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Old Jul 15th 2014, 4:01 am
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About 4,000 loudspeakers have been set up in and around the Grand Mosque in Mecca, meaning that pilgrims during the peak Ramadan and Hajj seasons experience "first-class sound quality", the speaker system has a range of 9km (5.6 miles), and is windproof, "meaning sound will remain crystal clear even in rough weather".

In addition, green and white lights have been installed on top of the Mecca Clock Tower to inform the faithful of prayer times. At 601m (1,972ft) high, the Abraj Al-Bait clock tower is the third tallest free-standing building in the world, and the lights can be seen 30km (18.6 miles) away, "helping worshippers with hearing difficulties",

In April, Mecca authorities say they expected a 15% rise in the number of Ramadan visitors this year, with the Grand Mosque doubling the floor capacity of some areas, and installing an additional 3,928 toilets for the comfort of its visitors,


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In April, Mecca authorities say they expected a 15% rise in the number of Ramadan visitors this year, with the Grand Mosque doubling the floor capacity of some areas, and installing an additional 3,928 toilets for the comfort of its visitors,

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I wonder what the Saudis would do if the infidels stopped selling them waste treatment and transportation equipment ; probably a collective Holy Sh1t
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
I wonder what the Saudis would do if the infidels stopped selling them waste treatment and transportation equipment ; probably a collective Holy Sh1t

Nah, no big deal would happen, they can easily go back to their tradional way of life. What about your country? Don’t you actually think you can be more vulnerable than them when it comes to waste treatment crises! Imagine what would happen to the toilet rolls factories in your country if those guys decided to stop pumping out their oil? I’d imagine it would be a complete stinking disaster!!!
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Nah, no big deal would happen, they can easily go back to their tradional way of life. What about your country? Don’t you actually think you can be more vulnerable than them when it comes to waste treatment crises! Imagine what would happen to the toilet rolls factories in your country if those guys decided to stop pumping out their oil? I’d imagine it would be a complete stinking disaster!!!
Contrary to popular belief, Saudi Arabia is not the worlds only oil producing country.

'Easily go back to their traditional way of life'..., you get better and better.
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Nah, no big deal would happen, they can easily go back to their tradional way of life. What about your country? Don’t you actually think you can be more vulnerable than them when it comes to waste treatment crises! Imagine what would happen to the toilet rolls factories in your country if those guys decided to stop pumping out their oil? I’d imagine it would be a complete stinking disaster!!!
They absolutely couldn't support their population if they went back to traditional ways....not enough food or water to keep most of them alive.

Britain at current consumption rates still grows about 60% of it's own food. A bit of rationing, dropping healthcare to cull off the weak and Britain is self sufficient. Medieval English Farmers were richer than the bottom poorest countries in the modern world. Medieval Britons were richer than modern poor people, study finds | Money | theguardian.com

But by all means let's talk about toilet rolls...especially when Britain has nuclear power (and the expertise to build and maintain it), oil & gas, and a growing and robust renewable energy sector that will ultimately see oil imports drop significantly.

Seems you admire the Saudis more than Britain...why not give up your British citizenship and go somewhere else?

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Seems you admire the Saudis more than Britain...why not give up your British citizenship and go somewhere else?
Yuck. That mentality is so disgusting. People can appreciate other nations without being disloyal to their own. I'm actually surprised to see an expat say this... it's what I'd expect from my brethren in the central US.
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Yuck. That mentality is so disgusting. People can appreciate other nations without being disloyal to their own. I'm actually surprised to see an expat say this... it's what I'd expect from my brethren in the central US.
You are clearly not familiar with our resident troll, redminnow. You might want to check out the history in here before making accusations to other posters.
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You are clearly not familiar with our resident troll, redminnow. You might want to check out the history in here before making accusations to other posters.
I sometimes wonder who is the Troll... Norm, me or the Red Fish.
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Yuck. That mentality is so disgusting. People can appreciate other nations without being disloyal to their own. I'm actually surprised to see an expat say this... it's what I'd expect from my brethren in the central US.
Not been around very long or you'd probably not come out with that.

Sharky is a resident preacher who thinks us infidels in the UK can't run a civillisation and would be better off under Sharia.

I'm just an expat worker with no rights to stay if I am not working. Sharky is a citizen...not really a comparison.

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I sometimes wonder who is the Troll... Norm, me or the Red Fish.
Clearly it's you...I am 100% legit

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I sometimes wonder who is the Troll... Norm, me or the Red Fish.
I thought we were talking about behaviour, not looks...
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Nah, no big deal would happen, they can easily go back to their tradional way of life. What about your country? Don’t you actually think you can be more vulnerable than them when it comes to waste treatment crises! Imagine what would happen to the toilet rolls factories in your country if those guys decided to stop pumping out their oil? I’d imagine it would be a complete stinking disaster!!!
Which you need to compare with the fact that for every 4 Saudis there's 1 expat, which probably equates to about 1 expat for each working Saudi. If the expats left, the country would shudder to a halt overnight.
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I thought we were talking about behaviour, not looks...


well he DID say that he got fat-er!
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Which you need to compare with the fact that for every 4 Saudis there's 1 expat, which probably equates to about 1 expat for each working Saudi. If the expats left, the country would shudder to a halt overnight.
Well, our subject of discussion is human waste management, apparently a genuine concern raised by Boomhauer (out of many other serious concerns that she could have thought of). I so happen to be of the idea that the Saudis can easily manage this problem, while it can be a serious problem at hand in other parts of the world should the paper tissues industry get affected
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Well, our subject of discussion is human waste management, apparently a genuine concern raised by Boomhauer (out of many other serious concerns that she could have thought of). I so happen to be of the idea that the Saudis can easily manage this problem, while it can be a serious problem at hand in other parts of the world should the paper tissues industry get affected
Your naivety has no bounds.

Actually, its some feat to display the depth and breadth of it in just two sentences. Outstanding.

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