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GB2180 Sep 7th 2008 9:20 pm

Highly Important Question
 
Hi,

Now I dont want to get blasted for this but, Being a brit that has travelled / lived in a few countries in the Far East and been to some real ..... holes.
I have been offered a role in Dubai,
happy with package
happy with accomadation stuff
happy with visa' rules ect ect

CAN I GET PG TIPS Tea bags in Dubai..????

or should I bring them in with me?

Told you it was an important question.

GB

Charismatic Sep 7th 2008 9:45 pm

Re: Highly Important Question
 
Tea leaves in a bag? It'll never catch on :p.

Blue Cat Sep 8th 2008 2:37 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 
LULU supermarket in Al Barsha had them :p

MissDemeanor Sep 8th 2008 5:39 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 
when we moved out,i packed about 8 of the big bags of them with the stuff being shipped out!...thinking ahead!..I cant function without my tea.

Inselaffen Sep 8th 2008 6:13 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 
yes you can. and tetley' s tea.

BangleMan Sep 8th 2008 6:22 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by GB2180 (Post 6759453)
Hi,

Now I dont want to get blasted for this but, Being a brit that has travelled / lived in a few countries in the Far East and been to some real ..... holes.
I have been offered a role in Dubai,
happy with package
happy with accomadation stuff
happy with visa' rules ect ect

CAN I GET PG TIPS Tea bags in Dubai..????

or should I bring them in with me?

Told you it was an important question.

GB

Bring me over some Yorkshire Tea Bags pls, as you cant bloody get those here !

Spugsy Sep 8th 2008 7:04 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by GB2180 (Post 6759453)
Hi,

Now I dont want to get blasted for this but, Being a brit that has travelled / lived in a few countries in the Far East and been to some real ..... holes.
I have been offered a role in Dubai,
happy with package
happy with accomadation stuff
happy with visa' rules ect ect

CAN I GET PG TIPS Tea bags in Dubai..????

or should I bring them in with me?

Told you it was an important question.

GB

you can get almost everything here you get back home, jaffa cakes, pg tips, irn bru, bisto gravy, mccain over chips, cumberland sausages....

The Dean Sep 8th 2008 7:08 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by GB2180 (Post 6759453)
Hi,

Now I dont want to get blasted for this but, Being a brit that has travelled / lived in a few countries in the Far East and been to some real ..... holes.
I have been offered a role in Dubai,
happy with package
happy with accomadation stuff
happy with visa' rules ect ect

CAN I GET PG TIPS Tea bags in Dubai..????

or should I bring them in with me?

Told you it was an important question.

GB

Be very careful - there was a major "fake PG Tips" racket a few months back, with a number of tea cartels thought to have cashed in.

Eventually the whole ring was busted open. Dawn raids, Interpol alerted, multiple arrests......... the works.......

MataHari Sep 8th 2008 7:11 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 
oh cool...a thread about teabagging

TGFKASE Sep 8th 2008 7:12 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by MataHari (Post 6760562)
oh cool...a thread about teabagging

Is that Dutch sarcasm???

MataHari Sep 8th 2008 7:14 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by TGFKASE (Post 6760568)
Is that Dutch sarcasm???

I am not sure what brought that on...

MissDemeanor Sep 8th 2008 7:16 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by Spugsy (Post 6760546)
you can get almost everything here you get back home, jaffa cakes, pg tips, irn bru, bisto gravy, mccain over chips, cumberland sausages....

not cadburys chocolate buttons though.:(

Spugsy Sep 8th 2008 7:20 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by MataHari (Post 6760562)
oh cool...a thread about teabagging

you're worse than all the blokes on here, you know that.....

Spugsy Sep 8th 2008 7:21 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by MissDemeanor (Post 6760579)
not cadburys chocolate buttons though.:(

I had some cadburys freddie frogs last week - they were ace.

MataHari Sep 8th 2008 7:21 am

Re: Highly Important Question
 

Originally Posted by Spugsy (Post 6760585)
you're worse than all the blokes on here, you know that.....

says he who obviously knows what I am talking about....
just trying to give this thread a bit of a wider appeal...


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