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Thursday, 10 January 2008

Short Talk:

YouthMalaysia.com is holding the first ever Youth Entrepreneur Convention at the PWTC this 19th January. It's a convention supported by the Ministry of Youth Development to empower and inspire the youths of today to become entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

And hey, I will be there alongside Kid Chan, Kevin Zahri and Timothy Tiah as one of the many speakers for the convention. Time to put my (non-existent) public speaking skillz to good use.

Diu Or No Diu

As you know, I was on TV a while ago for the game show Deal Or No Deal.

It has always been one of those quriky dreams of mine to be on a TV game show, dating back to the days of Wheel Of Fortune and A Million Dollar Chance Of A Lifetime that I used to watch a lot in the 80s.

It wasn't so much the 15-minutes-of-fame to be on TV that attracted me, more so the huge-ass amount of money that awaits - all for answering some really simple questions.

Of course, for a long time that little dream of mine never materialised because most game shows are held in KL and I live in Kuching. But earlier last year, I was in KL and by chance I saw Deal Or No Deal doing a road show at 1Utama.

Dawn Jeremiah

I got nothing to lose right? So I filled up the application form and didn't give it much of a thought after that.

Surprise surprise. Three months later, I received a call from the show's producers telling me I've been selected to participate in Deal Or No Deal. They asked me if I could make the flight to KL.

Needless to say, I jumped at the opportunity like a kangaroo.

Without so much as to give it a second thought, I took two days off work and booked a RM500 flight straight to KL.

What's RM500 for a flight compared to how much I could potentially take home right? Hey, people win a lot of money on these things. Just the other night, I saw some guy on TV walked away with RM20,000 just like that.

I figured, even if I win only just half his prize money, I'll be happy. RM10,000 is more than enough for me to do a lot of things I wanted to do. I'd love to travel to the States, upgrade my computer and do a bit of charity if I win a big prize money.

My confidence picked up even more when I attended the filming of the episode before mine, and that contestant won some RM43,000! That's a crazy amount of money I could only imagine winning in my dreams.

And then it was my turn to be filmed.

He he he

I was nervous as hell. So nervous, because it was officially the first time I'm going on TV - if you don't count those numerous times when I "accidentally walked past" in the background when somebody else was shooting something.

First, I had to go past the elimination round. There were 6 contestants, and only the first person to answer two questions correct can go through to the next round.

I missed the first question.

The second question was "Which is the longest river in the world?", and I got that right. The third question was "Which of the following sports does not allow players to use their hands? Basketball, volleyball or football?" I answered "Football" and I'm through to the next round!

... and that's when everything started going downhill for me.

The briefcase models. Too bad I couldn't take them home.

I won't dwelve into the details on how the game is played. Suffice to say, the objective is to eliminate all the small amounts of prize money on the left hand side of the board. The more prize moneys on the left hand side is eliminated, the higher the possibility that I'll be offered a bigger sum of prize money by the mysterious "banker".

Here's how it went down.

First I picked a briefcase to keep, and proceeded to eliminate 6 briefcases.

Diu. I picked all the ones on the right hand side!

Nevermind. At least the RM100,000 prize money is still there. Banker offered RM600 but I'm arrogant so he can go kiss my ass.

Next, I have to get rid of 5 more briefcases.

Diu! Almost all the big money are gone!

Fine, RM100,000 is still in play so I might just get lucky.

I have to throw away 4 more cases.

DIU!

Now even RM100,000 is gone!

How to play lah like that?!

To cut the long story short, I played until I threw away all the big prize money on the right hand side.

Left with all the pathetically small prize money, I reluctantly accepted the banker's offer of RM100 halfway to end the game. And even that decision was not a good deal. Because in the briefcase that I was holding onto all along, I have RM250.

Damn, I should've just take the RM900 Samsonite briefcase and run.

I lost a lot of money by flying to KL just to take part in the game show. But you know what? That is not the most tulan thing about the whole experience I had on Deal Or No Deal.

My friends Nelly, Alwyn, Allan and Tim drove all the way to the ntv7 studios in Shah Alam to attend the shooting of my episode and give me support. I thought that if I were to win a lot of money, I could've treated them to a nice meal to show my appreciation.

