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Old Sep 7th 2017, 7:49 pm
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How about:- today I drove 40 miles to buy booze
And spent around £500
And thought nothing of it

Undertaking (No, you know what i mean, not taking a part time job embalming bodies)

Feeling a bit guilty when buying pork - or even better, feeling fantastic when the (obviously) muslim cashier has to swipe the pig


Come on, there's loads more.
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And littlejimmy (who I'm sure isn't little anymore) - you comment on the opposite? Or what you miss?
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And littlejimmy (who I'm sure isn't little anymore) - you comment on the opposite? Or what you miss?
Walk from one pub to another, not have to get a taxi.
Go to work on a Friday.
Open the car window.
Gesticulate to other drivers.

What I miss? Shisha and iced tea on a nice balmy evening on a terrace somewhere.
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Long Island I trust?
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No, I'm driving.
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Sleep with married Arabic or Indian women.
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Sleep with married Arabic or Indian women.
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Happy ending massages during your lunch hour

Drive a 6.4l V8
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Getting all your clothes tailor-made. (Except your boxer shorts - even I never went that far !)
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I went to a leaving party about 10 years ago and asked the fella what he would miss most about Dubai and he said “drink driving”!! 😮😮😮
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I went to a leaving party about 10 years ago and asked the fella what he would miss most about Dubai and he said “drink driving”!! 😮😮😮
This one always made me shake my head. The penalties are much more severe than in the UK, but the drink driving is much worse in the ME.
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This one always made me shake my head. The penalties are much more severe than in the UK, but the drink driving is much worse in the ME.
I was once holed up in an old mate's place cos I was on the bones of my arse. He and his wife saved me - never got to really thank them.

Anyway, how about the availability and easiness of women - I mean, Jeez, if I can score anyone can!
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Your issues run deep.
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Gesticulate to other drivers
Had a blinder yesterday, bloke pulled out in front of me. Stamped on brakes, hammered the horn. Got a typical wobbly wristed response, which surprised me a bit.
He took the next right into the car garage, so did I. Parked alongside him, he pretty much did everything possible to avoid getting out the car until we'd walked away. If he'd had the balls to look he'd have seen me wetting myself laughing.
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Barbecue in December.

Find myself the bewildering source of attention for attractive young guys in a gay venue (which includes a good many more places here than you might think).

Take visitors to shopping centres.

Pay 10 quid for a very mediocre bottle of wine without much thought.

[good thread topic by the way - even though I realise that is reluctantly giving IDK some props...]
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