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Fun Challenge: Who knows where this lion statue is?

Postby singaphereicom » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:44 pm

Who knows where this Lion is located?

Let's see how good you are at this, mates... :wink:

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u60 ... be9a7c.jpg

Hint: It's about 3 meters in height
Last edited by singaphereicom on Sat, 30 Mar 2013 9:45 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Postby Brah » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:24 am

singaphereicom wrote:Who knows where this Lion is located?

Let's see how good you are at this, mates... :wink:

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u60 ... be9a7c.jpg

Hint: It's about 3 meters in height


This causes me think of a popular meme, I'm sure someone here knows it....

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:40 am

OMG how kitsch! It looks like an orc with a cranial-hair problem.

Let me guess, it's at the SG zoo, or Sentosa?

It's curious that SG is named after a lion, but how they even knew what a lion was back in the 14th century escapes me!

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Postby Brah » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 1:13 am

I was thinking more something like this, though not as tame Image

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 6:53 am

And considering our friend is posting from some out of the way ISP in NY state makes me wonder with the two posts.

tic...toc...tic...toc...

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 6:58 am

Maybe she's a fit rack?

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Postby singaphereicom » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 9:33 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:And considering our friend is posting from some out of the way ISP in NY state makes me wonder with the two posts.

tic...toc...tic...toc...

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Nope...I'm in the Netherlands....

Another hint: it's indoors

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 9:49 am

singaphereicom wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:And considering our friend is posting from some out of the way ISP in NY state makes me wonder with the two posts.

tic...toc...tic...toc...

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Nope...I'm in the Netherlands....

Another hint: it's indoors


So one has to wonder why your first two posts resolved to a Baldwinsville, New York ISP then. Granted your last post resolved to stargrave.org which is an anonymous proxy site with a strong history of being a spam site.

The clock is still ticking. One also has to wonder if you mght be a former prolific poster from our past here as well......

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:01 am

Did I touch on a nerve? You quickly removed your photo from photobucket (while I was there no less). :lol:

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Postby singaphereicom » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:06 am

Not me... :(

Let me see what happened :???:

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Postby Brah » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:16 am

singaphereicom wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:And considering our friend is posting from some out of the way ISP in NY state makes me wonder with the two posts.

tic...toc...tic...toc...

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Nope...I'm in the Netherlands....

Another hint: it's indoors

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:52 am

singaphereicom wrote:Not me... :(

Let me see what happened :???:


That's funny, considering your post says

"Last edited by singaphereicom on Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:45 am; edited 2 times in total"

You are running out of time......

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Postby x9200 » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 11:19 am

All the roads as far as I could see go to Russia. Time to refresh my dynamic IP.

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Postby iamsen » Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:07 pm

JR8 wrote:It's curious that SG is named after a lion, but how they even knew what a lion was back in the 14th century escapes me!


This isn't taught in the school books. When SG was still called Temasek, there was a little coup going on in Indonesia. The ousted prince fled to Johor, enslaved the locals and created his own sultanate, and to justify his legitimacy began spreading Indian fairy tales, hence tales of lion sightings in an area not known for them. After a couple more royal marriages and coups and uprisings and stuff like that, the little lion city was formed.

I hear the tamer, more tender and loving version is taught in JCs.

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:08 am

iamsen wrote:...After a couple more royal marriages and coups and uprisings and stuff like that, the little lion city was formed.


Thanks for that, most interesting! Until this topic I'd never heard of lions in India. But now it makes a little more sense.

Indian and African elephants, tigers and lions. This must be down to moving of the earth's tectonic plates and evolution.


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