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Old May 29th 2014, 4:45 am
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Leggings are not Pants says Qatar

Its a bit rich them calling on the Global Tourist Code of Ethics. seriously wtf is that?

The whole thing looks like pan Arabian enquirer..
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Originally Posted by Bongoman2 View Post
Leggings are not Pants says Qatar

Its a bit rich them calling on the Global Tourist Code of Ethics. seriously wtf is that?

The whole thing looks like pan Arabian enquirer..
Par for the course here mate. It doesn't matter in any case because there's not really a problem and secondly there's no tourists .

Who on earth would want to come here for a holiday apart from a few close family visiting expats , it's just the usual Saudi's feeding their faces and looking for the nearest cinema .

It's all part of the game of Qatari's asserting control over nothing that matters ,they're a nation of people who have zero purpose in life . The article is wrong though as there's no law or decree that covers this specific law , that's where all the bullshit is coming from . They tried this last year and it got rubbished as they waded in heavy handedly as per usual as it's not a problem and it's not law.

There is a law but it's a general law that basically says that behaviour should be in line with the countries values and morals which if you lived here would make you fall off your bar stool with irony .
Today is pay day and most sensible people breath a sigh of relief and open another bottle and say cheers to the madness !!!

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Today is pay day and most sensible people breath a sigh of relief and open another bottle and say cheers to the madness !!!
Amen to that buddy.
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Statement on the dress code sigh: “If you are in Qatar, you are one of us. "

The authorities sure don't treat everyone the same so what is this " one of " nonsense they are on about.
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
Statement on the dress code sigh: “If you are in Qatar, you are one of us. "

The authorities sure don't treat everyone the same so what is this " one of " nonsense they are on about.
Perhaps they mean "One of ours" which is more likely.
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Originally Posted by OleJanx View Post
Perhaps they mean "One of ours" which is more likely.
No, they mean one of us. And only because it suits them when it comes to "dress code". Another one says "reflect your respect". Hmmm...i wonder, do they really, really want us to do that?
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Today is pay day and most sensible people breath a sigh of relief and open another bottle and say cheers to the madness !!![/QUOTE]

Great post CDB. All the BS here really makes me laugh.
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This sign should be used in all Aldi and Lidl stores back home - I expecially agree with the leggings, dreadful things
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This sign should be used in all Aldi and Lidl stores back home - I expecially agree with the leggings, dreadful things
Leggings- aka deaf pants.....you can see the lips move, but can't hear a word.
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Leggings- aka deaf pants.....you can see the lips move, but can't hear a word.
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Still think the halloween fancy dress ban was funnier....

Strange place...
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Still think the halloween fancy dress ban was funnier....

Strange place...
Everyday is halloween here mate and yes it's extremely strange in Qatar
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I like the no muffin top picture :-)

Personally I don't have a problem with it. Personally I think clarity on what is wearable is a good idea- getting rid of the grey area makes sense. This is acceptable- this isn't- simple as that. Leaves less room for people landing themselves in trouble. If you're in a strict muslim country what exactly are you expecting? I can't believe anyone would not do their research before travelling and if they don't then more fool them. I don't know why people are kicking up such a stink- human rights my arse, is wearing a cropped top or a pair of daisy dukes really the be all and end all? Come on you're in a country where women wear an abaya- show a bit of respect. Just seems like common sense to me. You are no longer in Croydon - get over it. To be honest when I go home I have to admit I wish some people would cover up a bit more and behave a bit better- your average friday night out involves puking in the street or coping off in public (at least find a dark corner) or falling over drunk flashing your 'smile' isn't exactly what human rights protestors had in mind I am sure - a bit of self respect wouldn't go a miss in our home country. Or maybe I've been here too long?

I would question if countries want to be seen on an international level how much they will have to shift their values. Hosting the world cup (and what comes with that ie boozing/fighting/men wearing shorts/singing of offensive songs/flashing of boobs and moobs etc) is obviously a complete contradiction to the lifestyle and seems like lunacy to me and I don't see how that can end as anything other than a shambles. On one hand at least KSA is what it says it is. You know what you get when you go there. The other countries which are trying to be something in between are the ones that appear to be struggling to find a balance of their ethics.

I saw Kuwait are trying to ban the bikini as well;
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/kuwait...inis-1.1340063
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News...approved-.html

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In Kuwait a mother has lost her custody battle for the children when her ex husband showing a picture of her wearing a bikini with an unrelated male which obviously makes her an unfit mother.

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/kuwait...ture-1.1336998
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I like the no muffin top picture :-)

Personally I don't have a problem with it. Personally I think clarity on what is wearable is a good idea- getting rid of the grey area makes sense. This is acceptable- this isn't- simple as that. Leaves less room for people landing themselves in trouble. If you're in a strict muslim country what exactly are you expecting? I can't believe anyone would not do their research before travelling and if they don't then more fool them. I don't know why people are kicking up such a stink- human rights my arse, is wearing a cropped top or a pair of daisy dukes really the be all and end all? Come on you're in a country where women wear an abaya- show a bit of respect. Just seems like common sense to me. You are no longer in Croydon - get over it. To be honest when I go home I have to admit I wish some people would cover up a bit more and behave a bit better- your average friday night out involves puking in the street or coping off in public (at least find a dark corner) or falling over drunk flashing your 'smile' isn't exactly what human rights protestors had in mind I am sure - a bit of self respect wouldn't go a miss in our home country. Or maybe I've been here too long?

I would question if countries want to be seen on an international level how much they will have to shift their values. Hosting the world cup (and what comes with that ie boozing/fighting/men wearing shorts/singing of offensive songs/flashing of boobs and moobs etc) is obviously a complete contradiction to the lifestyle and seems like lunacy to me and I don't see how that can end as anything other than a shambles. On one hand at least KSA is what it says it is. You know what you get when you go there. The other countries which are trying to be something in between are the ones that appear to be struggling to find a balance of their ethics.

I saw Kuwait are trying to ban the bikini as well;
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/kuwait...inis-1.1340063
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News...approved-.html
(except for the bit in red)
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