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    CCB to go private

    The only CB I know: www.cb.sg
  2. It popped up on Google Discover or something. Yeah, all along, I was thinking that ladies' night is a bit discriminatory. But, it's ok, guys chase girls, and if a club has no girls, then it will be sausage fest. 😂 That said, in Singapore (don't say other countries), there's benefit to both sides. Gals don't need to serve NS, and in a marriage, they get covered by Woman's Charter, which is somewhat anti guy nowadays (considering that when it was written, ladies needed protection in the case of a divorce because they mostly didn't work) that both parties are usually working. And that I feel some of our laws are still antiquated, especially in the sexual harassment against guys portion. Guys.. We get the privilege of serving NS... Hahahaha
  3. Grace Hopper is a legend! Well, the other examples are good too, though, I didn't really know until your post. The one thing you've raised, and that resonates with me is the different "categories" of sports and tournaments. Men and women have never been physical equals, and having a woman's league for everything (non physical) also serves to show that there's a disparity amongst the genders. I do get annoyed when some feminist would claim that we're equals, and yet, they wouldn't advocate for the removal of woman's categories. Not entirely related to this thread: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/vegan-cafe-man-tax-close-handsome-her-melbourne-australia-a8885711.html A cafe run by feminist, with an 18% "man tax" closes down. And they partially blame the "fragile masculinity is and solidified the necessity for us to confront and dismantle patriarchy". Anyway, man and woman, in our lifetime at least, will never be biologically equal. There's things that the ladies can do way better than guys, and things that guys do better than gals. We'll just have to accept nature as it is.
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    DFS Retrenchment

    You mean... you mean.. the National Trades Union Congress is just in name only? I'd never! Next you'll be telling me that GST helps the lower income.. Or that I only need small space for sex.. The last one definitely cannot.. I'm fat
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    Hdb income ceiling revised 2019

    But with higher grants (and higher income ceilings) this would also mean that ECs can be sold at a higher price, which in turn, produces more profit for the developers. Well, not just ECs, but even the BTOs at GSW as unveiled by our PM recently. So, prices go up, but, the government would also be able to say that they're helping the lower income by giving more grants. =X
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    The SIAN has arrived!?!?

    Honestly, looks too much like the vent-door model, with a body kit that's not even all that appealing.. My heart still pines for the Sesto Elemento / Performante
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    Will this project cause a strain on the economy

    The title of this thread is clickbait-ish, that's why I gave you the 1 dislike point. My name was there when I awarded the dislike, I put it twice, once when I clicked it on the button, and another in the message itself. Examples of clickbait titles: - 5 simple ways people have gotten rich, and you wouldn't believe #4! - Doing this simple thing will help you lose weight fast! - Will this project cause a strain on the economy You see, the title of your thread is clickbait-ish, and that's why I awarded the dislike point. It's just 1 point, if you see correctly. Points also cannot eat or exchange for petrol voucher. It's just a way to upvote or downvote certain posts, at least in this forum. As to why the title can be considered clickbait: 1. Words like "this", "that" incite a feeling of curiousity 2. MCF is a local forum, and as such, reference to "the economy" would imply our local economy. However, the news is of India. 3. Emotional words like "cause a strain", in conjunction with #2, would imply that it may be a local issue. Thus, I would consider your title a clickbait title, and have given you 1 dislike point.
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    Yay or Nay to latest Majulah Singapura's rendition?

    Personally, not a fan of this rendition of our national anthem, but I disagree with the name calling / racist stuff. Then again, hwz / edmw has a different crowd from mcf. I would say that hwz / edmw is a cesspool of the worst of Singaporeans, and it seems loosely, if at all moderated. It's the same type of comments you see on ST's FB page, etc..
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    Largest FairPrice Xtra hypermarket opens at VivoCity

    I went there a few days ago! It's really damn big, and, if you spend more than $10 at the dine in area (get some sushi etc), you get a free ice cream!
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    Is your worth just based on that “like”?

    Please like my post [smash]
  11. Schooling did it, without much support from our government. After he won, everyone rushed in to bask in his glory. So yeah, I agree with you, Schooling is the gold medalist, and the country he's from is Singapore. He won the medal, so what if he didn't win another? Most people will not even get anywhere near competing in the Olympics, let alone win a gold medal. Whatever he does, I'm just glad he won it, and put Singapore on the map as having a gold medal (finally). That said, I see his Supra video, a bit... hmm~ haha
  12. Best way to get away from your MIL, eh?
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    SE from across the causeway

    I thought is cross causeway pump petrol only? Now got other pumps? Haha, thanks TS, brighten my workday..
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    BMW car subscription

    There's no buying of hookers, all hookers are on a rental basis only ah. Haha.. I would go for the new Z4 if they had, but maybe for just a few months. No need pay insurance I think, road tax also. Plus, if it's new / new-ish cars, buy and use for a while, depre would be quite high too.