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Forum: The Sand Pit
May 12th 2019, 7:08 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Danny Baker

Agree with the outcome etc but the BBC is a mess. We didn't see Sir Alan Sugar getting the bullet for his twitter picture and comment comparing an African football team to the lookee lookee guys on...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 15th 2019, 1:20 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Flights to Dubai from London

Bargain. This is only just refurbed too.

My mum has done packages a few times and had some fantastic deals. She stayed in the Sofatel on the Palm last time.

Beware though to check on here as to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 15th 2019, 8:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Flights to Dubai from London

And or look at multi stops. Have done that a few times to and from the UK. Tack on flights to another destination later in the year and you can essentially get a free holiday.

Booked one last week...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 15th 2019, 8:52 am
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Looking for a good real estate lawyer in Dubai

I wouldn't as they do. My mate recently had a free 3 week holiday at the central pokey thanks to defaulting on a real estate deal. When he left (several years ago) they still hadn't broken ground and...
Apr 15th 2019, 8:43 am
Replies: 2,345
Views: 82,009
Posted By jam25mack

Re: The 2018-2019 Football Thread

If you don't mind a cheeky stop in Amsterdam KLM are always good for a bargain from the UK. I also rate them as a carrier too. Very friendly staff and decent planes. Also, they don't charge any extra...
Apr 11th 2019, 7:53 am
Replies: 2,345
Views: 82,009
Posted By jam25mack

Re: The 2018-2019 Football Thread

I thought United did a pretty good job last night. Some stand out performances (McT and Fred - finally). Mike Smalling also deserves a mention for his #smallingchop. Unfortunate deflection for the OG...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 4th 2019, 11:12 am
Replies: 62
Views: 7,883
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Hubby wants to move back to London from Dubai

:rofl: ​​​​​​​:rofl: ​​​​​​​:rofl: ​​​​​​​:rofl:
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2019, 10:13 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Job offer Saudi - Will I get Visa with a Spent Criminal Record?

:lol:​​​​​​​:lol:​​​​​​​:lol:​​​​​​​:lol:​​​​​​​:lol:​​​​​​​:lol:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 7th 2019, 5:32 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By jam25mack

Re: for the remaining smokers out there

Been vaping 2 1/3 years now. Only had a few cigs (<10) over this period when I've run out of battery.

Haven't tried HEET but my mate swears by them. One thing I will say tho is that they stink...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 5th 2019, 5:56 am
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Getting a car in Muscat

I'd avoid a Land Rover unless you're good with the spanners.

Most folk will recommend Japanese cars and its hard to disagree as they're superior for longevity, maintenance, reliability, AC, resale...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 3rd 2019, 12:42 pm
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 25th 2019, 12:00 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Dubai Jazz Festival

I never listen the the radio anymore due to the amount of twunt presenters they have these days. The Scottish girl on 92 is a prime example.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 25th 2019, 7:17 am
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Dubai Jazz Festival

Kinda pissed off I missed her. The promotion was pretty lame this year as I didn't even hear about her (and the others) until a few days beforehand.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 24th 2019, 7:19 am
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Dubai Jazz Festival

How was it? Didn't go to any but a load of friends did. Would have liked to see Alicia.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 24th 2019, 7:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Best way to ‘manage’ tax code when moving to oman

I didn't inform anyone, just moved away 13 odd years ago. They work it out for themselves eventually and send you a self assesment form. Fill it in and bosh, tax rebate.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 24th 2019, 7:14 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,059
Posted By jam25mack

Re: British Dads Dubai FB group

My Mrs is 'keen' to get married.....and I am too, although I'm also keen not to rush into anything (we've been together 7 months). That said, I've already informed her that I don't want to go the big...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 21st 2019, 5:16 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,059
Posted By jam25mack

Re: British Dads Dubai FB group

I rarely buy wedding gifts if I am flying in for it. Sorry if that sounds tight but if I have spent a chunk of change getting there and back, accom and a hire car then my presence is their gift. Even...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 21st 2019, 5:00 am
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Stand up desk

Yeah, thats probably why he's got this thing that looks like it should be on a space shuttle. He's an Aussie environmental engineer and a bit of a new age, hug the world kinda guy.
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 21st 2019, 4:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By jam25mack

Re: You’re being murdered.....

Hmmm. Lets discuss later.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2019, 8:04 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,059
Posted By jam25mack

Re: British Dads Dubai FB group

You're getting married.... really? You haven't mentioned it! ;):p:lol:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2019, 8:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Stand up desk

A guy in the office has a similar space age stand up desk thingy. The problem is he's about 6'5" and built like a long streak of piss so he stand out hugely in our open plan office.

I'd love to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 19th 2019, 7:24 am
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By jam25mack

Re: tyres

Last time I was searching for tyres I looked around a lot and these guys offered the best deal. https://msw-me.com/

As always, make sure to check the date stamp on the tyres to ensure you are...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 19th 2019, 4:58 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,183
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Drive from UAE to Jordan ?

Ah well, it was worth a try. Also, worth using as a resource as those lot take many different routes so are decent for entry and exit info.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 14th 2019, 10:29 am
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By jam25mack

Re: Lead trainer package in UAE

Without knowing age, qualifications and years of experience I'd say its hard to determine where you should sit. Are you a font of knowledge with many years hard experience or just a failed teacher...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 14th 2019, 10:18 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,315
Posted By jam25mack

Re: 380 Dead

Wasn't a great fan if i'm honest as the window seat is cattle class is just a bit too far away from the side so there's a big gap making it tricky to use as a head rest.

If the resale is so bad I...
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