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Postby beppi » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 6:27 pm

I usually work on commission basis.

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 6:38 pm

Oh dear. There is a pretty good DIY shop on the ground floor and there is Jason’s on the same floor too. Nothing better of this kind in Vivo.

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Postby beppi » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 7:24 pm

What do you mean by DO IT YOURSELF SHOP in this context!?!

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Postby chris_pilgrim » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 7:36 pm

tish tosh guys! [-X
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Postby nakatago » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 7:40 pm

beppi wrote:What do you mean by DO IT YOURSELF SHOP in this context!?!


I don't think it's to take Mary Palmer out on a date.....

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 8:31 pm

Plugs, sockets, extenders, all Spring safety approved.

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Also pliers and door knobs.
I would be more concerned about the Jason's part.

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Postby ohmz52 » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 9:57 pm

I'll probably be in a similar state when I move there next month.

I'm in London now and I've never lived alone in my life let alone in another country!
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Postby nutnut » Sat, 11 Jan 2014 1:38 pm

Vivo has the lifeless Singapore Mall feel - I hate it! If you want to go to a mall that has more character, get yourself into one of the old malls like Far East Plaza or Orchard Plaza or Katong Mall or similar, amongst the maid agencies, tailers and massage/beauty places, there tends to be some great shops. For instance, one of the best tool shops in Singapore is in Orchard Plaza.

Another 'great' place to walk around is Toa Payoh, it's the heartlands and has a lot of 'character'.

failing that, there are numerous parks around the country to wonder and plenty of places that are very hobby friendly, if you have a hobby?

Forget seeing decent live sport though, there is not much of that.
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Postby x9200 » Sat, 11 Jan 2014 2:33 pm

There is a mall at Harbourfront Center connected to Vivo and it is pretty close to the old style malls.

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Postby nutnut » Sat, 11 Jan 2014 3:40 pm

Yes, you are right, although a lot of the space in there is taken up by the ferry terminal.
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Postby chris_pilgrim » Sun, 12 Jan 2014 8:58 am

i do my groceries at Giant @ Vivomart and i love to take my afternoon tea at ToastBox at Harbourfront Centre which overlooks the waterfront :)

i haven't visited the heartlands of sg yet. are those places accessible via the MRTs?
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Postby Tanuki » Sun, 12 Jan 2014 10:39 am

chris_pilgrim wrote:i do my groceries at Giant @ Vivomart and i love to take my afternoon tea at ToastBox at Harbourfront Centre which overlooks the waterfront :)

i haven't visited the heartlands of sg yet. are those places accessible via the MRTs?

Try using a bus instead. You get to see more that way. :o

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Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 12 Jan 2014 2:15 pm

chris_pilgrim wrote:i haven't visited the heartlands of sg yet. are those places accessible via the MRTs?


Lol, yes. Take the MRT to any of the following (or many more!) places and just go outside and walk around:

Toa Payoh, Ang Mo Kio, Yishun, Bishan, Bedok, Tampines, Sengkang, Punggol, Jurong East or West, etc...

Be sure to make a note of which one you're visiting, because after the second or third you'll get confused and may forget where you are. They all look mostly the same.

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Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 12 Jan 2014 2:18 pm

the lynx wrote:Yes Yuna.


Hah, I knew I recognized that avatar!

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Postby chris_pilgrim » Sun, 12 Jan 2014 4:08 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
the lynx wrote:Yes Yuna.


Hah, I knew I recognized that avatar!


haha .. guilty as charged ;)

i took a bus from Harbourfront to Bukit Merah Central just now.
the place is pretty rustic and the hawker food is cheap n lovely :)
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