I don't get it. When my driving license expired a week ago, I went to the nearest Post Office only to find the smiling cheerful staff putting the "JPJ Off-Line" sign. The next day, it was the same. And then the next day, in Seremban too.
So, I've had it and decided to go to JPJ dircetly since I have a customer nearby on that day. Driving without a valid license really makes me more careful on the road. No more "chasing" after cop cars and also, look at them when driving side by side. My number at that time was 385 against 272. Anyway, after waiting for more than an hour and also got struck by a chinese conversationalist, it was my turn.
Me: Hi, I need to renew my Dirving license.
Her: You have a photo with you?
Me: Huh? I need a photo? I don't have one.
Her: That's alright, I'll just give you one without a photo, then
Me: OK, this (current licese) is my favourite handsome face.
Me: How much for one year?
Me: OK, I'll take two years, any discount?
Her: he he he he (quietly laugh in a polite way)
Me: I mean, get one year and the other year is free?
Her: No, sir. Cannot la. So you want one year or two?
Me: OK, two, then. Thanks.
Ziiiip, zop, zieep, zaaap.
Her: Here you go, sir. Thank you.
And that, Ladies and Gentlemen, I got my livence in less than 40 seconds. Sheesh. I waited for more than an hour only for a 40 second service. Dunno whether to laugh or cry, I tell you. Usually, when I go to these "Government" places, it would take ages. Ages to wait for your turn to snail to the counter and ages to be served when you do not have the correct documentation. And here, because their computers are all "On-Line" everything was done at lightning speed.
Ah, now I can decribe the feeling: It like you walking miles and miles to the only MacDonalds in town and queue in line for a Big Mac and it was served to you in just under 10 seconds. I mean, you got what you came for but well, you know what I mean.