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101 Bad Habits during National Service (NS) in Singapore Part 2

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1. Stacking all your offs and leaves in hopes of getting one big fat holiday before ORD

2. Realising your CSM/OC doesn’t let you clear them at all

3. Resorts to using wisdom teeth as excuse to get the big fat holiday before ORD

4. Not Kiwi-ing your boots

5. When caught not Kiwi-ing your boots, mentions that you are a combatant

6. Or mentioning that you are a noncombatant if you are not one.

7. Stealing things from the expendable stores


8. Asking your CQ to dabao for you from camp during outfield

9. Asking your CQ to secretly bring icebox for you during outfield (yes it is common)

10. Storing can drinks in place of your magazines in your ilbv magazine pouches

11. Commanders resting in the restroom/annex room or whatever you call it during office hours

12. Commanders playing Xbox/PS4 in the restroom/annex room during office hours

13. Gets one-weekend duty and complain you have always been doing weekend duties

14. Going to the mess/tuck shop to buy fried food every single day when you have the cookhouse

15. And then spending the rest of your money going to Zouk and opening tables

16. Having only 50 cents in your bank account 2 days after payday

17. Asking your superiors for nights out every single day

18. Commander and men alike man-mode during outfield

19. Using army lingo around girls, turning them off

20. Talk endlessly about how much tougher your outfield was as compared to your friends

21. Compare which company is more lepak/xiong than the other

22. Talk about Army nonstop even till uni/work when you are in a group of serviceman and girls

23. Giving that unspoken acknowledgement to another guy if he’s wearing your formation shirt


24. Bringing in loads of coins/asking for free coins to buy drinks from vending machines

25. Scheduling your Medical Appointments (MAs) on a Friday afternoon

26. Wearing the same pair of socks for the whole week because “you didn’t sweat much” and then get foot rot.

27. Losing your personal equipment but don’t sound off until you are 100% completely sure it is lost and irretrievable because you are too late now

28. Testing how long you can not shave until your CSM says something

29. Testing how long your hair can grow until you sign 3

30. Commanders stalking your men’s girlfriends with other commanders

31. Saying OOC SUA or anything similar

32. Saying SIGN ON SUA or anything similar

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