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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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Chappie was lovely. I have now forgiven Blomkamp for Elysium after this. I've never felt this much for a robot. It was closer to District 9's spirit and the movie impressed with its heart. The action and CG was great... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at mrbrown.com
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[Photo by Dominic Leong] Two MRT breakdo... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at mrbrown.com
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Chow turtle. Even the last few After-5pm-free-parking also take away. You thought the Gahmen give you Road Tax rebate, they won't take something else away ah? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at mrbrown.com
YouTube link: http://mrbrwn.co/1JY1V1B K... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at mrbrown.com
YouTube link: http://youtu.be/LV830oSGB7... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Continuing the time-honoured tradition of school shoe painting. It's the fourth day of Chinese New Year but tomorrow is a school day and there are chores to be done. I wonder if they know the chalk trick when you need... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Every year, my family gathers for the Reunion Dinner on the eve of Chinese New Year. It is a rowdy affair, filled with food, drink and laughter. Ma cooks up a storm each time, and we all tuck in. Back... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at mrbrown.com
Fuji rules! Haha!
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Look. I've read 50 Shades of Grey three times and I still don't see what's so steamy about it. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at mrbrown.com
Im very pro at looking at things one. LOL
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2015 on Samsung SEA Forum 2015, Bangkok at mrbrown.com
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It's been a few years since my last Bangkok trip but here I am, surrounded by Samsung's latest offerings, at their SEA Forum held in the city of angels (and traffic jams). The TV above is the new 88-inch JS9500... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Not the best banner ad placement, guys. Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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In the Oddly-Specific and Simisai-Also-Got-Sell China Spam Email Dept today… Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Lovely way to end Friday. Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Project Almanac was a decent enough time travel yarn as long as you can take: A) super shaky cam B) major Microsoft product placement. I mean, really? Kids all use Microsoft Surface tablets, Lumia phones and build time machines out... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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America has American Sniper. Singapore has… Singaporean Sniper. One shot, one summon. You are dead, you just don't know it yet. [Image used with permission, by @VinnieMah, who teaches guitar at Vinnie Classroom: FB link, YouTube link.] Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Seen at Fairprice: What my kids say to me a lot. I couldn't stay very long at the supermarket though. I was being Dong Dong Dong Chianged out of my freakin' mind there. So I bought my groceries quickly and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at mrbrown.com
I believe it is $85. You can check it out athttps://www.facebook.com/drewandbarry
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When I was growing up, my parents set up a POSB Savings Account for my brothers and me. We deposited our Chinese New Year ang pows into the account every year (well, in the early years, I think it was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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Gahmen offers hotel package for you to have sex and make kids. Excuse me, a hotel package for you to "romance your spouse". Hey, who knows, if you work hard, can still make an SG50 baby. #SimisaiAlsoSG50 So er, if... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at mrbrown.com
Thank you! I don’t know if the button is large or small though. The X100T is so lovely to use.
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Arabic, I believe. brown
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2015 on A simple phone for the kids at mrbrown.com
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In view of the upcoming law that bans public consumption of alcohol from 10.30pm to 7am islandwide, I suggest we all start drinking during office hours. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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The kids have been bugging me for a better phone (the son uses a Nokia cameraless Stupid, sorry, Feature Phone, and the youngest daughter has no phone at all). So I decided it was time for an upgrade. This Nokia... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at mrbrown.com
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The sunset yesterday was particularly lovely and I managed to capture it with my Fuji X100T. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at mrbrown.com