Monthly Archives: November 2013

Top 5 Simple Recipes Every Gentleman Need To Pick Up

Earlier this year Gordon Ramsay gave the thumbs up to Singapore’s hawker fares, after admitting he got his “arse kicked”. Coming from Hell’s Kitchen’s foul-mouthed, Michelin star chef, that’s one hell of a loaded compliment. You might not have attended a culinary school in France, nor spent 10 years mastering the art of preparing the…

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How To: Escape The Friend Zone

Being “Friend-zoned” is a concept so commercialized you see at least a dozen such confessions a day on, well, Facebook “Confessions” pages. The common culprits for the unrequited romantic/sexual interest from the (girl) friend of your dreams include, and are not limited to:- a) Neediness b) Being a 7-11 (available 24/7) c) Predictable (even strangers…

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How To: Small Talk Like A Champ

Those of you who have a knack for avoiding eye contact or pretending not to notice someone you know walk past you, enough is enough. Team S.M understands you’d be consumed by awkwardness as soon as you say a simple “hello” and engage in small talk, but it doesn’t have to be. Not after you…

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Motor-boating For Charity: Yay or Nay?

Here at Team S.M, we’re equally shocked. In early October, the online world saw Simple Pickup embark on a plucky crusade to raise awareness and money for breast cancer by “motor-boating” random women on the streets. For every consenting “motor-boatee”, the bosom buddies (yes, pun intended) would donate to the cause out of their own…

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Movember: Are You In?

Even Kate Upton has signed up, as a Mo’ Sista for Team Gillette. So what’s your excuse? This is an opportunity for you to raise awareness and show your support for men’s health issues like prostate cancer. Never mind all the curious glances and disapproving looks, but what’s a smooth gent without compassion, initiative and…

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