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Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 21st 2017, 10:49 am
Replies: 189
Views: 11,494
Posted By norsk

Re: 1.26 and falling

As I have stated many times before the vote was done, the results are accepted and we move on. However one potentially stupid decision doesn't mean that you should continue being stupid (and/or...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 21st 2017, 10:44 am
Replies: 189
Views: 11,494
Posted By norsk

Re: 1.26 and falling

I'm not saying you are racist, but that's about a strong an argument as the bloke who has a wife and kids to prove to society that he isn't homosexual.....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 20th 2017, 9:45 am
Replies: 189
Views: 11,494
Posted By norsk

Re: 1.26 and falling

It's all about talent not nationality my friend :p
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 20th 2017, 9:09 am
Replies: 189
Views: 11,494
Posted By norsk

Re: 1.26 and falling

Just to add my thoughts from this cold and rainy island on the western edge of EU.

There is a growing feeling amongst people I have spoken to that May has no idea how to handle the challenge she...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 20th 2017, 8:41 am
Replies: 46
Views: 7,007
Posted By norsk

Re: Amazon says no to Souq.com

Shame they also burn cash like there is no tomorrow....
Forum: Middle East
Jan 10th 2017, 12:37 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 7,947
Posted By norsk

Re: Closing down UAE credit card / bank account

And? :p



Meow made my nervous ;) so I emailed my old relationship manager to ask her the status of my cards and account and she has confirmed by email that everything is closed.

The 45 day...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 8th 2017, 3:52 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 7,947
Posted By norsk

Re: Closing down UAE credit card / bank account

I never went to 'my' branch actually, but it was apparently in the data building in Deira. The branch I cancelled everything through was Dubai Marina Mall.

Minimum balance fee? I didn't have that...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 8th 2017, 12:14 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 7,947
Posted By norsk

Re: Closing down UAE credit card / bank account

I'm obviously special :rofl::rofl:

The only thing I can think of is that I was a premier customer although why that would make a difference when closing your accounts I cannot imagine..
Forum: Middle East
Dec 21st 2016, 3:29 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 7,947
Posted By norsk

Re: Closing down UAE credit card / bank account

Logged onto the app today and everything is closed :thumbsup:
Forum: Middle East
Dec 20th 2016, 4:25 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 7,947
Posted By norsk

Re: Closing down UAE credit card / bank account

I cancelled two ENBD credit cards last week. Simple process really, but not as formalised as I expected and it takes a lot of time as they assign the case to a retention team who call you after about...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 20th 2016, 10:05 am
Replies: 638
Views: 37,627
Posted By norsk

Re: Room 101

Thanks guys! :fingerscrossed:
Forum: Middle East
Dec 16th 2016, 12:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,090
Posted By norsk

Re: Top Tips for a newbie arriving in UAE for the first time

I also doubt your motives for posting and some of your advice is incorrect..
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 16th 2016, 9:05 am
Replies: 638
Views: 37,627
Posted By norsk

Re: Room 101

Actually there is nothing I would like less than move back to Norway...:thumbsup:



I think I will settle for a tax-paying job all things considered. I just couldn't face having 8 kids I think....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 16th 2016, 6:22 am
Replies: 638
Views: 37,627
Posted By norsk

Re: Room 101

I'm going back to UK. Marlow to be specific..
All I need is a council house, every benefit possible and then I'm set! ;)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 15th 2016, 6:49 pm
Replies: 638
Views: 37,627
Posted By norsk

Re: Room 101

As of this coming Sunday lunchtime I will put all of Dubai and every single thing within it into my own personal room 101 and throw away the key.

I am out of here! ;)

Edit: Actually make that...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 5th 2016, 6:39 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
Posted By norsk

Re: Miracle Garden

All people are sheep, but some nationalities are more sheepy than others..
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 4th 2016, 7:51 am
Replies: 638
Views: 37,627
Posted By norsk

Re: Room 101

Yeah. I don't think you can state with confidence that they weren't right yet though seeing as everything is in limbo still, but yes I do agree that this is equally stupid. People who think they are...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 4th 2016, 7:27 am
Replies: 638
Views: 37,627
Posted By norsk

Re: Room 101

At least now I know you are joking (or possible have lost the plot)..:rofl:

Anyway. It's the incredible arrogance of brexiters I don't understand. We haven't even seen shit yet and still you (not...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 4th 2016, 7:11 am
Replies: 638
Views: 37,627
Posted By norsk

Re: Room 101

Brexit will most likely end up being a good thing in the long run, but how people who voted leave can believe they did people a favour is just unbelievable.

I don't know if you were joking, but...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 3rd 2016, 5:00 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By norsk

Re: Has anyone asked for an extra supply of electicity?

I agree with the earth leak comment. It takes a while to build up in between trips as well. It is not necessarily an applicance though. It can be in the fusebox itself or somewhere in the walls where...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 30th 2016, 4:49 am
Replies: 121
Views: 8,404
Posted By norsk

Re: What car to buy in the UAE

The biggest issue here is that a lot of people buy expensive cars but are unwilling to pay the premium that it costs to take care of it properly.

This often means chinese batteries from Satwa,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 29th 2016, 3:24 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,168
Posted By norsk

Re: It's nearly December sooooo

A Christmas Carol
The Polar Express
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 29th 2016, 7:48 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
Posted By norsk

Re: Miracle Garden

I had forgotten about those jobsworths although seeing how people would probably climb the structures if they could I can understand why they're there.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 29th 2016, 7:44 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
Posted By norsk

Re: Miracle Garden

The upside is I had a great time photobombing at least 30 pictures that would otherwise have been very boring. My then 7 year old son even got in on the action to my wife's disappointment :rofl:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 29th 2016, 7:33 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
Posted By norsk

Re: Miracle Garden

It's okay. Worth a visit. I would say go early in the morning if you must on a weekend though. Otherwise be prepared for the hordes of rude people pushing you out of the way or spending 10 minutes...
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