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Old Sep 8th 2013, 3:54 am
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No taxis and awful traffic to work this morning I'm guessing children are to blame for this?
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Old Sep 8th 2013, 4:30 am
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No taxis and awful traffic to work this morning I'm guessing children are to blame for this?
Correct.
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Old Sep 8th 2013, 4:38 am
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
No taxis and awful traffic to work this morning I'm guessing children are to blame for this?
technically its the parents as im sure most kids would quite happily not have gone in today
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Or the lack if development in infrastructure.

It's amazing the difference in traffic between August and Sept. Makes you realise that the demographic here us very family heavy. I wonder what the drop in takings is like in supermarkets over the summer- 30%?
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Or the lack if development in infrastructure.

It's amazing the difference in traffic between August and Sept. Makes you realise that the demographic here us very family heavy. I wonder what the drop in takings is like in supermarkets over the summer- 30%?
With husbands / boyfriends left on their own I can absolutely assure you that delivery / take away has a splendid time over summer.
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
No taxis and awful traffic to work this morning I'm guessing children are to blame for this?
yes but our sch in auh went back last week..... wasnt too bad on the roads, but you can "tell" they are mostly back this week, some still to go back next week tho.
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
No taxis and awful traffic to work this morning I'm guessing children are to blame for this?
they are to blame for everything!! even the ozone layer!!

mine started a week ago
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Indeed, this morning was a nightmare. I had to go from Mirdif to Ras Al Khor via the E311 & E44, then the E311 again up to Sharjah and then back to Ras Al Khor before heading into Oud Metha. Nightmare! Oh and all with no AC.

They should really have more school buses! And don't get me started on the silly cows in 4x4's dropping little Charlie and Angelica off at the school gates.
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Originally Posted by jam25mack View Post
They should really have more school buses! And don't get me started on the silly cows in 4x4's dropping little Charlie and Angelica off at the school gates.
Dubai 92 this morning said that a school had put in a new soft play area and asked any Mums to not wear heels on it.

Some were complaining about it...probably the same ones who'd moan if the sponge floor was scuffed with holes in at a later date.

Why the **** can't kids just be shoved out the car whilst moving near the gates?
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Originally Posted by Irishbeekeeper View Post
they are to blame for everything!! even the ozone layer!!

mine started a week ago
no not the ozone layer, when dubai was having its building bubble, the skys above dubai were very hazy.... when the bubble burst the blue skys came back
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Originally Posted by busybee2 View Post
no not the ozone layer, when dubai was having its building bubble, the skys above dubai were very hazy.... when the bubble burst the blue skys came back
The haze is just dust and is more seasonal than anything. After the rains the skys are blue as all the dust is washed out. This steadily builds over the summer and the cycle repeats.
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the cycle repeats.
Eat. Beat. Sleep. ?
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Originally Posted by Irishbeekeeper View Post
they are to blame for everything!! even the ozone layer!!

mine started a week ago
Yep, junior went back to that god-awful gems school last Wednesday - but he walks there.
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the back side of JLT was chaos this morning but think thats more to do with the RTA ******* around with the roads.
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