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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Very cool - must have sound

ECGMA says: Hey Casper! Thanks for this. very cool indeed!

Japanese economic situation

ECGMA says: Thanks Buddy! Good one!

----- Forwarded Message ----
From: "Irwin, Doug"
Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 3:50:26 PM
Subject: FW: Japanese economic situation

Important news for those investing in the Far East

"Following the problems in the sub-prime lending market in America and the run on Northern Rock in the UK , uncertainty has now hit Japan .

In the last 7 days Origami Bank has folded, Sumo Bank has gone belly up and Bonsai Bank announced plans to cut some of its branches.

Yesterday, it was announced that Karaoke Bank is up for sale and will likely go for a song while today shares in Kamikaze Bank were suspended after they nose-dived.

Furthermore, 500 staff at Karate Bank got the chop and analysts report that there is something fishy going on at Sushi Bank where it is feared that staff may get a raw deal."

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

The International Council of Manlaws, Ltd

ECGMA says: Thanks buddy! LOL!

----- Forwarded Message ----
From: "Irwin, Doug"
Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 4:26:21 PM
Subject: FW: The International Council of Manlaws, Ltd

1. Under no circumstances may two men share an umbrella.

2. It is OK for a man to cry ONLY under the following circumstances:

(a) When a heroic dog dies to save its master.
(b) The moment Angelina Jolie starts unbuttoning her Blouse.
(c) After wrecking your boss's car.

3. Any Man who brings a camera to a bachelor party may be legally killed and eaten by his buddies.

4. Unless he murdered someone in your family, you must bail a friend out of jail within 12 hours.

5. If you've known a guy for more than 24 hours, his sister is off limits forever unless you actually marry her.

6. Moaning about the brand of free beer in a buddy's fridge is forbidden. However complain at will if the temperature is unsuitable.

7. No man shall ever be required to buy a birthday present for another man.

8. On a road trip, the strongest bladder determines pit stops, not the weakest.

9. When stumbling upon other guys watching a sporting event, you may ask the score of the game in progress, but you may never ask who's playing.

10. You may fart in front of a woman only after you have brought her to climax. If you trap her head under the covers for the purpose of fart entertainment, she's officially your girlfriend.

11. It is permissible to drink a fruity alcohol drink only when you're sunning on a tropical beach ... And it's delivered by a topless model and only when it's free.

12. Only in situations of moral and/or physical peril are you allowed to kick another guy in the nuts.

13. Unless you're in prison, never fight naked.

14. Friends don't let friends wear Speedos. Ever. Issue closed.

15. If a man's fly is down, that's his problem, you didn't see anything.

16. Women who claim they 'love to watch sports' must be treated as spies until they demonstrate knowledge of the game and the ability to drink as much as the other sports watchers.

17. A man in the company of a hot, suggestively dressed woman must remain sober enough to fight.

18. Never hesitate to reach for the last beer or the last slice of pizza, but not both, that's just greedy.

19. If you compliment a guy on his six-pack, you'd better be talking about his choice of beer.

20. Never join your girlfriend or wife in discussing a friend of yours, except if she's withholding sex pending your response.

21. Phrases that may NOT be uttered to another man while lifting weights:

A) Yeah, Baby, Push it!
B) C'mon, give me one more! Harder!
C) Another set and we can hit the showers!

22. Never talk to a man in a bathroom unless you are on equal footing (I.e., both urinating, both waiting in line, etc.). For all other situations, an almost imperceptible nod is all the conversation you need.

23. Never allow a telephone conversation with a woman to go on longer than you are able to have sex with her. Keep a stopwatch by the phone. Hang up if necessary.

24. The morning after you and a girl who was formerly 'just a friend' have carnal, drunken monkey sex, the fact that you're feeling weird and guilty is no reason for you not to nail each other again before the discussion occurs about what a big mistake it was.

25. It is acceptable for you to drive her car. It is not acceptable for her to drive yours.

26. Thou shalt not buy a car in the colours of brown, pink, lime green, orange or sky blue.

27. The girl who replies to the question 'What do you want for Christmas?' with 'If you loved me, you'd know what I want!' gets an Xbox. End of story.

