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Newbies....Introduce yourselves to the ME crowd

Old Jun 4th 2011, 7:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Meow
One of my proudest moments was to have a letter published in The Times a number of years back.
I had letter of the week (or sum such) in The Independent a few years back. Basically correcting some hack about the illegality of card counting at blackjack, following on from the Russians (?) who won a million or so at The Ritz at roulette using a concealed hand-held computer ball-trajectory-predictor thingy. And that's about my only claim to fame.
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Old Jun 28th 2011, 6:44 am
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Hello Everyone,

Not sure if I have came into this correctly, or just burst into someones conversation, if I have I apologise. Any way, I am hoping to start work in Qatar ealy next year just need to confirm and bash out terms etc. Anything I need to be aware of before I come out to Qatar.

Looking forward to social life if nothing else. Most importantly.........can you get bottled Stella out there or is it all local muck.

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Old Jun 28th 2011, 2:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Wilfy
Hello Everyone,

Not sure if I have came into this correctly, or just burst into someones conversation, if I have I apologise. Any way, I am hoping to start work in Qatar ealy next year just need to confirm and bash out terms etc. Anything I need to be aware of before I come out to Qatar.

Looking forward to social life if nothing else. Most importantly.........can you get bottled Stella out there or is it all local muck.

Regards

Clive
There is a lot of local muck available across the region.

There's Jeddah Pride, Dammam ESB, Old Riyadh Peculier............
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Welcome Clive
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy
I had letter of the week (or sum such) in The Independent a few years back. Basically correcting some hack about the illegality of card counting at blackjack, following on from the Russians (?) who won a million or so at The Ritz at roulette using a concealed hand-held computer ball-trajectory-predictor thingy. And that's about my only claim to fame.
I had an article published in the Egyptian Daily news... !
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Old Jun 30th 2011, 12:06 am
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I had an article published in the Egyptian Daily news... !
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Old Jun 30th 2011, 12:33 am
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Hi All
Been in abu dhabi 2 weeks now trying to find my feet and a social life, can anybody tell me dress codes for bars during daytime
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Been in abu dhabi 2 weeks now trying to find my feet and a social life, can anybody tell me dress codes for bars during daytime
For the vast majority of bars: bermuda shorts and a t-shirt, but prob not flip-flops. Some bars have dress code posted. If you're thinking about your belle, then she'd need to be fairly modestly dressed, but its still pretty relaxed.
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Cheers Bathata boy. have found out most are o.k. before 9pm with decent shorts and T- Shirt
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Old Jul 1st 2011, 8:09 pm
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Cheers Bathata boy. have found out most are o.k. before 9pm with decent shorts and T- Shirt
You'll soon find out that the standard UAE dress code for just about everywhere is smart casual.

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Old Jul 2nd 2011, 7:07 pm
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I'm a newbie
From Cardiff, Wales, UK
Soon to be the dreaded 40 years of age
2 kids, 2 step kids, 1 grandchild but all living in UK
Relocated to AD with hubbies new job so its just us two
Currently negotiating contract for property in Al Raha Gardens
I'm your 'phone a friend for pop music'
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Old Jul 2nd 2011, 7:16 pm
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Originally Posted by Shiney35
I'm a newbie
From Cardiff, Wales, UK
Soon to be the dreaded 40 years of age
2 kids, 2 step kids, 1 grandchild but all living in UK
Relocated to AD with hubbies new job so its just us two
Currently negotiating contract for property in Al Raha Gardens
I'm your 'phone a friend for pop music'
No....... you're our phone-a-friend if we need the answer to "What the hell's it like to be a grandma at 39??"
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Old Jul 2nd 2011, 8:01 pm
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No....... you're our phone-a-friend if we need the answer to "What the hell's it like to be a grandma at 39??"
lol, its amazing, Lewis turned 2 in April and I miss him so much, he's a right little character. The hardest thing being here is being away from them all
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Old Jul 2nd 2011, 8:59 pm
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lol, its amazing, Lewis turned 2 in April and I miss him so much, he's a right little character. The hardest thing being here is being away from them all
So you were a grandmother at 37?? You're almost in Saudi territory on that one......
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Old Jul 2nd 2011, 9:31 pm
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So you were a grandmother at 37?? You're almost in Saudi territory on that one......
Yip, I had my daughter very young, 17, she had Lewis at 20 so it could have been worse lol
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