This week is crime prevention week for h2g2 travellers. Know before you go.
The Post Quiz: Illegal in Singapore
We know you like to travel. Before booking your flight to Singapore, though, check out these legal restrictions. You'll thank us later.
- Which of these substances can you not legally sell in Singapore?
- chewing gum
- playing cards
- Which of these activities can you do in Singapore?
- play your saxophone on a public street
- sing dirty songs at the top of your lungs
- fly a kite on a public street
- none of the above
- What is the punishment for spitting on a bus in Singapore?
- a hefty fine
- nothing: everybody does it
- What is the punishment for connecting to somebody else's wi-fi network?
- nothing: all wi-fi is free
- a large fine or 3 years in jail
- the death penalty
- What behaviour in a public toilet will earn you a $150 fine in Singapore?
- forgetting to flush
- leaving religious tracts
- Where can you legally be nude in Singapore?
- on a public beach
- in your house (with the curtains open)
- in the dark
- If you feed pigeons in the park in Singapore, what will happen?
- You will be fined $500.
- A flash mob will show up and sing 'Poisoning Pigeons in the Park' at you until you stop.
- You will be applauded for your compassion for poor, helpless creatures.
- You may not urinate in a lift in Singapore. (And you shouldn't, anywhere. Sheesh.) But how will the cops know you've done it?
- They rely on informant concierges.
- They have undercover cops disguised as lift operators, complete with those little hats.
- The lifts have electronic urine detectors.
- Painting graffiti is a crime in Singapore, as in many places. What could be the penalty?
- confiscation of paint cans
- Recidivist jaywalkers are in trouble in Singapore. What is the possible penalty for jaywalking twice?
- being deported to China
- six months in jail
- losing your pedestrian licence
Not sure? Maybe you'd better click on the picture for answers before you hand over your passport to the nice man.