Since that did not happen, I could only do the next best thing I could do. And that is to compensate Tim for his petrol.

I think the petrol itself is already RM100. So there goes my prize money.

Diu or No Diu?

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lol

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omg... kena owned... did he treat you?

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of cz tiu la...

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diu!

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LOL!!! omg that is really dam sad.

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hahaha

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a chinese saying 'if the money is not urs,then it wont go into ur pocket' (something like tat)....haha

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a chinese saying 'if the money is not urs,then it wont go into ur pocket' (something like tat)....haha..everything just worked out nicely for Tim, he is destined for it,i guess!!

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HAHAHAHA! FUNNY! FATED!

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dayum....lol

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Ouch! That one really going to hurt FOR LIFE!

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a lady walked away with RM2, considered urself NOT the unluckiest contestant around, lol

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I'm here cause I'm here. I come, I see, I conquer!

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watched the video..u looked damn serious while waiting for the question leh.. haha..
better luck next time la..
you are my hero man..

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You gotta be kidding me...

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wow, i won't say that its fated but rather, your friend's just damn lucky...

sometimes wishing for something that you want so much just jinxed it, maybe, i don't know.

well, with hope and expectations, stuff happens.

thats how the shitty life works. too bad.

at least think of it this way, you didn't go home with a dollar. ha, ok, maybe i shouldn't rub it in.

anyways, maybe your luck will be better in 2008?

good luck, go get all the four leave clover and whatever.

haha.

-missunpredictable

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Oh my word, that is hilarious.

I feel much better about myself already :D J/K.

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Did you check for sure that those figures in the briefcase are not remote-enabled LEDs?

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DIU !! SO DIU !!! MUST DIU !!
Seriously, i have to agree with them. 'if the money is not urs,then it wont go into ur pocket' !
Kenny, don't go to any casino :D

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Very funny the way you say.

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100k..............

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not only diu. but hou lan chat TIU!!!

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LOL !!! DIU !!! i think you have a bad luck that night

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haha..pity u.. =(

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AIYAH! BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME!

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Ahahhahahahah...diulan. Biggest loser. Definity you dun have the FOOK to win big cash.

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Who's tat pretty ntv7 chick? never seen her on tv b4...

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diu, you are just unlucky. better luck next time man =)

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OHMIGOD!!! ouch!

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kenny, i just noticed that u have big b(.)(.)bs!! see that photo after u "jumped at the opportunity like a kangaroo" ...
kakakakakaka...

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at least you covered your cost to KL and enjoyed the experience of appeared in national TV... how to participate in Deal or No Deal? I also wanna to win RM$100,000...

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next time rmb to wear red underwear LOL!

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owhhh... damn sad laa wei!!

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how to join? i also want la :)

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Pook Kenny hahahahaha!!! you deserve that =)

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i'd say.. DIU!

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I'm from Singapore, and it's my first time commenting here in my 3 years of reading your blog, but...

MAN! I feel for ya. Moreover, I can't believe he actually hit the top prize!

But I love how you candidly poke fun at yourself. That's the mark of a man, alright!

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diu!! wtf... life aint always a happily ever after... cheers bro!

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NIGHTMARE !!!

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Hey, I saw u on TV during that show. Man, u are so unlucky... It's a nice experience though. =)

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diu!

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HAHAHA!! it's just not your luck!

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Maybe better luck next time, Kenny!

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Definitely a BIG TIU...Hahahahaha!!!

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diu lei lou mou

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hi just pondering whether as a proud sarawakian, you should (or should not) do a review on the recent opening of spring mall in Kuching. I know its not such a big deal but figure out you shud gif it a shot..as a Sarawakian.

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HAhahahahahahah......................

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not only diu. but hou lan chat TIU!!!

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exceptionally hilariously diu lo lol

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I can't believe how farking suay you are!

Suay = unfortunate in hokkien

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So, that was you who accepted the RM100 offered by the banker's. I do not know it was you until I saw your post here...hehe, I guess that is not your luck eh...

