TSL down for maintenance

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Tomorrow TSL will be down for at least 3-4 hours for maintenance. We will be implementing plenty of new features we have coded in recently. The site is expected to be down from the afternoon-night tomorrow so don't be alarmed!

We will be back fully operational by Saturday. Some of the key features being added:

  • Newer, slick design on many pages.
  • Ability to add photos / videos to your review.
  • Video Gallery
  • Public Transit directions with maps
  • Last 5 articles by author

April Winners and May's Contest

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Its that time of the month again where we announce our monthly winners! If you did not know, we hand out bonus cash prizes to the top 5 members with the highest activity points every month. Its our way of saying thanks to the biggest contributors on our site. Also check out our Hall of Fame section where you can learn about the site's highest quality contributors.

Biggest Contributors in May 2013

Presenting our Winners


  1. $50 - Aiman Maulana
  2. $20 - Lansell Taudevin
  3. $15 - tappy
  4. $10 - Bryan Choo
  5. $5 - Jelly

Malaysian star writer and December's winner Aiman takes home the first prize yet again this month. New writer, acclaimed book author Lansell finishes in second place.

Regular writer tappy comes in third. Bryan comes in fourth and long time writter Jelly rounds up the top 5! Congrats to all the winners!

May's contest has begun and will run till 10pm, 3stt of May.

May's Prizes:

  1. $50
  2. $20
  3. $15
  4. $10
  5. $5

For more information on how to start earning points please refer to our point system.

Disclaimer: 
Any unnatural behaviour will result in disqualification from our contest. As this system is still new, we will continue to tweak the points slightly to make it as fair as possible.

Although very unlikely to happen, TheSmartLocal reserves the right to amend the rules of the competition as they see fit at any time

March Winners and April's contest!

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Its that time of the month again where we announce our monthly winners! If you did not know, we hand out bonus cash prizes to the top 5 members with the highest activity points every month. Its our way of saying thanks and we also hope this encourages our members to be more active! Also check out our Hall of Fame section where you can learn about the site's biggest contributors.

Biggest Contributors in March 2013

Presenting our Winners


  1. $50 - wangkh
  2. $20 - eng10523
  3. $15 - grato1412
  4. $10 - poppy
  5. $5 - SamanthaWong

Family man wangkh tops the list for the first time taking home the grand prize of $50! Regular lister eng10523 comes in second place.

New Malaysian writer grato1412 who is our local Sabah expert,  has a great first month on the site coming in third. Regular reviewer poppy comes in fourth and new Singaporean member SamanthaWong rounds up the top 5.

Congrats to all the winners!

April's contest will begin tomorrow and will is now underway and will run till 10pm, 30th of April.

April's Prizes:

  1. $50
  2. $20
  3. $15
  4. $10
  5. $5

For more information on how to start earning points please refer to our point system.

Disclaimer: 
Any unnatural behaviour will result in disqualification from our contest. As this system is still new, we will continue to tweak the points slightly to make it as fair as possible.

Although very unlikely to happen, TheSmartLocal reserves the right to amend the rules of the competition as they see fit at any time

Share and win Pangdemonium tickets!

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Share to win 2 pairs of Adrian Pang's 'Rabbit Hole' opening show tickets worth over $200!!!

We know some of you have been really curious about Adrian Pang's kick-ass theatre company, Pangdemonium!

So in this month's contest, we will be giving away TWO pairs of complimentary tickets (worth over $200) to Pangdemonium's brand new season opening show "Rabbit Hole" to TWO lucky Facebook Fans, courtesy of Pangdemonium! There is no better time than now to familiarize yourself with Pangdemonium's work! And whats even better - you get to bring a friend along with you too! To qualify for our contest, all you have to do is:

1. Like the Pangdemonium Productions facebook page
2. Like the TheSmartLocal.com facebook page
3. Share this post and comment on it "Liked & Shared!"


Go to our facebook page here to join the contest!

February Winners and March's contest!

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Its that time of the month again where we announce our monthly winners! If you did not know, we hand out bonus cash prizes to the top 5 members with the highest activity points every month. Its our way of saying thanks and we also hope this encourages our members to be more active! Also check out our new Hall of Fame section where you can learn about the site's biggest contributors.

Biggest Contributors in March

Presenting our Winners


  1. $50 - Eyeman
  2. $20 - poppy
  3. $15 - astronumb
  4. $10 - TheThinker
  5. $5 - Primate

New Malaysian writer Eyeman starts his first month on the site with a bang, securing the top spot! He dreams to be a English speaking radio DJ in Malaysia one day and I am sure he will succeed. His writing is so eloquent and clear! Read more about his dream in his blog here.

In second place is poppy, a fantastic writer who has been with TSL since our very start. She had a great month finishing as the top Singaporean contributor.

Malaysian blogger mom astronumb finishes in third place, regular top 5 finisher and features writer TheThinker finishes in fourth and new member Primate rounds up the top 5.

New site members tappy and equina (more on her soon!) are ranked next and for the first time, I manage to sneak into the top 8 as well! See! It is really easy to qualify!

March's contest will is now underway and will run till 10pm, 31st of March.

March's Prizes:

  1. $50
  2. $20
  3. $15
  4. $10
  5. $5

For more information on how to start earning points please refer to our point system.

Disclaimer: 
Any unnatural behaviour will result in disqualification from our contest. As this system is still new, we will continue to tweak the points slightly to make it as fair as possible.

Although very unlikely to happen, TheSmartLocal reserves the right to amend the rules of the competition as they see fit at any time