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Old Dec 2nd 2008, 6:46 pm
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Can anyone explain to me the reason behind all the cars going up and down the street HONKING their horns and revvvvving their engines until the car goes BANG!!! :curse:
Its rather doing ones head in! ...
WHY do it ???
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pride in their country.

Better than a crowd of english football thugs rioting in europe somewhere though????
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Originally Posted by twinkle-star View Post
Can anyone explain to me the reason behind all the cars going up and down the street HONKING their horns and revvvvving their engines until the car goes BANG!!! :curse:
Its rather doing ones head in! ...
WHY do it ???
Besides which, they don' t drink.




Allegedly!

Try Beach Road where I live...Give me a fewking break!
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I just watched the celebrations in the corniche.
It is brilliant, and no wonder they have pride in their country when you consider what their country does for them.

One thing I couldn't stand seeing though was kids hanging out of the sunroofs whilst the cars were speeding along.

If you love your kids, you just wouldn't be so stupid.
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Originally Posted by twinkle-star View Post
Can anyone explain to me the reason behind all the cars going up and down the street HONKING their horns and revvvvving their engines until the car goes BANG!!! :curse:
Its rather doing ones head in! ...
WHY do it ???
It's the sum of having no booze in your culture...because it's better to burn up fossil fuels and contribute to air pollution than it is to have a few beers at home and wave a flag about...

Thought that would be obvious

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One thing I couldn't stand seeing though was kids hanging out of the sunroofs whilst the cars were speeding along
Yeah, I saw a kid of about 3 sat on the bonnet of a Land Cruiser! Other than that though, good fun to watch. And the fireworks were spectacular.
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Originally Posted by Bambi in Abu Dhabi View Post
Yeah, I saw a kid of about 3 sat on the bonnet of a Land Cruiser! Other than that though, good fun to watch. And the fireworks were spectacular.
Tell me about it I was in AD last night and my heart was in my mouth even DH who is arab is amazed at the stupidity of them with the kids

Great fireworks though and some of the decorations on the cars was amazing, it was nice to feel safe and not be worried about being mugged, raped, knifed or shot

As for making the cars backfire yeah it kind of gets on your nerves after a while x
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it was nice to feel safe and not be worried about being mugged, raped, knifed or shot
Where are you referring to?

Dubai and Abu Dhabi has its fair share of the above..
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Any fireworks tonight? or is it too windy?
Is there expected revvvving and Banging also???
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Originally Posted by twinkle-star View Post
Any fireworks tonight? or is it too windy?
Is there expected revvvving and Banging also???
well it's absolutely peeing it down here, so i guess the revs and banging will have to keep...

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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
well it's absolutely peeing it down here, so i guess the revs and banging will have to keep...

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it was ok last night they had the fireworks ...
more tonight ....I shall be all fireworked out !!
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Where are you referring to?

Dubai and Abu Dhabi has its fair share of the above..
Exactly, you can't be complacent just because you're in the UAE.
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