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How to protest effectively

Here in Hong Kong, there seems to be some kind of protest every other week. Some 30 taxis, for instance, will stage a slow-drive protest in Kwun Tong over claims of faulty Sinopec LPG fuel. On New Year’s Day, thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched to the Central Liaison Office, but the supposedly peaceful demonstration turned… Read More »

意外监听到大陆黑社会内部的对话

改委: 油价都调了?石油: 调完了,大哥.改委: 有什么反映?石油: 意见很大,骂娘的挺多,比国外贵太多了….改委: 不是让你们找枪手造舆论吗?石油: 找了,强调成本构成不同没有可比性,中国特色什么的,不过越描越黑,现在他们有点顶不住了,不敢说话了.改委: 能不能说点新鲜的?我听了都烦. 以后不要找什么草包专家,更不要找”五毛”骂街.咱不差钱, 还是让那几个刀枪不入的上吧.石油: 可他们名声太差了吧….连”自行车比汽车污染更严重”这类话也说得出口….改委: 靠,他都不怕,你担心什么?石油: 是,大哥.我觉得根本就多余解释, 就涨了, 你能怎么着吧,还能造反不成?!改委: 头脑简单!不讲政治! 跟你们说了多少次了?对了, 销售稳定吗?石油: 大哥,销售这几天一直在下滑…..改委(暴怒): 怎么会这样?!都是精算过的,汽车保有量低时低油价,打开口子让这帮孙子使劲买,三年功夫该买的都买了,一家两三辆都有了,套牢以后咱就一路涨上去.这么大市场销售怎么会下滑?石油: 内外差价太大了,外面的油品好,价格也比我们低2块多.最近成品油走私很火,以前贩毒倒腾军火的也改行做成品油了….改委: 妈的,敢挡咱们的财路?把他们都给我做了!石油: 大哥,要是几个小瘪三也就好办了,现在部队用军舰在走,我们有什么办法?改委: 靠,部队我也管不了,我找老大说去….底下兄弟们怎么样?石油: 兄弟们日子过得很滋润,不过情绪不太稳定..改委: 为什么?!石油: 兄弟们都觉得探油炼油太辛苦了,也没必要,买船运油就行了……改委: 嘘—,小声,别让FBI听到,他们也涨价就麻烦了…..这事低调操作就行了,闷声发大财.石油: 除了走私,还有一个原因,就是好多小白领觉得油太贵,开始”戒驾”了…改委: 找几个抢手,多推推节油概念,多推推日本车….不信他们真能戒.石油: 这帮孙子也不是真想戒,主要是吃不住劲了.房价学费那么高……改委: 别说了,TMD,这帮孙子是逼我下重手啊….石油: 大哥, 你的意思是?改委: 这帮孙子够狠,先是把烟戒了让我损失一笔,现在又要”戒驾”?!看来,得把十年后的手段提前用上了,咱们看谁更狠?下月我找人听证一下水价….草,让他们戒!!! Related posts:朝鲜核爆前与中方的绝密通话应该加多少? Technorati Tags: 改委 油价 中国大陆 黑社会 监听 对话 汽车 戒驾 听证 Help spread the word!

Multitasking

Here’s a new definition of “multitasking“: Multiple people working on the same task. Now you know why there’s widespread unemployment. Technorati Tags: multitasking definition unemployment funny photo Help spread the word!

Chaos theory

Jeremy Gutsche, Chief Trend Hunter of TrendHunter.com, may not have been the first to write about the dynamics of the current economic turmoil, but his new book, Exploiting Chaos: 150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change, documents the many exploits you could make in these uncertain times. Wonderfully illustrated with easily digestible snippets… Read More »

Anal, retention!

In his recent Value Driven column (“Chris Dodd Wants to scrap Your Bonus“, FORTUNE magazine, March 16), Geoff Colvin argued that the proposed tough new limits on Wall Street bonuses in the US stimulus package will “inadvertently reward nonperformance and drive talented financiers away from the companies that need them most”. Ignoring the simplistic examples… Read More »

Top 10 buzzwords in 2009

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last couple of weeks (not necessarily a bad thing, given the circumstances), you would have come across the following buzzwords (in no particular order) that will dominate news headlines in the months to come: 1. economic tsunami2. layoff3. AIG = arrogance, incompetence and greed4. stimulus… Read More »

金融危机

孩子:妈妈,金融危机了,涨点零用钱吧?妈妈:你怎么没说“金融危机”了,把你那50元的零用钱给减免掉,大家一起共度难关呢? Technorati Tags: 金融危机 妈妈 孩子 零用钱 financial crisis allowance Help spread the word!

Ouch!

Read the following comment in some forum (can’t remember which): “When it’s boom time, invest. When it’s down, withdraw. Why risk the money? OUR MONEY. Even with inflation, my portfolio of saving accounts and fixed deposits outperformed Temasek. Didn’t yours?” Related post:Does Singapore have the right people? Technorati Tags: forum comment investment losses Temasek Singapore… Read More »