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Offline BingColin

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Re: Thieving Bast---s
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2014, 01:38:20 PM »
NCCC is NOT a mall. Nor is Unitop.

A shopping mall, shopping center/centre, shopping arcade, shopping precinct, or simply mall is one or more buildings forming a complex of shops representing various merchandisers, with interconnecting walkways enabling visitors to walk from unit to unit. Other establishments including movie theaters and restaurants are also often included.

NCCC and Unitop do not make the cut.

And yes there was a "movie theater" here years ago, but it did not show "First Run" foreign movies as we now have in the "Cinema" at Robinson Mall, which actually meets the criterion of a mall.

NCCC describe themselves as a mall, and Unitop has spaces for other merchandisers.

A place where you pay to watch movies is a cinema, I can't see why they need to be "First Run" foreign movies to get that title.

Offline Vicks

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« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2014, 02:07:20 PM »
Considering this is an expat forum it would only seem logical to gauge things by the standards to which we have been accustomed; hence, when a person seeking information in regards to living here would have a better understanding and expectation of goods and services here in the Philippines.

NCCC can call themselves whatever they chose, but by western standards they are simply a department store. SM, Robinson's and MOA are malls which were designed based upon western architecture.
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Offline iamjames

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Re: Thieving Bast---s
« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2014, 07:17:01 PM »
K - back to topic - reconnection after the thievin B*****ds. I found than an open offer of 500 pesos to the winner (in the office) got me connected within two hours.

Offline coleman2347

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« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2014, 12:00:30 AM »
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