28. There is no reason for guys to watch Ice Skating or Men's Gymnastics. Ever.

29. We've all heard about people having guts or balls. But do you really know the difference between them? In an effort to keep you informed, the definition of each is listed below:

'GUTS' is arriving home late after a night out with The guys, being assaulted by your wife with a broom, And having the guts to say, 'are you still cleaning or are you flying somewhere?'

'BALLS' is coming home late after a night out with the guys smelling of perfume and beer, lipstick on your collar, slapping your wife on the ass and having the balls to say, 'You're next Fatty!'

We hope this clears up any confusion

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Iraq - Very Interesting Facts?!?! Hmmm...

Hi Imaad,
Thanks for your answers (in red). If you reckon this is not true, I shall believe you as you know the Koran better than I do :
Koran (9:11) - For it is written that a son of Arabia would awaken a fearsome Eagle. The wrath of the Eagle would be felt throughout the lands of Allah and lo, while some of the people trembled in despair still more rejoiced; for the wrath of the Eagle cleansed the lands of Allah; and there was peace.
(Note the verse number!) Hmmmmm?!
I doubt it
You reckon this statement was made by Nostradamus instead. Well, according to this, the actual text of the Koran 9:11 (in Red):

Koran (9:11) - But if they repent and keep up prayer and pay the poor-rate, they are your brethren in faith; and We make the communications clear for a people who know. see

FYI...check this out:

These days, it's hard to know what is and not true what we get from the internet, eh?


Imaad Shaaban

29/01/2008 09:54 AM

Fw: Iraq - Fw: Very Interesting

Imaad Shaaban
----- Forwarded by Imaad Shaaban/AU/QBE on 29/01/2008 09:49 AM -----
Eugene Chung
29/01/2008 08:45 AM
Imaad Shaaban
Iraq - Fw: Very Interesting

Hi Imaad,
Are all these true?

----- Forwarded Message ----

To: HL
Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 3:23:54 AM
Subject: Fw: Very Interesting

1.The Garden of Eden was in Iraq. y

2. Mesopotamia, which is now Iraq, was the cradle of civilization!

3. Noah built the ark in Iraq.

4.The Tower of Babel was in Iraq.

5. Abraham was from Ur, which is in Southern Iraq!

6. Isaac's wife Rebekah is from Nahor, which is in Iraq! ?

7. Jacob met Rachel in Iraq. ?

8. Jonah preached in Nineveh - which is in Iraq.

9. Assyria, which is in Iraq, conquered the ten tribes of Israel.

10. Amos cried out in Iraq! ?

11. Babylon, which is in Iraq, destroyed Jerusalem.

12. Daniel was in the lion's den in Iraq! ?

13. The three Hebrew children were in the fire in Iraq (Jesus had been in Iraq also as the fourth person in the Fiery furnace! ?

14. Belshazzar, the King of Babylon saw the "writing on the wall" in Iraq. ?

15. Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, carried the Jews captive into Iraq.

16. Ezekiel preached in Iraq. ?

17. The wise men were from Iraq. ?

18. Peter preached in Iraq. ?

19. The "Empire of Man" described in Revelation is called Babylon, which was a city in Iraq!

And you have probably seen this one. Israel is the nation most often mentioned in the Bible. But do you know which nation is second? It is Iraq! However, that is not the name that is used in the Bible The names used in the Bible are Babylon, Land of Shinar, and Mesopotamia. The word Mesopotamia means between the two rivers, more exactly between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. The name Iraq, means country with deep roots.

Indeed Iraq is a country with deep roots and is a very signific ant country in the Bible.

No other nation, except Israel, has more history and prophecy associated it than Iraq.

And also, this is something to think about! Since America is typically represented by an eagle. Saddam should have read up on his Muslim passages...

The following verse is from the Koran, (the Islamic Bible)

Koran (9:11) - For it is written that a son of Arabia would awaken a fearsome Eagle. The wrath of the Eagle would be felt throughout the lands of Allah and lo, while some of the people trembled in despair still more rejoiced; for the wrath of the Eagle cleansed the lands of Allah; and there was peace.
(Note the verse number!) Hmmmmm?!
I doubt it

Monday, January 28, 2008

Sex Bomb On Ice

Does Size Matter?

