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Old May 29th 2010, 10:00 am
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Hi all,

I am fuming!!!Had my workout with my personal trainer this morning at 8.30am noone else in the gym at all apart from the last 15 minutes. The gym is on the roof of my building.

During my session one of my fu**wit security guards came in to let me know personal trainers are not allowed in the building as the gym is only for private use of the tenants only. We finished my session anyway and I'm now trying to get hold of my letting agent to give him an earful and just thought I'd check that this is f**king ridiculous!

Has anyone else had any problems with this?

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Old May 29th 2010, 11:06 am
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Hi all,

I am fuming!!!Had my workout with my personal trainer this morning at 8.30am noone else in the gym at all apart from the last 15 minutes. The gym is on the roof of my building.

During my session one of my fu**wit security guards came in to let me know personal trainers are not allowed in the building as the gym is only for private use of the tenants only. We finished my session anyway and I'm now trying to get hold of my letting agent to give him an earful and just thought I'd check that this is f**king ridiculous!

Has anyone else had any problems with this?

Thanks

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I would suggest to simply ignore him.

If he bugs you again, tell him to show you the paper where it says you can't have a personal trainer.
See, the moron might think you are having a guest for free in there....
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Old May 29th 2010, 6:04 pm
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I would suggest to simply ignore him.

If he bugs you again, tell him to show you the paper where it says you can't have a personal trainer.
See, the moron might think you are having a guest for free in there....
It's Insurance & liability and all that.The Personal Trainer and you would have to sign disclaimer/waiver.
Then your landlord would want to rent the use of the equipment you are using to the Personal Trainer.
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I say got off yer fat ass and motivate yerself. personall trainer; fwaah.

But then I'm the side of a house and happy with it!!!

Pass me dem chips!
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I say got off yer fat ass and motivate yerself. personall trainer; fwaah.

But then I'm the side of a house and happy with it!!!

Pass me dem chips!
That'll be back side?.....

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jobsworths, the lot of them.

I had a pool party for my toddler and had invited about 6 of her little friends (with parents, so not unaccompanied). There were about 3 other people using the pool deck about 20/30 meters away. Anyhow, a security guard came over and told me that only my family could use the area and that all the others should get out. I told him there was no chance, so he mumbled something about "people complaining" - like who?! - so I told them that if anyone did, I would gladly talk to them directly.

I would have been more sympathetic had there been more people using the space, but like you, there weren't so no harm could have been done.

As for the insurance issue - since when do you think that you could sue the building for anything?! Certainly the facilities in mine have waivers all over the place!
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Old May 30th 2010, 4:34 am
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
Hi all,

I am fuming!!!Had my workout with my personal trainer this morning at 8.30am noone else in the gym at all apart from the last 15 minutes. The gym is on the roof of my building.

During my session one of my fu**wit security guards came in to let me know personal trainers are not allowed in the building as the gym is only for private use of the tenants only. We finished my session anyway and I'm now trying to get hold of my letting agent to give him an earful and just thought I'd check that this is f**king ridiculous!

Has anyone else had any problems with this?

Thanks

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I don't want so sound like some snobby ex pat here, but I really wouldn't take much notice of ANY security guards ANYWHERE.

Just tell him he's a mate and you're not paying him anything.

Anyway I hear it's going really well, so good work petal.

But speaking of security guards, mrs spugsy told me some girl got a AED 5k fine for wear a 'strappy top' or something at MOE, again, I'd have told the security guard to get fûcked and just went home, rather than showing ID and getting the fine etc.

And please don't think this is some racist thing either, if thsi was the UK I'd tell security guards to bugger off, most of them are just self important idiots.
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Old May 30th 2010, 7:00 am
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I don't want so sound like some snobby ex pat here, but I really wouldn't take much notice of ANY security guards ANYWHERE.

Just tell him he's a mate and you're not paying him anything.

Anyway I hear it's going really well, so good work petal.

