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Re: make use of the rare opportunity :)

Postby nakatago » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 7:32 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
ashitawa1983 wrote:There are many things to do ??? like learning a new language learn new culture, you are in a new country so take advantage of it make international friends to be even more open minded? I think as long as you are sociable and actively making friends tons of new ideas will pop up for you :)


You've never been to Singapore, have you?


Posting from Singapore IP. I'm waiting for a possible Mjolnir-worthy post.

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Postby PNGMK » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 7:41 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:For volunteer activities, I highly recommend FOM (Friends of the Museum): http://www.fom.sg/ and aidha... http://www.aidha.org/


Focus on the Family is also good.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:28 pm

PNGMK wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:For volunteer activities, I highly recommend FOM (Friends of the Museum): http://www.fom.sg/ and aidha... http://www.aidha.org/


Focus on the Family is also good.


Focus on the Family is a biblically based, anti-abortion, anti-contraception, abstinence based sex ed, anti-gay, man is the head of the household, rather backwards organization.

With such links as "God's Design for Marriage" and "Understanding Your Husband's Sexual Needs", you can bet you'll get family advice straight out of the 19th century.

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Postby PNGMK » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:36 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
PNGMK wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:For volunteer activities, I highly recommend FOM (Friends of the Museum): http://www.fom.sg/ and aidha... http://www.aidha.org/


Focus on the Family is also good.


Focus on the Family is a biblically based, anti-abortion, anti-contraception, abstinence based sex ed, anti-gay, man is the head of the household, rather backwards organization.

With such links as "God's Design for Marriage" and "Understanding Your Husband's Sexual Needs", you can bet you'll get family advice straight out of the 19th century.


Sure... but some people (women included) prefer to live that way. The charity work they're involved in seems pretty harmless.

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 20 Sep 2013 8:51 am

For me focus on family simply means to spend more time with children (for example) who are often neglected if both parents have full time jobs. If the single income is sufficient and one wants to do this (yes, there are some who do it willingly and are happy this way) then why not? If done properly it's a job much harder then many other.

But I am not sure if OP has any children. Without it would be not that much meaningful.

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Re: make use of the rare opportunity :)

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 06 Nov 2013 5:03 pm

nakatago wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
ashitawa1983 wrote:There are many things to do ??? like learning a new language learn new culture, you are in a new country so take advantage of it make international friends to be even more open minded? I think as long as you are sociable and actively making friends tons of new ideas will pop up for you :)


You've never been to Singapore, have you?


Posting from Singapore IP. I'm waiting for a possible Mjolnir-worthy post.


She just made it in another post and it got whacked. Waiting to see if she does it again, then, permanent whack. :cool:

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Postby Dert42 » Thu, 07 Nov 2013 9:54 am

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I laughed.

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Postby livingontheedge » Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:37 pm

Maybe its time to plan a family - free time to take care of a new born

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Re: make use of the rare opportunity :)

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:47 pm

nakatago wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
ashitawa1983 wrote:There are many things to do ??? like learning a new language learn new culture, you are in a new country so take advantage of it make international friends to be even more open minded? I think as long as you are sociable and actively making friends tons of new ideas will pop up for you :)


You've never been to Singapore, have you?


Posting from Singapore IP. I'm waiting for a possible Mjolnir-worthy post.


Nak, this one's for you!

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Re: make use of the rare opportunity :)

Postby nakatago » Thu, 07 Nov 2013 1:47 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
nakatago wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
ashitawa1983 wrote:There are many things to do ??? like learning a new language learn new culture, you are in a new country so take advantage of it make international friends to be even more open minded? I think as long as you are sociable and actively making friends tons of new ideas will pop up for you :)


You've never been to Singapore, have you?


Posting from Singapore IP. I'm waiting for a possible Mjolnir-worthy post.


Nak, this one's for you!

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Yeah, I watch that channel regularly. He made a space sword too--out of real meteorites and the blade looked real nice, like Damascus steel but from space.

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Postby livingontheedge » Fri, 08 Nov 2013 7:48 pm

If you can consider "pro-bono" you can offer your technical skills to various Non-for-profit organistions. I do pro-bono for a couple firms that offer professional services to charities in SIngapore.

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Postby Travailes » Wed, 13 Nov 2013 1:26 am

Ashley Madison ……………

Oh wait - they just banned that one :D
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Postby JR8 » Wed, 13 Nov 2013 9:27 am

Hey Travailes... your tag-line is a real downer man.

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Postby PNGMK » Wed, 13 Nov 2013 9:34 am

Travailes wrote:Ashley Madison ……………

Oh wait - they just banned that one :D


Funny thing but every time I see her post title I have similar dirty thoughts... Sorry OP.

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Postby Mi Amigo » Thu, 14 Nov 2013 5:16 pm

I think the OP was scared away a long time ago. :-|
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