ECGMA says: Thanks JmastaT! Eventhough I have watched this clip before, I like to share this with the group. Who says size does not matter?!?! Size does but the question is how big (or small)? ha!ha!

Learning Self-Defense is WORTHWHILE

Dear Wai Hun,
Forget about 'beating up' Ashley, from your traumatic experience, it is worthwhile not to be complacent with self-defense. The world has changed, muggers/robbers/thieves are getting more daring and ruthless. It's an irony that we being so materialistic in nature will arm our house with the latest gadgets in home security alarms, locks (which is easily broken), iron/metal gates, window bars like a jail, alarms for our cars that goes 'beep beep' like the road-runner, all for what but to ensure our belongings are safe. How odd our thinking can be, we care MORE for our silly hi-fi units, iPods, Sony Bravia digital TV with set-top boxes, fancy mobile phones with names sounding like fruits (blackberry, blueberry, tooth-fairy whatever)....but many of 'us' don't seem to care for our LIVES?!?! Learning self-defense is akin to arming your home with some form of security.
Learning self-defense will not make you a champion fighter (who cares about that anyway), it will NOT be 100% proof that you will be able to protect yourself BUT it will teach you not only SD (self-defense) techniques but awareness teach you confidence to handle oneself in a situation you had experienced. In cases such as yours with parang-wielding thugs, the best thing is to GIVE whatever they want. Never, never be a (dead) hero.
So, I hope you WILL look up my friend Grandmaster Julian Lim. Trust me, you will like him. He is an excellent teacher. Ring him, make a serious effort to meet with him, have a chat with him, no obligations. If you don't like what you see or hear, by all means seek Sifu Ah Piao at Jalan Alor who would most probably rob you again! By the way, I don't usually recommend anybody (who am I, anyway eh?) but seriously, in KL, no doubt there are many credible masters whom I don't know. I know a few and I am recommending only him.
Yes, Hun, I know you are a 'closet' reader of my musings. I am touched but more importantly, ring GM Julian.
----- Original Message ----
From: "waihun0"
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 12:21:32 PM
Subject: Re: [*ec*] [EC General BlogSpot] Thank you Jules & Hun for joining eugenechung-group (ak...
May just have to do that one of these days - going for self-defence I mean, not beating up Ashley. But on second thoughts - perhaps that too.
A fellow yogi and I were robbed by 4 parang wielding guys on 2 bikes right outside the yoga centre sometime last November. I can talk about it now but it was the most traumatic experience I've ever encountered and for a long time after I was even afraid to move within my own home in the dark.
Hope you guys are fine and thanks for all those emails we've been receiving. We are the silent appreciaters so keep them coming.

Thank you Jules & Hun for joining eugenechung-group (aka EC Genera Blog)

Dear Hun and Julian (aisay....forgot my manners, Grandmaster Julian-lah!),

Thank you both for joining (voluntarily) my EC General Blog yahoogroups. You will receive notification whenever EC General Blog publishes a new post via eugenechung-groups YG (yahoogroups).
In the case of Albert (Khoo), he is a born-again masochist, so he subscribes to ALL my blogs with several different emails. Scary and worst, he lives just 2 minutes drive from my place!!!!

On a serious note, Hun, if you (and Ashley) are looking for some fitness regime plus self-defense and the ability and skill to beat up Ashley, I have only one person in the whole of KL I would recommend (highly). You know from your diminishing memory (cells) that long long time ago I used to train in 'armpit' martial art called 'Kalatai', the Japanese calls it 'Karate' for reasons unknown to me but these days I do 'girly/poofter' martial arts yet I am personally recommending Grandmaster Julian Lim's Hapkido to you which the art and master is neither girly or otherwise. I can assure you that he has turned a many macho macho macho men to mere pondans (poofters). ( More on Grandmaster Julian Lim : here and here and here.......and here, his website.
My mate Albert Khoo will vouch for GM Julian's credentials and boy! what a credential he has!

