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Old Dec 29th 2008, 3:55 am
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Tall bloke.......... completely uncoordinated.............. kept losing his balance.........

At the Dubai Mall Ice Rink yesterday afternoon. Thought he could ice skate, but spent most of the time on his backside watching four-year-old Katarina Witt wannabes pirouetting balletically around his sorry, fallen, pathetic ass..........

What kind of moron would willingly subject himself to such a humiliating experience???

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Old Dec 29th 2008, 4:48 am
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err.. that was me..

only joking. Still not been brave enough to actually go to Dubai Mall - most reports seem to say its pretty shite, with not a lot open..
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I saw him but the man that caught my attention was a stocky middle aged man with a moustache. He was clinging on to his friend for dear life with one hand and the railing with the other. He kept wobbling about and kept us and many others amused.

I thought it was great that he was making an effort and he seemed to be improving after going around after the 10th time.

I wasn't so brave though!

Seems to be a great way to get fit and lose weight. I will have to brave it sometime.
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Old Dec 29th 2008, 6:19 am
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err.. that was me..

only joking. Still not been brave enough to actually go to Dubai Mall - most reports seem to say its pretty shite, with not a lot open..
Dubai Mall?

Yes - dull, dull, dull..............
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err.. that was me..

only joking. Still not been brave enough to actually go to Dubai Mall - most reports seem to say its pretty shite, with not a lot open..
Would still prefer Mall of the Emirates or Festival City over this...
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You've been ice skating this week then TD ?

You need a low centre of gravity to be good at it . . . .

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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
What kind of moron would willingly subject himself to such a humiliating experience???
..probably some idiot on his birthday...what are you going to do ?

Happy Birthday The Dean
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
Tall bloke.......... completely uncoordinated.............. kept losing his balance.........

At the Dubai Mall Ice Rink yesterday afternoon. Thought he could ice skate, but spent most of the time on his backside watching four-year-old Katarina Witt wannabes pirouetting balletically around his sorry, fallen, pathetic ass..........

What kind of moron would willingly subject himself to such a humiliating experience???

Don't worry, it will get easier - wear some waterproof padding in the back of your jeans if you're going to spend so much time on your bum though.
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
Tall bloke.......... completely uncoordinated.............. kept losing his balance.........

At the Dubai Mall Ice Rink yesterday afternoon. Thought he could ice skate, but spent most of the time on his backside watching four-year-old Katarina Witt wannabes pirouetting balletically around his sorry, fallen, pathetic ass..........

What kind of moron would willingly subject himself to such a humiliating experience???

Happy Birthday Mate!
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
Tall bloke.......... completely uncoordinated.............. kept losing his balance.........

At the Dubai Mall Ice Rink yesterday afternoon. Thought he could ice skate, but spent most of the time on his backside watching four-year-old Katarina Witt wannabes pirouetting balletically around his sorry, fallen, pathetic ass..........

What kind of moron would willingly subject himself to such a humiliating experience???


you in Dubai then?
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
Dubai Mall?

Yes - dull, dull, dull..............
noooo, it's my new fave mall...it will be miles better than the others once everything is open and the parking is sorted...

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Old Dec 30th 2008, 3:05 am
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
noooo, it's my new fave mall...it will be miles better than the others once everything is open and the parking is sorted...

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Is it not fully open yet? I hadn't realised. I had planned to go there on Saturday.
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Originally Posted by Bambi in Abu Dhabi View Post
Is it not fully open yet? I hadn't realised. I had planned to go there on Saturday.
Yes it is officially open. The Aquarium, Discovery Centre, Ice Skating Rink and Food Courts are open. Many of the shops are open, but an equal number are not yet fully operational. Still worth a visit but, if you wanna see the fish, get there before lunch as it gets crowded weekend afternoons. Parking is a doddle.
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Yes it is officially open. The Aquarium, Discovery Centre, Ice Skating Rink and Food Courts are open. Many of the shops are open, but an equal number are not yet fully operational. Still worth a visit but, if you wanna see the fish, get there before lunch as it gets crowded weekend afternoons. Parking is a doddle.
Thanks. I am thinking of combining my shopping trip to Dubai with a day and a night in Sharjah.
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Originally Posted by Bambi in Abu Dhabi View Post
Thanks. I am thinking of combining my shopping trip to Dubai with a day and a night in Sharjah.
a night in Sharjah? how come?
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