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Old Sep 10th 2012, 5:15 am
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A very rare event, finding something remotely positive about Dubai in the Daily Mail is almost as unusual as finding something positive about Man City and/or negative about their cross city rivals.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/ar...d-emirate.html
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A very rare event, finding something remotely positive about Dubai in the Daily Mail is almost as unusual as finding something positive about Man City and/or negative about their cross city rivals.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/ar...d-emirate.html
Did they use a 6 year old ghost writer?
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Sadly it reads like a holiday brochure - he's either written it to recompense a free stay there or to try to blag further freebies. Agree though, it's nice to read something positive for a change. The best bit I thought was the picture of Tom Cruise at the top of the Burj Khalifa - turned my stomach a little! I assume he must have something tied to his back that you can't see?
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Woah woah woah. £959 pp for three nights?
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It's not an article, it's a promo piece for Virgin holidays and all the various places mentioned with quotes lifted directly from their own ridiculously puffed-up promotional material.

I'm not a big rugby supporter (painfully scarred as a tight-head prop in catholic school) so I don't know anything about the purported author but he comes across as a major twat with this line:

Australia was one of my favourite destinations: it's just England, basically, but hot!
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Sadly it reads like a holiday brochure - he's either written it to recompense a free stay there or to try to blag further freebies. Agree though, it's nice to read something positive for a change. The best bit I thought was the picture of Tom Cruise at the top of the Burj Khalifa - turned my stomach a little! I assume he must have something tied to his back that you can't see?
No, probably not. He's completely fearless. Does all his own stunts.
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No, probably not. He's completely fearless. Does all his own stunts.
Shame he didn't fall. ****wit.
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Did they use a 6 year old ghost writer?
You'd think. What's with the every sentance is a paragraph thing? So badly written that I couldn't read it all, but he sounds awfully shallow and not very bright.
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It's the time of year for 'What I did in the summer holidays'

He's got a good selection of photos though. I bet his mummy helped him.
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You'd think. What's with the every sentance is a paragraph thing? So badly written that I couldn't read it all, but he sounds awfully shallow and not very bright.
To be fair he does chase eggs for a living.
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To be fair he does chase eggs for a living.
And probably had a few knocks to the head...
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This article was written in June!I thought it looked familiar
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If it had been written by someone with a level of expectation then I'd understand the slating.

He's a sportsman. Notoriously they aren't bright. Leave him be, he's quite good and I'm sure this forum would be quick to verbally suck him off if he scored the winning try in a World Cup final.
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If it had been written by someone with a level of expectation then I'd understand the slating.

He's a sportsman. Notoriously they aren't bright. Leave him be, he's quite good and I'm sure this forum would be quick to verbally suck him off if he scored the winning try in a World Cup final.
Yeah, but you'd expect a reputable newspaper to at least edit it. Oh, hang on...
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Yeah, but you'd expect a reputable newspaper to at least edit it. Oh, hang on...
True, I'd expect any newspaper to edit it but I had no expectations of quality when I saw who it was.
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