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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 07 May 2013 6:11 pm

nakatago wrote:
JR8 wrote:Not a half-way decent sandwich in sight.


You said it.

Your best bet is Subway. Yeah, I know!
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Cedele is 'ok'. Buddy Hoagies is decent if you want something big with lots of meat and cheese, but their three locations are all rather Ulu Ulu:
http://www.buddyhoagies.com.sg/

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Postby Aragorn2000 » Tue, 07 May 2013 6:16 pm

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JR8 wrote:Definitely some better looking people today. But one none-too-shabby early 30s lady, nice looking, well decked out, but eating/something with her mouth open as she passed. Yeuh.


Yeah, I've seen a highly educated woman do that; apparently, that was not part of their education.


What's wrong with this? Are you being too picky?

That sounds too condescending to me.

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Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 07 May 2013 7:39 pm

No, it's nasty. But physical appearance or education don't automatically mean a person has manners.

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 07 May 2013 7:45 pm

[quote="Aragorn2000"
What's wrong with this? Are you being too picky?

That sounds too condescending to me.[/quote]

People chewing with their mouths open doesn't bother you? It's pretty gross whether it's at the dinner table or outdoors.

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Postby Barnsley » Tue, 07 May 2013 8:14 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
nakatago wrote:
JR8 wrote:Not a half-way decent sandwich in sight.


You said it.

Your best bet is Subway. Yeah, I know!
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Cedele is 'ok'. Buddy Hoagies is decent if you want something big with lots of meat and cheese, but their three locations are all rather Ulu Ulu:
http://www.buddyhoagies.com.sg/


One of those in Downtown East .......... used to do a good value lunch in the week.

Sadly we have moved offices and Downtown East no longer an option.
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Postby Brah » Tue, 07 May 2013 8:15 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
Aragorn2000 wrote:What's wrong with this? Are you being too picky?

That sounds too condescending to me.


People chewing with their mouths open doesn't bother you? It's pretty gross whether it's at the dinner table or outdoors.

No matter how many times I see it, and I see it every time I'm out, it still casts a pall on the vibe of the place.

Even without eating, walking around catching flies with their mouths just makes them look (fill in the blank, I got tired of writing this mid-sentence....)

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Postby Brah » Tue, 07 May 2013 9:58 pm

Barnsley wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
nakatago wrote:
JR8 wrote:Not a half-way decent sandwich in sight.


You said it.

Your best bet is Subway. Yeah, I know!
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Cedele is 'ok'. Buddy Hoagies is decent if you want something big with lots of meat and cheese, but their three locations are all rather Ulu Ulu:
http://www.buddyhoagies.com.sg/


One of those in Downtown East .......... used to do a good value lunch in the week.

Sadly we have moved offices and Downtown East no longer an option.

At first I was glad to see a real sub shop, but then, alas, no meatball parm or chicken parm. Must keep looking....

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Postby Aragorn2000 » Wed, 08 May 2013 10:34 am

zzm9980 wrote:People chewing with their mouths open doesn't bother you? It's pretty gross whether it's at the dinner table or outdoors.


Well I don't mind having dinner or take a walk with a pretty, elegant, well dressed lady even if she's gulping her food. It just shows that she's a normal and relaxed person.

It's another matter if it's a man though.

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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 08 May 2013 12:26 pm

Aragorn2000 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:People chewing with their mouths open doesn't bother you? It's pretty gross whether it's at the dinner table or outdoors.


Well I don't mind having dinner or take a walk with a pretty, elegant, well dressed lady even if she's gulping her food. It just shows that she's a normal and relaxed person.

It's another matter if it's a man though.


Elegant and chewing with your mouth open are mutually exclusive where I come from.

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Postby Max Headroom » Wed, 08 May 2013 12:34 pm

What I don't get is the way people shut the elevator door on you when you're just a handful of steps away from walking in. People do this again and again, within my very own tower even, where you'd expect at least some sense of "us". I mean, I recognize pretty much all the faces by now, yet the majority of people just hit that close button, or at least don't bother to hold the door, even though you're clearly striding to make it.

Can't wrap my head around that.



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Postby Sergei82 » Wed, 08 May 2013 12:52 pm

Aragorn2000 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:People chewing with their mouths open doesn't bother you? It's pretty gross whether it's at the dinner table or outdoors.


Well I don't mind having dinner or take a walk with a pretty, elegant, well dressed lady even if she's gulping her food. It just shows that she's a normal and relaxed person.

It's another matter if it's a man though.

I assume, Aragorn2000 is also an Asian and was eating with his mouth open all his life. You should be European to realise how gross it is - at par with climing on the table in front of you and taking a dump in your plate!

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Postby Aragorn2000 » Wed, 08 May 2013 1:08 pm

Yep I'm an Asian. I've never consciously been paying attention if my mouth (or any other mouth) is open when I'm eating.

You are welcome to join me for lunch to see if the way I'm eating is that gross to you.

Talking about gross, there was a time that Asians saw western cutlery (knives and forks) as a sign of barbarism.

Chopstick are more elegant, don't you think?

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Postby Sergei82 » Wed, 08 May 2013 1:12 pm

Aragorn2000 wrote:You are welcome to join me for lunch to see if the way I'm eating is that gross to you.

I was eating with a lot of Asians, but since we're already explicitly talking about eating with mouth open (salivating and smacking gum aloud), I lost my appetite. Thank you. Yes, it is that bad!

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Postby Aragorn2000 » Wed, 08 May 2013 1:16 pm

Sergei82 wrote:
Aragorn2000 wrote:You are welcome to join me for lunch to see if the way I'm eating is that gross to you.

I was eating with a lot of Asians, but since we're already explicitly talking about eating with mouth open (salivating and smacking gum aloud), I lost my appetite. Thank you. Yes, it is that bad!


This is another matter altogether. I think I'm defending just mere opening of the mouth.
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Postby x9200 » Wed, 08 May 2013 1:21 pm

Aragorn2000 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:People chewing with their mouths open doesn't bother you? It's pretty gross whether it's at the dinner table or outdoors.


Well I don't mind having dinner or take a walk with a pretty, elegant, well dressed lady even if she's gulping her food. It just shows that she's a normal and relaxed person.

Do laud burping and farting make her even more normal and relaxed?


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