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Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 4:17 pm

Did I say you weren't?

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Postby Saint » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 4:19 pm

Last night would have been an ideal time to try out those very rarely used lights that come fitted as standard on all cars. I don't mean the indicators but the fog lights!

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 4:28 pm

Can't delete/
No delete button
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Postby JR8 » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 4:29 pm

Hannieroo wrote:I agree it's worrying and unpleasant but "my iPad got dirty" is a bit first world problem.


My wife's Apple, I don't use it, I don't like it, I don't like Apple [I just got to pay for it hehehe...].

Fact is I leave a window open, everything gets covered in soot and dust.

This didn't happen last month in 'the civilised west'.

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Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 4:32 pm

No. But on the whole I think the air is cleaner here than in London.

I'll be interested to see what colour the next rain is.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 5:04 pm

JR8,

You can delete until someone makes a newer post than your's. After that the delete button self destructs and is deleted except for Mods.

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 5:22 pm

Hannieroo wrote:No. But on the whole I think the air is cleaner here than in London.

I'll be interested to see what colour the next rain is.

Dirty-yellow. 2 days ago when the first hard wave hit there was a short shower at night and I still had my son's inflatable pool on the terrace.

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Postby durain » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 5:30 pm

so sleeping in an oxygen chamber is not a bad ideal after all (le michael jackson). :D

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 5:53 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:JR8,

You can delete until someone makes a newer post than your's. After that the delete button self destructs and is deleted except for Mods.


Ok thanks, noted good buddy.
Shame I can't delete/edit just because of some follow on.

But there we go; chin chin etc

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 5:59 pm

You can edit the post, but you cannot just delete the post.

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 6:47 pm

JR8 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:So angry.

How dare thousands or even millions of people struggling to survive in a third world shit hole dare inconvenience those of us on this little red dot a few weeks every year. Forcing us to stay in aircon'd malls or busses for more time than we already do.

Somehow I suspect if given the option, they too would rather be in the malls than outside slashing and burning everything around them. But I do understand the choice they make between slashing and burning so they can put food on the table, or not eating. I'd probably do the same.


Oh wow that is so Liberal/American.
And how dare you just throw out those blanket accusations (you lilly-livered poofta ha)
Burning forests is big business, not 'peasants nudging along on their knees for a daily cup of rice'.
It doesn't 'inconvenience 'us'. It kills people, year in year out. You know the elderly and poor.
Don't broad-brush your life/left wing/CA- guilt onto others. I don't have air-con, but open windows (but I expect you have air-con to make such a comment)*


Commie apologist hogwash!



* I'll send you a pic of all the sh&t and smuts on my wife's Apple, from a few days near an open window. Fetid.


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Although the bit at the end about the laptop might be your counter-troll, and you just got me :p

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 6:49 pm

JR8 wrote:
Hannieroo wrote:I agree it's worrying and unpleasant but "my iPad got dirty" is a bit first world problem.


My wife's Apple, I don't use it, I don't like it, I don't like Apple [I just got to pay for it hehehe...].

Fact is I leave a window open, everything gets covered in soot and dust.

This didn't happen last month in 'the civilised west'.


Eh, it always happens over here. Wife gets pissed and never lets me open the windows which defeats the purpose of living by the water to me. We have marble floors and after a day there will be a layer of soot.

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Postby Hannieroo » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 7:21 pm

Truth. It is dusty for such a damp place.

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 7:30 pm

Hannieroo wrote:Truth. It is dusty for such a damp place.


The dust will quickly turn to grime with the moisture.

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Postby movingtospore » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 8:08 pm

It is not OK, by any standards. But, those of us in developed countries need to take some responsibility...more than likely these fires are started to clear land for palm oil plantations selling to MNCs.

In the meantime...time to flee unless this improves soon.

Another question. Do you all believe the PSI readings? Or at least the level they are associated with. In terms of actually breathing the air I would say moderate=awful and unhealthy = time to buy a ticket out of Sing for a few weeks. I can't even imagine what "very unhealthy" must be like (tho' an average day in Beijing from all accounts). I know Sing uses a relatively standard index...but it seems to me to be too weak on the warning levels?


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