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Old Aug 10th 2014, 2:40 pm
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I say Al Maha as well they do a special dinner in the desert, no one else around and very romantic.
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Old Aug 11th 2014, 6:12 am
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Originally Posted by Blue Cat View Post
I say Al Maha as well they do a special dinner in the desert, no one else around and very romantic.
Let me get this right - the pair of you are simply alone having a dinner in the desert? What would there be to talk about?
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Old Aug 11th 2014, 7:31 am
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Let me get this right - the pair of you are simply alone having a dinner in the desert? What would there be to talk about?
Your porn dependency?
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Old Aug 11th 2014, 8:11 am
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Your porn dependency?
Please, get the facts right - it's midget porn.
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Old Aug 11th 2014, 8:31 am
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Someone say midget porn?
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Old Aug 11th 2014, 9:52 am
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York hotel 3am, celebrate with Jagerbombs and a take out.
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Old Aug 12th 2014, 9:13 am
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Originally Posted by Blue Cat View Post
I say Al Maha as well they do a special dinner in the desert, no one else around and very romantic.
Just spent the weekend at the banyan tree Al wadi in RAK. that would be an alternative.
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Old Aug 15th 2014, 8:24 am
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Originally Posted by Stick Shaker View Post
I never asked, my wife badgered me into it over a three to four year period.

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past tense: badgered; past participle: badgered
  1. ask (someone) repeatedly and annoyingly for something; pester.



We're Brits, we know what badger means. And we know a beaver when we see one, too.
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Old Aug 15th 2014, 1:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Stick Shaker View Post
I never asked, my wife badgered me into it over a three to four year period.

badg·er
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past tense: badgered; past participle: badgered
  1. ask (someone) repeatedly and annoyingly for something; pester.



Did your wife look like this?
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Old Aug 16th 2014, 7:53 am
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I would head down to the Qasr Al Sarab in Liwa. They will fix it for you to propose high on a dune at sunset, on the very edge of the Rub Al Khali (the empty quarter)
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Old Aug 17th 2014, 8:42 am
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Default Re: Proposing in (or around) Dubai

Originally Posted by Bluelionesse View Post
I would head down to the Qasr Al Sarab in Liwa. They will fix it for you to propose high on a dune at sunset, on the very edge of the Rub Al Khali (the empty quarter)
If you're letting the hotel in on the fact you're planning to propose during your stay will they let you stay in a room together whilst there, given that you're telling them you're not a married couple?

I know most hotels don't bother looking for confirmation as you check-in, just curious as to how they'd handle it if you tell them up front.
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Old Aug 17th 2014, 9:32 am
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If you're letting the hotel in on the fact you're planning to propose during your stay will they let you stay in a room together whilst there, given that you're telling them you're not a married couple?

I know most hotels don't bother looking for confirmation as you check-in, just curious as to how they'd handle it if you tell them up front.
Can't see it being a problem - check when you book. Phone up and ask for the activities desk and detail your plans.
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Old Aug 17th 2014, 6:43 pm
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A deserted stretch of beach, 5am, a sunrise breakfast picnic, a tartan rug, some fizz, and a stereo with some nice music.
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Old Aug 18th 2014, 8:37 am
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Originally Posted by Ditzy View Post
A deserted stretch of beach, 5am, a sunrise breakfast picnic, a tartan rug, some fizz, and a stereo with some nice music.
And they might even get to share the same cell.
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Old Aug 18th 2014, 9:46 am
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
And they might even get to share the same cell.
My mrs would kill me if I woke her up for a picnic at 5am. Let alone say yes...

BTW - there is a cost to marriage, at the moment for us it's her 70,000 annual rent allowance!
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