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is it just me or are Ramadan rules getting tougher this year?

Old Aug 13th 2010, 3:51 am
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Morning Bored,

I was in a pub last night enjoying a well earned end of week beverage when I discovered that there are new dress code rules for this year. Jumeriah have now declared that men must not wear shorts and women must wear skirts below the knees with shoulders covered in all of their bars/restaurants during the holy month.

The upside, according to my wife is that she gets a free pashmina every time we go out as all of her nice dresses are low cut :-)

I understand they have a selection of colours to match whatever shade the ladies are wearing.

Seriously, I dont mind Ramadan as it is generally a time to get to know more about our muslim brothers and sisters and things get a bit calmer for a few weeks. Has anyone else seen any new (or more enforced) rules this year? Just curious.
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Old Aug 13th 2010, 7:51 am
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Morning Bored,

I was in a pub last night enjoying a well earned end of week beverage when I discovered that there are new dress code rules for this year. Jumeriah have now declared that men must not wear shorts and women must wear skirts below the knees with shoulders covered in all of their bars/restaurants during the holy month.

The upside, according to my wife is that she gets a free pashmina every time we go out as all of her nice dresses are low cut :-)

I understand they have a selection of colours to match whatever shade the ladies are wearing.

Seriously, I dont mind Ramadan as it is generally a time to get to know more about our muslim brothers and sisters and things get a bit calmer for a few weeks. Has anyone else seen any new (or more enforced) rules this year? Just curious.
From the people who I've been speaking to, it's not that the rules are stricter - more just that it's so much hotter this Ramadan and so people are wearing clothes they wouldn't have necessarily worn last year.
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Morning Bored,

I was in a pub last night enjoying a well earned end of week beverage when I discovered that there are new dress code rules for this year. Jumeriah have now declared that men must not wear shorts and women must wear skirts below the knees with shoulders covered in all of their bars/restaurants during the holy month.

The upside, according to my wife is that she gets a free pashmina every time we go out as all of her nice dresses are low cut :-)

I understand they have a selection of colours to match whatever shade the ladies are wearing.

Seriously, I dont mind Ramadan as it is generally a time to get to know more about our muslim brothers and sisters and things get a bit calmer for a few weeks. Has anyone else seen any new (or more enforced) rules this year? Just curious.
Really?....
P.S. As far as I am aware, women should always wear skirts on their knee or below and shoulders covered at all times not just Ramadan-but- it's been some time since I lived there all year round.Certain things haven't changed that much though.
Anyway,there is pashmina and acrylic is there not?
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Originally Posted by TheShed View Post
Morning Bored,

I was in a pub last night enjoying a well earned end of week beverage when I discovered that there are new dress code rules for this year. Jumeriah have now declared that men must not wear shorts and women must wear skirts below the knees with shoulders covered in all of their bars/restaurants during the holy month.

The upside, according to my wife is that she gets a free pashmina every time we go out as all of her nice dresses are low cut :-)

I understand they have a selection of colours to match whatever shade the ladies are wearing.

Seriously, I dont mind Ramadan as it is generally a time to get to know more about our muslim brothers and sisters and things get a bit calmer for a few weeks. Has anyone else seen any new (or more enforced) rules this year? Just curious.
jumeirah offer pashminas all year...the trouble is, their colour range is very distinctive (apart from the black of course) so it's pretty obvious where it's been nicked from, lol...

having seen some of the expanses of white flesh on display in the uk at the mo, i kinda wish ramadan dress was enforced here too...

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jumeirah offer pashminas all year...the trouble is, their colour range is very distinctive (apart from the black of course) so it's pretty obvious where it's been nicked from, lol...

having seen some of the expanses of white flesh on display in the uk at the mo, i kinda wish ramadan dress was enforced here too...

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ditto US of A....
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ditto US of A....
oh hell, they are in a whole different league...!

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oh hell, they are in a whole different league...!

MM, xx
Hahaha...omfg-never seen the likes in all my years.....I feel like Kate Moss
I'm a Uk 12 bottoms 14/16 tops but omg...7 States now and I swear it's getting bigger and bolder!
The fatty boombooms demand a place at the front of the restuarant or concert or cinema queues .
All this talk about Obama and passing the Healthcare Bill???
Jeezus- so many have top of the range wheelies and walking frames.
Not old people ! young fat people who opt into that condition
Some needy paid- up NHS veterens in the UK would be grateful for same.
It's truly frightening.USA, a nation of teletubbies, controls the world.
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Hahaha...omfg-never seen the likes in all my years.....I feel like Kate Moss
I'm a Uk 12 bottoms 14/16 tops but omg...7 States now and I swear it's getting bigger and bolder!
The fatty boombooms demand a place at the front of the restuarant or concert or cinema queues .
All this talk about Obama and passing the Healthcare Bill???
Jeezus- so many have top of the range wheelies and walking frames.
Not old people ! young fat people who opt into that condition
Some needy paid- up NHS veterens in the UK would be grateful for same.
It's truly frightening.USA, a nation of teletubbies, controls the world.
well have you seen the whole "feeder" subculture?! People get together to fatten up with the goal of becoming morbidly obese. There are forums to help you on the path too.... quite disturbing really when you see someone post "oh, my goal in life is to become so fat I can't move to feed myself any more."... and then more from people offering genuine encouragement.
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^ Are you for real? Thats gross.
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[QUOTE=Madam Medusa;

having seen some of the expanses of white flesh on display in the uk at the mo, i kinda wish ramadan dress was enforced here too...

MM, xx[/QUOTE]

ha ha that made me laugh....
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The call to prayer is def louder, I don't usually here it, but today it just seems really loud...
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The call to prayer is def louder, I don't usually here it, but today it just seems really loud...
It's "hear'.


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It's "hear'.


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Well I'm TIRED......
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It's "hear'.


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but ooh you so gonna get it doll, I am gonna be watching you very closely..
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"feeder" subculture?!...
How do you even stumble upon this stuff?
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BRIC countries are the future dear.
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