How to get cool friends

Sunday 27 April 2014, 2.35am HKT

9.44pm local time, 25°C (77°F), warm and rainy

finger friends via

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YOU might believe me when I tell you that this post had been left forgotten in draft mode since 24 Jan 2009 — till now.

Of course, this is a none-too-subtle hint to some ‘friends’ of mine in the Outernet (i.e. real life).

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‘Old Bill’ is comin’ to nick you (2/Finale)

Sunday 28 April 2013, 12.26am HKT


NOW that we’ve got the useless (but highly interesting) police trivia over and done with, we can finally carry on to the actual protips for dealing with The Fuzz, helpfully supplied by a serving fuzzfag Chief Inspector of our esteemed Hong Kong Police Force —”the best police force money can buy” (geddit?).

dangerous to be right

Even more dangerous when you’re in the wrong

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‘Old Bill’ is comin’ to nick you (1)

Friday 26 April 2013, 8.35am HKT

3.15am, 20°C (68°F), breezy and chilly
11.19pm local time, 28°C (82°F), muggy
12.08am local time, 21°C (72°F), heavy downpours

NORMALLY I avoid making remarks (even oblique ones) about current affairs, but the Boston Marathon bombing (15 APR) has prompted some of my friends to ask me (of all people) about the proper way to interact with the authorities.

Constable Dixon 203

Constable Dixon, No. 203, of Dock Green

Nicking those who don’t know dick from dock

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