When I look for a martial art to learn, I don't just look at the art itself but the 'teacher'. Many are attracted to Jeet Kune Do because of Bruce Lee. So I go to a JKD school in Jalan Alor only to find Ah Piao sifu teaching Pok Kek (an off-shoot chinese MA that resembles a little like Choy Lee Fut), calling it JKD. What would tom, dick & harry know, eh?

I did some slides of GM Julian's Self-Defense workshop on my ECMA blog, just checked it, seems to be not working?!?! Hmmm....I will convert the slides to a windows movie video instead soon.

When you are up to it, give GM Jules a call. He is not only friendly and courteous and a gentleman....and what a handsome one....'chaarp-choong'. He will look after you. His teaching style is practical, empathetical and... entertaining.

Hun...I am going overboard here by saying this, if you don't at least check Gm Julian out, you will be forever at the 'bullying' mercy of Ashley!!!

Take Care.....will talk to you soon.
Ps. Julian, I have already sent an invite to you to join ec-ma-articles YG which is linked to my ECMA Blog. Pls join so that whenever a new MA post is published in ECMA blog, you will be notified.

The Cracks in our Lives

Thanks Judy.....cracks I have many...can't patch them all but more importantly ensure the small cracks don't get any bigger otherwise the entire pot (life) will crack into
From: Huey-Lan Song
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 2:08:40 AM
Subject: Fw: Something worth reading

A water bearer in China had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which he carried across his neck.. One of the pots had a crack in it, while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the end of the long walk from the stream to the house, the cracked pot arrived only half full. For a full two years this went on daily, with the bearer delivering only one and a half pots full of water to his house.
Of course, the perfect pot was proud of its accomplishments, perfect for which it was made.
But the poor cracked pot was ashamed of its own imperfection, and miserable that it was able to accomplish only half of what it had been made to do.
After 2 years of what it perceived to be a bitter failure, it spoke to the water bearer one day by the stream. "I am ashamed of myself, and because this crack in my side causes water to leak out all the way back to your house."
The bearer said to the pot, "Did you notice that there were flowers only on your side of the path, but not on the other pot's side?
That's because I have always known about your flaw, and I planted flower seeds on your side of the path, and every day while we walk back, you've watered them.
For two years I have been able to pick these beautiful flowers to decorate the table. Without you being just the way you are, there would not be this beauty to grace the house"
Moral: Each of us has our own unique flaws. We're all cracked pots. But it's the cracks and flaws we each have that make our lives together so very interesting and rewarding. You've just got to take each person for what they are, and look for the good in them. Blessings to all, my crackpot friend....

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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Blogging 101

ven if you don't blog yourself, you're probably familiar with the concept of a Web log, or "blog". But perhaps you only read blogs? If so, you're missing out: writing your own blog is much more fun and rewarding than just reading other people's.

Here's a rundown of all you need to know about the blogging phenomenon and some tips for safe, secure blogging.

What is a blog?

A blog is essentially a web-based journal. But because it's web-based, it can also include photos and multimedia. And more importantly, it can let its readers add notes and comments to what they read. As such, blogs can be very successful as community building blocks!

But blogs don't stand alone. Millions of them out there in cyberspace, and for every one, there are many others talking about the same subject. This is called the "blogosphere". Because of this, most blogs include clips from and links to outside content and other blogs.

The ability to comment on other people's writing and ease with which thoughts can be shared often results in a free-form, collaborative atmosphere.

Blogs can be:

  • Run by an individual, a community of like-minded individuals, an organization, or a company.
  • Focused on a specific topic or related to general subjects, such as politics. They can also take the form of a personal diary or a channel of communication between an organization and its customers or audience.
  • Part of another website, or they can stand on their own..

How do I start a blog?
There are lots of dedicated websites which can provide you with the tools you need to create your own blog from scratch. You can set it up for free online in a matter of minutes, even if you don't have any online experience. These services will host your blog on their server and take care of everything. Some are free, while others require an annual fee.

You can also use software tools to create a blog for another site, or to host one on your own server. At which point you can even earn income by placing ads or retail links on your blog and get paid for sales or hits that result from visitors to your blog.

