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Old Nov 2nd 2008, 2:39 pm
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Originally Posted by Confucius
Calm down...No need to be super-angry...
oh im calm...

Just off to Mirdif to firebomb his rathole
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 12:00 am
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Originally Posted by commander
i was only trying to be friendly.
sorry Alen
deepest humble apologies,
ps fancy a reachround?


Commander, Please! No apologies.
It is good to have some stimulating badinage; the cut-and-thrust of repartee can sometimes inspire, and often provokes serious thought. Please keep it up - the badinage, that is.
All the best

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If you haven’t yet managed to procure yourself a dictionary, please do PM me and I will send you copy of this post in words of fewer syllables.

‘Reacharound’ had to look it up; You are Saudi-based, no?
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 4:57 pm
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Originally Posted by Alen1

‘Reacharound’ had to look it up; You are Saudi-based, no?
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No Mirdif..
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 5:19 pm
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Originally Posted by commander
No Mirdif..
Same difference...
Guess I should head for cover now. All the Mirdiffites will be out for blood.
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 6:24 pm
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Originally Posted by commander
No Mirdif..
Ah! Myself, I am fairly new here and so cannot help you with any directions; but I do hope that you will soon find a situation wherein you will be able to indulge your particular sexual proclivities without need of demeaning yourself through importuning strangers on public fora.
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 6:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Alen1
Ah! Myself, I am fairly new here and so cannot help you with any directions; but I do hope that you will soon find a situation wherein you will be able to indulge your particular sexual proclivities without need of demeaning yourself through importuning strangers on public fora.
It certainly beats carpet-bagging..... You know what these sailors are like....
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 6:54 pm
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For all newbies reading thru this, I have some sage advice from the pen of the great Douglas Adams.

When faced with the problems we have all suffered during the 'bedding-in' weeks of Dubai life, please remember the following quote.

"This is still just the culture shock. You wait till I've settled down into the situation and found my bearings. Then I'll start panicking"
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Hi Guys,

I am 24 year old English guy moving out to Dubai next week to start a job in Dubai Media City. I don't know many people out there so have joined to hopefully get a kick start on making friends. Hopefully I will also be able to learn about where to go and where not to go etc etc.

Paul
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 10:29 pm
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Default Re: Newbies....Introduce yourselves to the ME crowd

Originally Posted by Greenygod
Hi Guys,

I am 24 year old English guy moving out to Dubai next week to start a job in Dubai Media City. I don't know many people out there so have joined to hopefully get a kick start on making friends. Hopefully I will also be able to learn about where to go and where not to go etc etc.

Paul
welcome Paul...
it's mostly boring old farts on here though...
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Originally Posted by Greenygod
Hi Guys,

I am 24 year old English guy moving out to Dubai next week to start a job in Dubai Media City. I don't know many people out there so have joined to hopefully get a kick start on making friends. Hopefully I will also be able to learn about where to go and where not to go etc etc.

Paul
Allegedly, there is a quiz every Monday evening at Aussie Legends in the Rydges Plaza hotel. This would provide you instant immersion into the seedier side of Dubai and may serve as a lesson to be more choosy about the people you mix with.

Sorry Cloggies, just too good an opportunity to miss.
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 10:37 pm
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Default Re: Newbies....Introduce yourselves to the ME crowd

Originally Posted by Greenygod
Hi Guys,

I am 24 year old English guy moving out to Dubai next week to start a job in Dubai Media City. I don't know many people out there so have joined to hopefully get a kick start on making friends. Hopefully I will also be able to learn about where to go and where not to go etc etc.

Paul
welcome! have you got somewhere to live sorted, that is the biggest worry here these days
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 10:40 pm
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Default Re: Newbies....Introduce yourselves to the ME crowd

Originally Posted by Blue Cat


welcome! have you got somewhere to live sorted, that is the biggest worry here these days
The company are putting me up for a few weeks in a hotel whilst I get my accommodation sorted. They flew me out last month and I got to have a look around at what was available in my price range, so hopefully will get it sorted quickly when I arrive.

It's probably a question asked frequently but is there anything I should pack that you can't get in Dubai?
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Originally Posted by Greenygod
The company are putting me up for a few weeks in a hotel whilst I get my accommodation sorted. They flew me out last month and I got to have a look around at what was available in my price range, so hopefully will get it sorted quickly when I arrive.

It's probably a question asked frequently but is there anything I should pack that you can't get in Dubai?
not really, you can pretty much get everything that you need here even Marmite these days
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Old Nov 4th 2008, 12:51 am
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Originally Posted by Blue Cat
not really, you can pretty much get everything that you need here even Marmite these days
Which I am sure is top of every 24 year old guy's list of 'must haves'

BC?????? Are you trying to reinforce Mata's message that we are all boring
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Old Nov 4th 2008, 4:57 am
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Originally Posted by MataHari
welcome Paul...
it's mostly boring old farts on here though...
Yes, welcome Paul..

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