Went to the Crocs shoes sale this morning (Thanks Carol, for the 'tip-off'). The sale was supposed to start at 10am. I alighted at the Expo bus stop at around 9.30am & was telling myself that I was too early. But when I arrived at the Expo Hall, a VERY long queue had already formed - starting from outside the sale hall entrance, all the way into the adjacent hall, forming a very long snake-like line. Wonder what time did those people arrive? After I joined the queue, the line continued to stretch from inside the adjacent hall to outside the other Expo halls & all the way to where the outdoor Burger King is & beyond. Scary! I didn't know Crocs shoes are THAT popular! I took a photo of us queuing inside the adjacent hall. Oh, I'm too shy to raise my camera too high up when taking the photo, that's why you only see a small part of the queue.
Anyway, when the sale was about to start, there was a countdown from 10 to 1 over the PA system, as if they were launching some kind of space craft. Haha...of course many of us were laughing away & some even clapped their hands when the count was down to 1. Funny!
When I finally got inside the sale hall, there were people everywhere! Most shoes were gone as soon as they were placed on the table, some didn't even get to touch the table as they were quickly grabbed by all those very hungry shoppers! The shoes were practically gone in 60 secs, just like Nicholas Cage's movie by the same title! Only those big sized shoes were left on the table which I guess were so big that no one could wear them.
Sigh, all the queuing for nothing as I didn't see what I wanted. But I can't leave without buying anything, that's not me! So I bought a pair of clogs for S$35 & a pair of 'Alice' shoes (only realised this is the shoes' name when I saw the receipt) for S$25. The guy at the counter gave me some free charms for the shoes (I just need to complete a very short & easy survey).
On my trip home, I decided to take the MRT instead of the bus, so that I could pick up some groceries on my way back & I saw this in the MRT:
An empty area with NO SEATS!? I didn't know there's this empty area with no seats in MRTs! I thought only buses are like that. My, I feel like a 'mountain tortoise'. It must have been ages since I've travelled in the MRT. Haha... =D
Oh, by the way, this will be my first & also the last time I'm going to a Crocs Sale. I'd rather queue at the books sale instead.
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