) seems wide of the mark to me. If only the police were actually out and about enforcing the law, then perhaps we wouldn't see so much idiotic driving. So I don't think 'boring' is the right adjective for this one; 'tedious' and 'irritating' would be more apt IMO.

The other items in the list sounded about right though.
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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 5:17 pm

A few of the genuinely boring things for me are :

1. watching local tv - total mind numbing experience

2. walking around in malls - its possibly the single most infuriating thing ever.

3. the monotony of uniformity, the same ugly hdb buildings, the same labels in malls, the same effing food courts, coffee shops everywhere you go its so bland, the color schemes in buildings ughhh
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Postby BillyB » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 8:11 pm

I don't mind reading some of the local papers at the weekend......!

They forgot to add a few, though:

Orchard Road on a weekend
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People chatting about going on exotic weekend breaks (to Bali)
People talking about the cost of things in every other sentence

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Postby morenangpinay » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 4:29 pm

she forgot the national pastime of queuing, if there is a sign that says "queue starts here" they line up.

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Postby BillyB » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 4:36 pm

morenangpinay wrote:she forgot the national pastime of queuing, if there is a sign that says "queue starts here" they line up.


What about if it says 'free queue starts here'?!

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 4:37 pm

I wanted to add certain things but infuriating is not boring.

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Postby morenangpinay » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 4:51 pm

BillyB wrote:
morenangpinay wrote:she forgot the national pastime of queuing, if there is a sign that says "queue starts here" they line up.


What about if it says 'free queue starts here'?!


that has the potential of million hits on youtube :lol: replace planking with queuing

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 4:57 pm

I swear to God that if I put a random sign that says 'FREE: Please queue this way -->' I will see a snaking line of kiasu people queueing for nothing, and they don't even know what they're queueing for!

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 5:29 pm

the lynx wrote:I swear to God that if I put a random sign that says 'FREE: Please queue this way -->' I will see a snaking line of kiasu people queueing for nothing, and they don't even know what they're queueing for!


i wrote about this phenomenon in another thread, basically got drunk stood in the middle of the road waving taxis down in clarke quay and i had 6 drunks queuing behind me for a taxi
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Postby BedokAmerican » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 9:43 pm

Riding the MRT until you've reached every stop -- boring, but at least there's air conditioning on the trains.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:56 pm

BedokAmerican wrote:Riding the MRT until you've reached every stop -- boring, but at least there's air conditioning on the trains.


And you can do this for the cost of the fare between City Hall and Raffles Place. Just go the other direction and transfer to the green/red line out in Jurong.


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