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It was good while it lasted...


  1. Aiyah, I kept forgetting to check this site out and now its gone. Too bad. What the heck happened lah, somebody go and trash someone's car kah?

  2. Thanks for not giving up on me..

  3. The Management Team for YPI is currently huddled in a dank basement somewhere in Kampung Air... (hey Kampung Air houses do not have any basement ...?? Damn what have I just stepped on??! SHHII*******). Anyway, we're huddled there to discuss the future of the site.

    The site will be back with more good fun loving stuff, so stay tuned...

  4. 21 gun salute for YPI team. Standing by for your return :)

  5. I got to check it out a few times before. The site's good. A bit harsh, cuz it displays the plate numbers too, but I love it! Wish I could implement the same thing here in Kota Kinabalu!


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