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Idiots are everywhere

I feel like a rant.

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You know how words can hurt people? Well a silly and foolish makcik (she is, even though she’s my age) made assumptions and told Davie that the stuff she’s doing is to compensate the fact that she is still single and living on her own.

Bloody hell. If you don’t have anything good to say, just shut your trap, will you.

It is so true that we are capable of doing both good and bad things (to paraphrase Mr. Anderson Cooper). For that makcik, she helps out with the alumni but at the same time thinks trying to fulfill a dying kid’s wish of meeting his favourite tv uncle is not Islamic enough and shouldn’t be encouraged. I know I can be a lousy person and episodes like this serve as a reminder for me to keep working at being a better human being. That’s hard to do but hey, I know from the start that it’s a never ending journey anyway so I should just keep at it while I still can.

Apart from the comments, it was maddening to see how the makcik just assumes that singletons have no life and need to do volunteer work to be fulfilled. Idiot.

Firstly, volunteer work for fulfillment? Young, single people can surely think of so many better things to do than volunteering with sick kids. Secondly, while I don’t have much of a life, I am very grateful for the one I have now sebab aku tak kacau orang, or at least, try not to. Thirdly, not everyone has an agenda. Some people just want to do good and that is never an easy thing to do because of other people, who sit on their cushioned bottoms and pass judgement all day.

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Right. I’m done. For now.

Some crossing is just wrong

If one crosses over to BN, the YB must be paid off and was promised a position or a fat contract . If one goes to join PR, the YB is making a stand to work for the rakyat. I’d say both ways are just despicable. If you really want to make a stand, be an independent and really work for your voters.

At the core

Politics and religion is a deadly combination. Add military might to the mix and you have most of the world’s problems all lumped into one huge pile.

Will there ever be peace in the Middle East?

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Closer to home, politics is very much a game with very high stakes, I was told. A lot of people are playing it, planning their move, calculating the risks, always trying to eliminate the obstacles and getting ahead (or on top) of everyone else.

I hate it.

Puasa di perut saja ke

Life is not a book, and it can end in a second.

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What a mess we’re having. And it is Ramadhan, a time when people should especially try to be good. Not that you could make havoc the rest of the year lah, but it should certainly not be a time to create more unrest in an already ridiculously mad situation.

Malaysia is my country and it is crazy out there. Politicians. All of them. Urghh. They do not care what they do as long as they get what they want. The PM, the PM wannabe, the corporate-chief-turned-head-of-state, the palace nominee. Protecting their own interests and putting us lowly people way down on their priority list.

I keep asking myself how do they sleep at night, being fully aware of their actions. One friend said money can help make guilt go away. Another said politicians don’t have a conscience. Maybe they’re right.

While there are places bracing for the arrival of multiple hurricanes and recovering from floods and earthquakes, I feel like we are experiencing a political meltdown with no end in sight.

I wanted it hot

Update

I received an email from A & W yesterday:

Dear Cik Norzu,

We acknowledge receiving your e-mail and regret for all the inconvenience caused.We thanked you for being loyal to A&W.We do treat our customer with great concern and care for their needs.
Our Area Coaches En.Remmy and the restaurant manager En.Azman will be seeing you soon.
Please do not hesitate to call me at [mobile] should you require further clarification.Thanks for the feedback.

Regards

Ahmad Kamal Baharin
Manager Catering/Event Revenue

I also received a call from Batu Buruk’s restaurant manager yesterday when I was already in Redang. The guy wanted to confirm my story and asked if I could drop by the outlet soon. I’m still deciding on that.

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Original post

So I decided to have lunch at A & W Batu Burok today. Felt like chilling by the beach and that place was the most convenient to have my meal.

I have not been to the premise for over two months. The service staff at the counters were all heavily made up, complete with eye shadow, red cheeks and bright lips. Fine, I guess it wouldn’t hurt.

However, the quality of service was still not very good. The staff are still not very proficient in English, and still like to interrupt when a customer is placing an order. At least, I’ve had that experience more than three times.

One thing that spoiled my lunch today was the fact that the Mozza burger that I had ordered came in the worst condition I’ve ever seen. Why? Because:
– the burger patty was dry and not even lukewarm
– the pickles felt like they’ve just came out of the fridge
– the cheese was still stiff

I returned the burger untouched and asked for a hot one. They took about one minute to I guess warm the burger I had returned and gave it back to me. It was just about lukewarm and the pickles and cheese were still cold and the bacon tasted like thinly sliced beef keropok but with no beef taste.

Because I was hungry, I proceeded to eat my burger and finished it along with the rest of my order. I felt like making a big fuss would result in one of the staff spitting in my next order.

However, I did ask for a feedback form on my way out and one of the girls at the counter didn’t even understand what a feedback form is. When I repeated the word FEEDBACK, she garu kepala. I turned to see one of the outlet’s management staff and asked her about it. She told me that the latest version of their feedback form “belum sampai lagi”. I proceeded to complain to her verbally and explained what happened. I said that renovating the premise is not enough if the staff is not competent and the company does not maintain a certain standard and quality in their food.

If I had ordered a cold sandwich then I wouldn’t expect it to come piping hot now would I?