Archive for August 2009

Help SCDF name the new Fire Fighting and Rescue Vehicle

I’m always worried when someone comes up with contest to name something. We Singaporeans are the “most creative” people when it comes to naming contest. Some of the winning “creative names” from naming contest includes:

The Budget Terminal named as “Budget Terminal”
The Bukit Panjang LRT named as “Bukit Panjang LRT”
Marina Bay named as “Marina Bay”

So when I heard that the SCDF is having a naming contest for its new Fire Fighting and Rescue Vehicle, I begin to worry. Honestly speaking, I’m afraid someone will name this as “Fire Fighting and Rescue Vehicle” or Red Rhino 2. (OK, maybe Red Rhino 2 isn’t that bad, but just boring)

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Anyway, the closing date for the contest is 31 Aug 2009. Winning entry will receive $1000 and there are also 10 consolation prizes of $200 each. You can submit your entry here.

If you are taking part, PLEASE give it a proper name. I’ll definitely curse and swear at the person who submit “Fire Fighting and Rescue Vehicle” and win.

The Man Who Walked Around the World

An interesting short film about the history of Johnnie Walker.

nicole in da hse of dk’s blog

Howdy folks!

As you all may know, am not a new guest blogger on DK’s blog. Did guest blogging here before, thus I believe, not much introduction to begin with.

But for the sake of introduction, I shall write a little more here. Blogs at nicole.sg (plug!) as well as part of Tech65

First, a big thank you to DK, for the opportunity to mess up his blog guest blog here. While he is in reservist, the guest bloggers are here to play. :P

I am still trying to find my groove in blogging once again, as I feel I am lagging behind in blogging on my own site. LOL. All is well, and doing what I love would be the most satisfying experience.

Alrightey, I shall take my leave here, and let the rest of the guest bloggers intro themselves too! :)

I shall go enjoy my well deserved break first. Fret not, will be back. :)
Nicole

Service to the nation

I’ll be going back to camp for reservist for the next 2 weeks (plus a bit) and will be “released” on 5 Sept. Which explains why I got my friends to help guest blog and also the camouflage blog header. (Which is the same that I used last year)

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This year, I’ll be wearing the new number 4 uniform. The new pixel camouflage uniform. I know I said this many times, but I really hate the new uniform. Looks damn ugly lah. I know they are supposed to make us more camouflaged outfield. But is camouflage still relevant in modern warfare? I wonder.

PS: Don’t tell me to change my blog header to pixel camouflage. I still prefer the old camouflage, just like I still prefer M16. Me old soldier lah. Resistant to changes.

And hor, KNN lor. Last year we were told to sew the division and vocation badges on our old uniform, then this year change new uniform. Waste my money and time.

I miss my old ga-rang number 4. The one that company me chiong countless hills when I was still a NSF.

This ICT will be the toughest ever for my whole reservist cycle. Basically, we will be put on the test to see how well we perform. Hope we perform well and break some records along the way.

Training to be soldiers,
Fight for our land,
Once in our lives,
Two years of our time.

Have you ever wondered,
Why we must serve,
Because we love our land
And we want it to be free YAH!

The 8 guest bloggers

I’m going for Reservist again tomorrow. I know, you must be wondering why I so much reservist one. I also don’t know leh. So happen that my reservist unit very the on, every year sure recall back without fail. Which is good lah. I will finish my reservist cycle faster so that I don’t need to worry that I cannot fulfill my obligations to the country due to age.

I will schedule some blog entries while I’m away. On top of that, I’ve also invited some of my friends to help guest blog while I’m away. And judging from the guest blogging last year, its going to be fun. Too bad I have limited internet access.

Anyway, the 8 guest bloggers are:

CobaltPaladin
Dottie
Jacelyn
Neo
Nicole
Poisonvine
Ridzuan
Sheryo

I will leave the introduction to them. Have fun everyone.