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Old Oct 29th 2017, 6:38 am
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Hi,
I am off to Dubai next week to celebrate my 60th birthday and have what is probably a very stupid question!
Is it ok to take and play the game “Pass the pigs”? Obviously I do not wish to offend or upset the locals.
Thanks in advance for any input.

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Old Oct 29th 2017, 6:49 am
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Plenty of pigs in Dubai. They come in all forms and shapes although they're usually wearing oversized white thobes.

You'll be fine. Just have it in your checked in luggage.
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Plenty of pigs in Dubai. They come in all forms and shapes although they're usually wearing oversized white thobes.

You'll be fine. Just have it in your checked in luggage.
Lol thanks for that!
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Old Oct 29th 2017, 8:14 am
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60th Birthday, off to Dubai and you are playing pass the pigs.....life in the fast lane eh!!!!
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Plenty of pigs in Dubai. They come in all forms and shapes although they're usually wearing oversized white thobes.

You'll be fine. Just have it in your checked in luggage.
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Old Oct 29th 2017, 9:36 pm
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Hi,
I am off to Dubai next week to celebrate my 60th birthday and have what is probably a very stupid question!
Is it ok to take and play the game “Pass the pigs”? Obviously I do not wish to offend or upset the locals.
Thanks in advance for any input.

Regards
Mike
This is a BE Question of the Year.

Hope you have the most fab time in Dubai for your 60th.

I organised a stopover there for my husband for his 50th several years ago. This lot here were really helpful with that.

I sent him back to his mother as well for a couple of weeks.
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Hi,
I am off to Dubai next week to celebrate my 60th birthday and have what is probably a very stupid question!
Is it ok to take and play the game “Pass the pigs”? Obviously I do not wish to offend or upset the locals.
Thanks in advance for any input.

Regards
Mike
Love that game! Enjoy
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Plenty of pigs in Dubai. They come in all forms and shapes although they're usually wearing oversized white thobes.

You'll be fine. Just have it in your checked in luggage.
Slightly off topic, I used to take your comments with pinch of salt thinking surely ME can't be that bad. I moved to Doha couple of months ago and already looking for a rope and place to hang myself for this stupidity.
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Hi,
I am off to Dubai next week to celebrate my 60th birthday and have what is probably a very stupid question!
Is it ok to take and play the game “Pass the pigs”? Obviously I do not wish to offend or upset the locals.
Thanks in advance for any input.

Regards
Mike
err what is'pass the pigs'?
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err what is'pass the pigs'?
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Thanks BRAINS
by the way how do you do that?
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Thanks BRAINS
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Fantastic game.

I own in and live in Dubai so feel free to enter my office and challenge the Grand Master if you dare.

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