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LOL,

I bet u have been crying urself to sleep every single nite...ROLF!!!

Bad luck mate....

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At first u don't succeed, try try again lor...

Go and diu again lor...hehe...8D

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kenny you didn't diu the models?

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I guess the luck is nt wif u. Ur fren is really very very lucky! Don't give up Kenny, try again another time!

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WAI! No wonder everyone was asking me to visit your site all of a sudden....got my yucky pic here!! heheh I totally forgot about it man...Can't believe it was taken more than a year ago.
Anyways... I kinda knew you would get your ass to the 2nd round when I saw you and the other contestants during your shooting day.... BUT RM100?? APA NI?!
At least you had fun la. Well, you could always try out for the 2nd season :))

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don't you wish you were him? =p

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haha... bad luck...

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HAHA! you suck shit!! badluck dude!! better luck next time~!

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OMG that is really diu...
People u can watch the episodes on ntv7's website
http://www.ntv7.com.my/Shows/Episodes.aspx?MasterID=178&ShowID=294&MenuID=2&SubMenuID=1&TemplateID=2&EpID=5446&VideoID=2482&BeltID=1

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u consider urself unlucky? kenny ah.. take a look at ur life a lil. u see the things u get for juz being urself, n u call urself unlucky ah? walao..

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LOL...it's really really diu lor anyway juz see it not ur luck man

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haha..Kenny, you are just unlucky!! perhaps you will have a better luck in 2008!!

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eh....where is the king kong tulan face?

haha, dun be sad, i'm sure u'll get more lucky next time. it's only a game.

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Should put a voting poll.

Diu or no diu

DIULOR!!!!!

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i have a bad feeling abt this...

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Kaoz!! Si bei DIU lah! Knn...

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diu lorr...

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Omg! Poor you..

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You are so close getting a Jackpot.

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aha....cant imagine how u feel....but i feel i wanna laugh...out....loud...

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That's what u get when you ate that snake last year. Karma's a biatch, isn't it?

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i suppose lady luck aint on ur side that day..lol..anyway..its a good experience..hehe..

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Haha, it is just like those beauty contest where those winners are usually those who just "followed friend to register"(they claimed).

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It's all about luck.

Just ask the family of 8 who won a whopping RM19.3 million from SportsToto.

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Yes! All bout luck. But at least there's fun!

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ULTIMATE Diu...hahahahahahaha

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LOSER!

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HAHAHHAHHAA.....opz that is too mean. WAHHHWHWHAWHHAHAHAH

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Aww damn. Kesian Kenny gets the tulan of the year award.

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Diu nia seng keh DIU~!!!!!!!!!!!
lol

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no diu....~~~!"i am not here for the small sum",thts why u kena diu larrrh.greedy somore la kenny...lol

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Haiyohhhhhhhh Kenny, I almost got heart attack watching you played and I didn't know your friend won RM100k... OMG LOL~

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Your luck is the worst ever. When I watched the show I cringe non stop. The worst things that could possibly happen just keep on happening to you. It's amazing that you didn't walk away with RM0.10. Your friend is just the opposite ... nobody could have written a worst script than that for you.

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hahaha...what a luck! well...but then now u've got something to tell..good story yea! Boleh polah filem wa cakap sama lu!

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Diu like heal!!!

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Soi LEG

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fat and ugly and arrogant people don't win money ok you don't deserve to win... so buckle up and work as a sewage cleaner, bye.

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wtf lol.

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Damm F**king DiU....

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Wakakakaka. Very diu. XD. Poor Kenny. >.

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Nice one sia.

Really diu liao lor. Hahahahaha.
Cheerup lah lor. :D Money not everything mah. xPpP

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lols..u might as well go rob him xD

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You're really noob at diu or no diu man!
Now go suck your friend dry...

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U juz damn suay lor.

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Gosh..you got breasts..

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DIU x 39845729414897908234589734 times

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sad for you ! T.T lol

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i think this has something to do with u being an irresponsible blogger, blog abt things that is just despicable and inconsiderate of race, religion and the mindfulness of children reading ur blog

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Haha, you si beh sui la. Poor poor Kenny...

