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Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 31st 2010, 4:09 am
Replies: 113
Views: 11,293
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: Gulf sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed al-Nahyan missing after plane crash

Mourning for three days starting today

No music or alcohol
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 30th 2010, 4:35 pm
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 30th 2010, 3:27 pm
Forum: Middle East
Mar 29th 2010, 10:32 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,514
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: Favourite Places in Dubai

Be better when all the expats have gone
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 22nd 2010, 6:41 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: Dubai to ban alcohol in food

They can if they are told to by the government or by whoever is funding them at the moment.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 22nd 2010, 6:25 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Desert Rat

Dubai to ban alcohol in food

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/584176-exclusive-dubai-issues-alcohol-in-food-ban-to-hotels

This must be another condition of Abu Dhabi or Saudi bailing out Dubai, looks like we are heading the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 15th 2009, 2:22 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: Dubai World cuts 12,000 jobs

Major staff cuts again in Nakheel today, predictions are the emirate will take up to five years to recover. !!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 30th 2009, 3:34 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,053
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: cheapish hotels in Dubai

Fusion B & B in um Suqiem
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 30th 2009, 3:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Desert Rat

More cuts at master developer

The dubai master developer is about to make more cuts, reckon my time is up. Got an offer of a job in Qatar. Anyone like to share their experiences of doha
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 29th 2009, 6:37 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,798
Posted By Desert Rat

No of posts

I'm amazed at how many posts some of you have on BE, the most i've spotted is about 5000 per year.

Now that worries me, do you ever get out :(
Forum: Middle East
Aug 3rd 2009, 9:59 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,949
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: Newbie in Riyadh

Lived in Saudi for 6 years, 2 in Riyadh and 4 in Jeddah. I now live in Dubai.

Saudi Arabia is totally different to any other country in the Middle East and bears no resemblance to UAE, Oman or...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 3rd 2009, 9:40 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: King Khalid Airport, Riyhad

I worked there a few years back - when it was being built. Fantasic airport and yes it is the biggest in the world if you measure the whole area inside the perimeter fence.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 29th 2009, 11:09 am
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 28th 2009, 2:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: I knew it would happen !!

110,000 cheapest i found, and it was a newcastle shirt which makes it worse
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 28th 2009, 2:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Desert Rat

I knew it would happen !!

The rents have dropped to low at The Ranches, undesirables moving in. Just seen someone wearing a football shirt in Le Marche
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 11th 2009, 4:54 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 877
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: Speeding Taxis

simple - if he's speeding he deserved to get fined. I usually tell them to slow down. Then they start jabbering on the mobile phone, this really irritates me but what really pisses me off is when...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 11th 2009, 4:45 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,298
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: I'm sick of the press knocking Dubai

simular amount of guptas
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 11th 2009, 4:34 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,298
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: I'm sick of the press knocking Dubai

Its not just the press then as I expected.

All I'm saying is I wish people would put this place in perspective its only the size of birmingham but attracts an unfair amount of criticism.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 11th 2009, 4:19 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,298
Posted By Desert Rat

Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 11th 2009, 4:14 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,298
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: I'm sick of the press knocking Dubai

Maybe you ought to open your eyes and take a look at the rest of the world.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 11th 2009, 4:04 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,298
Posted By Desert Rat

I'm sick of the press knocking Dubai

It appears to me that its open season for knocking Dubai, okay its suffering from the global downturn but isn't everywhere else. Its probably because its been the most successful city in the world...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 11th 2009, 3:49 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,478
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: Saved - Jebel Ali Village

it hot of the press you'll have to wait for the official version
Forum: Middle East
Mar 11th 2009, 3:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,478
Posted By Desert Rat

Forum: Middle East
Mar 11th 2009, 3:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,478
Posted By Desert Rat

Saved - Jebel Ali Village

Jebel Ali Village will not be demolished but refurbished and restored to its former glory including the Club
Forum: Middle East
Mar 6th 2009, 1:21 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 36,795
Posted By Desert Rat

Re: Living in Jeddah

My god, I thought Sharbatly Village would have been demolished by now, I lived there in the 80's when Jeddah was booming, Arabian Homes was much better - but expensive. I was there for 4 years...
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