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Out of Stock Again?

When McClelland Tobacco Company decided to close shop – citing a totally farfetched reason that only retards will believe – pipe smokers rushed to buy up all available inventory. When they heard that Dunhill pipe tobacco will no longer be … Continue reading

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Singaporeans Abroad

Taiwan, March 23rd. Our driver dropped us at Jiufen, a historical enclave about 40km away from Taipei, and told us to phone when we are done and he will come pick us up and drive us back to Taipei. The … Continue reading

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Jerome Rodale

Jerome Rodale was the founder of a publishing empire dedicated to health. In 1971, talk-show host Dick Cavett invited Rodale onto his TV show after reading a New York Times Magazine article that called Rodale “the guru of the organic … Continue reading

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citi = Citibank Is Totally Idiotic

I have been a Citibank customer for nearly 30 years. Lately it has gone paperless, which is fine, but to access my account details online, I’ll first need to request for a PIN and then enter the PIN sent to … Continue reading

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A Scourge Invading Singapore

Electronic bicycles, e-scooters and personal mobility devices kill, get it?! Every other day we hear of accidents involving electronic bicycles, e-scooters and personal mobility devices. Yes, personal mobility devices – what a glamorous term for shitty little platforms on wheels … Continue reading

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Bare Essentials

Bare essentials? More like dire straits. Grab and Uber have drastically reduced the costs of my daily commute. It is now at a conservative estimate of S$30 daily, that is, if I am in Singapore every day. 30 bucks a … Continue reading

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Bullied? Fret Not!

Things have changed. Those days we were told never get into a stranger’s car and never meet anyone from the Internet. Today we use the Internet to summon strangers to our house so that we can ride in their cars! … Continue reading

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Endowment Insurance Plans

I don’t believe in paying for years into an endowment insurance plan only to benefit your descendants after you have died. Nobody should sit around all day waiting for their parents to croak so that they can inherit. Everyone should … Continue reading

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Jaan Restaurant Pisses the Shit out of Me

Have to take someone out for lunch today but am already feeling pissed. The restaurant is Jaan and since making the reservation, I must have received at least 4 email reminders as well as a reminder through SMS. Come on, … Continue reading

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What Drug is Thitinan Pongsudhirak high on?

In The Straits Times, October 14th, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Director, Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, claimed that “Myanmar’s moves against Rohingya a get-out campaign, not genocide.” According to the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention, the … Continue reading

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