There are three basic choices for a blog host:

How do I find good blogs?
Blog entries are frequently displayed in search engines such as Google or Yahoo! Or you can use dedicated blog search engines, such as and .

Many bloggers include extensive links to other blogs—or a "blogroll"— on their sites. You can find a blog that interests you and then explore similar blogs that are also listed . Bloggers often love to share news from their friends' blogs, or talk about their partner's or children's' blogs, which may deal with completely different subjects.....

Some good blogrolls to begin with include:

Protecting privacy and security

  • Anything you post on a blog can be read by everyone in the world, and for eternity, so think twice before you post.
  • Don't assume that other people's online identities are necessarily genuine.
  • Use antispam tools to control the comments in your blog. Automated blog spamming is a favorite amongst spammers.

Does Symantec have a blog?

Yes. The Norton Protection Blog ( provides our team with a forum to share news and opinions on PC security for home and home office users. We have a separate blog focusing on corporate security issues.

Blogging is a great way to learn more, directly from specialists, about specific subjects, or to converse online with people who share your interests. But you should use common sense when posting, and be cautious about anyone you or your children meet online.

Friday, January 25, 2008

Letter from India

ECGMA says: Ha!ha! Good one, Judy....Thanks!

----- Forwarded Message ----
From: Huey-Lan Song

Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 1:07:18 AM
Subject: Fw: Fwd: Fw: Letter from India

My dear Jagjit,

I am in a well here and hoping you are also in a well there. I'm writing this letter slowly, because I know you cannot read fast. We are not living where we did when you left home. Your dad read in the newspaper that most accidents happen 20 miles from home, so we moved 21 miles.

I am not able to send the address, as the last Sardar who stayed here took the house numbers with them for their new house so they would not have to change their address. Hopefully by next week we will be able to take our earlier address plate here, and that our address will remain same too.

This place is really nice. It even has a washing machine, situated right above the toilet. But I'm not sure it works too well. Last week I put in 3 shirts, pulled the chain, and haven't seen them since.

The weather here isn't too bad. It rained only twice last week. The first time it rained for 3 days and second time for 4 days.

The coat you wanted me to send you, your Aunt said it would be a little too heavy to send in the mail with all the metal buttons, so we cut them off and put them in the pocket.

Your father has another job. He has 500 men under him. He is cutting the grass at the cemetery.

By the way, I took Bahu to our club's poolside. The manager is Badmash. He told her that two piece swimming suit is not allowed in his club. We were confused as to which piece we should remove?

Your sister had a baby this morning. I haven't found out whether it is a girl or a boy, so I don't know whether you are an Aunt or Uncle.

Your uncle, Jetinder fell in the nearby well. Some men tried to pull him out, but he fought them off bravely and drowned. We cremated him and he burned for three days.

Your best friend, Balwinder, is no more. He died trying to fulfill his father's last wishes. His father had wished to be buried in the sea after he died. And your friend died while in the process of digging a grave for his father.

There isn't much more news this time. Nothing much has happened.


Two women friends had gone for a girl's night out. Both were very faithful and loving wives, however, they had gotten over-enthusiastic on the Bacardi Breezers.

Incredibly drunk and walking home they needed to pee, so they stopped in the cemetery.

One of them had nothing to wipe with so she thought she would take off her panties and use them.

Her friend however was wearing a rather expensive pair of panties and did not want to ruin them. She was lucky enough to squat down next to a grave that had a wreath with a ribbon on it, so she proceeded to wipe with that.

After the girls did their business they proceeded to go home.

The next day one of the women's husbands was concerned that his normally sweet and innocent wife was still in bed hung over, so he phoned the other husband and said, "These girl nights have got to stop! I'm starting to suspect the worst.. my wife came home with no panties!!"

"That's nothing" said the other husband, "Mine came back with a card stuck to her ass that said.....

