New BMT recruit sweeping aside ex-fringe for temperature-taking gives S’porean Sons million feels

Press F in remembrance of lost hair.

Zhangxin Zheng | July 24, 2021, 05:23 PM

It's true that some habits die hard.

Especially when we are so used to doing certain things on a daily basis.

Here's an example:

Here's another:

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This photo of a recruit putting his hand over his head during temperature taking during his enlistment has gone viral.

Many viewers believed that he was trying to lift up his fringe as a reflex response even though there is no longer the need to do so with a shaved head.

The relatable photo has garnered over 1,000 shares even though it was part of an album documenting the enlistment on July 22.

The album shows what went on during an enlistment amid Covid-19.

Besides temperature taking, the enlistees had to undergo swab tests before entering Pulau Tekong.

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Family members were also present to send the enlistees off.

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You can view the full album here:

Top image via BMTC/Facebook