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mrbrown
Singapore
Father of 3, Blogfather of Singapore, satirist, writer, traveler, podcaster & boss of new media company. Loves gadgets, film cameras & bicycle commuting.
Interests: anime, xbox, japanese robot toys, iphone, gba and pc gaming, writing about my country, playing with my daughters, faith and joy, and my son isaac, cycling, lord of the rings movies, mobile phones, apple macintoshes, ps3.
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Sometimes I wonder what Faith is thinking when she looks out the window. What I would give to spend a day in my autistic daughter's mind. Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at mrbrown.com
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"Come over for a simple dinner lah," said Mom, on Monday night, a public holiday. This is my mother's idea of Simple Dinner. Gotta love it. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at mrbrown.com
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Some months ago, my son volunteered me to be a parent volunteer for one of his school outings. When I say he volunteered me, it means I only found out I was to be a parent volunteer after he told... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at mrbrown.com
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For sale: doorway chin-up bar. Used once only. Owner just bought to train for IPPT. [via Ben Looi] In other news, you need to do 60 push-ups in one minute to get the maximum 25 points in the new IPPT.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at mrbrown.com
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Mindef announces new Pioneer IPPT Generation Package for MR-ed Reservists who did the 5-Station IPPT their whole lives, instead of the new 3-Station IPPT. "We didn't want them to feel tulan," said a spokesman. Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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The Minster of Defence has announced that NS IPPT will be reduced to 2.4km run, push-ups and sit-ups. Now Lao Peng can say, "In MY time, IPPT was FIVE stations, ok? 2.4km, sit-ups, chin-ups, shuttle run and standing broad jump!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at mrbrown.com
YouTube link: http://youtu.be/HKMNKS-9ugY We made it to John Oliver's show! Yay! Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at mrbrown.com
YouTube link: http://mrbrwn.co/1wkXlOF More World Cup stories from Andy and friends. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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Seems that the NCPG updated the banner at their website almost immediately after Germany won the 2014 World Cup. To which the internet replied, "Quick, Andy! Tell us which team your dad is betting on next!" Also, if you didn't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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And so we have come to the end of the World Cup and Germany beat Argentina at the finals with one goal by Götze, the super Sub, in the final moments of extra time. The first time a European team... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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Good on them, allowing the kids to come in later because of World Cup. In other news, the World's Saddest Fan from Brazil has a larger story behind him. The elderly Brazilian gentleman, somewhat of an icon in Brazil, who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at mrbrown.com
YouTube link: http://mrbrwn.co/1xQSBD6 The National Council for Problem Gambling (NCPG) should have bet on England. Or change their name to National Council for Predicting Games. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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So I told the wife I was going to watch ... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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"There is surely no free lunch… The Government is committed to ensure the affordability of public transport fares. However, regular fare adjustments are still necessary to ensure the overall financial sustainability of the public transport system." says Lui Tuck Yew.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at mrbrown.com
Once upon a time, three navies responded to a pirate attack. The Singapore Navy said they arrived first. And then in brotherhood, solidarity and ASEAN cooperation with the Malaysian and Indonesian navies, who arrived later but were just as brave... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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When the road caved in near the intersection of Jalan Pudu and Jalan Imbi in KL, where tunneling was happening for the Pudu underpass project, the internets responded swiftly with a photoshop meme. Here are some of the interpretations of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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I helped an old man find his 6-year-old granddaughter yesterday. The K2 girl broke away from his grasp at the void deck, like she was playing hide and seek with him. An auntie found her at the bus stop and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at mrbrown.com
I know what you mean. Feels like less with this model, maybe its the flat cables.
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Along Jalan Sentosa. :)
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In Malaysia, the KL Monorail service from Hang Tuah station to Jalan Imbi was temporarily suspended "due to cracks on the ground near the rail system's pillar". That's a really big crack. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at mrbrown.com
Yes it is. Its so-so. But aircon in our room sucked and wifi is terribly slow.
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Now that school has reopened, and the holidays are over, I can finally get down to writing about the little holiday I took with the family in June. We didn't really plan anything so I just booked a stay in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at mrbrown.com
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One evening, Isaac took out a booklet of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at mrbrown.com