/r/malaysia daily random discussion and quick questions thread for August 18, 2021.
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Cleaned and tidied up my workspace in the room. Rearranged few things here and there. My problem is my stuff are a lot and they are taking up a lot of space. I love my books and all these times I keep every book that I have purchased but it seems that I have to let them go. Where can I sell these books?
Carousell or Shopee, otherwise Facebook marketplace.
It’s a sign of burnout. I’m in the same boat.
Keep looking for things to distract myself from doing actual work.
Looking to improve myself with small steps. Starting with uninstalling games from my laptop and reducing sugar intake.
Cheer up, nothing much is going to change either way.
Just take things one thing at a time, set a small goal, and baby steps.
You may want to start doing small chores like tidying up your room, do laundry or something.
Or if you want to just sleep through the day, why not? No politics gonna stop you from doing that.
Sometimes the media makes too big a deal of it.
Job hunting right now can be easy or difficult depending on the kind of job you’re looking for.
Covid affected a lot of the Small Medium enterprises, but the large companies are still hiring.
I expect more jobs to be available in the upcoming few months as we get closer to recovery.
First time credit card application question: when bank requests for pay slip, do I need to redact irrelevant data such as EPF/SOCSO amount and account number, employee ID, YTD amounts etc? Most important is to show my monthly gross salary and salary breakdown right? Any advice please.
Just show everything, censoring, blurring, blocking, just hinders them from doing their job and you'll be wasting your time and their time.
Even if they can work with less information provided, it'll still probably be bad because the less they know about you, the less likely they'll give you a card, like they might just give you a very basic card and call it a day when you could push for a platinum card with higher credit limit or something.
I just shown them everything. Its not like they cant find those out if they want to. Later you censored sonething that they need to evaluate, and you have to resubmit again. But thats me la. Im not too protective of my own personal detail, especially toward banking facilities.
do they have covid in Afghanistan? just wondering
If only there's some sort of search engine we can use...
Dun have, the covid sked of terrorist
Covid is the last thing you care when your state was rapidly takeover by a terrorist.
It’s better to get covid 19 than see your daughters get raped and forced into marriage
Has anyone ever bought accounts like Google Drive/Gmail/Suite from shopee? My Drive got suspended out of the blue and I kinda saw it coming but I'm also low-key panicking for my work files I have in there
Why did it got suspended? Very curious.
No idea, was trying to use the account few days ago but it says it detected 'unusual activity' and suspended it.
Why don't u buy google drive from... Err... Google?
Can just bil it to your phone postpaid bill.
Broke college student with a shit ton of work files but not enough storage space. Now that I'm working I didn't really think much of it so I continued using it.
Acc jual kat shopee probably illegal or stolen. Next time you manage to log in, move your files and buy storage from Google
Dully noted. Do you have experience with this? What should I tell them when I try to get the account unsuspended to take back my files?
There’s not much you can do if the account was stolen and resold to you, you have no rights in this matter. I recently had my Spotify and PSN hacked and I have no sympathy for anyone who buys these stolen accounts too.
This is true. I don't know how to help OP, only can wish him the best.
Where can I buy Naguib Mahfouz's "Children of the alley" asap. A physical copy of the book.
When did you start to figure out what to do in your life? I am really lost
Still havent figuring out that yet at mid 30. Everynight panicking. But woke up and keep dragging my lazy ass through life and goes were the current flow...
Dont be like me.
Mid 30s, still haven't figured out but am not bothered about it anymore. I don't believe there is some grand purpose in life. I think not everyone will find a so called passion in life. Its just something the self help book writers and entrepreneurs like to say because it sounds inspirational.
Our brains are wired differently. Some folks can go 200% on what they set their minds on. But for me I'm fine to just go with the flow in life and spend my free time doing something mundane or non productive.
I feel that most people don't. They just take it one day at a time.
I followed the 'sheeple' way — study & graduate, join the workforce, earn money until I can get my own car and my own house — largely out of the lack of choice; the family was one step away from being B40 and I cannot remain a burden.
Sounds sterile and boring I know, but it gave me a long term purpose as well as targets, however distant, to look at. In between I got to go for road trips as well as overseas vacations, one step at a time, with like minded family members and friends.
Also I feel that the most significant difference between those days and today is the lack of social media — nothing or very little to compare myself to, the focus was on what I feel like doing. Sure the pressure to "do something" exists but they were more focused on my own personal outlook on things rather than something formed by looking at what others were doing.
