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Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 30th 2019, 3:36 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By MAV_DXB

Alcohol licence - now easier to get

Have a read...

https://whatson.ae/dubai/2019/04/its-now-much-easier-to-obtain-a-liquor-license-in-dubai/
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 14th 2019, 5:28 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,248
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Drive from UAE to Jordan ?

Might be worth a read... Slow Lane To Nowhere - A journey with my Land Rover Defender from Dubai to Belgium and back (http://slowlanetonowhere.blogspot.com/)
Forum: Middle East
Oct 24th 2018, 3:11 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,254
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Watch UK TV for free please

If you go further up the posts, it's not alluded to - it's there in all its glory (MartinBKK)
May 16th 2018, 8:57 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,920
Posted By MAV_DXB

Vietnam - HCMC - Sports bar (Football)

Hopefully someone in HCMC (or who knows the area) see this and can help.

I'm here for 2 weeks (Business), during the 2 weeks there are 3 games on TV that I'd like to watch, but where to watch...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 10th 2018, 11:43 am
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Guess the film

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 6th 2018, 4:23 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,240
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: What is your menu like during a typical week?

Breakfast - nearly always this: 500ml milk, handful of oats, handful of nuts, 2 or 3 Weetabix, a banana and a scoop and half of chocolate protein powder - whizz with a handheld blender (not much...
Forum: Philippines
May 3rd 2018, 3:09 pm
Replies: 2,473
Views: 280,681
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Me and My Family

I haven't used FB for around 5 years now, but from memory - you can control what people can and cannot see on FB - you can create different groups of people so only certain groups can see certain...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 23rd 2018, 1:40 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,742
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Boy, girl, green red headed gender neutral alien?

mmmmm, a J Arthur - maybe not :eek:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 22nd 2018, 12:02 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,131
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Books reading at the moment?

Just this morning I started 29 Seconds by T.M. Logan (Thriller) after finishing a book by Tony Parsons last week (Die Last, Crime/Thriller).

I'm also going through The GCHQ Puzzle Book - slowly...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 11th 2018, 6:20 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

It was 2002; the pic info says 4th Oct 2002.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 11th 2018, 6:13 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

I didn't live here back then, but did a lot of travelling back and forth between the UK and Dubai, stayed in a number of hotels along the beach, inc the Hilton and Ritz Carlton.

Someone mentioned...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 10th 2018, 12:22 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

Take 2:

Taken from the Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 10th 2018, 9:23 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

I like the 'comedy' act they have, the dancers that do a show between bands, they have one job to do, be in sync - I guess they must rehearse on their own in darkened rooms :blink:
Forum: Middle East
Apr 10th 2018, 9:17 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

Yes she (and the band) are still there... It's okay during the week, I tend to avoid it on Thursdays though, and if I go there on a Friday, I go late.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 10th 2018, 8:23 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

It has. It's only a 5 mins walk from me, can't remember what it's called now.

I was in LSB in Tecom last Friday, it was dead when I was there, around 7pm, Lucky Voice wasn't that busy either. Went...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 10th 2018, 7:37 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

Taken from the Sheraton Jumeirah Beach in 2002.

Edit - pics not showing. I'll try again later (they're on flickr).
Forum: Middle East
Apr 10th 2018, 7:25 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

Snap.

Shame Waxy's closed, it was walking distance to home. The band in the Music Room was called The Rock Spiders.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 9th 2018, 9:35 am
Replies: 113
Views: 7,578
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

There was a bar/club called Oxygen around that area (over the road from the Millennium), walked down a ramp to get to the entrance.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 14th 2018, 4:07 am
Replies: 63
Views: 4,891
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: New Year Resolutions

Many thanks for the names, I shall give one of them a go.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 13th 2018, 4:17 am
Replies: 63
Views: 4,891
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: New Year Resolutions

1. Check (so far)
2. Failing
3. Failing
4. Check
5. Rotator Cuff injuries and IT Band injuries are holding me back. In fact, does anyone know of a decent physio? I'm losing faith in the American...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 5th 2018, 7:37 am
Replies: 165
Views: 14,032
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: know anyone leaving?

I fully expect to be let go this year, I'm so quiet (work wise), e.g. right now I'm sat on the sofa watching the Superbowl highlights. I'm pre sales (ERP software).
Forum: Middle East
Jan 10th 2018, 12:45 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Doing Business in Qatar With Cheques ?

I tried with my company's VPN, it was blocked.

Tried with my personal VPN - worked fine (Mission, the one I mentioned)
Forum: Middle East
Jan 8th 2018, 10:26 am
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Bringing medications into UAE

The list of unauthorised drugs is given on the website of the UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention http://www.mohap.gov.ae

I read this yesterday:
...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 7th 2018, 1:10 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 3,526
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: Tennis

I've played a few times at Barsha Pond Park - need to book, can't remember if it's 80 or 100dhs for an hour.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 31st 2017, 11:55 am
Replies: 63
Views: 4,891
Posted By MAV_DXB

Re: New Year Resolutions

1. Keep the job
2. Cut down on procrastinating
3. Win the millionaire draw (duty free)
4. Save 50%+ of my salary (if I manage No1).
5. Bench the 50kg DBs and DL 250.

Numbers 1,2, 3 and 4 were...
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