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Old Dec 5th 2010, 1:53 pm   #1
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Default Handy Cut Out And Keep Guide - Lush Index 2.0 2011 to 2013 - Dry Days Predictor

In an effort to save suffering for all British Expats, here is a handy guide to expected days and nights of suffering and hardship in 2011.

Occasion - Estimated Date Gregorian Year 2011 - Lush Index - Is It Dry?

Gregorian New Year - 1 Jan 2011 - No
Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday - 15 Feb 2011 - Yes – from 6pm 14th to 7pm 15th Feb
Israa & Miaraj Night - 29 June 2011 - Yes – from 6pm 28th to 7pm 29th Jun
Ramadan expected to begin - 1 Aug 2011 - No
Eid Al Fitr - 30 Aug 2011 - Yes – from 6pm 29th to 7pm 30th Aug
Arafat (Haj) Day - 6 Nov 2011 - Yes – from 6pm 5th to 7pm 6th Nov
Eid Al Adha - 7 Nov 2011 - No
UAE National Day - 2 Dec 2011 - No
Hijri New year’s Day - 26 Nov 2011 - Yes – from 6pm 25th to 7pm 26th Nov

Note - the author makes no claims to 100% accuracy - corrections welcomed.

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lush index, love it...! the bars/restaurants are going to miss out big time on valentine's night then...

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lush index, love it...! the bars/restaurants are going to miss out big time on valentine's night then...

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they might change it ....
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Old Dec 5th 2010, 3:44 pm   #4
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This would be a good guide to add to the wiki as well
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Auto- it is a useful handy guide.
Saves people asking the same old dumb questions, and going out when you're gagging for a drink only to find it's some random godbothering day.
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so what is happening about Valentines Day?
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so what is happening about Valentines Day?
No doubt this will change several times before the 14th Feb:

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/to...-year-1.745846
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No doubt this will change several times before the 14th Feb:

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/to...-year-1.745846
that's a given!
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I had a few friends who worked in the restaurant industry for a bit and they all said Valentine's day is the worst day to eat at a restaurant. Always too crowded, always rushed service and the restaurant staff slack on the cooking knowing people aren't there for the food. If you must go out wait a week later.



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I had a few friends who worked in the restaurant industry for a bit and they all said Valentine's day is the worst day to eat at a restaurant. Always too crowded, always rushed service and the restaurant staff slack on the cooking knowing people aren't there for the food. If you must go out wait a week later.
It's ghastly. Tables full of unhappy couples desperately trying to find something to talk about and dreading going home for the obligatory romantic coupling. It's faux-romantic version of NYE, full of people who don't usually go out, desperately pretending they are having fun.
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I had a few friends who worked in the restaurant industry for a bit and they all said Valentine's day is the worst day to eat at a restaurant. Always too crowded, always rushed service and the restaurant staff slack on the cooking knowing people aren't there for the food. If you must go out wait a week later.
we did that before we got married, usually made it the closest weekend. But since it is also our wedding anniversary, I don't get a choice in the matter anymore!
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http://www.arabianbusiness.com/hotel...ry-374189.html

Not sure what scrabble has to do with it.
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5 whole days!! You must be crazy bastards livign there!
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