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Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 8th 2014, 6:23 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: New Year predictions

6. Bitcoin is quoted on regular FX exchanges and ends year at 1 BC = 100 US $.
7. Edward Snowden disappears
8. Kate gives birth to a royal princess
9. West coast of US records sharp increase in...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 8th 2014, 5:56 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: New Year predictions

1. Dubai house prices / rents will continue to increase despite talk of a bubble
2. All Blacks extend their unbeaten record to 25 games in a row
3. Palm Jebel Ali development/hype restarts "twice...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 8th 2014, 5:21 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 1,880
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Anniversary Today

24 yrs in the Khaliji sand pit - neither bucket full yet - but both getting close...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 8th 2014, 5:14 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Former Expats cannot stop commenting

Just waiting for the PAE spoof story about Wayne - the 21 1/2 year old Dubai real estate executive who is living the dream selling luxury apartments in The Marina and who is too young to remember /...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 22nd 2013, 3:31 am
Replies: 333
Views: 13,301
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: The Ashes

[QUOTE
England should pummel this lot without any problems , they're average at best.[/QUOTE]

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

England currently 7/91 ! Oops
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 18th 2013, 8:02 am
Replies: 45
Views: 2,059
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Best Sporting Event in UAE

I can't believe that this event did not make the list....

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2508673/Debutante-balls-resurrected-Dubai-ex-pats-Arab-royalty.html#comments

Surely one for...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 1st 2013, 10:43 am
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By Dubaidog

Rugby Union Internationals?

Does anyone know which TV channels are showing the England vs Australia and Scotland vs the Boks this weekend ...just checked OSN schedule and they are only showing NZ vs Japan.....

Also hearing...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 25th 2013, 10:55 am
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Wadi Adventure, Al Ain

Been a few times to take the son surfing in the wave pool - which is fantastic but gets booked up, so you will need to phone up at least a week in advance - the rest you can pretty much just show up...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 12th 2013, 4:25 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 11,951
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Dubai Bars/Areas

The awful bar upstairs at the Courtyard Marriott near the Green Community is round...not that I would recommend it as a "best" all round bar.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 10th 2013, 3:45 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,902
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: The Worst Airlines

Scat airlines between Baku Azerbaijan and Atyrau Kazakhstan - 50 Year old Ruski propeller jobs - they had one identical to the one we flew on parked as a decoration in the middle of a roundabout in...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 22nd 2013, 7:18 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,699
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Duchess is in Labour

But great time for polititians to get their bad news out in the open....;)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 2nd 2013, 2:51 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Any of you logistics or airport people know Maximus Air Cargo?

http://www.aircargoworld.com/Air-Cargo-News/2013/06/maximus-air-grounds-a300-fleet/1014067
Forum: Middle East
Jun 2nd 2013, 11:30 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,044
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: AD companies no longer sponsoring DBI residents, apparently...

I live in Dubai but work in AD (private company) and went to AD immigration to renew the housemaids visa last week. On presentation of the paperwork which included a Dubai lease agreement, I was...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 11th 2012, 3:56 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Where to live: Abu Dhabi side of JBR

Betterhomes lady on this number specialises in the area and is good: 050 457 7309
Forum: Middle East
Jan 11th 2012, 3:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Where to live: Abu Dhabi side of JBR

Green Community or any of the appartments in DIP? Local bars (fairly crap) in the Marriot and Premier Inn within 5 mins, less than 50 chips to Marina area/Al Barsha.

1 hr to downtown AD if you...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 19th 2011, 4:38 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Accidents down 40% in AD thanks to BB outage

Apparently in the 70's the number of deaths due to RTA's in Saudi was exceeding the birth rate - bit of a shame they could not have maintained that particular statistic.... ;)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 22nd 2011, 12:38 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,648
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Baku

I lived there for a couple of years - given a choice I would much prefer Tiblisi in Georgia over Baku for a weekend break - but Baku has a few things worth seeing:

There are a few traditional...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 21st 2011, 5:52 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,511
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: What car do you drive?

911 4S for me & Prado 4.0 VX for Mrs and kids :D
Forum: Middle East
Aug 17th 2011, 7:11 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Jean hemming in Dubai

My wife gets those sort of jobs done at a place in IBN mall. Apparently there is a tailor located at the end of one of the service/bathroom corridors - quite hard to find but his core business is...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 3rd 2011, 5:01 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: Cricket

[QUOTE=Scamp;9532443]

Broad is in amazing form, and I've been amazed with how well he bats, probably one of the best bottom order / all rounder batsmen at the moment.

QUOTE]

I think Prior is...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 27th 2011, 10:18 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,369
Posted By Dubaidog

Exclamation Re: Wireless coverage - how to improve it?

Thanks - I have tried some of the obvious things with out any effect - I moved it from on top of a steel cabinet to on top of a wooden one - raised it up a little - even did an experiment by placing...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 27th 2011, 9:50 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,369
Posted By Dubaidog

Wireless coverage - how to improve it?

Techie question:

Etisalat just installed a new "compact wireless DSL gateway" called a Gigaset 504AGU in my house as part of their e-life fiber optic package. This is supposed to provide faster...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 27th 2011, 9:34 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: British designed £ 3 billion yacht for Malaysian businessman?

Using cement for boat hulls is not a common yacht building technique - but it has been used very sucessfully in the past - Ferrocement.

http://www.ferrocement.org/

and a little cheaper than...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 23rd 2011, 12:43 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,804
Posted By Dubaidog

Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 19th 2011, 10:23 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,130
Posted By Dubaidog

Re: It's time to get serious....

Judging by the number of AD locals who were in there last time I went, it's Fat Burger - on Jumeriah Beach Road - Dubai.
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