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Forum: Middle East
May 28th 2020, 11:58 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,126
Posted By fezzer

Re: On line baggage label, why not?

Qatar Airways has a print at home system. You do need the special holder though.
https://www.qatarairways.com/en-qa/services-checking-in/my-qtag.html

British airways has a digital version, but...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 24th 2020, 11:35 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,265
Posted By fezzer

Re: Post lockdown

Good post. I don't think there will be a sudden lifting of the lockdown, rather a gradual lifting over a period of years with some restrictions lasting for the long-haul. Some more legacy items:
-...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 9th 2020, 10:33 am
Replies: 455
Views: 41,632
Posted By fezzer

Re: Covid 19

And now Qatar has joined the school closures. All public and private schools shut from 10th March. Excellent.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 13th 2019, 5:37 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,488
Posted By fezzer

Smile Qatar Blockade softening?

Rumours all over social media that the blockade of Qatar by neighbouring countries may be drawing to a close. KSA/UAE/Bahrain have also requested participation in the upcoming Arabian Gulf Cup in...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 13th 2019, 6:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By fezzer

Re: Investment Platforms for expats

Try interactive brokers. They don’t hold your hand through the account opening or trading on the platform, but covers your requirements as an expat. Saxo bank also worth considering.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 7th 2019, 3:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By fezzer

Re: Best Brunch and Bars in Doha?

If you're in the old town area of Doha, Claw BBQ in the Doubletree by Hilton is definitely worth a look.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 24th 2019, 4:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By fezzer

Re: How many People are FIFA expecting at the Doha Works Cup

It'll be done and dusted long before then. You think Qatar Airways wants to disrupt it's Christmas traffic?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 23rd 2019, 11:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By fezzer

Thumbs up Re: How many People are FIFA expecting at the Doha Works Cup

That's better! I have no problem with justifiable critisims such as complaining about moving to December, and having the pay more for beer.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 23rd 2019, 7:50 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By fezzer

Re: How many People are FIFA expecting at the Doha Works Cup

Realise this is just a troll post, but i'll bite:


You've clearly not been to Qatar. Sure, it's not Brazil, but these aren't banned, and are all available and will be available in greater numbers...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 29th 2019, 6:05 am
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar Police Clearance

The only options I know are to request through the Metrash2 app (You'd need to still have a valid residents permit for this). Or apply directly at the Criminal Evidence Investigation Department off...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 17th 2019, 6:27 am
Replies: 127
Views: 15,188
Posted By fezzer

Re: Brexshit

I think this is the biggest problem with the whole Brexit affair. 17.4 million different varieties of Brexit with so many incompatible with each other. This was exploited by the leave campaigns (I...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 17th 2019, 6:19 am
Replies: 127
Views: 15,188
Posted By fezzer

Re: Brexshit

Agreed there are plenty of places you pick up taxes, but it's not close to a 66% effective rate. Total tax revenue as percentage of GDP = 34.4%...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 16th 2019, 4:59 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 15,188
Posted By fezzer

Re: Brexshit

Surely that can't be close to being the case? Quick google search came up with this: https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/may/27/tax-britons-pay-europe-australia-us
Gross salary of £40k has an...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 13th 2019, 9:37 am
Replies: 127
Views: 15,188
Posted By fezzer

Re: Brexshit

No option is particularly palatable. No-deal will probably get voted down tonight, although will remain the natural fall-back position if nothing else changes. The least damaging outcome for the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 12th 2019, 12:29 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By fezzer

Re: WC2022 expansion?

Yup, 48 teams for 2026. It only increased from 24 to 32 teams 1998. It'll be 96 teams before too long at this rate.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 12th 2019, 10:47 am
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By fezzer

WC2022 expansion?

https://apnews.com/421dca3cbf454bf191cfc3af9f4dc685

Looks like FIFA wants to expand the tournament from 32 to 48 teams in 2022. The article based on the leaked report says that two to four more...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 5th 2019, 5:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar...

Good summary from co durham boy above. There are plenty of families with young children in Qatar, and especially now Qatar has opened up heaps of new parks and play areas you'll keep busy. Summer is...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 4th 2019, 6:44 am
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By fezzer

Re: apply for a Transfer of Residence

You're not the only one! Some things will change, some things will stay the same I don't think anyone knows.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 28th 2019, 7:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By fezzer

Re: VPN recommendations

For simple tv services, google smart DNS
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 7th 2019, 5:21 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,533
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar win 2019 AFC

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/06/friends-of-uk-football-fan-detained-in-uae-call-for-his-release-qatar

He beat himself up. Case closed.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 5th 2019, 6:48 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,533
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar win 2019 AFC

Looks like it. It's a bit of a mess to be honest. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIFA_eligibility_rules

Asking around the office, there are plenty of expats who could meet eligibility...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 4th 2019, 8:57 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,533
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar win 2019 AFC

Not quite true. Under current FIFA rules (tighened up in 2004 following Qatar and Togo taking the piss) you either have to be born in the country, have parents or grandparents from the country, or...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 3rd 2019, 5:25 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,533
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar win 2019 AFC

Yep, saw that. I must have watched a different game.... The celebrations here were bigger than national day and continued into the small hours yesterday after the team returned home.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 17th 2019, 5:23 am
Replies: 152
Views: 10,732
Posted By fezzer

Re: The EU after Brexit

Saw this on Facebook:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 3rd 2019, 12:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By fezzer

Re: Qatar World Cup

https://www.gulf-times.com/story/618144/Riyadh-begins-2019-with-children-oriented-hate-son



I'm sure it'll all be cleared up soon.
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