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Characteristic, behaviour and thinking of a typical Singaporean. Learn about culture of Singapore.

Characteristic, behaviour and thinking of a typical Singaporean. Learn about culture of Singapore.

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  • # 1: Sign of a Singaporean There's nothing wrong with putting chili sauce on everything you eat.
  • # 2: Sign of a Singaporean Wait for instructions from people in authority before doing anything. Always.
  • # 3: Sign of a Singaporean A good night out means having dinner at a hawker Centre and then going to another hawker centre and eating again.
  • # 4: Sign of a Singaporean It is a no-no to criticise your boss or people in higher positions even if they're wrong.
  • # 5: Sign of a Singaporean Buys a $20 product (that he don't need) for $10 just to save the money.
  • # 6: Sign of a Singaporean It's okay to have only one meaningful choice on a ballot.
  • # 7: Sign of a Singaporean Every task you take on and every group you form is incomplete without a mission statement and a cheesy slogan
  • # 8: Sign of a Singaporean Most or all of these acronyms make sense to you: NUS; NTU; ERP; SDU; PAP; MRT; LKY; GCT; PRC; TIBS; SBS; SMS; JB; JBJ; AMK; AYE; PIE; ECP; ISD; ISA; 5 C's; CPF; CHIJMES; SPG; CWO.
  • # 9: Sign of a Singaporean You think that nothing makes a person more attractive than to dress exactly like thousands of other girls and guys who dress exactly like girls and guys in the malls.
  • # 10: Sign of a Singaporean $100,000 is a reasonable price for a Toyota Corolla and $1 million is a reasonable price for a bungalow, but $5 for a plate of fried noodles is a barbarous outrage.
  • # 11: Sign of a Singaporean You justify every argument with the phrase "in order for us to be competitive in the 21st century".
  • # 12: Sign of a Singaporean Everything should be "topped up"
  • # 13: Sign of a Singaporean Western food is incomplete without baked beans.
  • # 14: Sign of a Singaporean You see nothing unusual about an organization of trade unions spending more time owning and operating supermarkets, drugstores, amusement parks, and financial services outlets than planning the next strike.
  • # 15: Sign of a Singaporean Durian and belachan no longer stink to you.
  • # 16: Sign of a Singaporean You're not confused by a street naming system that locates streets like Clementi Road, Clementi Street, Clementi Crescent, Clementi Lane, Clementi Drive, Clementi Way, and Clementi Avenues 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 all within walking distance of each other.
  • # 17: Sign of a Singaporean You get irritated if you don't see a sign telling you how long your wait's going to be for a bus, a train, or the expressway to take you where you want to go.
  • # 18: Sign of a Singaporean You think that no vegetable should ever be eaten raw for any reason. Except for cucumbers.
  • # 19: Sign of a Singaporean You forgot what chewing gum tastes like.
  • # 20: Sign of a Singaporean You say "handphone", not "cellphone" And you think there's no such thing as a handphone that's too thin.
  • # 21: Sign of a Singaporean You're not bothered by the fact that government cares whether you know how to use a toilet or urinal correctly.
  • # 22: Sign of a Singaporean You're sure that the best way to change social behaviour is through consistent and comprehensive government- sponsored campaigns that permeate as many aspects of daily life as possible. And when they don't work, you never speak of them again.
  • # 23: Sign of a Singaporean You've become a fan of either Arsenal, Man. U., or Liverpool. None of the team is from Singapore.
  • # 24: Sign of a Singaporean You think a bus is incomplete without a TV.
  • CTE or CITY I always get puzzled..when the taxi driver says....we go by city??.... i always wonder what he's talking about. This whole country is a city so you mean theres a province????????? Um... just in case you really didn't understand, he's saying CTE (see tee ee), aka the Central Expressway
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