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101 alternative weekend ideas for Ramadan...

Old Aug 29th 2008, 3:05 pm
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OK - just been to last brunch for a wee while. Decided to complile an inspiring list of weekend things to do

1. Scuba diving (of course!)
2. Research next holiday
3. House party
4. Beg/borrow/charter boat for the day
5. Clean out your cupboards (if you don't have a legal/illegal maid...)
6. DVD/TV slob fest
7. Window shopping for your new car
8. Stay in bed
9. Start an online shares club
10. Start that book you've always been going on about
11. ... any more?
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Old Aug 29th 2008, 3:08 pm
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sadly half of those are redundant if you've got kids...

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sadly half of those are redundant if you've got kids...

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Was hoping those with kids might add their ideas? I don't, so haven't a clue...
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Was hoping those with kids might add their ideas? I don't, so haven't a clue...
i do, but i don't have a clue either, lol...

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12. give your kids to someone who doesn't have kids...
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13. Teach kids how to make a traditional British roast beef dinner with yorkshire puds
14. Homework followed by pass the parcel of jelly and ice cream??
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12. give your kids to someone who doesn't have kids...
that's 1-11 too, surely...

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13. Teach kids how to make a traditional British roast beef dinner with yorkshire puds
14. Homework followed by pass the parcel of jelly and ice cream??
I can tell you don't have kids...
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I can tell you don't have kids...
Only remedy is possibly no. 8
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Only remedy is possibly no. 8
make your own you mean...
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Originally Posted by weescot View Post
OK - just been to last brunch for a wee while. Decided to complile an inspiring list of weekend things to do

1. Scuba diving (of course!)
2. Research next holiday
3. House party
4. Beg/borrow/charter boat for the day
5. Clean out your cupboards (if you don't have a legal/illegal maid...)
6. DVD/TV slob fest
7. Window shopping for your new car
8. Stay in bed
9. Start an online shares club
10. Start that book you've always been going on about
11. ... any more?
No 101:

Make a mental note never again to read anything that promises to be a long list of 101 items, but in fact turns out to be no more than 10......

No 102:

Go and stand outside the central mosque in downtown Riyadh next Friday lunchtime, with a can of beer in one hand, and a bacon sandwich in the other, and start singing loudly "Onward Christain Soldiers"........
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No 102:

Go and stand outside the central mosque in downtown Riyadh next Friday lunchtime, with a can of beer in one hand, and a bacon sandwich in the other, and start singing loudly "Onward Christain Soldiers"........
dare you...

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dare you...

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I actually have done that, a few years ago.

Several men with short robes and long beards came up to me and said "Actually we have always wondered about Christianity's attitude to military intervention. For example, we can completely understand why your people embarked on the Crusades......"

(Author's note: parts of this post may not be entirely truthful or accurate)
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No 257: Book your self into a Jeddah hospital for removal of Gall Bladder.

Sadly, its what looks to be on the horizon for yours truly. Had grown rather fond of it too, we were quite attached - be dum tisch!

Was actually looking forward to Ramadan....oh well, there's always next year I guess.
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Default Re: 101 alternative weekend ideas for Ramadan...

Originally Posted by weescot View Post
OK - just been to last brunch for a wee while. Decided to complile an inspiring list of weekend things to do

1. Scuba diving (of course!)
2. Research next holiday
3. House party
4. Beg/borrow/charter boat for the day
5. Clean out your cupboards (if you don't have a legal/illegal maid...)
6. DVD/TV slob fest
7. Window shopping for your new car
8. Stay in bed
9. Start an online shares club
10. Start that book you've always been going on about
11. ... any more?


12. A six hour, 100% real Japanese meal including the Tea ceremony in the Grand Okura Hotel in Amsterdam? Worth trying, did it with my daughter a week before she married. I've always wondered how these tiny Japanese pieces of female art called woman manage to breath in a Kimono. But? Every plate is like a little art work. Saki is great until you stand up. And a 360 degree view of Amsterdam by night is awesome!!! Expensive? Damn expensive, but the last chance a father gets to sit down with his daughter before the final changes in life come. Hurts? Yes and no, but that's life. Young girls turn into woman, even if it's ones own daughter.

In other words? Get your butt back to the real world for a change. Dubai might be great, the rest of planet earth is as well.

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