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Old Dec 2nd 2017, 11:16 am   #1
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Is it available in any of the shops or do I need a road trip to AD / Dubai?
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Old Dec 2nd 2017, 7:09 pm   #2
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Souq planet near Tawam
Spinneys in the centre of town (but not Al Bateen branch).
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Souq planet near Tawam
Spinneys in the centre of town (but not Al Bateen branch).
Sorry I can't help but most curious as to what Oink is?
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Is it available in any of the shops or do I need a road trip to AD / Dubai?
You'll have to go to Canada to find Oink.
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Sorry I can't help but most curious as to what Oink is?
On the off-chance that he's not talking about one of our esteemed members in Canada, then he must be taking about this:

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Old Dec 3rd 2017, 12:46 am   #5
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Sorry I can't help but most curious as to what Oink is?
Considering Al Ain is in the Middle East, which is predominantly Muslim, I'd hazard a guess at pork.
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Thank you-it seemed a bit too obvious to be correct
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Thanks Bluelionesse - I'll check those out.
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Is the OP talking in code to avoid the Anti-pig Department of the local Constabulary ?
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.... the Anti-pig Department of the local Constabulary ?
Seems self-contradictory.
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Seems self-contradictory.
ha! That deserved a snort
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ha! That deserved a snort
This is what I heard.
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These days Pork is readily available in Abu Dhabi. Usually in big supermarkets like Spinneys you will notice the sign
" caution pork products"
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