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Timothy Tye's Just Curious

I am a very curious person. I want to know so many things. Perhaps that's why I end up writing my website, to continuously satisfy my curiosity. But there are other, often amusing questions which I want to know, usually everyday questions that affect us which I want to ask, both to seek their opinion as well as to satisfy my curiosity. Most of these questions have no wrong answers, and are simply based on the individuals preference. To remind myself of questions that I have asked before, I am compiling them by date. They are listed below.

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  1. 2018 Nov 30: Let's say a young person, presently in Form Five, telling his/her parents that he/she does not want to go to university, because there isn't any course that he/she is interested in, and he/she does not want to end up with a job which he/she does not like to do for the rest of his/her life. Also, he/she said that many successful people never went to university. Let's say this young person is your nephew/niece. What would you say to him/her?

  2. 2018 Nov 29: I seldom meet people I friend on Facebook, but if you have a chance to meet me, and ask me one question, what question would that be?

  3. 2018 Nov 28: How many jobs have you held before?

  4. 2018 Nov 27: Do you drink coffee every day? How much coffee do you drink in a day?

  5. 2018 Nov 26: If you go for a holiday of a week or more, how many sets of clothes do you bring? If you travel light then do you wash or you send to the laundry?

  6. 2018 Nov 25: Do you say sorry after you have done wrong to someone?

  7. 2018 Nov 24: Is it true that men are better at doing some things, and women are better at doing other things? Is there a truth in that, or are men and women equally good at doing all things?

  8. 2018 Nov 23: You work in a big company. You hired someone to be part of your team. After working there for a while, she and your boss starts to get friendly. You starts to feel that your boss likes her more than you. One day, your boss was promoted, and to fill his vacany, he gave the job to her. Suddenly, she went from being your subordinate to becoming your new boss. You feel you deserve the position more than she. Would you do anything about it?

  9. 2018 Nov 22: When you go out to eat, are you more likely to order hot drinks, cold drinks or not order any drinks?

  10. 2018 Nov 21: Which building is the most beautiful building in your town? Is it a new or old building? Is it a church, temple or mosques? Is it a skyscraper or shopping mall or stadium? What is it?

  11. 2018 Nov 20: Is it a good or bad idea to withdraw all the permitted amount from your Employee Providend Fund (or whatever compulsory savings fund of your country) when you reach fifty years old?

  12. 2018 Nov 19: Which is worse: greying hair or balding head?

  13. 2018 Nov 18: Throughout your life, how many houses have you lived in, and what is the longest in one?

  14. 2018 Nov 17: Are you a morning person or a night person?

  15. 2018 Nov 16: You are a young girl working in a large office. Every work day, you would join your colleagues for lunch in the cafeteria.
    Recently, you noticed a new boy at the office. He has his own lunch gang, sitting in a different table from yours, but for some reason, you have developed an interest in seeing him. The way he walks, the way he talks, laughs, it all makes you wish that you know him, be his friend, or better still, his girlfriend.
    You even went department by department, pretending to go somewhere, just to find out where he is seated. It is the first time in your life you are feeling this way about a complete stranger.
    Now you look forward to lunch time, for there's food, not just for the mouth, but for the eyes. From his appearance, he is probably the same age as you, and if it turns out that he is a year or two older, and "available", that would be perfect. But he doesn't even know you exist.
    What should you do?

  16. 2018 Nov 15: Do you usually have your breakfast at home or outside?

  17. 2018 Nov 14: Let's say you have two lunchmates (three women) whom you thought are your good friends, because the three of you always have lunch and share daily gossips together. Then one day, one of them said that she would be on leave on Friday. After she said that, the other lunch mate also said, "What a coincidence, I am also on leave on Friday!"

    By the following Monday, both of them were back having lunch with you, and you thought nothing about it until Tuesday, when you happened to browse Facebook (you don't usually go into Facebook), and saw that the two of them went for a vacation together from Friday to Sunday. They never mentioned they were going away together, they never talked about their vacation over lunch on Monday, and they never invited you to join.

    Do you usually have your breakfast at home or outside?

  18. 2018 Nov 13: What baby animal do you find to be the cutest?

  19. 2018 Nov 12: Do you ever exercise, and if yes, at what time and on which day do you usually exercise?

  20. 2018 Nov 11: Are you for or against the death penalty?

  21. 2018 Nov 10: How many of your grandparents (and great grandparents) are still living?

  22. 2018 Nov 9: If you found out that your colleagues are secretly planning to buy you a birthday gift, but they are buying you something you already have, will you pretend not to know and let them preceed anyway, or will you try to get them to buy you something else?

  23. 2018 Nov 8: Do you prefer chilli sauce or tomato sauce with your burger?

  24. 2018 Nov 7: If a friend offends you unknowingly, would you let him or her know?

  25. 2018 Nov 6: How often do you wipe or dust your furniture, and how long does it take you to finish the work?

