Go Back  British Expats > Living & Moving Abroad > Middle East > The Sand Pit
Reload this Page >

If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Old Mar 31st 2010, 11:34 am
  #1  
Excess Baggage
Thread Starter
 
littlejimmy's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2006
Location: Dubai
Posts: 5,470
littlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond repute
Default If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Whale Oil Beef Hooked?

Sand, Sea and Sharia?
littlejimmy is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 11:41 am
  #2  
Powered by cows
 
Autonomy's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2004
Location: currently Dubai, ex UK
Posts: 4,581
Autonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond reputeAutonomy has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Burj, Bling, Bikinis and Bebsi: an Unholy Marriage Consummated In The Sand
Autonomy is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 11:52 am
  #3  
Excess Baggage
Thread Starter
 
littlejimmy's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2006
Location: Dubai
Posts: 5,470
littlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Originally Posted by Autonomy View Post
Burj, Bling, Bikinis and Bebsi: an Unholy Marriage Consummated In The Sand
That's good. Really good.

*writes it down*
littlejimmy is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 12:11 pm
  #4  
BE Forum Addict
 
Boomhauer's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 4,332
Boomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond reputeBoomhauer has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Eloi and Morlocks, Arabian style.
Boomhauer is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 12:15 pm
  #5  
Excess Baggage
Thread Starter
 
littlejimmy's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2006
Location: Dubai
Posts: 5,470
littlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond reputelittlejimmy has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
Eloi and Morlocks, Arabian style.
Like it. Nowt wrong with a bit of HG Wells, but I prefer The War of the Worlds, personally.
littlejimmy is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 12:15 pm
  #6  
BE Forum Addict
 
soukie's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2008
Location: Abu Dhabi
Posts: 1,632
soukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond reputesoukie has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Kippers and Curtains
soukie is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 12:38 pm
  #7  
If I have to explain...
 
Roadking's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Where ever the road takes me
Posts: 3,999
Roadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond reputeRoadking has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Originally Posted by Autonomy View Post
Burj, Bling, Bikinis and Bebsi: an Unholy Marriage Consummated In The Sand
Nice one!
Roadking is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 12:39 pm
  #8  
Millhouse is not a meme
 
Millhouse's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Disneyland, Dubai
Posts: 14,592
Millhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond reputeMillhouse has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

My first book of Dubai

It'll be a picture book.
Millhouse is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 1:47 pm
  #9  
Forum Regular
 
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Al Sadd
Posts: 47
DOCUAE is a jewel in the roughDOCUAE is a jewel in the roughDOCUAE is a jewel in the roughDOCUAE is a jewel in the rough
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Dazed & Confused - The Perils & Pitfalls of Dealing with Etisalat
DOCUAE is offline  
Old Mar 31st 2010, 3:28 pm
  #10  
Lost in BE Cyberspace
 
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 13,554
The Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond reputeThe Dean has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

I'd simply write a real guide book................. "Dubai: The Reality", or something.

It would of course immediately be banned in the UAE..............
The Dean is offline  
Old Apr 1st 2010, 5:56 am
  #11  
BE Forum Addict
 
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,869
seven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond reputeseven seas has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Take Two Buckets
seven seas is offline  
Old Apr 1st 2010, 6:08 am
  #12  
BE Enthusiast
 
banter64's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 551
banter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond reputebanter64 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

The other side of the fence is not greener
banter64 is offline  
Old Apr 1st 2010, 6:52 am
  #13  
Hit 16's
 
Bahtatboy's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine
Posts: 13,118
Bahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond reputeBahtatboy has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

Pride and Prejudice
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that men in possession of significant fortune which they do not deserve, are in want of a life.

Ethan Frome
I had the story, bit by bit, from various people, and, as generally happens in such cases, each time it was a different story.

Catch-22
It was love/hate at first sight.
Bahtatboy is offline  
Old Apr 1st 2010, 7:57 am
  #14  
Go on.. Pull my finger..
 
TGFKASE's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Dubai
Posts: 5,692
TGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond reputeTGFKASE has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

"Twilight In The Desert"








Damn, someone beat me to it....!!!
TGFKASE is offline  
Old Apr 1st 2010, 8:05 am
  #15  
Bored liberal
 
Meow's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2007
Location: Over there ----->
Posts: 13,705
Meow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond reputeMeow has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: If you wrote a book about Dubai, what would be the title?

How the lunatics took over the asylum

-
Meow is offline  

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.