If you're lost now, then continue with what you are already doing while taking baby steps to try something different, however small it is. Been watching foreign language stuff? Why not spend some time learning the language. Who knows down the road you'd get the urge to visit the country of origin?
Don't be too caught up on the issue of 'purpose' or 'meaning' in life — decide on one and try to make it happen. The 'trying to make it happen' bit will answer both questions at the same time.
If there's something that won't hurt to try, then do try it. Then find some other thing to try. Make friends. But stay away from cults. If there's someone who wants to make you go to another location, don't follow them.
When you try to do new things, eventually you will find something that you want to do.
That's the thing. I don't
Same. I merely working to survive another day.
Not running towards a goal, just a gear moving till it dont.
I hope one day I'll discover a path that makes me feel alive
Me too. I hope we all do.
Maybe 25 or 26 I started to have a clear idea. Probably because I met my GF and then started thinking about our future.
Small steps ... don't like what I'm doing now -> change what I'm doing now -> evaluate new thing ->
23 here. Still haven't figured it out.
[It’s a nice day to be painting at home. Currently [this piece](https://i.imgur.com/EeDqBvu.jpg)
What is up with these barber shops.
You put your Whatsapp number on your Facebook page and act surprised that I contacted you through it. What's the point of putting it there, then? Some are super rude too....
If I simply walk-in nanti, cakap mesti ada appointment pula.. Like, what the hell.
It's like they WANT their business to fail. SMH.
you don't have money? you die.
The unfortunate reality of medical care in PH. Freaking scary dystrophia shit.
Pakatan Harapan? Philippines? Public Holiday?
I totally forgot there's pakatan harapan
Hi, I wanted to get a haircut but I only got my first dose of vaccine, my second dose will be due in 2 weeks. I was wondering, does barber shops allow customers with only first dose, or it is compulsory for customers to be fully vaccinated?
Fully vaccinated for 14 days can enter.
Though realistically I've taken a haircut and they don't ask for my vaccine
The barbershop near my place doesn't even check whether the customers are vaxxed or not.
Only double dose after two weeks.
Fully vacced, no half-ways about it.
I see. Thanks for the info
hi everyone! please recommend me IG stores that sell handmade stuff- I'm looking for gifts/gift sets for a mom and a dad and it needs to fit in my luggage :D thank you <3
Tortuga Zero Waste
Anyone can recommend a legit website to renew my car insurance and tax? Most of the website seems sketchy
I use AIG for all my cars. Road tax free delivery and no runner fee when buy together with their insurance
Kurnia Insurance: [https://online.kurnia.com/amg/](https://online.kurnia.com/amg/)
Used it since 2015
How is it that there are Malaysians who support the Taliban after PAS made that tweet? Lack of education? Or simply extreme bias? Are these people who most definitely have the internet somehow unaware of what's actually happening?
They hate america more than they hate taliban. however, they probably will distant themselves from the taliban (with shocked pikachu face, no less) once taliban start to commit atrocity
Correction they will start fleeing to Europe, US, once the Taliban commits atrocities.
Benci, benci pun that’s their choice of countries. Our very own supremacy friend, dream is to migrate to Australia ...aiks
Probably. I mean at least Muslims in the US can practice their religion I don’t see why they would hate a country that focuses on freedom
lack of education is my guess. too much watching conspiracy stuffs and self “research”.
So there are 2 names sent to Istana Negara as PM candidates, which is Ismail Sabri and Anwar Ibrahim. I don't want any of them to be the new PM of Malaysia and their party as the ruling cabinet, because the future of Malaysia will be as gloomy as England's weather.
Excuse me English weather is the best okay. Always on the verge of heavy rain, drizzle all the time.
40% of Greater London is designated forest, none have gone up in flames. Thanks to “gloomy” weather.
Oi wtf just read about Sean Lock on twitter from someone who retweeted it from @ChelseaFC.
RIP although I only know him from 8oo10CDC
Yeah spoiled my night. Carrot in the box bit was legendary
Very funny guy. RIP
Adulting question, how much do you spend on phone bills, wifi and digital subscription?
Currently paying for 2 phone bills, Netflix, Spotify, Youtube, Google and it adds up to roughly RM160. Thinking of adding unifi at my parents place, bringing the total to RM250, hence the question.
Phone bill - celcom 35 ringgit
Netflix - shared acc 12 ringgit
Apple family - free, boyfriend bayarkan.
