View Poll Results: why are you here?
No idea just ended up here and been asking myself this very question every day
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money
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career move
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the lifestyle
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just wanted to get away from the UK
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followed a partner out here
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wanted an adventure
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why are you here

Old Nov 9th 2011, 8:31 am
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So what brings you here? vote for your primary reason.

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Old Nov 9th 2011, 8:35 am
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
So what brings you here?
  • money
  • quality of life
  • saving for the future
  • weather (even the summer isn't that bad)
  • career opportunity (will pay off later when I go back to the world)
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Money and work . There's no point being in this part of the world for anything else .
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Originally Posted by co durham boy View Post
Money and work .

Same here.

There are much better places to do the other stuff on the list.
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Originally Posted by Oyibopeppeh View Post
Same here.

There are much better places to do the other stuff on the list.
Correct , the Gulf is not a lifestyle choice , many people have been conned into thinking it is funnily enough
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
So what brings you here? vote for your primary reason.
Sun and money, that's it.

I've had a decent time but obviously soured by getting nicked and banged up for a few days and all teh 8 months of grief of going to court and not having a passport. I like it and you can have a great lifestyle but I don't feel comfortable here so need holidays 3 times a year to get out to more civilised countries or go home.

Still, planning on staying another 2 years then leaving with hopefully a decent amount of cash behind us to carry on the next phase of our lives.

I'm not complaining though, seeing my mates back home losing jobs and being skint and miserable makes you realise that it's all worthwhile living here.
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adventure brought us out here 6.5 years ago

money and kids' school keep us here

will end up in UK
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