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When is it best to turn the other cheek???

Old Sep 18th 2008, 10:28 am
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
I doubt the old fellow did nothing! there is probably a JJ walking around Dubai with her Husbands head stuck up her arse!
What's a JJ? Just don't know that one
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Old Sep 18th 2008, 10:31 am
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Was that a "lack" of reaction on your part...as your story doesn't say what you actually did ?

If the couple were not Emiratis, I would have spoken up..."Excuse me, we are talking to the teacher at the moment and we will be finished shortly" or words to that effect.

Toujours la politesse.
TBH, it was the lack of reaction, as the OH felt I should have gotten straight in about them. I was about to turn and point out their lack of manners when the teacher beat me to it. The OH was pissed off that we never got a verbal punch in!!!!
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Old Sep 18th 2008, 10:45 am
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Damn right you should have spoken up. I would have, although initially politely, even if they were Emirati. I don't see that anyone is exempt from the use of manners.

Lovely comments from teacher too.

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Old Sep 18th 2008, 10:47 am
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TBH, it was the lack of reaction, as the OH felt I should have gotten straight in about them. I was about to turn and point out their lack of manners when the teacher beat me to it. The OH was pissed off that we never got a verbal punch in!!!!
she is also from aberdeen then
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Old Sep 18th 2008, 11:13 am
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
she is also from aberdeen then
my experience of Aberdonians was hugely positive then...
I was there for a year and thought they were incredibly nice - much more polite and less aggressive than Londoners!
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Old Sep 18th 2008, 11:17 am
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my experience of Aberdonians was hugely positive then...
I was there for a year and thought they were incredibly nice - much more polite and less aggressive than Londoners!
At least someone is able to speak from experience about meeting me and my ilk....

We are incredibly nice, that is until we meet people who aren't!!!!
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Couldn't the teacher have added:

"And why did you give him such a stupid name?"
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At least someone is able to speak from experience about meeting me and my ilk....

We are incredibly nice, that is until we meet people who aren't!!!!
Oh i loved it up there. Biggest difference was on the roads - actually letting you in to lanes and not cutting you up just cos they can. And of course I miss the Bond-themed gents' loos in Espionage
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Old Sep 18th 2008, 11:40 am
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TBH, it was the lack of reaction, as the OH felt I should have gotten straight in about them. I was about to turn and point out their lack of manners when the teacher beat me to it. The OH was pissed off that we never got a verbal punch in!!!!
why should you be the one to say something about it though...she could have said something herself instead of waiting for you to do the honours...
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Old Sep 18th 2008, 11:42 am
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Oh i loved it up there. Biggest difference was on the roads - actually letting you in to lanes and not cutting you up just cos they can. And of course I miss the Bond-themed gents' loos in Espionage
The bogs I miss are the ones at the famous Paramount bar, where all loyal Aberdeen fans where able to take a piss in a urinal, with a TV screen inside where they would show photos of Rangers players!!!!!!
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why should you be the one to say something about it though...she could have said something herself instead of waiting for you to do the honours...
Yes............ Deanetta would have ripped the bitch's lungs out............
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Old Sep 18th 2008, 11:44 am
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Yes............ Deanetta would have ripped the bitch's lungs out............
so would I...with a smile on my face
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so would I...with a smile on my face
Why doesnt that surprise me......
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The bogs I miss are the ones at the famous Paramount bar, where all loyal Aberdeen fans where able to take a piss in a urinal, with a TV screen inside where they would show photos of Rangers players!!!!!!
yea especially the ones of 'simmy' eh???

shocking........
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yea especially the ones of 'simmy' eh???

shocking........
I know, the way Simmie was treated after that tackle was shocking, by the west cost press as well as the club...
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