*'From all of us at the Fire Station. We'll never forget you*'"

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Learning English With Cikgu Kudin

ECGMA says: If you are/were Malaysian and/or understand bahasa malaysia (the malay language), view this clip....I found this hilarious. In general and in reality, Malaysia (and her people) is a wonderful and beautiful country but the ugliness is brought about by incompetent one-wonders-where-they-came-from govt officials (from top to bottom) and UMNO. Watching this sketch brings back much fond memories of what it used to be, what it should be and what would have been. Sigh!

Friday, January 11, 2008

What you should know about Chain Emails

For those of you who are sick to death of getting emails that tell you to forward to at least X number of people in the next 15 minutes so that wonderful things and miracles will happen if you do and there will be consequences if you don't, then you will enjoy this.

Click here

Something to ponder upon....especially when receiving fwd mail like to be asked to sent out to others.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

A Man's Diary

ECGMA says:
Thanks Judy! Yes, Australian Kiss beats French Kiss anytime.
Don't 'bad mouth' it if one has not tried it, just gargle with listerine (if you have a 'bd mouth' that is!).

Diary of a man.....

  1. When I was born, I got a choice - A big dick or a good memory. I'm unable to remember what I chose.
  2. Your birth certificate is an apology letter from the condom factory.
  3. A wife is a sex object. Every time you ask for sex, she objects.
  4. Impotence: It's nature's way of saying "no hard feelings".
  5. There are only two four letter words that are offensive to men - "don't" and "stop"; unless they are used together.
  6. Panties are not the best thing on earth, but next to the best thing on earth.
  7. There are three stages to sex in a person's life: Tri Weekly, Try Weekly, and Try Weakly.
  8. Virginity can be cured.
  9. Virginity is not dignity; it's a lack of opportunity.
  10. Having sex is like playing bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand.
  11. I tried phone sex once, but the holes in the dialer were too small.
  12. Marriage is the only war where you get to sleep with the enemy.
  13. Q: What's an Australian kiss?
    A: The same thing as a French kiss; only down under.
  14. A newly married couple were happy with the "whole thing". He was happy with the Hole and she was happy with the Thing!
  15. Q: What are the three biggest tragedies in a man's life?
    A: Life sucks, job sucks and the wife doesn't.
  16. Q: What's the difference between a bitch and a whore?
    A: A whore sleeps with everyone at the party and a bitch sleeps with everyone except you.
  17. Q: Why do men find it difficult to make eye contact ?
    A: Breasts don't have eyes.
  18. Of course you've heard about the Viagra computer virus; it turns your 3 1/2 inch floppy into a hard disk.
  19. Despite the old saying, "Don't take your troubles to bed", many men still sleep with their wives!!!

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Red Square - something Else to Drive You Nuts

ECGMA says: Thanks Judy! This is driving me crazy, girl!

From: Huey-Lan Song
Sent: Monday, January 7, 2008 8:53:14 PM
Subject: Fw: Something Else to Drive You Nuts

The object of the game is to move the red block around without getting hit by the blue blocks or touching the black walls.

If you can go longer than 18 seconds you are phenomenal. It's been said that the US Air Force uses this for fighter pilots.They are expected to go for at least 2 minutes.

Give it a try but be is addictive!!

Air Force Test

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Whoever said that "Old women" are helpless - YOU JUST HAVE TO LISTEN TO THIS!

ECGMA says: LMAOROTF! Thanks Judy for this was hilarious. Yes, I listened to it 5-6 times and it gets funnier every time!!! To play again and again, I had to click STOP (eventhough the the audio clip has ended) and then click PLAY.

Whoever said that "Old women" are helpless.
ACCIDENT IN TEXAS: YOU JUST HAVE TO LISTEN TO THIS! This is the funniest thing that I've heard in quite some time & his laugh is contagious! It's a phone call from a man in Texas who witnessed a car accident involving 4 elderly women. It was so popular when they played it on the radio that they had to put it on their website. Close your eyes and just picture what he is's even better than a video clip!!! You've got to listen to this!

Go to: http:

It's even funnier the second time you listen to it.

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

For Sale - Weight Loss Mirror

ECGMA says: Thanks to Margaret fo sharing this!!! If we had Kate Moss (the scrawny skinny model) stood in front of this 'magic' mirror, would she look fat or disappears?
Click on the Image to enlarge the picture