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Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 6th 2019, 7:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Arnold S

Re: CV styles and formats

1 - Bit of both, I know people say to keep it short but I'd rather know everything the person has done and is capable of.
2 - Forget PPT, keyword scanning software won't pick it up and you'll piss...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 24th 2019, 11:20 am
Replies: 178
Views: 15,036
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Brexit outcome

This is going well then.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 19th 2019, 7:23 am
Replies: 68
Views: 10,828
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Dubai Housing Prices Tumble To 2008 Levels

The true "guru" knows that long term success is less about the picks and all about a staking plan that can withstand variance.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 12th 2019, 7:32 am
Replies: 66
Views: 8,929
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Where is everybody?

Genuinely fascinating insights but isn't worker's welfare all a bit too.... well, lefty?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 4th 2019, 6:48 am
Replies: 94
Views: 11,475
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

This is all going well then...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 29th 2019, 6:09 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,738
Posted By Arnold S

Re: UK Parliament to be suspended in September?

It's all still rugger in the lower forth for him, isn't it? Russia and China must be pissing themselves at how easy all this has been. A few memes and sock puppet accounts and the Conversative party...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 27th 2019, 6:13 am
Replies: 94
Views: 11,475
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

I've always had the impression that the Thatcher government did well out of the troubles. Brighton was probably a bit too close for comfort but even the aftermath from that went in their favour.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 21st 2019, 12:32 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,075
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Tourist arrivals.

"Once you agree on a price, that's when the negotiations start"

The company I worked for years ago paid someone to travel to China and seal containers prior to shipping. Anything that had been...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 20th 2019, 8:07 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,075
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Tourist arrivals.

Thanks all for the info, also explains why they're so keen to fund UK power plants.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 19th 2019, 7:14 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,075
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Tourist arrivals.

Genuinely curious, what was the negative impact on Kenya?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 4th 2019, 9:16 am
Replies: 94
Views: 11,475
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

How did they know Mountbatten had dandruff?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 30th 2019, 1:59 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 11,475
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

The pound is doing well I see, though for a few that was definitely part of the plan
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 30th 2019, 10:04 am
Replies: 94
Views: 11,475
Posted By Arnold S

Talking Re: Boris

Ah yes, the promise of adequate food :thumbsup:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 25th 2019, 7:14 am
Replies: 94
Views: 11,475
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

I assume the corporate and business interests that fund the Conservative Party, or are key contributors to the UK economy, are slightly less gung ho about "we wun two warz" blind optimism being the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 24th 2019, 12:31 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 11,475
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

There are people who want just that, who also have his ear.

For now, I still have faith in establishment stopgaps preventing it from happening, but then other events in recent times would have...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 24th 2019, 11:11 am
Replies: 94
Views: 11,475
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

Best case scenario - he'll push through the current deal tarted-up and claim a resounding victory. Call an immediate election and romp home off the back of that and the ineptitude of Labour. The...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 7th 2019, 7:43 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,566
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Drug Use

This story, and other reports, have all been lifted from the Daily Fail, who've also seen fit to use the dark arts and copyright images garnered via her social media page.

There's loads to this...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 10th 2019, 12:35 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,492
Posted By Arnold S

Re: When do you know your time is up?

I knew someone that gave it more than a year. They wanted to go after 6-9 months when their existing lease ran out and started paying rent month to month but their spouse wanted to stay. They got...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 10th 2019, 7:30 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,492
Posted By Arnold S

Re: When do you know your time is up?

Just had a read, you really do want to give him a shake and say "give it up, go home and get a steady job in area sales". Especially given his offering and how the main players, regardless of...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 7th 2019, 1:29 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,229
Posted By Arnold S

Re: for the remaining smokers out there

An uncle was prescribed Champix, him recounting the tales of his hallucinations was one of the funniest things I've ever heard in my life.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 21st 2019, 5:48 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,954
Posted By Arnold S

Re: British Dads Dubai FB group

Unless there's a different group, the one I lurk on is mostly about recommendations for places to drink and buying/selling items "before it goes on Dubizzle". Done OK out of it in that regard.
...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 13th 2019, 11:33 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Thinking...."I can't be the only one"

No, far from it. Only been a few times but each time had plates coming out at random times, random portion sizes, over or under cooked food. I think it does well because people are lazy and the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 27th 2019, 9:04 am
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Coins

There's a coin sorting machine like back home at ENBD in Springs Souk*, failing that petrol stations will take a few thousand at a time.

*Other locations may also be available.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 17th 2019, 12:10 pm
Replies: 152
Views: 10,086
Posted By Arnold S

Re: The EU after Brexit

This is Britain, not France. We won two world wars.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 17th 2019, 11:31 am
Replies: 152
Views: 10,086
Posted By Arnold S

Re: The EU after Brexit

They just need to get on with it
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