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Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 3rd 2013, 8:45 am
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 3rd 2013, 8:43 am
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Where can I watch State of Origin game 1 in DOHA?

I'm asking if anyone knows of anywhere in Doha showing the Australian State of Origin rugby games, first one being at 1pm Wednesday on Orbit Showtime.... twice! lol
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 3rd 2013, 7:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By Geordie1968

Question Is Prophet Ascension day a dry holiday in Doha/Qatar?

Hey

2 questions in one morning! won't happen again!

I've got a mate who wants to visit from Oman this Thursday and he was asking if Prophets Ascension day is a dry here. There is a holiday and...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 3rd 2013, 7:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Geordie1968

Question Where can I watch State of Origin game 1 in DOHA?

Hey all

We've got a bit of a panic on in the office here at the minute. There's a squad of Aussie expats who can't find anywhere showing the 1st Origin game on Wednesday. it kicks off at 1pm Doha...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 14th 2013, 7:25 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Happy Hours

sheyt, I don't care as long as it's at least one more than the dirty fekkers :D

But total annihilation would be preferable!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 14th 2013, 6:46 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Happy Hours

Thanks all.
Ended up in Trader Vics Thursday, (which was good) some one said the Intercontinental was good to go to next...Apparently we picked the wrong Interc.. it was kack, only saving grace it...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 11:09 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,494
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: I need a hat

[QUOTE=Eva;10654363]I can't imagine you in anything other than a fedora- even tho' a fez may be culturally more appropo.....

In my eyes you are BE's Sky Masterton...


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Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 1:11 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Happy Hours

Cheers DohaLady
If I can get the squad motivated we'll head up there.. just gotta convince around 15 of the buggers to see the light! ;)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 12:30 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Happy Hours

Thanks again Theseus might try out the W :)
You off to the Rotana tonight??
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 12:15 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,494
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: I need a hat

Oh, and you will always be out of place in a trilby if you're not a spy working for MI6 in the 70's. Same for small Stetson unless you're one of those American kiddie beauty pageant train wrecks a la...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 12:04 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,494
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: I need a hat

Smear some thing sticky on your head, honey, glue, (your choice) then stick it in the sand. your head will be covered and therefore no longer offensive plus you won't be wearing a hat so obviously...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 11:10 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Happy Hours

I looked online, no mention of happy hour but has about 6 different bars/cafes/lounges/bistros... why is it so confusing! :(
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 11:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Happy Hours

thanks Theseus :) Is it any good?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 10:57 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Happy Hours

You're absolutely right there BE76..... You're no help at all, but thanks for answering :)
Where do you work?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 11th 2013, 10:44 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Geordie1968

Doha Happy Hours

Hey all

Still settling in here and need some first Thursday night advice pls

I'm here with a bunch od Aussies and we're looking for a happy hour that extends past 7pm, all the ones near here...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 9th 2013, 8:20 am
Replies: 90
Views: 8,362
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Scottish social group in Doha

cheers :) but probably gonna have to wait til after work now, so might catch happy hour in the CP
Forum: Middle East
Apr 9th 2013, 8:04 am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,817
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Dry cleaners in Doha

Cheers BE76 if I'm in the Copthorne looking over airport road at the Crowne plaza is the megamart/Radisson/Ramada left or right?
Forum: Middle East
Apr 9th 2013, 8:02 am
Replies: 90
Views: 8,362
Posted By Geordie1968

Exclamation Re: Scottish social group in Doha

Got in last night, gasping for a pint now! :beer:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 9th 2013, 7:55 am
Replies: 66
Views: 3,448
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Copthorne Hotel

Well, I'm here at last. Got in late yesterday and now just waiting for something to do. Company have set up a project office in the hotel so I have to take the lift down 2 floors to get to work! :D...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 9th 2013, 7:45 am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,817
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Dry cleaners in Doha

just arrived and staying in the Copthorne on airport road... opposite Crown Plaza, same question; any reasonable dry cleaners near here?....hotel one is a rip! :(
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 4th 2013, 12:34 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,448
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Copthorne Hotel

hahaha, nope... it's definitely a Geordie / North East thing. A Kacky... or Cacky as in I've kacked me kecks...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 4th 2013, 12:29 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,448
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Copthorne Hotel

I use Kendo in that same capacity... don't think it's cockney origin (might be Geordie rhyming slang?) but in the style. Kendo Nagasaki used to be on the old Saturday afternoon wrestling back in the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 4th 2013, 12:25 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,448
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Copthorne Hotel

I tend not to Cockerney-ise anything I say but when talking to one of our soft southern shandy drinking cousins I like to drop in the odd knees up mother brown or roll out the barrel just to make...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 4th 2013, 12:15 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,448
Posted By Geordie1968

Re: Doha Copthorne Hotel

Divvent mention Greggs man!
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