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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 8:25 pm

movingtospore wrote: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?


Well, I think what the index measures does not directly correlate to personal discomfort. So the index is probably fine. For example, I've run around in Beijing and China on much worse days (I was there when it was literally 'too high to measure') and I could breathe much easier compared to here. My chance of lung cancer may be much greater, but it didn't smell nearly as bad as the smog we have this week.

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 9:44 pm

zzm9980 wrote:Although the bit at the end about the laptop might be your counter-troll, and you just got me :p




Yah I thought the end bit was ok too

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Postby Brah » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:05 am

And just below the surface, there it is.....

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Postby Siddhartha sapkota » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 1:31 am

It maybe health problem. consult with doctor as soon as possible.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 1:41 am

Siddhartha sapkota wrote:It maybe health problem. consult with doctor as soon as possible.


I'm going to put a TIC-TOC notice on this guy.

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 8:57 am

zzm9980 wrote: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.



This is true.

So when you take your 'High Floor Unit', you have to consider that you'll still keep the windows closed all day.



p.s. Just got our first 'high-floor roach' this morning.... yeugh!

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Postby QRM » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:20 am

JR8 wrote:


p.s. Just got our first 'high-floor roach' this morning.... yeugh!


LOL you are in trouble, based on Darwins theory, that guy will be one tough and smart sucker, he managed to evade all the traps, slippers, and bug spray on all the other floors to get to your unit. Should give him a medal. :lol:

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:21 am

JR8 wrote:p.s. Just got our first 'high-floor roach' this morning.... yeugh!


From the bin chute, I presume?

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:27 am

No, they don't have rubbish chutes inside the units (just out in the hall).


p.s. Well there goes a 1/3rd eaten $12 bag of M+S mini hot-cross buns :(


pps lol w/QRM :? :)

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Postby Sergei82 » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:34 am

JR8 wrote:p.s. Just got our first 'high-floor roach' this morning.... yeugh!

I found, they dun give damn which floor is that as soon as it is cosy enough inside. I'm on the 1st floor now, but roaches come not more often than when I lived on 13th floor before.

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Postby Sergei82 » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:37 am

Btw, woke up today in the morning, went down to the living room - I thought, somebody is burning shit outside the house. It appeared to be that my cat took a very smelly dump in her litter box in the corner. This smell combined with smoke from Indonesia gives unforgettable aroma to start the day with!

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:27 am

Sergei82 wrote:Btw, woke up today in the morning, went down to the living room - I thought, somebody is burning shit outside the house. It appeared to be that my cat took a very smelly dump in her litter box in the corner. This smell combined with smoke from Indonesia gives unforgettable aroma to start the day with!



You and my kitteh too ...

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Postby Barnsley » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:50 am

Good News ......... PSI index back above 100 :D
Life is short, paddle harder!!

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Postby Sergei82 » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:00 pm

Yeah, all Mrina Bay is in haze. I can't see a damn boat from One Raffles Quay building again.

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Postby Max Headroom » Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:16 pm

I see now why they call it Bukit Batok.


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