Define Dubai

Old Sep 26th 2012, 12:07 pm
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OK folks I have a project coming up where this random question could help enormously.

What is it that defines Dubai for you?

things like the two Burj's, the creek, malls etc but what for you defines Dubai, what is it that would instantly bring Dubai to your mind. Brunches? Khandooras, Blacked out Patrols?

I ask because I know what defines dubai for me and the life I live in the city but i have no idea what for example defines dubai for a 20 something single or an older married couple close to retirement.
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Chock-a-block with wankers.

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Chock-a-block with wankers.

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that i'll grant you but then in my experience most cities suffer from that these days
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that i'll grant you but then in my experience most cities suffer from that these days
Serious answer would be seeing a seriously over the top, blinged out supercar or ridiculous 4x4.
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False City, False People made with dog turd and gold plated.
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Disneyland for adults is oft quoted, a film set where nothing is as it seems? A cultural centre for islamic art and theology?

OK, was joking about the last bit...
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False City, False People made with dog turd and gold plated.
You forgot to add false hopes.
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You forgot to add false hopes.
And mountains of toxic debt!

Anyone got anything good to say?

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It's just a place to earn money.

Take your two buckets and try your best to fill the cash one, then get out of the place.
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yes yes and also full of unhelpful wankers i was more driving at things like the blinged cars
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False City, False People made with dog turd and gold plated.
why are you in doha then
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False City, False People made with dog turd and gold plated.
How to win friends...
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why are you in doha then
The dog turd isn't gold plated here.
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Excess
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Originally Posted by Meow View Post
How to win friends...
Don't assume I am talking about all ex pats. 'Locals' and the Crowd that used to holiday in Benidorm that now call it home.

Edit,
The ones that I see buying stupidly large bottles of Vodka on their credit card whilst trying to woo over the Emirates trolley Dollys.

The ones that spend more that 60% of their income on a car

The ones that borrow up to their tits to pay for their accommodation instead of something smaller to keep up with the Jones's

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