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KSA - How much do you know ?

Old May 25th 2013, 12:48 pm
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Specially foir this with a psychopathic hatred of the Magic Kingdom !

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Originally Posted by scot47 View Post
Specially foir this with a psychopathic hatred of the Magic Kingdom !

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middl...r-quiz/founded
As I was bored, I did the quiz, and got 3 questions wrong:
Q6; I put 15,000 members of the royal family. Right answer was 7000. (does that include females, though?)
Q8; I put 1,000,000, and the answer was 4,000,000.
Q16;Kingdom Tower also known as the Hijacker's Training Academy. (proof, then, that Saudi's DO have a sense of humour, just a little bit twisted...) I always called the bloody thing the'Bottle Opener'...
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Old May 25th 2013, 1:44 pm
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Good quiz. 9

Why isn't Riyadh a city? No cathedral? Its a municipality? It got nuked last night? (I got that one right, BTW)

Who beat the Portuguese? Saudis?
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Specially foir this with a psychopathic hatred of the Magic Kingdom !

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middl...r-quiz/founded
15/18

I don't have a psychopathic hatred for KSA (very odd choice of words!) but I despise it.
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I don't have a psychopathic hatred for KSA (very odd choice of words!) but I despise it.
but you have never been... that's very open minded of you
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but you have never been... that's very open minded of you
I take it you would need to biten by a venomous snake before you'd consider snakes detremental to your health?
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but you have never been... that's very open minded of you
Another attempt at an inflammatory comment Millhouse? That's all you seem to do here these days - try and pick arguments with people.

I'm a woman and not keen on being treated as second class. I don't need to go there to know about their laws and practices.
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Another attempt at an inflammatory comment Millhouse? That's all you seem to do here these days - try and pick arguments with people.

I'm a woman and not keen on being treated as second class. I don't need to go there to know about their laws and practices.
But you wouldn't be. All their laws and customs are designed to protect you.
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I have never been to the North Pole, but I know it is cold ! Actually there are some things about KSA that are okay - if you are a WASP with a fat salary. I would not fancy being a migrant labourer there. Or a female.

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Surprisingly 13 one of those thanks to Janxy

nice to see a lingerie question in there
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Surprisingly 13 one of those thanks to Janxy

nice to see a lingerie question in there
Well, it wasn't going to be international affairs, was it?
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I have reported the question about lingerie to the Bearded Pious Ones. They will be along shortly !
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But you wouldn't be. All their laws and customs are designed to protect you.
Protect me from myself, or from the weird men who are unable to control themselves at the sight of an ankle?
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Having had some of my team recently visit KSA (including some females) they gave some interesting feedback. Certainly seems things are changing there for women (for the better), it'll be an interesting few years/decades ahead I think. Obviously it isn't exactly a holiday destination but small steps are moving in the right direction.

For such a closed country I think you have to take everything you hear with a pinch of salt if you haven't been there to judge for yourself.
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I can see toursit potential in visiting public executions. When I was in Jeddah in the 1990s there was a resident Welshman who never missed a beheading.
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