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Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 30th 2008, 7:19 am
Replies: 215
Views: 6,305
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Heartless UAE Strikes Again

Can't he just go to Uni or get a job? Or am I missing something?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 12th 2008, 8:13 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,084
Posted By RitchieD

Re: JBR: What do you think we would have to pay?

What about Al Maya in Bahar sector? It's a bit pricey but they have everything you need.

Access to JBR isn't a problem it's the marina itself that causes the hold ups getting off the SZR; why...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 21st 2008, 8:57 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,587
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Getting duplicate keys cut

Well I dropped mine down a lift shaft - note to self; don't twirl keys round fingers while getting out of lift!
Forum: Middle East
Aug 21st 2008, 8:53 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Return Flights & The New Visa Rules

My (new) wife and I came back on the 9th August and she only got 30 days on a UK passport!? Random place this!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 18th 2008, 1:19 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,587
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Getting duplicate keys cut

It's the same for Minutes in Ibn Battuta and MOE. The only one that I could find that still did it was in Deira City Centre Mall, bottom level i.e. same as the car park. I got mine cut there 3 weeks...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 13th 2008, 1:11 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 2,302
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Tour de France

I flicked past it the other day and it had Phil Liggot (I think) doing the commentary so presume it's the itv4, or whoever has it in the UK now, feed.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 13th 2008, 8:10 am
Replies: 81
Views: 2,302
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Tour de France

I think it's on in English on Dubai Sports channel 16 on DU.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 9th 2008, 8:30 am
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By RitchieD

Re: watching Eng v S Africa cricket in Dubai on tv

All the SA tour cricket is on Showsports 2. All the tests, one dayers and 20:20; should be good. I'll probably watch more than in the UK as well as you can see the evening sessions after work, saying...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 14th 2008, 8:11 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,969
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Pets banned and evicted in JBR

It wasn't from the landlord it was from Idama the company that manage all the buildings. It's a JBR wide rule to stop the plaza levels becoming full of dog crap basically!
Forum: Middle East
Jun 14th 2008, 6:40 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,969
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Pets banned and evicted in JBR

well maybe day 2 then...

I was certainly told they weren't allowed when I signed my tenancy along with no washing on the balcony and some other rules.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 14th 2008, 4:53 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,969
Posted By RitchieD

Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 14th 2008, 4:48 am
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By RitchieD

Re: England/ All blacks game

Very different is a bit strong! The main changes are the downgrading of penalty offenses to freekicks and numbers in the lineout etc all of which you would be able to switch modes quite quickly.
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Forum: Middle East
Jun 14th 2008, 4:38 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,969
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Pets banned and evicted in JBR

The fact is dogs have been banned in JBR from day 1 so anyone who has a dog has been breaking the rules of their apartment; not sure about birds and cats etc but JBR really isn't a suitable place for...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 8th 2008, 8:15 am
Replies: 78
Views: 1,783
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Monday Night Pub Quiz

An hour! hmm, I thought it would be less than that...

Will the traffic die down in the summer when everyone who's not an idiot has gone somewhere else? I'm not sure I can face that after a day...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 8th 2008, 3:50 am
Replies: 78
Views: 1,783
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Monday Night Pub Quiz

I may come down this week! How's the traffic nowadays, any tips on the best way to come? Took me an hour and half down the Sheikh Zayed last time!
Forum: Middle East
May 7th 2008, 3:51 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,208
Posted By RitchieD

Forum: Middle East
May 6th 2008, 12:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 7,208
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Fitness First / Advice on Gyms

Just joined the Ibn Battuta one and they said you can use any so don't see how they would charge more?! I really hope half the people at Ibn battuta use the media city one as the place is packed; I...
Forum: Middle East
May 5th 2008, 3:18 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,208
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Fitness First / Advice on Gyms

What you are calling "the marina" is just phase 1 of the Marina, the whole area is called Dubai Marina and half of the JBR overlook the marina itself i.e. the artifically created inlet where boats...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 3rd 2008, 1:18 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,045
Posted By RitchieD

Re: GTA IV - who's buying and who's bovvered?

Get GT5 prologue, it's excellent. I play it with a G25 wheel but I'm rubbish!

GTA IV is banned in the UAE although MicroCity will sell it outside Geant or Carrefore but at inflated prices

GTA...
Forum: Middle East
May 3rd 2008, 11:23 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,429
Posted By RitchieD

Re: JBR - Food places that deiver

There's a Turkish place called Bezercan (or something like that) in Rimal. They do deliver but I've not had one, I ate there and it was passable. Most of the places in Media City will deliver like...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 22nd 2008, 10:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa

Nice hotel, I ate at the Grand Grill on Thursday, book a table outside it's fantastic. The Underground has gone down hill when they started charging 35AED for a pint and even 28 AED in happy hour!!! ...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2008, 8:18 am
Replies: 47
Views: 21,584
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Dubai Brunch

Cheers all,

funnily enough the only one I've been to is Certo! Very good, proseco and the entire menu served to you.

Anyway, I think we'll go for Mina Al Salaam. So I have to ask to sit...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2008, 7:35 am
Replies: 47
Views: 21,584
Posted By RitchieD

Dubai Brunch

Firstly I know it's been covered here before but I can't find a definitive answer..

Where is the best brunch to go to on a Friday? I'm looking to organise one with work, chanmpagne, good food the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 19th 2008, 12:23 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 1,828
Posted By RitchieD

Re: Heather Mills

I prefer the author of your quote at the bottom. Agree with you on the Beatles though - bag'o'shite!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 13th 2008, 3:39 am
Replies: 43
Views: 1,531
Posted By RitchieD

Re: fake...beware...

I'm confused, does this mean I can or can't watch your hookey copy of I'm Not There!?
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