30 for phone bill, rm3 for 4 month youtube premium, 30 for unifi
I'm spending rm68 for phone, rm14+ (forgot lol) for Spotify, rm138 for unifii, so per month around rm220
Thanks for the reply! Would you say 200-250 is the average amount spent on bills?
I say that's a reasonable amount. Especially considering unifi can be use by many people, assuming there's many people in your house.
I’m selling my car and there’s a lot of potential buyer that comes from broker and car dealer company. I want to ask if you sell your car to a broker , do you receive your full payment right after the deal is closed or do you have to wait after the broker successfully sold your car to third person buyer ?
Dealers should pay u immediately if not don't sell to them
Im tired lah bodoh.
Blame us for something we didn't do, didn't want to show us where the mistake was or who did it, already cut our next allowances.
yes very pandai. very fairness. very the best way to deal with problems you have nobody to blame to. thanks very much dailou.
I wish the best for Finn's career progression and finding a better workplace.
I don't think that's legal. They can't just deduct your salary like that.
allowance, not basic salary. so they actually can
Darn, sorry =/
Depan belakang kiri kanan politikus. Goddammit.
uh i don't think that can be possible
where you read it? no such thing announced afaik.
I can't figure out the puzzle for the past hour. The agony. What does the numbers mean?? This is a conspiracy. Orz
Edit: holy shit. It all makes sense now.
What are the numbers do you have?
1, 5, 7, 8, 20, 21 🥺
you’re 90% done. sikit lagi
Found it! Of course it's that answe!!
Edit: nothing to see here.
GASP I KNOWWW BUT ISNT IT FORBIDDEN!?
Forbidden to be talked about in public.
Did cat give you the solution?-
Youre supposed to be like “oh sorry” and i’d be like
“Oh dont be. I begged someone else for the answer.”
Like literally begged. And throwing tantrum. Like a kid who didnt get their candy. XD
hehehe well, cat got her answer from me....
No and im offended
The more I guess the dumber I feel. Edit: I just realised and feel even dumber HAHA
What do you think the numbers correspond to?
I've been trying to count alphabets of the objects, the question, the hint, the title. HAHA. I've got stuck after finding the alphabets. Now I finally realise.
Well now you know. :)
At least you could confidently say you have the numbers unlike some politicians.
Oh wait, I thought you're asking for the term in BM. I must have mixed it up when I saw your later comment about writing it in BM.
I think what xiangjiao and fox mentioned are the correct terms, but if I think of anything else I'll let you know.
OK, may I know what you are trying to write?
Political Leaning or Belief, maybe?
Maybe, Political Support too?
Im a terrible person because anytime I see a motorbike bawa laju, aku harap die langgar potholes and mati.
Edit. Especially motor menyelit and hon dari jauh, if suddenly motor tu trlanggar kereta in front of me, mehh kinda deserves it. I wont stop by to help, probably say takziah and drive away.
[The guy who commented "I stand with PAS" in the PAS praising taliban post has hentai on his feed.](https://www.reddit.com/r/malaysia/comments/p6kjpy/pas_supporting_taliban_is_not_a_meme_now_kredit/h9dn8yz?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share&context=3)
horny on main
Oh, that's very Haram of him. I thought PAS supporters are "Muslim friendly" and "halal"?
He must have found halal certified hentai.
Bet he's the type of guy to see Sarvente porn and calls it halal because she's a demon posing as a Christian nun.
Last time got one also like gay porns in twitter.
Not only that, genshin impacts.
Petition for Sabri Ismail NOT to be PM. Seriously guys, save Malaysia.
unfortunately, petitions doesn't work
[done, here you go.](http://imgur.com/gallery/PrIdmNs)
One of my biggest fear is, racist or plain hateful future mother in-law. You know the kind that just hates you, for trivial to no reason type.
Am sure some of you have faced that or listen to colleagues, who just happen to have the MIL from hell. Plus friends, who actually cancelled weddings due to the MIL.
Point 1 is very important, since I have faced that before. But thankfully, even thou we have to communicate in our second languages aka BM. And she probably would be able to express more/share more, if I could understand her mother tongue. She is not bias, spiteful or racist, well towards me at least. And is active in communicating with me.
It can be a small thing to some folks, but to me it's a big sigh of relief.
Cause you know in Asian culture, you just ain't marrying the person only - the family comes along too.
Any of you in purgatory lol, with in- laws from hell?
Or any of you besties with yours?
I'm not really bestie with my in laws, cuz while they are nice and kind,they are not talkative or friendly.
My wife is a very quiet person, and i presume mostly due to her upbringing 😅. Very contrary to my family where we just talk non stop, only stop when sleep.
