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You know you have been here a long time when....

Old May 31st 2007, 2:03 am
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Here's some more I found (plagarised by MJC )



* You think the best time to cross the street is at midnight, dressed completely in black, holding hands with your entire family.

* You no longer wait in line but go immediately to the front of the queue,
which can sometimes be one deep and three thousand wide.

* You stop at the bottom of an escalator to plan your day.

* It becomes exciting to see if you can get onto a lift before anyone can
try to get out.

* It is no longer surprising that the only minute made at a meeting is the
time and place for the next meeting.

* You rank the decision-making abilities of your staff by how long it takes them to reply 'Up to you!'

* You no longer wonder how someone who earns 2000 Dhs per month can drive a brand new Mercedes.

* Your Mercedes has leather upholstery but you still keep the plastic covers the car was delivered with on.

* You accept the fact that you must queue to get a number for the next
queue.

* You accept without question the mechanic's analysis that the car is
'broken' and will cost 'a lot' of money to get it 'fixed'.

* You find that it saves time to stand and retrieve your hand luggage from
the overhead lockers whilst the plane is making it's final landing approach.

* A T-bone steak with rice sounds just fine.

* You believe everything you read in the newspapers.

* You regard traffic signals, stop signs and fake watch peddlers with equal
disdain.

* When listening to the pilot prove he cannot speak English you no longer
wonder if he can understand the air traffic controller.

* You regard it as part of the adventure, when the waiter repeats your
order exactly but the cook makes something completely different.

* You have more knickknacks than your grandmother.

* You are no longer surprised when three men with a ladder arrive to change
a light bulb.

* You understand all the above
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Old May 31st 2007, 2:05 am
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blimey....a lot of that sounds familiar around here too
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Old May 31st 2007, 4:37 am
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And you are saying all that is not normal??????
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Originally Posted by Lady Lou
And you are saying all that is not normal??????
Yes.......living here a long time is just not normal!
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well done IG
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Old May 31st 2007, 1:14 pm
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....and you know which end of a shawarma to open first!
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Old May 31st 2007, 1:17 pm
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Default Re: You know you have been here a long time when....

Originally Posted by shiva
somewhat brilliantly called "thompson originals". lol had loads but in the 80's they were black and white covers
And they would tack on random songs at the end to fill it out.
I had 3 Iron Maiden songs on the end of a Robert Miles album!
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