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Old Jul 17th 2017, 10:49 am   #1
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Default Is it just me, or is it really quiet since Ramadan?

Not sure about other industries, but I am hitting walls trying to call people last week and this. Seems just about everyone went away after Eid and are back in August.
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Old Jul 17th 2017, 12:46 pm   #2
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this place is definitely DEAD
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Old Jul 17th 2017, 1:28 pm   #3
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Its the same in the Kuwaiti Sandpit - there is no volatility in the markets


Possibly the calm before another storm ??
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Speculation is rife in Dubai about another big crash. Then again these speculations happen every year so what to believe?

Perhaps the UAE signed up to Saudi's mischief over Qatar as a red herring ploy to obscure the real status of the UAE economy? Beyond that I have no idea why the UAE got involved instead of remaining neutral like Kuwait and Oman.
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Doesn't this happen every year?
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Jinxed mate!

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Jinxed mate!
Indeed. But to me it feels normal - I tend to stay for the summers and it's always miserably quiet.
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Indeed. But to me it feels normal - I tend to stay for the summers and it's always miserably quiet.
Glorious, isn't it?
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Speculation is rife in Dubai about another big crash. Then again these speculations happen every year so what to believe?

Perhaps the UAE signed up to Saudi's mischief over Qatar as a red herring ploy to obscure the real status of the UAE economy? Beyond that I have no idea why the UAE got involved instead of remaining neutral like Kuwait and Oman.
Deeper than what it seems, perhaps it will all come out in the wash in the future!

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-u...-idUSKBN1A200H
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Indeed. But to me it feels normal - I tend to stay for the summers and it's always miserably quiet.
Are you not approaching the age of quiet being good, that one step away from considering the merits of living in a cabin in the woods?

My excuse for being quiet is that I got struck down with some kind of viral fever for 5 hellish days. It was like entering a native american sweat lodge and eating various hallucinogens to pass the test in to warrior hood, except much less fun than that sounds
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It feels standard for this time of year to me...... summers are always dead. Traffic is glorious!
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Me and my big mouth - been running around like a loony since I started this thread and now just landed a project that could cancel or shorten my holiday
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Well if this place is anything to go by it's jolly quiet.
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It is the final run-down before the Apocalypse. You are in THE END TIMES !
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