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Ham of a jam - CNY traffic woes for this Ah-Mat

I really really cannot tahan this anymore!!!!! Every Chinese New Year that rolls around, it gives me a bloody headache. Not only that a wallet-ache and also butt-ache! Sitting in the car all the time so many hours liao today! Just now, I went to fetch the two kids back from school lor at around 12.10pm. Jam jam jam jam jam jam jam (Malaysians use the term jam for traffic jam) all the way to Jared's school. Then hor....outside I see got jam some more. So, I thought I smarter than everyone else and tried to find another route to Joshua's school. Longer but I was hoping this route wouldn't be quite as jammed up. So, I go. Kanasai! (er....this is a Chinese swear word) No need very far I travel, I see cars everywhere! NO NEED TO WORK WAN AH???!!! Go back to work lah!!! So instead of short jam, I went for the long jam! If there's one thing that makes me lose my cool, it's traffic jam. Takes me 1 hour 12 minutes to get to Joshua's school! Some more today Friday, all the Muslims come out and pray, right? They don't know how to park properly and think that it's their father's road some more! The roundabout turn into a parking space for them not enough! They park outside, inside, left, right, before and after the roundabout wan! MPPJ or DBKL (local authorities for PJ and KL) say want to take away all those illegal stalls in Kota Damansara today, right? Bloody hell, take away the small stalls set up at the roundabout first lah!!! No wor....these people eat at the traffic lights oblivious to our woes! Where got people eat at the roundabout wan????!!!!! Eeeeyyyeeerrrrrr!!!! Really want to find a watermelon and throw it off a building! OK. OK OK OK.......I'm cool. I'm cool. Now, I worry because I have not bought CNY clothes for the kids. Considering the kind of traffic condition just now, I don't think I can expect to find smooth-flowing traffic anywhere lah today. Afterwards, I am going to attempt to drive to a popular shopping mall to get the clothes for the kids. I dare not wait until weekend....lagi mati (worse still) then. Not even the longkang (drains) is free! Every single road, tunnel, bridge, street, side-road....everything jammed up today.

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