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Wah, kena diu teruk. But we still love ya!

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I read this entry and went

WHAT THE FUCK

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when i was watching the show...i thot whylah...tim so tense up one!!!! now i know....he was acutely observing your silly mistake as not to make his hahahahahahaha

rich prize for a friend who's already pretty well off...lucky guy...congratulations to him...and well kenny...errr....congratulations...

see you CNY...i be home in kuching city....

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pop by if you are free to my blog....tell me what you think of my latest silly pic of fast n furious..

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i laughed my A off when i read that last part!!!

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hey ...do u all know ,,which type of camera
kenny sia was using??

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DIU

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Really DIU
lolx

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well... u r not the worst player... somebody just walked away with RM 6 only... yes.. RM 6 she answered the final question wrongly with her briefcase on her hand that worth RM30..

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ahahahahahahah!!!!!

there there Kenny... i'm sure good luck will spill on you one way or another soon.

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Biggest diu ever. Tsk tsk tsk

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why is the highest prize sum so low compared to other countries?

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Looks like DIU! judging from the prize money you won...

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now only blog...keke...I straight away visited ur bog to see u blog out ur frustration d not.....hahaha....lambat la u.....keke.....

anyways...tough luck rite...keke

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U si bei suay & kek shim.DIU LA!!!

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walao, what kind of luck is this? your friend got belanja you makan or not?

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diu hai chin chin la

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haha.. tats really funny. but if it was me i would have been speechless >.

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Very funny.

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that's called fated, kenny. XD
tulan for whole life.

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damn diu la !!
u so geng . took out all those briefcases on ur right . AHAHAA !!!

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hey i actually tot its realli gud.. hehe.. at least its ur fren tat got the money.. plus he'll thank u for tat.. cos he got to learn sth about it from ur experience..

(not to follow wad u did?!!)

lolz..

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Kennysia you damn handsome la

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Kennysia was Diu-ed by this programme :)

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Hey kennysia , why didnt u put that DULAN picture ?

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o.o
Didn't the fortune teller in HongKong told you it's not a good year for you to gamble?
Or was it some other year? I forgot.

Being on Deal or No Deal can be considered as... somekind of positive 'gambling'? LOL.

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Lol, very diu la...

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Not just that, you lose the game very very sadly.

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why your friend Tim never smile?

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Hey at least you got to be on TV ! :D

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why is ah liang from taiwan in the show?

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I think you are better in blogging and suck in those reality show...You're the country's problogger!!!

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Hahaha. Look on the bright side, at least you got pass stage 1!

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Life's full with TULAN moment huh...

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Oi..! why cut the posting? NTV7 warn you is it?... Hahahhaa.. at least tell us la why you cut it.

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Win so much some more need to share with your friend. That is good.

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is the show in You tube or better still, when is Astro doing the rerun on this ? :P

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i guess u kana complain of the prize he won...

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ahhhh how did anyone get so unlucky

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Wow did over 40 comments got deleted ? Including mine...... sorry about the trouble I'll shut up now. :(

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Hey yeah man, i asked my friend to come read about your friend Tim, but guess you've removed it. Has that episode not been aired yet?

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why is the malaysian version of deal or no deal so different from the singaporean version? haha the singaporean version requires no answering of questions (as in like general knowledge kind) and our highest prize is S$250,000!! maybe you should join the spore one!

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drop me an email if you interested to be in the show. 2nd season audition coming soon.

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em.. but not Kenny again.

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sighs...too bad.....

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really dam diu =.=

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muahahahahah...

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diu...nice word

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Haha.. really DIU lo, i have my hats off for u, this really make me laugh a lot, although it's kind of pity u too overall lost it. But it really still a good experience in it.

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obviously diu lo...big time summore...

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LOL...

Kenny, your fren, Tim, won RM100,000. I watched the episode just now(2nd March 2008;8.30pm;ntv7).Haha.


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diu laa! haha

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Tim won 100000 ringgit after a while...
tough luck huh kenny...

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DIU !

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Diu or No Diu ? I Must Diu !

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