Month: March 2006

Question 24

I’ve been told I don’t answer questions. Not by keeping silent, but by saying something totally unrelated (and infuriating). Exempli Gratia: Q: What is your favourite colour? A: OK. I’ve just realised my overwhelming tendency to do this qualifies me for a job at one of our nation’s finest corporations. You know? The one that had (yes, past tense probably correct) an employee who attached the wrong file to an outgoing email to the press? The document at issue (via tomorrow.sg) contains questions which were meant to train executives how to handle the press when questioned as regards the purchase of Standard Chartered stock. I give you question 24 and the answer given: Q: How is Temasek funding this investment? A: We have the necessary funding for this investment. I am sending in my CV tomorrow. If you’re also of the same ilk, and would like to see if you qualify, all you need to do is answer questions like this commenter did on one of mrbrown’s blog entries: Link. Technorati Tags: leaked email attachment, …

Climate of fear no more!

miyagi.sg – for answers to all the questions you were afraid to ask So there’s a couple in Singapore who want to spice up their sex life by supplementing it with some equipment, and what do they do? Google the question, ‘are we allowed to buy sex toy’. Allow Mr Miyagi to inform all and sundry that the answer is a resounding ‘yes‘! Also, just last weekend, I was chuffed to see at a pharmacist’s that there was chewing gum to be bought. I had heard that we could buy gum now that the ban’s been partially lifted, and so, eagerly bought two packs after registering myself at the pharmacy as a gum user, leaving my name, NRIC No., and the type of chewing gum I was intending to use. (It was the tooth whitening type – purely for pharmaceutical use). There you have it, people! You can buy sex toys and chew gum! And with the Progress Package notification I received in the mail the other day, you could say I am one happy …

TODAY: Vigilante justice, blogger-style

Have computer will condemn – poor car parkers be warned YOU’RE looking for a parking space at Suntec City and there it is — a red Subaru parked across two lots. Makes your blood boil, doesn’t it? Now, you can take a picture of the offending car and send it to Parking Idiots in Singapore (parkingidiots.blogspot.com), a blog inspired by the American website, Parking Idiots (www.parkingidiots.com), where the tagline reads: “Your parking is our amusement.” Not merely for amusement, the Singapore edition of Parking Idiots contains photographs of cars parked illegally or just without consideration for other car park users. Read more at TODAYonline: [pdf][text] Technorati Tags: singapore, TODAY Tweet