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Finally escaped the UAE

Old Apr 11th 2009, 8:57 am
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Yes I finally got out, after damaging my passport and having to visit Dubai immigration 3 days in a row from Abu Dhabi just to get permission to leave the country, I made it to wonderful Thailand and never plan on coming back to the UAE. I'd fly over Antarctica just to avoid a transit stop of the place.

No issues leaving the country, no issues with my company approving a visa transfer even though I'd lost my job... everything sweet.
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Yes I finally got out, after damaging my passport and having to visit Dubai immigration 3 days in a row from Abu Dhabi just to get permission to leave the country, I made it to wonderful Thailand and never plan on coming back to the UAE. I'd fly over Antarctica just to avoid a transit stop of the place.

No issues leaving the country, no issues with my company approving a visa transfer even though I'd lost my job... everything sweet.
Yes that's all very well, but you'll be coming back for the next BE Night Out I assume???
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Yes that's all very well, but you'll be coming back for the next BE Night Out I assume???
Oh yes and it will be my first one.
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Yes I finally got out, after damaging my passport and having to visit Dubai immigration 3 days in a row from Abu Dhabi just to get permission to leave the country, I made it to wonderful Thailand and never plan on coming back to the UAE. I'd fly over Antarctica just to avoid a transit stop of the place.

No issues leaving the country, no issues with my company approving a visa transfer even though I'd lost my job... everything sweet.
good luck in Thailand
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Congratulations on your escape AW hope it all goes well.
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Thanks

Oh and a couple of hours ago, someone ffrom First Gulf Bank called on my UAE number asking if I wanted a loan top up.
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Thanks

Oh and a couple of hours ago, someone ffrom First Gulf Bank called on my UAE number asking if I wanted a loan top up.
You owe them?
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You owe them?
Yes I have a loan with them but havent missed a payment..... yet.
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Yes I have a loan with them but havent missed a payment..... yet.
You've already left??

And they've offered you a top-up??

Then take the idiots for every penny they've got...............
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You've already left??

And they've offered you a top-up??

Then take the idiots for every penny they've got...............
Thats what I was thinking. I wonder if they would credit my account without getting anything from my side...
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Thats what I was thinking. I wonder if they would credit my account without getting anything from my side...
Then you use your online banking facility to transfer the money to Thailand.....

I'll take 10% for the idea, you keep the rest............
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Then you use your online banking facility to transfer the money to Thailand.....

I'll take 10% for the idea, you keep the rest............
Ah the old trick of trying to copyright an idea ehhh. Next time the idiot calls me I'll ask him to western union another 100k over here and see what he says.
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In general I would advice against skipping paying FGB in particular, any other UAE bank but FGB.
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In general I would advice against skipping paying FGB in particular, any other UAE bank but FGB.
Would you care to elaborate on the reasons why?
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Because it´s a bank with a direct connection to all major western intelligence networks.
Its chairman is head of UAE intelligence and security and runs an "invisible" prison for CIA just to give you an example..

But then they will hardly pursue anyone for a minor sum, but they will always know where you are and your name will always be on a file somewhere.
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