goddamn @ Singapore's anti-pot laws

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  1. surferboy

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    holy hell. that's a bit extreme, yah?


    EDIT: i spelled singapore wrong. my bad!
     
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    I am thinking I will just become a drunk
    I love my weed but can't seem to have it here either.
    I do not like to drink or other drugs but i do love my weed
     
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    I'm not a fan of legalizing marijuana in the US; but that is unusually harsh! Surely they have bigger problems in Singapore than people smoking pot? :cool:
     
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    I think chewing gum is also illegal. Penatly: public humiliation and community service
     
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    chewing gum in public is also illegal. it's like someone sucked the fun out of the person who made up singapore's laws. maybe he was deprived of a lot of things a kid?
     
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    I've heard it's also illegal not to flush a public toilet if you've pissed in it.
     
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    I've been there.
    That is absolutely the most immaculate city on the planet.......
    It actually IS the image of the UTOPIAN looking city that you see in sci-fi movies.
    It has got alot of charms too.
    A Singapore sling at the Raffles Hotel is a really cool thing to check off your 100 things to do before you die list.
    World Class Cuisine too. A real mixture of ASIAN/INDIAN fusion in that city. Some of the finest Curried dishes that i have ever had.
    Staggering Electronics markets too.
    Very elegant Bhuddist temples to visit also.

    There is a seamy underbelly there too. I've seen it.
    Boogie STREET is sort of the BOURBON st. of the Orient. Great place to kick back with Friends and have a few drinks at one of the many outdoor Cafe style drinking eating establishments. I saw some of the truly largest rats on the planet, scattering away when i drunkenly went behind the establishment to use the most abysmal toilet you ever saw. These rats could have starred in a horror movie.

    And then there is the HORROR show just outside of town known as DESKER rd.
    A Very old charnel house of prostitution and vice. Litterally a stroll through old Bazthazar. The Mythical Whore of Babylon is still plying her trade there in various holes in the walls that reak of every single Deadly sin and disease to have plauged mankind since Sodom and Gommorah. I shit you not. I have seen actuall Lepers on that road begging for coins.
    You can get into pretty much any cab there and ask the cabbie to take you to a 'Skivvie' house.
    He will ask you what's your kink,How much you wanna spend...etc...
    and get you right where you need to go.

    I went that route back in 82 with some Navy Buds whilst in port.
    When we got there,we had our choice of some of the most breath-takingly beutifull woman you ever saw. For a hand-some price though:biggrin1:.
    Very fine woman with mixed bloodlines of French indo china and some British empire amalgamation. SWEET.
    For you Trannie folks...i understand that Singapore is one of the places in the world where that is an art.
    But about the POT....yep, in all the countries that i have visited...that is one country that i have always been acutely aware of the drug laws.
    Party{Illicitly}elsewhere, upon peril of your life.
     
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    I totally agree with Pym Singapore is an immaculate place, the people cannot do enough for you. Yes the penalties are harsh, but if that what it is what it takes to have city with virtually no crime,without Graffiti everyywhere, then so be it.

    You go on a train again spotlessly clean any seat occupied by a teenager or young adult, is automatically vacated, without prompt or hesitation for any adult older than them. You see lots of very polite, well mannered teenages who will engage in conversation with you, unlike a high proportion the UK. You hear no swearing or verbal abuse, no rowdiness.

    Of all the cities I have been to I have never felt as welcome, respected and safe walking alone late at night.

    I also agree death is a very harsh penalty, but at the end of the day you know the rules, the choice is in your hands. The court system is far better in this country and is presented before three Judges, who decide whether the person is guilty or not. Not in this country (uk) Your fate is in the hands of the jury, in legal circles is referred to any twelve people stood at a bus stop. Even though they are instructed to leave al predudices behind, we all know that does not happen.

    If I have offended anyone by my remarks, opinions and comments I sincerely apologise now

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    damn it's just sweet leaf
     
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    OMG -- they're going to kill the next generation!!
     
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    According to my grandmother most people look like cows chewing cud when chewing gum. :tongue: Somehow I think looking like a cow is humiliation enough. :biggrin1:

    That's a good law. They should have it here. Have you ever been into the public restrooms at Target? :yuck:
     
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    i actually do agree with that one. but how exactly do you enforce it? are you on camera? is there a cop watching over your shoulder?

    the city may be immaculate, but at what cost? now, i'm gonna say straight up that i don't know da alws, yah? i have no problem admitting that. however, to me, it seems like they give up so much for have this immaculate city
     
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    BBiWY
     
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    I'm Singaporean and having mostly grown up here , so I can attest that it's hellishly BORING and STERILE - we ranked like 3rd from the bottom of the Durex Sex List ( quality and quantity ) not too long ago - pathetic!
     
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    The man who invented Singapore is one Sir Stamford Raffles. Sir Stamford was known for his sense of humor and gracious entertaining, not his humanistic policies. Singapore is not a democracy as we know it. It's one of the peculiar establishments of Asia known as a benevolent dictatorship. The people have many liberties and rights, just not any which may disrupt society in general. Singapore is well known for its public propriety laws which may seem Draconian to us, but which many Singaporeans support. Compared to some of her neighbors, Singapore is actually rather progressive. Their standard of living is one of the highest in Asia and despite the country being geographically very small, Singaporeans tend to be rather cosmopolitan. Because of their multiple cultural influences, they certainly do enjoy some of the best cuisine in Asia.
     
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    LMAO at the durex sex list thing!!

    Yes Surf I agree that is incredibly harsh isn't it!!??

    I myself don't smoke 'the reefer' but I think quite a few people I know would have a bit of trouble adjusting to such extremes!!

    They mite even put their spliffs down long enuff to go out and protest!! :wink:

     
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    singaproean here. im with the strict anti drug law here. Tough it may be but it makes my country a detterent for drug pusher.
     
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