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Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 23rd 2018, 6:36 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,048

Re: BBC article on Dubai

For the past three months, the cockwomble upstairs has been dragging furniture, drilling and hammering nearly every day, sometimes at 1.30 in the morning.

After complaining half a dozen times...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 6th 2018, 3:20 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,881

Re: Comparison between Bahrain and Ras Al Khaimah

After living in Dubai for 7 years, we moved to RAK in February and love it.

It’s so more laid back and the three tax free booze shops within a 5 minute drive definitely help!

We live on Al...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 16th 2018, 5:44 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 586

Re: Georgia Trip Advice Please

Thank you for all your advice. Can’t wait to explore it all!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 13th 2018, 3:07 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 586

Georgia Trip Advice Please

Just booked a week’s holiday in Tbilisi, Georgia for my other half’s birthday in October.

We’ve never been before so if anybody’s got any advice about where to go (recommended restaurants, pubs...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 1st 2018, 5:45 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340

Re: Customs Question

I will only go as far as saying that said item was in a container shipped from Sheffield and when it was delivered I had to sign next to a red stamp saying “X Rated Goods Confiscated”. I’d even...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 29th 2018, 3:22 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340

Re: Customs Question

Thank you.

I think I’ll be a risk taker and go for it :lol:
Forum: Middle East
Jul 29th 2018, 12:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340

Re: Customs Question

[QUOTE=Millhouse;12540350]Potentially 5% customs + 5% VAT

Depends what they declared the value is. As it's a small gift they may not bother.

Although judging by the price point, it's a dildo....
Forum: Middle East
Jul 29th 2018, 12:11 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340

Customs Question

I’m thinking of ordering a present direct from the US for the other half’s birthday but I’m not sure regarding further charges when it arrives in the UAE.

The total price on the website is only...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 7th 2018, 10:26 am
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: Thursday Thread

Going back to Gozo early Saturday morning for a fortnight.
Can’t bloody wait!
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 20th 2018, 6:20 am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,341

Re: Ramadan

Went to our new local (Al Hamra Golf Club) on Friday where they’d been serving booze all day, albeit inside as we weren’t allowed to sit outside til after sunset.

Strange thing was, the live band...
Forum: Middle East
May 9th 2018, 5:06 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 505

Re: Supplier Complaint Procedure

Yes, ever so helpful. Thank you :p
Forum: Middle East
May 9th 2018, 2:44 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 505

Supplier Complaint Procedure

I need to file a complaint about a company regarding a refund I am owed for faulty goods.
I’ve been on the DED website to register but according to the site I’ve now got to verify my account in...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 5th 2018, 4:09 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,786

Re: Contentious

This is why, rightly or wrongly, we dread seeing young families walk down the aisle towards us on a plane.

Not quite the same thing, but we went to a restaurant recently.
There was a girl of...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 22nd 2018, 12:15 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 576

Visa Renewal

My visa needs renewing but, as my husband’s company are quite unhelpful, I’m having to do it myself and they won’t give me any advice.

I’ve asked my mate’s PRO (he deals with Sharjah visas but is...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 25th 2018, 1:34 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,584

Re: How ridiculous can it get -Earth Hour

I remember when they were constructing Sustainable City.
There was a massive billboard advertising it lit up with spotlights you could see from miles around.

They haven’t quite got the hang of...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 5th 2018, 8:29 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,300

Re: Ollie

Cheers :)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 5th 2018, 8:10 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,300

Re: Ollie

Do you mind me asking which vet you took him to?
We moved to RAK a month ago so are looking to find a new place to take our Foggy when his vacs are due.

The closest one to us is Village Vet...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 30th 2018, 11:39 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,610

Re: Who was your first?

The first bloke I did the deed with is now married. To his husband.....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 29th 2018, 11:53 am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,609

Re: What's for lunch?

You make a butty with a breadcake.
You can make a butty with sliced bread but it's not as good, especially when chips are involved. The slices aren't substantial enough.

A sardine and tomato...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 29th 2018, 11:35 am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,609

Re: What's for lunch?

Breadcake/roll/bap/barm.
Or teacake if you're a Barnsley Dingle.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 29th 2018, 10:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 846

Re: Spam. Spam. Spam.

No, it was Expat Forum. That's pretty dead too (apart from the spammers lol).

Used to be a right bitch fest on Expat Woman, it was brilliant! It's been quieter since they changed the format for...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 29th 2018, 9:42 am
Replies: 6
Views: 846

Spam. Spam. Spam.

I’m not the brightest when it comes to social media but does spamming ever work?

I’ve just been on another forum and seen that a Dubai nursery has posted on 15 threads that are 4 years old.
Now,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 29th 2018, 7:35 am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,609

Re: What's for lunch?

We're moving soon so trying to empty the fridge freezer.
Today's snap is two hash browns and a cheese slice in a breadcake with potato salad.

Tomorrow will be a fish finger and cheese butty.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 29th 2018, 7:09 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,327

Re: drug smuggling

Me too!

The most outrageous thing I ever did was taking a couple of drags from a Silk Cut ciggy when I was 16. I had a cold for a week :lol:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 23rd 2018, 7:27 am
Replies: 54
Views: 2,845

Re: 2018 Holidays

Thanks Scamp :)
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