But speaking of security guards, mrs spugsy told me some girl got a AED 5k fine for wear a 'strappy top' or something at MOE, again, I'd have told the security guard to get fûcked and just went home, rather than showing ID and getting the fine etc.

And please don't think this is some racist thing either, if thsi was the UK I'd tell security guards to bugger off, most of them are just self important idiots.
well, it's plastered all over at MoE that you have to wear appropriate clothing, so the security was only doing his job and the girl wasn't obeying the rules, so as far as this case is concerned, he wasn't doing anything wrong...or am I missing anything here?
I find it slightly annoying when people seem to think that certain rules aren't for them, and then when they get into trouble over it they get all arsy towards the person that points it out to them cause at the end of the day, he's employed to do his job.
This isn't Torremolinos...and as much as some rules seem far fetched, that's the way it is. The dressing appropriately really shouldn't be a difficult for anyone.
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All stupid or pointless rules should be ignored; better still, they should be openly defied.

Modest dress in a shopping mall? Fair enough, up to a point, but not allowing a personal trainer into a gym? I suspect there is no such rule - somebody spotted the trainer, and made it up as he went along.

The swimming pool thing is strange - every family in my apartment block has a 'pool party' at one time or another, with guests invited. There are signs everywhere saying 'residents only' etc but common sense thankfully prevails.
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Old May 30th 2010, 5:25 pm
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well, it's plastered all over at MoE that you have to wear appropriate clothing, so the security was only doing his job and the girl wasn't obeying the rules, so as far as this case is concerned, he wasn't doing anything wrong...or am I missing anything here?
I find it slightly annoying when people seem to think that certain rules aren't for them, and then when they get into trouble over it they get all arsy towards the person that points it out to them cause at the end of the day, he's employed to do his job.
This isn't Torremolinos...and as much as some rules seem far fetched, that's the way it is. The dressing appropriately really shouldn't be a difficult for anyone.
what I'm saying is she should have just legged it.
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All stupid or pointless rules should be ignored; better still, they should be openly defied.
Am I wrong, but don't you live or work in Saudi?
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what I'm saying is she should have just legged it.
What Mata's saying is (sorry if not 100% on) what's so difficult about acceptance?
One is asked to dress in a discreet manner when in UAE.To most people this is achievable without being life threatening.
Why put herself in the position that she might have 'to leg it'?
If one is brought up to respect then it's not difficult to understand and comply with a dress code- didn't say agree with it but to have the breeding to observe it.
Not personal S, all above is objectively speaking.
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What Mata's saying is (sorry if not 100% on) what's so difficult about acceptance?
One is asked to dress in a discreet manner when in UAE.To most people this is achievable without being life threatening.
Why put herself in the position that she might have 'to leg it'?
If one is brought up to respect then it's not difficult to understand and comply with a dress code- didn't say agree with it but to have the breeding to observe it.
Not personal S, all above is objectively speaking.
The story goes that she had a jacket on, went out side for a cigarette, it was humid as hell so she took her jacket off and had some 'strappy top on' (whatever that is) and then she got caught and fined AED 2,500.

So to be fair she was just unlucky.
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Old May 30th 2010, 9:22 pm
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The story goes that she had a jacket on, went out side for a cigarette, it was humid as hell so she took her jacket off and had some 'strappy top on' (whatever that is) and then she got caught and fined AED 2,500.

So to be fair she was just unlucky.
Well that's another chestnut ain't it? Being in the wrong place at the wrong time in the ME?
One might say 'course it was humid,always is at this time'...she wasn't in the groove'.
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Well that's another chestnut ain't it? Being in the wrong place at the wrong time in the ME?
One might say 'course it was humid,always is at this time'...she wasn't in the groove'.
anyways.....aye the MoE is really doing people now, tey've been handing the cards out for ages and now they are doing people and fining them, so (I hate to say this) but best to keep those baps under wraps lasses.
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