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Forum: Middle East
Feb 18th 2010, 4:14 pm
Forum: Middle East
Feb 18th 2010, 4:09 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 11,312
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Mabhouh assassinated by 6 brits, 3 paddies a Frenchie and a Frank...

+1
Ironically he was also reported to have entered Dubai on a false passport, not too much being asked about that ?
Forum: Middle East
Feb 18th 2010, 3:53 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Brit To Be Extradited To UAE

mmm.............except in this case this guy's is just a small pawn, the Thai authorities (with whom UAE has no extradition treaty) are after Thaksin who has been based in Dubai while on the run from...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 16th 2010, 6:48 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 11,312
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Mabhouh assassinated by 6 brits, 3 paddies a Frenchie and a Frank...

The only two sure things in this episode are:
1. This @$#%^@# deserved to die.
2. He will take many innocents to the grave with him.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 16th 2010, 6:12 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 11,312
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Mabhouh assassinated by 6 brits, 3 paddies a Frenchie and a Frank...

Oh right, well let's hope it was the People's Front of Judea then :rofl:!
Forum: Middle East
Feb 16th 2010, 5:48 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 11,312
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Mabhouh assassinated by 6 brits, 3 paddies a Frenchie and a Frank...

Why ? what the hell difference does it make, Hamas have already said they will exact their revenge. No prizes for guessing who their target will be !


Precisely why the Dubai authorities are...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 16th 2010, 5:09 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 11,312
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Mabhouh assassinated by 6 brits, 3 paddies a Frenchie and a Frank...

Yeah, well done Dubai Immigration, for all the money invested in Iris Scanning equipment and E-Gate fingerprinting they can't even pick up a passport with the wrong number of digits/characters and a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 16th 2010, 3:45 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,355
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Israel kills top Hamas commander in Dubai

I guess there had to be someone who did, anyway kudos to Gail, job well done !
Forum: Middle East
Feb 16th 2010, 3:40 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 11,312
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Mabhouh assassinated by 6 brits, 3 paddies a Frenchie and a Frank...

Not really, it's pretty obvious to anyone with half a brain cell that the passports didn't fit to the individuals shown in the pictures
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 20th 2009, 10:42 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,892
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Lockerbie bomber freed

For all the vitriol posted against the US in this thread, I just watched 'In the shadow of the moon' on CH4 (awesome). Struck me that in 1969 we went to the moon with the US, then 20 yrs later the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 19th 2009, 5:26 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,892
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Lockerbie bomber freed

Aaah........ John Pilger the voice of reason.
'The humorous writer Auberon Waugh, writing in The Spectator in the 1970s in response to an article Pilger had written alleging Thai complicity in child...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 21st 2009, 1:40 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,892
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Lockerbie bomber freed

Or let's look at WW2, where they undoubtedly saved our sorry arses. In an age before inter-continental missiles they could easily have told us to f%$k off when we went begging for their help in 1941.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 21st 2009, 1:31 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,892
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Lockerbie bomber freed

As does the current British Policy towards Libya and the real reason for the release of this piece of c%$p. It has nothing to do with compassion or guilt or innocence.
Forum: Middle East
May 4th 2009, 10:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,392
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Bahrain - The True Story

When I (as a western expat) frequented, and then lived in Bahrain in the late 90's early 2000's, these were the bars to go to. They had character and were where you would meet 'characters'. I guess...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 19th 2009, 6:47 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,990
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Natasha Richardson RIP

Why should this be about a sense of humour ? There is a time and place for everything, this happens to be about a young woman's tragic death, you however see it as an opportunity to prove your...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 15th 2009, 6:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: England 34-10 France

Zut Alors :thumbup:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2009, 8:14 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,358
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Islamic Justice, Iranian style...........

What you fail to point out is the couple concerned were Pakistani immigrants who had started up the Bridges TV channel with a remit of "seeking to improve the image of Muslims in the United States"...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 1st 2009, 10:37 am
Replies: 65
Views: 2,068
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Labourer With A Death Wish.... I saved his life.

Well watch out for the labourers by the side of the road :-) !
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 1st 2009, 8:27 am
Replies: 65
Views: 2,068
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Labourer With A Death Wish.... I saved his life.

Brakes and stopping distances are of course factors, and that should be taken into consideration as part of the driving conditions.

If I were driving an Escalade with 1970 Morris Minor brakes I...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 1st 2009, 8:15 am
Replies: 65
Views: 2,068
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Labourer With A Death Wish.... I saved his life.

Change it to a lamp post and there is no doubt cadence braking would save you.
I have used this technique many times on the track to avoid trouble ahead.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 1st 2009, 8:03 am
Replies: 65
Views: 2,068
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Labourer With A Death Wish.... I saved his life.

No, I'm not a complete tosser or stupid but thanks for asking !
Usual pattern with a Bison driving thread, someone has the audacity to question you and you start with the insults.

Again, I drive...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 1st 2009, 7:39 am
Replies: 65
Views: 2,068
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Labourer With A Death Wish.... I saved his life.

mmm, what a ridiculous argument, why would I be driving at 100kph with a brick wall in front of me ?
I'd be driving at a speed to suit the conditions, something it appears you have yet to learn (i.e...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 1st 2009, 7:19 am
Replies: 65
Views: 2,068
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Labourer With A Death Wish.... I saved his life.

If you are no stranger to it you'd understand the point of cadence braking is about maintaining control and avoiding lock up both of which would have enabled you to get out of such a situation it's...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 1st 2009, 6:35 am
Replies: 65
Views: 2,068
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: Labourer With A Death Wish.... I saved his life.

If you were half the driver you seem to think you are you wouldn't have 'locked up' in the first place, you'd have been using a technique called 'cadence braking' and avoided completely the backend...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 30th 2008, 11:33 am
Replies: 53
Views: 34,321
Posted By Porky Pig

Re: The 'Official' Dubai Takeaway Guide

Agree 100%

Except it's Thai, the name's a bit of a giveaway ! There's another branch opposite Lamcy Plaza and I'd give that 8/10

The best fish and chips was 'The Chippy' down by Defence...
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