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Newbies....Introduce yourselves to the ME crowd

Old Jan 18th 2014, 6:44 am
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Originally Posted by SnidFly View Post
Newbie here, currently sat in England but will be on the plane to Dubai in a little over 2 weeks, to take up a nice spangly new job. Hello all
a spangly new job eh? welcome to BE
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Old Jan 19th 2014, 1:57 pm
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Hi

Im Martin and will be moving over to AD early Feb hopefully. Want to meet up with fellow expats for bit of socialising, golf etc......My OH used to live in Kuwait many moons ago so knows about the life out there. Will be great to get to know ppl before I go...Im also a Stoke City supporter so if any fellow Stokies are out there, then even better !!!

Oh and ' Shakh you bootie' sent me !!!!!! If that makes any sense to anyone , via my OH.........lol

Looking forward to hearing from someone.....
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Old Jan 19th 2014, 2:04 pm
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Originally Posted by Martin08 View Post
Hi

Im Martin and will be moving over to AD early Feb hopefully. Want to meet up with fellow expats for bit of socialising, golf etc......My OH used to live in Kuwait many moons ago so knows about the life out there. Will be great to get to know ppl before I go...Im also a Stoke City supporter so if any fellow Stokies are out there, then even better !!!

Oh and ' Shakh you bootie' sent me !!!!!! If that makes any sense to anyone , via my OH.........lol

Looking forward to hearing from someone.....
Hello All! Nice to see a lot of the old regulars are still on here! Martin's missus went to school with me in Kuwait when we were 'ickle. Please can you look after them for me? Ta!
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Old Jan 21st 2014, 1:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Martin08 View Post
Hi

Im Martin and will be moving over to AD early Feb hopefully. Want to meet up with fellow expats for bit of socialising, golf etc......My OH used to live in Kuwait many moons ago so knows about the life out there. Will be great to get to know ppl before I go...Im also a Stoke City supporter so if any fellow Stokies are out there, then even better !!!

Oh and ' Shakh you bootie' sent me !!!!!! If that makes any sense to anyone , via my OH.........lol

Looking forward to hearing from someone.....
Originally Posted by shakh your bootie View Post
Hello All! Nice to see a lot of the old regulars are still on here! Martin's missus went to school with me in Kuwait when we were 'ickle. Please can you look after them for me? Ta!
welcome Marti and great to see Shakh back too!
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Old Jan 21st 2014, 9:30 pm
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welcome Marti and great to see Shakh back too!
Seems quiet around the bored these days, BC!
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Old Jan 27th 2014, 11:45 am
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Seems quiet around the bored these days, BC!
yes it is a lot quieter than it used to be, lot of regulars left etc, I try to make time to pop in a few times a week.
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Old Feb 16th 2014, 4:26 pm
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Hello! Another newbie here. I'm Canadian, not British, but I can't seem to find a good, similar site for Canadian Expats.

I have a job offer (2 year contract, renewable by mutual agreement) with a Canadian company in the Doha office and am seriously considering it. The company will take care of most everything for me (housing, utilities, driver/transportation allowance, health care, etc.), and I'm excited at the prospect of moving to Doha but it is quite stressful at the same time.

This forum has provided a wealth of information for me as I've read through. When I join a new forum, before I post with questions, I like to read through several months' worth of posts as I know many of my questions will have been asked by others many times before.

Thank you to all who share information and advice here!
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Old Feb 16th 2014, 5:24 pm
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Originally Posted by CanuckGrl View Post
Hello! Another newbie here. I'm Canadian, not British, but I can't seem to find a good, similar site for Canadian Expats.

I have a job offer (2 year contract, renewable by mutual agreement) with a Canadian company in the Doha office and am seriously considering it. The company will take care of most everything for me (housing, utilities, driver/transportation allowance, health care, etc.), and I'm excited at the prospect of moving to Doha but it is quite stressful at the same time.

This forum has provided a wealth of information for me as I've read through. When I join a new forum, before I post with questions, I like to read through several months' worth of posts as I know many of my questions will have been asked by others many times before.

Thank you to all who share information and advice here!
As you've noticed, most here are Brits But not everyone is and everyone is welcome!

Good luck with the job offer and kudos for having a look around first!
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Old Mar 18th 2014, 8:01 pm
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Hi everyone! I'll be moving out to Sharjah in November with my partner, husband by then! We currently live in Aberdeen where he works in oil and I'm a solicitor. Looking forward to new experiences and any advice is greatly appreciated!
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Old Mar 20th 2014, 6:51 am
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I'll be moving out to Sharjah in November with my partner, husband by then!
Nae drink in Sharjah quine. Ye'll need to come doon tae Dubai for a nippy sweetie.
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Old Mar 20th 2014, 6:53 am
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Rats. I thought this was the ME bar.

I'm in the mood.
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Old Mar 21st 2014, 2:38 pm
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Default Re: Newbies....Introduce yourselves to the ME crowd

Hey folks - I'll do the newbie thing and introduce myself - age 37, from England, married, 3 kids...about to move out to Dubai in April to take a job with a payments company in Barsha....not (quite) an alcoholic but I'm getting there :-)

Just thought I'd join this forum to help me get up to speed with some of the experiences of the members and I thought that some of the discussions look fun!

That's probably all for now....I'll be sure to try my best to avoid the typically stupid posts but can't promise.
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Old Mar 25th 2014, 2:38 pm
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Hi All,

I have posted a few times already on BE, thought I officially introduce my self as I have had a formal offer from a financial institute in Abu Dhabi.

I am married, with 3 young kids. Hopefully flying out in the next month and bring over the family later on this year.

Surely will be posting many more posts online..especially schooling as we are really struggling to find any where within our budget and proximity of the accommodation[which still needs to be confirmed].
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Old Mar 25th 2014, 9:05 pm
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Hi everyone, my names nicci, currently living in co wicklow ireland, but originally from the uk. May have the opportunity to move to Abu Dhabi later this year with husband and 2yr son, and our two dogs. But most importantly ok at pub quizes, especially the really random questions!!
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Old Apr 5th 2014, 10:11 pm
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Hi everyone,

I'm a complete newbie (so please bear with me ). I have been contacted about an exciting role in Abu Dhabi and is seriously considering it, although I never thought I would.

I have been reading through a lot if the posts and it has been really useful. Abu Dhabi sounds very interesting and attractive.

I just wanted to say Thank you to everyone for your advice and very useful comments and information.
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