  26. 2018 Nov 5: What is the most important thing, in your opinion, you would like your government to improve?

  27. 2018 Nov 4 (I): Can you dance?

  28. 2018 Nov 4 (II): Where's your favourite chicken rice in Penang

  29. 2018 Nov 3 (I): Can you remember in what year did you own your first digital camera (or a mobile phone with a digitial camera)? Were you eager to look for things to snap?

  30. 2018 Nov 3 (II): Is there anybody here who, like me, think the Siam Road Char Koay Teow is over rated?

  31. 2018 Nov 3 (III): Is there anybody who speaks Tamil here? I want to know, what's the difference between pomblek and tanggaci?

  32. 2018 Nov 2: What do you like post about Singaporeans?

  33. 2018 Nov 1: How many children do you have?

  34. 2018 Oct 31: What colour of teambuilding t-shirt would you choose?

  35. 2018 Oct 30: A holiday is coming up, and your options to spend the free day include going shopping, going to the movies, going on a road trip, or simply staying at home and relax -- which would you choose?

  36. 2018 Oct 29: Do you have any allergies?

  37. 2018 Oct 28: What to have for breakfast on a Sunday morning?

  38. 2018 Oct 27: Are you able to walk anywhere in your house at night without turning on the lights, and not bump into stuff?

  39. 2018 Oct 26: Can you think of anything that you only saw on TV or in the movies, but you never saw in real life?

  40. 2018 Oct 25: Can you name ONE hawker stall or coffee shop or restaurant, which is very popular, and yet YOU don't think its food is that special?

  41. 2018 Oct 24: Among all the household chores, which do you dislike doing the most?

  42. 2018 Oct 23: Are you superstitious, in that, do you avoid doing certain things because people say it's bad luck?

  43. 2018 Oct 22: Can you remember, where was the first time you met your wife/husband?

  44. 2018 Oct 18: Do you like to cook? If yes, what are the dishes you like to cook?

  45. 2018 Oct 17: Would you allow your son/daughter to learn to ride the motorcycle?

  46. 2018 Oct 16: Has a total stranger ever done something nice for you?

  47. 2018 Oct 15: Your mother has just cooked her delicious chicken curry and asked you, would you like her to cook rice or would you go buy a loaf of bread to go with it, what's your preference?

  48. 2018 Oct 14: What toy is appropriate to give a 5-year-old boy?

  49. 2018 Oct 13: Do you keep your front door open or closed when you are at home?

  50. 2018 Oct 12: Do you like cats?

  51. 2018 Oct 11: If you won RM500 of shopping vouchers to spend on anything you like, what are the things you would buy?

  52. 2018 Oct 10: Have you ever been robbed?

  53. 2018 Oct 9: Do you keep your toilet seat open or closed when you are not using it?

  54. 2018 Oct 8: Would you eat dog meat? Would you be okay with people in some countries eating dog meat, and respect it as part of their culture, or would you not be okay with it?

  55. 2018 Oct 7: Do you like gardening? If yes, what do you grow?

  56. 2018 Oct 6: Are you for or against spanking naughty children?

  57. 2018 Oct 5: Do you like tea?

  58. 2018 Oct 4: Can you remember any of your dreams?

  59. 2018 Oct 3: How old is the refrigerator that you are presently using?

  60. 2018 Oct 2: Are you afraid of snakes? Would you keep a live snake as a pet?

  61. 2018 Oct 1: Imagine for a moment that you can change your surname. Which Chinese surname, other than your present surname, do you think sounds nice?

  62. 2018 Sept 30: Do you prefer a boss that always talks nicely but is stingy, or a boss that is always rude but is generous?

  63. 2018 Sept 29: How many companies, other than your own, have you worked for?

  64. 2018 Sept 28: What is it about some people that annoys you a lot?

  65. 2018 Sept 27: Who is presently your most admired living person?

  66. 2018 Sept 26: If you have a chance to visit a country which you have never visited before, and spend two weeks there, which country would you choose?

  67. 2018 Sept 25: If you're given a choice of either a single RM120 voucher for a buffet at a 5-star hotel or two RM60 vouchers for a buffet at a 3-star hotel, which would you choose?

  68. 2018 Sept 24: Can sports be harmful to health?

  69. 2018 Sept 23: If you were buying a television set today, which brand would you most likely consider?

  70. 2018 Sept 22: When you go out to eat, what drink do you order most often?

  71. 2018 Sept 21: Think of something delicious that you can have for lunch or dinner, whether homecooked or eat out, today or this weekend or a few days from now. What is it?

  72. 2018 Sept 20: Think of a movie that you have watched before, whether recently or a long time ago. What's the first movie that comes to mind?

  73. 2018 Sept 19: If you're served a platter that contains papaya, watermelon and pineapple, your first piece would most likely be which fruit?

