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Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 25th 2020, 4:44 pm
Replies: 185
Views: 13,720
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Global Corona Death predictions

Or you could get hit by a bus tomorrow a perfectly healthy and functioning being.

This whole 'we don't know the long term consequences of having COVID-19' is merely changing the goalposts and...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 25th 2020, 1:30 pm
Replies: 185
Views: 13,720
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Global Corona Death predictions

Yep. That's called being alive and functioning.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 24th 2020, 8:42 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 8,920
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Post-Lockdown

Just spoke to a friend in Dubai. She had a friend fly in from Egypt the other day. Only needed 24-hr quarantine to be compliant, apparently. Took the covid text both before and after flight.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 23rd 2020, 1:34 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 8,920
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Post-Lockdown

To make the hypochondriacs happy?
Sep 16th 2020, 3:11 pm
Replies: 32,071
Views: 1,468,382
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: President Trump

Eh. Trump will probably win again. The American left and Democrats have gone insane this year. BLM is a perfect example and you see it on here. People acting as if black people are going about their...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 31st 2020, 5:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Shipping companies Doha

If it's just a few boxes of household items, why not excess baggage on QA? Really think through the value of your goods and the costs of shipping them.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 12th 2020, 6:03 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,808
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Back in the pit

Good lord.

I lived in Asas Towers. Massive pool, apartments actually have balconies (most apartments in Doha outside Pearl don't have them). West Bay is more cental. It was comparable to a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 10th 2020, 2:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,482
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: "The Sandpit" ?

Scotty boy is an arch nationalist who likes to think of Scotland as groaning under the tyranny of England. I'm pretty sure he has an active online life as a cybernat. I doubt he's woke insomuch as...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 7th 2020, 2:10 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,808
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Back in the pit

I'd had a pretty good social life in the UAE. Beaches, camping, Oman trekking trips, easy (and cheap) flights everywhere for minibreaks. The UAE, especially Dubai, offers a much higher quality of...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 5th 2020, 7:53 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,583
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Unmarried couple wanting to relocate to Dubai

Kim, let's assume this is indeed the company that begins with D, it has a long history and controversial history of bringing out highly inexperienced people on paltry base salaries with promises of...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 5th 2020, 5:43 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,583
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Unmarried couple wanting to relocate to Dubai

Financial sector?

Looking to flatshare with other expats (in other words no proper housing allowance or salary or relocation expenses)?

Uh...err... uh... let me guess, an advisory entity that...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 28th 2020, 1:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,634
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Dubai Villa Prices

These villas on the Ranches were going for, what, 7M AED at the peak of the 2008 boom?
https://www.propertyfinder.ae/en/buy/villa-for-sale-dubai-arabian-ranches-saheel-saheel-1-7613796.html

Edit:...
Jul 14th 2020, 2:22 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Gawd bless you guv'nor

Dunno. They could always just donate their money to worth causes, you know....

Nonetheless, realistic economists and money crunchers know the real tax revenues isn't from the superrich. There's...
Jul 13th 2020, 2:12 pm
Replies: 795
Views: 37,336
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Harry & Meghan are ‘stepping back’

How much longer till the divorce?

Will they make it to five years?

It really is the classic story of a guy falling heads over heels in love with a woman and utterly blind to everything about...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 18th 2020, 1:45 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

See corrections above.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 18th 2020, 12:48 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

I know you don't like me, Scamp, but for the sake of appearances try not to be so childish about it.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 17th 2020, 1:10 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

The Asian flu epidemic of 1957 broke out of China and spread across the whole world. China in 1957 was a Maoist state that effectively did what you suggested, shutting their borders completely to the...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 17th 2020, 12:52 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

China had extraordinarily restrictive lockdowns and drove the virus dormant, but still didn't manage to eliminate it and it's popped back up in Beijing. That tells you the limited effectiveness of...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 17th 2020, 12:51 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

Rioters, BLM protesters and people who topple statues and their enablers.
Forum: Middle East
May 28th 2020, 12:28 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

I laughed. I admit I'm one of those people looking forward to my holiday...erm....working from home in a location that just happens not to be my primary residence.
Forum: Middle East
May 21st 2020, 1:07 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

I like to follow the US response to COVID-19 because it's the one place in the world where people quarrel about it so openly, so you get different viewpoints ranging from the Karens who think we...
Forum: Middle East
May 21st 2020, 12:53 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

Sweden is a trade based economy so they were always going to be heavily dependent on trade with surrounding nations and the rest of the world. More than half of the GDP is based on external trade.
...
Forum: Middle East
May 20th 2020, 5:50 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

I never fail to be amused by those who say we've already destroyed so much of the economy so we might as well go ahead and destroy the rest :unsure:
Forum: Middle East
May 20th 2020, 12:58 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

Sometimes I like you, Scamp. Other times I don't. And this is one of those times.

Drug overdose: cousin
Brain tumour: schoolmate. We were in the same house. Was 35. Left behind a wife and two...
Forum: Middle East
May 20th 2020, 12:48 pm
Replies: 445
Views: 55,632
Posted By DXBtoDOH

Re: Lockdown

We had global flu pandemics in the past.

Hong Kong flu epidemic in 1968 that killed between 1-4 million people globally:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_flu

The 1957-8 Asian Flu that...
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