Tag Archives: Chope

SELFISH TO CHOPE EXTRA SEATS, NEA PLS MAKE CHOPE-ING ILLEGAL

Our reader complained about 3 women who choped 3 extra seats at the hawker centre using long umbrellas. As it was lunchtime, our reader had difficulties finding seats and was irritated that they were taking up so many seats. The reader suggested for NEA to make it illegal to chope seats with objects as it is very inconsiderate to other people.

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IMPOSE FINE ON THOSE WHO CHOPE TABLES, NO TISSUE OR UMBRELLAS PLEASE!

A forummer suggested to impose a fine on those who chope tables! He thinks people should not claim the whole table for themselves especially if they are only part of a small group. He said those who do so should pay a fine of about $1,000. He disagreed with those who use tissue packets, umbrellas or their staff pass to chope tables as he thinks someone should be physically there to reserve seats. He said hawker centres can put up signs to warn people that there will be a fine. While he knows this is not exactly the best way to change people's behaviour, he thinks imposing a fine is the most immediate and effective method. Do you think this is a fine idea?

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NETIZEN SAYS RESERVING SEATS WITH TISSUE PAPER IS WRONG

A netizen, Davi Beschizza, has shared her views about the Singapore culture of reserving seats in crowded eating places using objects such as tissue papers. According to Davi, she encountered a young man seated at a hawker centre waiting for 6 of his companions to order their food.

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MOTHER USED TODDLER SON TO “CHOPE” PARKING SPACE DURING PEAK HOUR

Media reported that a woman made her toddler son sit on a vacant parking slot to chope the space for her car. This happened at Jalan Kuchai Lama (Kuala Lumpur) during the peak hour where parking lots were scarce. The driver instructed her son to sit on the ground to save the lot while she took 20 minutes to shift her car from another place further away. When passersby checked on the kid thinking he was lost or in distress, he revealed to them he was ordered to sit there and chope the lot for his mother.

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