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Is this new or have I had my head in the sand? Qatar

Old Jun 10th 2013, 12:14 pm
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http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/qatar/...-son-1.1194986

Last line is a bit worrying where they state that the new fella is more conservative.
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http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/qatar/...-son-1.1194986

Last line is a bit worrying where they state that the new fella is more conservative.
Better stock up well on booze while you can...
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Better stock up well on booze while you can...
And he was educated at Sandhurst....
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And he was educated at Sandhurst....
Most dictators were/are educated at Sandhurst
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Originally Posted by OriginalSunshine View Post
Most dictators were/are educated at Sandhurst
Quite. It seems to be a popular finishing school amongst the GCC states.
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Default Re: Is this new or have I had my head in the sand? Qatar

Heard it on the grape vine a little while ago but almost hoped it wasn't true. Slightly concerned about how things will change here, especially as he doesn't get on with Sheikha Mozah apparently, so I guess we'll see a lot less of her...
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Should be interesting
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Default Re: Is this new or have I had my head in the sand? Qatar

Originally Posted by OriginalSunshine View Post
Most dictators benevolent or otherwise were/are educated at Sandhurst
FTFY
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Should be interesting
Remember the old Chinese curse? May you live in interesting times....
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Originally Posted by Beakersful View Post
FTFY
ok - didn't get that at any level.... benevolent or otherwise was implied, and what does FTFY mean? (I'm ancient. Well, late 30s, but still....)
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Originally Posted by OriginalSunshine View Post
ok - didn't get that at any level.... benevolent or otherwise was implied, and what does FTFY mean? (I'm ancient. Well, late 30s, but still....)
Fixed that for you....
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Originally Posted by OriginalSunshine View Post
Most dictators were/are educated at Sandhurst
My big Sis is no dictator (is there a female version?)
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Originally Posted by DohaLady View Post
Heard it on the grape vine a little while ago but almost hoped it wasn't true. Slightly concerned about how things will change here, especially as he doesn't get on with Sheikha Mozah apparently, so I guess we'll see a lot less of her...
Who cares , as long as i get paid every month i'm not too fussed .
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Originally Posted by co durham boy View Post
Who cares , as long as i get paid every month i'm not too fussed .
Same here.
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Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
My big Sis is no dictator (is there a female version?)
Dictatrix?

How does this make the 2022 FIFA WC look? Brazil have already been ordered to sell the Official World Cup Beer at matches next year (alcohol has been previously banned in stadiums there)..........
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