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Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 28th 2017, 6:57 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,152
Posted By Statistix

Re: Shrinking UAE

What's been lost? Cyclone, Rattlesnake, Waxy's, The Bunker, Chicago Beach.....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 6th 2017, 3:02 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,725
Posted By Statistix

Re: The Mission compatible BE Meet Up (Mission Impossible)

Well, if anyone's interested (totally out of 'left field') - I'll be in Dubai for the very first time ever :sneaky: from 27 Oct to 3 Nov.

The Shed claims he knows me :blink: so I'll be trying to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 6th 2017, 2:56 pm
Replies: 249
Views: 10,286
Posted By Statistix

Re: Meet Up

So, how was it? I'll try to make the next one, if only to see just how tall this bloke "The Dean" is......
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 21st 2017, 5:33 pm
Replies: 249
Views: 10,286
Posted By Statistix

Re: Meet Up

Can't make it (assuming I was even invited) but had to pop in to challenge Scamp's claim that he's "tall"...........
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 11th 2017, 10:35 am
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By Statistix

Francis Matthew charged with wife's murder

British newspaper editor charged with murdering wife with hammer in Dubai | The Independent...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 15th 2017, 4:50 am
Replies: 181
Views: 9,921
Posted By Statistix

Re: Overused / irritating words,phrases

Those are all from a business environment........

More generally, I hate "actually"............
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 15th 2017, 4:49 am
Replies: 181
Views: 9,921
Posted By Statistix

Re: Overused / irritating words,phrases

Where do I start...........??

24/7
Outside the box
Sub-optimal
Push the envelope
Buy-in
Verticals
Reporting line (or line manager, etc)
Brainstorming
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 30th 2017, 2:49 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Statistix

Re: Who do you like on Twitter?

James Blunt is very funny, constantly taking the piss out of himself. Also, I find Twitter is a very good way to keep an eye on people you disagree with (e.g. politicians from other parties you don't...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 30th 2017, 2:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By Statistix

Re: Look what I happened upon....

The Dean was quite perceptive, back then - Amber Rudd wasn't even a cabinet minister when he tipped her for higher office...............
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 16th 2017, 8:32 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By Statistix

Re: Podcasts for your listening pleasure.

Any 'audiobook' read by Alan Rickman is usually worth a listen.
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 16th 2017, 8:30 pm
Replies: 1,180
Views: 1,003,261
Posted By Statistix

Re: Gratuitous Good Vibes

If someone can remind me how to embed You Tube videos after all this time, I'll attempt a 'revival'...........
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 16th 2017, 8:28 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,915
Posted By Statistix

Re: Anyone recognise this country?

I heard a rumour that even a former Bored member, The Dean, may be relocating back home........ :o
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 15th 2017, 4:24 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,915
Posted By Statistix

Anyone recognise this country?

IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Mission to the United Arab Emirates...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 14th 2017, 6:54 pm
Replies: 1,180
Views: 1,003,261
Posted By Statistix

Re: Gratuitous Good Vibes

What happened to this thread?
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 14th 2017, 4:42 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,004
Posted By Statistix

Re: The UK Election

OK I give up - who exactly does 'some closet homosexual' refer to?
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 12th 2017, 3:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Statistix

Re: EK more flight cuts

A somewhat contradictory article - if EK has to buy its fuel, like most airlines, how can a drop in oil prices be a reason for a fall in profits? It's a good thing, surely? I assume I'm...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 11th 2017, 9:07 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,662
Posted By Statistix

Re: dead!

I can't imagine The Dean ever coming back on here............ :unsure:
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 11th 2017, 8:46 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Statistix

Re: RIP Robert Miles

Good story behind 'Children'...........

Robert Miles' Children - the hit written to save clubbers' lives - BBC News (http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-39871459)
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 11th 2017, 8:40 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Statistix

Refuge or shelter in Dubai

Hi all

We're leaving Dubai shortly, and have a load of decent (new or nearly-new) furniture, etc, from a 2-bedroomed flat to dispose of. We could sell it or ship it home, but we have no real use...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 1st 2016, 7:44 am
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Statistix

Re: End of Labour Britain

And the award for "Best Post Ever By Iggle" goes to............ Iggle.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 31st 2016, 12:55 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Statistix

Re: End of Labour Britain

That Twitter post quoting Theresa May is interesting - my concern would be that it contains a number of words of more than two syllables, so the useless, ineffectual and over-promoted Amber Rudd will...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 31st 2016, 7:38 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,327
Posted By Statistix

Re: Don't be late - you never know who might be checking

HH has been doing this for years - I worked for him (indirectly) about ten years ago, and he was notorious for it. Mind you, the problem back then was that all the expats were in on time, while the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 28th 2016, 3:00 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 9,585
Posted By Statistix

Re: Those Little Things that Annoy the Life out of You

Just caught up with this topic - where do I start?

Any 'little' thing done for no reason (or at least no obvious reason) is liable to annoy me.

I agree with whoever said idiots who push that...
Jul 27th 2016, 9:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Statistix

Re: Hello...........

Ah - indeed! No worries!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 27th 2016, 9:51 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,244
Posted By Statistix

Re: UAE Debt Collecters

Hi everyone.

A lawyer friend who has looked at such cases where the UK/UAE is involved says this:

"I have looked into this matter for a friend as well. The UK courts will not prosecute for...
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