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e-Appointment for PR

Postby bobypf » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:14 am

I decided to take a look at this and noticed that the first available date for appointment for PR is 1.11. Is this normal or it's my browser's bug? Has it always been like this? This is in more than 4 months time!

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Re: e-Appointment for PR

Postby the lynx » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:32 am

bobypf wrote:I decided to take a look at this and noticed that the first available date for appointment for PR is 1.11. Is this normal or it's my browser's bug? Has it always been like this? This is in more than 4 months time!


Yes.

Now you know how desperate PR applicants are these days. Appointment slots fully booked for the next few months.

If you think that it is too long, you can gamble by checking everyday for someone who cancels the earlier slot. And then you grab it.

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Re: e-Appointment for PR

Postby bobypf » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:39 am

the lynx wrote:
Yes.

Now you know how desperate PR applicants are these days. Appointment slots fully booked for the next few months.

If you think that it is too long, you can gamble by checking everyday for someone who cancels the earlier slot. And then you grab it.


Oh I see... So this is the case... Well, I don't really care about timing as I decided to give it a try mostly for fun since I am aware I have no chance anyway.

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Re: e-Appointment for PR

Postby the lynx » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:54 am

bobypf wrote:
the lynx wrote:
Yes.

Now you know how desperate PR applicants are these days. Appointment slots fully booked for the next few months.

If you think that it is too long, you can gamble by checking everyday for someone who cancels the earlier slot. And then you grab it.


Oh I see... So this is the case... Well, I don't really care about timing as I decided to give it a try mostly for fun since I am aware I have no chance anyway.


...and that's the reason why PR appointment slots are all full. We have desperate applicants AND applicants who are not serious.

So why take up a slot for fun when someone else who could be a more deserving applicant needs it more than you do?

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Re: e-Appointment for PR

Postby bobypf » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:02 am

the lynx wrote:...and that's the reason why PR appointment slots are all full. We have desperate applicants AND applicants who are not serious.

So why take up a slot for fun when someone else who could be a more deserving applicant needs it more than you do?


Well, I wouldn't mind getting PR. It's just that I am definitely not desperate. If I somehow miraculously manage to get it, I wouldn't return it. :) But if not, I don't really care, at least for now. Since I am eligible, why not to try? So many indians and other scumbags queue with their tongues out for making their way in Singapore, why not an european angmoh not try it too?

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Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:17 am

Don't forget to tick the yes box for the Are you a racist dick? question. Knobs like you make it difficult for the rest of us.

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Postby bobypf » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:38 am

Hannieroo wrote:Don't forget to tick the yes box for the Are you a racist dick? question. Knobs like you make it difficult for the rest of us.


Dude, you don't really mean it, do you? These are even not my words, but my singaporean colleagues'.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:48 am

Frankly, I agree with Hannieroo. :mad:

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:01 pm

bobypf wrote:
Hannieroo wrote:Don't forget to tick the yes box for the Are you a racist dick? question. Knobs like you make it difficult for the rest of us.


Dude, you don't really mean it, do you? These are even not my words, but my singaporean colleagues'.


C'mon, you should be above them.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:52 pm

bobypf wrote:
Hannieroo wrote:Don't forget to tick the yes box for the Are you a racist dick? question. Knobs like you make it difficult for the rest of us.


Dude, you don't really mean it, do you? These are even not my words, but my singaporean colleagues'.

Dude, there is a good saying, if you found yourself in a hole, stop digging.

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Re: e-Appointment for PR

Postby Mi Amigo » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 3:18 pm

bobypf wrote:Well, I don't really care about timing as I decided to give it a try mostly for fun since I am aware I have no chance anyway.

You do realise that PR stands for Permanent Residence, don't you? i.e. it's intended for people who want to settle permanently in Singapore. It's not something that should be applied for "for fun" - too many people in the past have used it as a cynical way of staying for a few years, buying a resale HDB, etc., and then buggering off as soon as another opportunity comes along. If that is your scenario then I'd respectfully suggest that you continue with your existing EP / WP, and leave the PR status for those who take it more seriously.
Be careful what you wish for

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Postby bobypf » Tue, 11 Jun 2013 8:08 pm

Thanks to all of you for the feedback and advices. I will think about it.


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