  74. 2018 Sept 18: For dinner tonight, if you have a choice between spaghetti or pizza, which would you choose?

  75. 2018 Sept 17: If you can choose any job in the world, what dream job do you think you would enjoy the most?

  76. 2018 Sept 16: Which coffee shop or hawker centre do you visit most often?

  77. 2018 Sept 15: Can you swim, and if yes, at what age did you learn?

  78. 2018 Sept 14: If you have a chance to invite either Dr Mahathir or Anwar Ibrahim to your house, which would you choose?

  79. 2018 Sept 13: If you are given a choice between assam laksa and curry mee, at this moment, which one would you choose?

  80. 2018 Sept 12: If a person creates a Facebook page and asks you to like it, would you do it?

  81. 2018 Sept 7: Which TV channel do you watch most frequently?

  82. 2018 Sept 6: What is the most often used tool or appliance in your kitchen?

  83. 2018 Sept 5: What is the longest time you have ever waited for your food to be served?

  84. 2018 Sept 4: Have you ever seen a ghost or encountered anything paranormal?

  85. 2018 Sept 3: What time do you usually have your dinner?

  86. 2018 Sept 1: How often do you shampoo your hair?

  87. 2018 Aug 31: Do you prefer to own a cat or a dog?

  88. 2018 Aug 30: Have you been overseas and been shocked by prices you see over there?

  89. 2018 Aug 29: What are you having for breakfast this morning?

  90. 2018 Aug 28: Can you remember your primary school? What is the first thing you remember? Were you in class? What were you doing?

  91. 2018 Aug 27: Has a snake ever gone into your house?

  92. 2018 Aug 26: What brand of mobile phone are you presently using, and would your next mobile phone be of the same brand?

  93. 2018 Aug 25: Of the languages you know, which was the most difficult for you to learn?

  94. 2018 Aug 24: Do you prefer to live in a wealthy neighbourhood where your neighbours are richer than you, or a poor neighbourhood where they are poorer than you?

  95. 2018 Aug 23: Have you ever experienced it, that when you walk toward a group of your acquaintances, they suddenly stopped talking?

  96. 2018 Aug 22: Have you lost anything at home and still couldn't find it?

  97. 2018 Aug 21: What time do you usually go to bed at night?

  98. 2018 Aug 20: Have you ever met anybody who immediately irritates, annoys or offends you?

  99. 2018 Aug 19: How often do you get a haircut? Do you tell your barber/hairdresser to cut just a little, and return often, or do you tell him/her to cut a lot so that it will be a while before you return?

  100. 2018 Aug 18: Imagine your new neighbour is a good looking Malay man. What is his name?

  101. 2018 Aug 17: Do you have a hobby that generates an income?

  102. 2018 Aug 16: When you have a meal, are you in the habit of leaving the tastiest item to be eaten last?

  103. 2018 Aug 15: Should parents be allowed to spank their children?

  104. 2018 Aug 14: Do you give to beggars, and if yes, how much each time?

  105. 2018 Aug 13: What brand of soap or body wash do you use?

  106. 2018 Aug 12: What food do you feel like eating today?

  107. 2018 Aug 11: What do you like most about your own country?

  108. 2018 Aug 10: Name one place that you've been before, which you would love to visit again.

  109. 2018 Aug 9: How to deal with a person who always borrows your stuff.

  110. 2018 Aug 8: Are there any vegetables that you do not like to eat?

  111. 2018 Aug 7: Do you do any form of exercise?

  112. 2018 Aug 6: May I ask, which brand of toothpaste do you use?

  113. 2018 Aug 5: What fruit is this?

  114. 2018 Aug 5: What do you do on Sunday that you don't do on other days?

  115. 2018 Aug 4: If you have to move to another town or city in Malaysia, which would be your choice? I don't mean for retirement. Say your company needs someone to move there to help develop the business, which town would you choose?

  116. 2018 Aug 3: What is the longest that you have worked with the same company?

  117. 2018 Aug 2: At what time do you usually have your breakfast, and how long do you take to have it?

  118. 2018 Aug 1: How much time to you spend commuting to work every day?

  119. 2018 July 31: Do you sleep on the left side, centre or right side of your bed?

  120. 2018 July 30: You are hungry, but there's only two places available to eat: a McD and a KFC. Based on your present mood, which will you enter?

  121. 2018 July 29: Have you ever been to a house or building that makes you feel eerie?

  122. 2018 July 28: Given a choice between Langkawi, Cameron Highlands and Malacca, where would you go for a holiday?

  123. 2018 July 27: If you have a choice of any colour for your new car, which colour would you choose?

  124. 2018 July 26: If you woke up at night, and hearing the sound from outside your bedroom, you believe there's a burglar in your house, what would you do?

  125. 2018 July 25: Do you prefer to live in a tiny flat in a big city or a big house in a tiny village?




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