funnies

Try Your Luck with Scratch & Win

Try Your Luck with Scratch & Win

There are two booths along Nanjing East Road Pedestrian Street (南京东路步行街) that exchanges your cash for the chance to win more cash. Like a lottery ticket, but you don’t have to wait for the weekly results. They are Scratch & Win cards!

Matchmaking Market at People’s Square Park

Matchmaking Market at People’s Square Park

The marriage market is huge in China. Other than online dating sites like zhenai.com (珍爱网), jiayuan.com (世纪佳缘交友网), and baihe.com (百合网); there are also many variety shows on television that allow singles to handpick their dating partners on their own, or women even let their mothers handpick for them. For a look at good ‘ol parents matchmaking for their children, visit the matchmaking market at People’s Square Park (人民公园) on weekends.

City Shop’s new slogan?

City Shop’s new slogan?

City Shop, City Life”? Heard this somewhat somewhere before? Yeah, we see it EVERYWHERE in Shanghai — “Better City, Better Life”! Tsk tsk, City Shop, we expected better from you, instead of this distasteful echo of the Shanghai expo slogan.

Armless Haibao

Armless Haibao

An armless Haibao (Expo 2010 mascot) abandoned at a flight of stairs.

Wondering whether it works effectively as an ad for the massage parlour.