But they are very kind, very nice, my mother in law even gave me allowance during my university years and i haven't marry her daughter yet then.
My father in laws refuse dowry (wang hantaran), simply ask me to marry his daughter, have simple 1 kenduri (not 1 for each side like usual) and take good care of her.
I'm infinitely indebted to them, and i love them as much as i love my own parents.
Aww that is very sweet and simple.
Happy cake day too! And lol to your fam for only stopping, when asleep
My friend quitted her job because her MIL complaint she didn't spend much time at home. Now she's having financial difficulty. The MIL also said she wanted a grand wedding for his last son (my friend's husband). Thankfully it's covid so they didn't manage to do it and can save money.
>she didn't spend much time at home.
What for? To stare at the walls?
Astaga.... Now that she quit, what will happen if something happen to the husband and the husband can't work?
Yikes, red flag. MIL needs her own set of friends, of the same age.
Or rather, she needs to not boss people around.
Idk... They expected her to help the in laws around the house maybe? (She's staying with the husband's family). Something hasn't happened to the husband yet and they are already in a tight situation regarding money. So idk...
Did you share this story before? It felt familiar.
Haha yes. I talked about her once in the daily thread
The only silver lining that gay marriage aren't allowed in Malaysia, you do not need to deal with in-laws from hell
Lol, but if you co-habit. You kinda still have to deal with them.
Not me but my sis is dating a guy from India. Parents are not too happy about it even though he's intelligent, has money and seems to care for my sister.
I know that if I date an indian or a malay woman I can say goodbye to my parents for good, they're the nightmare in laws tbh.
Hmm that seems to be an issue eh, even for my neighbour strictly no Indian or African even thou he can be a well educated millionaire.
Omg your parents are the ones!
Think Malay, is due to conversion laws over here? And are you the only son, if yes... most parents will hold on very tightly, due to carrying the family name on.
Yep. Well to be honest I'm an atheist so I would never want to pick up Islam, and especially not be forced into it because of law. Believe it or not that's the smaller issue. I grew up around the casual racism thrown around by my parents and I know that they will not be able to accept my partner if they were malay and muslim.
True and being very clear on your boundaries, is important, for your own individuality.
Interesting, so it's really about race? Meaning she can be a Malay but Christian or Hindu ( Indonesian's) and it will still be a no.
I have a cousin, who has been 'disowned' or rather doesn't exist anymore, after she married a Muslim- same ethnicity thou.
Written out of the will, house taken back, never invited to any weddings, funeral or even uttered her name. An uncle said, let this be a clear warning to the rest of you.
Yikes. Yeah it really is a race thing. If I dated an african girl I think my dad would actually faint. Christianity is acceptable in a partner, never heard any issues about it. Shame about your cousin though, they didnt deserve that kind of treatment.
Lol! I always thought dad's are a bit more tolerant, compared to mum's, but your scenario is funny.
True, nobody deserves that. Not at her grandfather's funeral, which she eventually found out and showed up and was treated like a stranger. I outright told a relative, who was sharing the story, that they are in the wrong to her shock. As for them, they saw nothing wrong in these outdated, mean, boomer acts.
If we don't change or call out this behaviour, as you mentioned good luck moving pass 1960's mindset.
Why? What will happen if you date a Chinese?
Nothing at all, thats the expectation. Date chinese, have chinese grandkids.
But what if you never meet someone, of the same race?
My future MIL, think it was more to religion than race now when I think back. Because, that is the 1st question upon the second meeting 'Are you M...'
She didn't ask about race, even thou she eventually know that am biracial, it was never brought up, phew so not the racial purity kind.
You know, this is one thing I’m afraid as well. My mom is ok la she’ll be grateful I finally found someone. Bet she’ll like my wife more than me 😅.
But my grandma tho. Yikes. She’s the kind of person that die die want me to marry a Chinese, and a rich one at that. Idk man. She already said that my mom “tainted” the racial lines when she married a Malay man so I gotta “fix it”. Luckily she’s very old, and time is on my side. I’ll be playing the waiting game.
Just wondering. Did she oppose your mom's marriage?
Oh yes definitely. But my mom is one stubborn woman. She’ll never let others make decisions for her. It’s her life and her choice.
I aspire to be firm and confident like that
Lol waiting game aka masuk kubur.
Didn't know you were biracial too, always thought you were a Malay guy.
But your wife would have to convert thou, even if she is Chinese or she means Chinese Muslim.
