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Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 31st 2016, 12:42 pm
Replies: 426
Views: 44,894
Posted By mikewot

Re: How is business?

Absolute PITA! Went to Land Dept on Baniyas, they were totally uninterested, pointed me at a typing centre in the hall. Who were similarly uninterested and said go to their main office in the next...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 29th 2016, 11:11 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,687
Posted By mikewot

Re: Hasta la vista!

I don't want to be one of those who has not lived here for years but still ventures opinions on things. I will terminate my account next week.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 29th 2016, 5:51 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,687
Posted By mikewot

Hasta la vista!

And adios amigos! My time in the sand is swiftly drawing to a close and I shall now retire from the bored as well as from working for a living. :lol:
I hope the current turbulence soon settles...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 29th 2016, 5:36 am
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By mikewot

Re: Yet Another Tower Block Fire

I thought the aluminium cladding was built around polyurethane core, which is highly flammable. When it catches fire the lack of fire breaks means that the fire spreads right up the building very...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 24th 2016, 2:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,400
Posted By mikewot

Re: Etisalat - Poor signal

Is it in one place (i.e. damaged mast) or everywhere?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 23rd 2016, 12:44 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,615
Posted By mikewot

Re: Hi all, this place doesn't change!

Please make it stop! The stupid, it burnz!
This is not a dating site for pimply 16 year old losers.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 19th 2016, 8:41 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By mikewot

Re: FlyDubai Plane Crashed, all killed

Many many more deaths through cars yet not reported in the same way. Flying is still the safest form of transportation apart from elevators.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 17th 2016, 12:49 pm
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 17th 2016, 12:48 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,463
Posted By mikewot

Re: Your ideal set up

I will be living that dream from the 7th of April when I leave Dubai for retirement :lol: It will be hasta la vista baby from me :p
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 17th 2016, 7:51 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By mikewot

Re: No more big ones for expats in Jeddah unless you have a big one

With those horrible plastic floor mats. My knees had the criss cross lines on them for two days afterwards!!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 16th 2016, 5:05 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By mikewot

No more big ones for expats in Jeddah unless you have a big one

JEDDAH: Residents with less than five members in the family will not be allowed to own a vehicle with seven seats or more, the General Directorate of Traffic has said.
The directorate has sent a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 16th 2016, 4:06 pm
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 16th 2016, 4:01 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,330
Posted By mikewot

Re: Did you know it is illegal in Switzerland to keep only 1 guinea pig

Where do you think they came from originally? Have you ever been to Australia?
Mar 16th 2016, 11:20 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By mikewot

Re: Looking for work in Bahrain asap help!

Welcome to the bored, I hope you might find the answers you're seeking. The oft repeated advice on this bored is:
Network - find people out here who know you and who might help.
Network for fresh...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 15th 2016, 5:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By mikewot

Re: Cancelling employment offer

This was answered a few months ago but I cannot be fagged to search. If braincells are working correctly in a nutshell you might sufficiently pee the original employers off so much that they put a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 15th 2016, 6:32 am
Replies: 365
Views: 22,097
Posted By mikewot

Re: Investments

Running about 80% I read.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 15th 2016, 5:59 am
Replies: 365
Views: 22,097
Posted By mikewot

Re: Investments

Question for the knowledgeable. Is Cushing going to fill up?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 14th 2016, 9:10 am
Replies: 426
Views: 44,894
Posted By mikewot

Re: How is business?

You have some way to go yet youth!! :lol:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 13th 2016, 12:20 pm
Replies: 426
Views: 44,894
Posted By mikewot

Re: How is business?

Ministry of happiness in action:
Officials have warned people in the UAE about spreading rumours and posting negative images and videos of rains, accidents and fires on social networking sites,...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 10th 2016, 2:36 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By mikewot

Re: Travel insurance with pre existing conditions

Since most people on this site are employed in the ME and it is a prerequisite for employers to provide health insurance how do you think we would be in a position to help even in slow time, never...
Mar 9th 2016, 4:12 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By mikewot

Re: Finding a graduate scheme

Wealth management!! OMFG! Don't ever call yourself a wealth manager because anyone with an ounce of braincell knows that wealth managers out here only enrich one person. And its not the client!
...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 9th 2016, 2:42 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 17,621
Posted By mikewot

Re: Areas to live (Dubai)

The landing at the top of the stairs is often converted to a bedroom, it is large enough for a double bed, plus chests of drawers etc. I had a double sofa bed there and put screens around the top of...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 9th 2016, 2:08 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By mikewot

Re: Sad accident, but I don't get one thing.

Video on social media now from very soon after the crash. Looks like building security using handheld extinguishers to put out the flames, can hear civil defence sirens but no sign of them. ...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 9th 2016, 2:04 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 17,621
Posted By mikewot

Re: Areas to live (Dubai)

I live in JVT (across the Al Khail from JVC) which has identical townhouse and villa architecture, the difference being that JVC plots are much smaller. JVC is very much a building site and access...
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