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Forum: The Sand Pit
May 16th 2011, 10:08 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,617
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Oh here we go again - IRA coded bomb threat for Central London

Serious security operation in Ireland for this visit - round up of political edge of dissident fringe (Eirigri etc) set the tone over weekend, Gardai literally lining the M50 from Red Cow to Blanch...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 24th 2011, 8:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 7,126
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Rugby Clubs in Dubai

Lies I tell you! The Bellies beat Exiles II last week in Shj. I don't play anymore (left the sandpit ages ago) but if you want a team that take their rugby seriously and their fun even more...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 11th 2010, 12:05 am
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Cry haddock

New campaign of violence in Northern Ireland

I am watching BBC NI a lot right now and the change in dissident activity this summer is marked.

>There have been three under-car bomb attacks on police workers this week alone and major...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 6th 2010, 11:36 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,876
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: How do you get your tea/coffee/beverages at work?

Your Dad and the entire British Army
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 6th 2010, 12:00 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: IT People - mega virus infection

Boot a linux distro from a live USB (F2 to enter bios and change boot order to use the USB first), copy her personal data from the XP partition from within linux to an external USB, Either install...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 1st 2010, 8:14 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 5,264
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Dubai Homes From Hell

Watching this live now - first section about a new couple, car and rent on post dated cheques, lost job and skipped. Fairly on the money so far and only a few Dubai cliches.
just waiting for the...
Forum: Middle East
May 8th 2010, 2:52 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 10,086
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Do Dubai TV's work in the UK?

Unless they're ancient, then yes.
CH
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 8th 2010, 3:48 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,570
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: People people

Go to Carters and order fish and chips - the tartare sauce comes in little cast metal saucepans about two and half inches diameter. Take a big handbag - they are perfect for this kind of a job (and...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 4th 2010, 1:16 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 4,214
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: 'pay & play' squash in Dubai?

Not themarina end, but the aviation club in garhoud and the etisalat academy just the shj side of Dxb airport both allow pay and play, as far as I remember.
Ch
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2010, 2:04 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 20,607
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Dubai Debt

Citi made a balls of closing my credit card (fully paid off at the time) when i left the country - they said that because they couldn't get through to me on the phone (er, left the country..) they...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 26th 2010, 11:52 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Britain is a spongers heaven.

I am surprised Ireland isn't full of Brits on the dole - 200 Euro a week here.
how bad
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 9th 2010, 10:00 am
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Dubai offered an alternative future - interesting article

[QUOTE=Autonomy;8325909]Mishaal al-Gergawi ... lambasted the lieutenants who surrounded Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler. He said they had cut corners as they competed for the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 4th 2010, 1:17 pm
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 4th 2010, 9:57 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,079
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: British couple kidnapped in very bad way

Tolerated implies that we could put a stop to piracy if we wanted to - the solutions to date seem to just be convoy tactics and onboard defence in the event of an attack. Short of flooding the area...
Jan 9th 2010, 6:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 11,200
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Changing to Irish plates

Hi All,
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but another VRT question. Years ago i imported a car into Ireland, VRT free as i had the car in the UK for years and was moving over permanently. Well,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 26th 2009, 10:57 am
Replies: 89
Views: 6,212
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Lest we forget....

In Dubai, the contact for donation tins and boxes of poppies is Cpt Higgins RN (rtd), or his secretary Lorraine, at Dubai college - 04 3999111. If a few of us go the route of organising sales then...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 26th 2009, 10:51 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Poppy Apeal The British Soldier

My take on it tallies with this Geordie man's.
CH
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Forum: Middle East
Oct 20th 2009, 6:47 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,561
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Any regrets over moving?

Off to Ireland, I know! - out of the recession fire and into the frying pan. It's not quite home for me, but near enough. 'Settling down' i believe they call it :-)
I'll still loiter i think, so you...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 20th 2009, 6:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: BBC online simulcast

Having made the switch recently, flicking though the home channels to see whats on, getting the 6pm news live at 9pm etc - it is a lot more 'normal' than downloading shows. If you ask me what i want...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 20th 2009, 3:45 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,561
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Any regrets over moving?

I'm leaving for good in two weeks, after 5 years and a week (gratuity ;)) and this place has been great to both of us (now 31, married no kids, wife worked throughout). Sure it has been an enormous...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 20th 2009, 3:28 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Cry haddock

Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 20th 2009, 11:23 am
Replies: 89
Views: 6,212
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Lest we forget....

Hi All,

As the poppy appeal will shortly be kicking off, I need a quick hand. Can anyone put me in touch with the RBL representative who can supply the collection tins? I still have plenty of...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 18th 2009, 6:59 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: BBC online simulcast

There are some that point permanently to the UK and others which let you switch, mine is the later which is great as you can then hulu etc as you wish.

If yours sounds like a cross between a new...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 18th 2009, 4:47 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Cry haddock

BBC online simulcast

Never actually bothered to look until todays GP, but for those who are appropriately VPN'd, the beeb now simulcast their channels live - the final nail in the coffin of e-vision as far as i am...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 17th 2009, 12:20 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,695
Posted By Cry haddock

Re: Annoyed With Emirates Skywards

If you ring Skywards they will tell you how many seats are available for upgrading, not every un-sold seat is available for upgrade so availability of J class to book on-line is not a good guide. I...
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