I guess if you are the only boy, the older generation are concerned about lineage. My family, is not too strict on the girls preference but still prejudice!
But for the boys, very tight leash. One side, only must only marry Malaysian Chinese Buddist women - no mainlander or Christian.The other side Hindu Indian, no Christian or Islam Indians.
Haha all parents or older generation, wealth is important, this goes for all ethnicities.
Well then I die alone I guess! Jokes aside if I find someone to marry I would do whatever I can to make it work. Even if my parents have to hate me. Thats the kind of sacrifice you must make or this country will never progress past the 1960s.
That is very brave. Not many can withstand the pressure, esp if one is close to the parents.
Anybody knows where I can get politikus sticker packs for telegram or WhatsApp pls dm thank u love u
So, this morning stressful wild goose chase ended with me saying fuck it, we're going to The Curve even without the letter. It was super stressful as Waze was showing police presence at Jalan Surian, right before turning to The Curve.
Thankfully as we got nearer, the warning disappeared, and we arrived at The Curve without any hiccups, except for the GPS on the borrow phone that gets wonkier as the battery drops.
So now it's a waiting game. Guy who took my phone said it could take them a week or maybe a month, depending on several factors.
There was never a police block at surian since months ago
if it helps, if you're coming from LDP side:
take penchala but u turn before the penchala tunnel, then take the ramp going to Curve NX (the one that comes down near kidzania/tesco)
or you could take the LDP ramp (from Starling to Kepong) and exit just before damansara perdana (ramp to mutiara damansara)
or you could u-turn on persiaran surian from LDP and go into IPC parking from the back (near the park) and walk across to curve
or park at the school near dataran bandar utama (enter into bandar utama road) and walk across using the mrt station into curve
I have to google those... I am really not familiar with that part of the town. But thanks! Hopefully someone else finds them helpful.
btw...did u collect ur IPC fully vaccinated coupon since u were nearby or you were only at curve?
And I just remembered I have old batteries to be disposed off too....
Glad everything went well for u
Why the long wait for repairs? What's broken/need replacing?
The technicians are not back full force yet apparently, and it depends on the availability of parts.
The guy suspected motherboard issue. They'll update me accordingly. Hopefully by next week. Thanks for keeping me sane today.
Haha. No problem. If motherboard, then it would take some time.
Hopefully everything is well👍
Thanks, hope to hear the diagnostic result from them before the month ends.
Hello all, question about vaccination as I'm really confused what to do. The situation is that I got my appointment for 2nd done this Sunday but my one of family member has been tested positive this week. So am I able to still go get vaccinated or I have to reschedule my appointment? I'm totally lost here. :( Thank you in advanced.
EDIT: Thanks everyone for helping! Questions answered! <3
Recommend to buy a self test kit and run a test yourself.
If it shows positive, then arrange to get a PCR test in a nearby clinic.
Once you get the results you should be able to make better decisions. Consult your doctor as while you’re at it.
Thank you for the recommendation! I'll see how things goes and decide the next step! Imma quarantine myself first and fingers crossed nothing major will happen in the meantime.
Close contact? Any symptoms?
>Sincerely from another fellow
After the hotline call they spokeperson considered me as a close contact since we live in the same house. Currently no symtoms but really hope it stays this way. Thank you for your concern!
Give the hotline a call. I made two calls today and there were no waiting time for both.
Is there a person that will personally answer the call? I've tried just now and the voice bot just told me to redirect to mysejahtera app.
Yes, I called and pressed 2 for English speaker then 0 to speak to a person.
Maybe give it another go tomorrow.
Hey I got the call I needed. Thank you so so much for this. I really appreciate your help! Sincerely from another fellow sabahan.
Boleh bah kalau kau :)
Don’t think you should go , one ppv closed down bc of the need to sanitise after a suspected covid case visited
Thanks for your opinion! I tried search for a bunch of FAQ but didn't manage to find one that's similar to my situation.
I just realized the events in two of my gacha games are ending on the same day.
RIP. I guess FGO is going to take a hit to completion and I'm just going to focus on unlocking the welfare servant.
Which version you are playing? I assume it's FGO-US since the summer event is running right now.
Hi. Anyone know any forwarding company who received parcels n combine/merge all the parcels into one box parcel? Thks.
Hello fellow friends, is Ikea damansara opened?
2 more days till I become funemployed!
Have you planned for what to do during your break?
Still job hunting, feeling fatigued right now
e: But to answer your question, i have absolute zero idea