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Old Apr 2nd 2013, 10:40 am
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Originally Posted by Ditzy
Fluffy, the chance of the workers in this area sitting down to read an article in the GN/National over tea and biscuits is slim to absolutely nil. What you really need is someone fluent in Hindi/Urdu with a descriptive poster in these languages standing in the area for a good few days and speaking to anyone who will listen. Offering rewards verbally to people with information. Getting on good terms with security in the area and encouraging them to speak to workers. Printing a story in a newspaper would not even reach 0.01% of that population.
I agree completely Ditzy with everything you have said. I lived in a small town in Lancashire for several years where the population is about 70% Asian .I still have a lot of my family living there. One is my half brother who is a maths teacher at a local high school. I am sure if I asked him he could get a poster made up with the transcripts being in Hindi/Urdu. What other lingo is at the port and the taxis?
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Old Apr 3rd 2013, 1:38 am
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fluffymoo - it's truly too late. Any news or reward will bring you a load of chancers out for cash with no thought about what the impact will be on you all. Posters now will not help. They might have done immediately after his disappearance. Not now.
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Old Apr 3rd 2013, 5:20 am
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He is not the first matelot to disappear after going AWOL in a port in the Middle East or Far East.
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Old Apr 3rd 2013, 8:28 am
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Originally Posted by scot47
He is not the first matelot to disappear after going AWOL in a port in the Middle East or Far East.
Hello Scot47, Could you enlighten me on this please x
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Old Apr 3rd 2013, 8:41 am
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Originally Posted by OriginalSunshine
fluffymoo - it's truly too late. Any news or reward will bring you a load of chancers out for cash with no thought about what the impact will be on you all. Posters now will not help. They might have done immediately after his disappearance. Not now.
I agree and understand where you are coming from Originalsunshine but if there is a 0.1 percent chance that Timmy is in a prison or has been killed and somebody knows something, then we can never give up fighting for him x
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Default Re: AED1,500,000 reward for finding Timmy

Originally Posted by fluffymoo
I agree and understand where you are coming from Originalsunshine but if there is a 0.1 percent chance that Timmy is in a prison or has been killed and somebody knows something, then we can never give up fighting for him x
If the authorities knew he was dead, they'd have found a scapegoat by now probably.

If they know who did it and they're important enough to not face justice then silence will be all you hear.

What's most likely is they don't have a ****ing clue.
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If the authorities knew he was dead, they'd have found a scapegoat by now probably.

If they know who did it and they're important enough to not face justice then silence will be all you hear.

What's most likely is they don't have a ****ing clue.
And frankly don't care either.

As for posters, slim to **** all chance. The literacy rate isn't that high and most won't care and will actively avoid any and all contact with any authorities even if they do know something. They, and probably quite rightly, will fear that any information they give will result in them being blamed
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Originally Posted by shiva
And frankly don't care either.

As for posters, slim to **** all chance. The literacy rate isn't that high and most won't care and will actively avoid any and all contact with any authorities even if they do know something. They, and probably quite rightly, will fear that any information they give will result in them being blamed
Good point.
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Originally Posted by shiva
And frankly don't care either.

As for posters, slim to **** all chance. The literacy rate isn't that high and most won't care and will actively avoid any and all contact with any authorities even if they do know something. They, and probably quite rightly, will fear that any information they give will result in them being blamed
So very true! Which is why they offloaded to their GP who contacted 7 days!
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Default Re: AED1,500,000 reward for finding Timmy

Originally Posted by Pollyana
Certainly doesn't seem to have hit the news here in Australia and its the sort of story the media here would adore
Nor here Poll. It's the kind of news that New Zealand would have almost headlined, it having an Antipodean link.
Bizarre.
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Old Apr 8th 2013, 10:35 am
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Originally Posted by BEVS
Nor here Poll. It's the kind of news that New Zealand would have almost headlined, it having an Antipodean link.
Bizarre.
Where's the antipodean link?
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Where's the antipodean link?
Would like to know where the antipodean link is also!
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Default Re: AED1,500,000 reward for finding Timmy

Per your post .

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.............. an Australian woman was believed to be missing for 2 years when she walked out of a Dubai jail last week!
Australia and New Zealand are in the Antipodeas.

As stated by myself and Poll. This didn't make any sort of news here . One would have expected it to given the nationality.
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Per your post .



Australia and New Zealand are in the Antipodeas.

As stated by myself and Poll. This didn't make any sort of news here . One would have expected it to given the nationality.
That would be due to it being fiction...
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Originally Posted by fluffymoo
So very true! Which is why they offloaded to their GP who contacted 7 days!
The type of people you are referring to are unlikely to have any sort of relationship with a GP unfortunately. This is just more false hope for the family as far as I'm concerned..
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