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Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 13th 2015, 11:28 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,312
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Dubai company owns infamous Neo-Nazi apparel brand

I can remember being completely gobsmacked when I had a discussion in Oman with a young engineer who truly, absolutely and passionately believed his ilk would NOT have been next in line were Hitler...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 25th 2015, 2:53 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,740
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Al Qatif :: here comes ISIS

What makes you think those Toyotas were paid for by ISIS? What's to stop them appropriating anything and everything in its path? I can't imagine them asking permission to use anything....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 23rd 2014, 10:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Hello meet my wife...

You're entitled to your opinion. Nevertheless, I still maintain that if you act like husband and wife in terms of meeting everybody's expectations of what a British husband and wife are supposed to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 23rd 2014, 4:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Hello meet my wife...

Just to be safe they should wear wedding rings. People will not question that at all but they may well question why they don't.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 12th 2014, 7:35 am
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Schooling for 7 & 6 year olds in Abu Dhabi?

As bb2 has already stated medical cover is mandatory and I doubt you'd have much trouble getting it extended to cover your family. However, I don't think a British family of 4, 2 of whom are school...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 31st 2014, 5:41 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,506
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Accidents 'acts of God', say 24% of heavy truck drivers

Ah but the bleeding heart do-gooders will have you believe that these folk will do anything it takes to give their kids a better life - it's why they choose to pay people-smugglers a fortune to climb...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 28th 2014, 9:58 am
Replies: 145
Views: 6,796
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Malay Muslim groups to wage 'jihad' against Cadbury.

So how do you explain the fact that the relaxed attitudes of which you speak only really came to be late last century - oddly enough around the time cheap and effective birth control became...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 13th 2014, 12:55 pm
Replies: 381
Views: 17,875
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Egyptian resort hotel bans alcohol and creates women only floor.

The National Bureau of Economic Research has published a paper (http://users.nber.org/~almond/AEJApp-2010.R1_manuscripttables.pdf)about the increase in numbers of children with disabilities (either...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 23rd 2014, 6:04 am
Replies: 73
Views: 4,097
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Life skills for the Middle East

Geez you must like your Mrs.....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 16th 2014, 7:27 am
Replies: 73
Views: 4,097
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Life skills for the Middle East

I worked out something else too:

Two inshallahs in the same breath = Not an effing chance

Bukra ma'aleesh, inshalla = some time this decade, if you're lucky and haven't left the ME due to the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 15th 2014, 12:21 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 2,676
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: How many life skills do you have?

So when the romantics say "I'd give you the stars in the sky" really they're saying they're boring little anoraks?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 15th 2014, 8:23 am
Replies: 113
Views: 5,565
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Your New Year Resolutions

It should also be easy to stay off the Snickers if you realise that you're going to put around 15% of your body weight back on.:ohmy:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 15th 2014, 8:01 am
Replies: 113
Views: 5,565
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Your New Year Resolutions

That is well over 10% of your bodyweight! That is a signifcant reduction.

I hope you are under 5'7" or so.....else you'd be liable to snap in half next time a shamal comes through.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 14th 2014, 12:32 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,463
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Sri Lanka

Not only that - you don't get to review on booking.com unless you've actually, well, booked (and didn't cancel) through them.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 14th 2014, 9:52 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,464
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: **** the poor

The article seems to be criticising DSS for its inability to quickly (just on closing time remember) and empathetically deal with a person who had an unconventional emergency funding requirement (it...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 14th 2014, 9:05 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,464
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: **** the poor

In the article she states that her maintenance money, presumably from her ex-husband and consisting of nine quid, didn't come through.

In 1989 would nine pounds have been enough to keep a family...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 14th 2014, 5:37 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,464
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: **** the poor

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My eyebrows shot up too when I read that. Geez - poor cow - imagine having to be a working mother in order to escape relative poverty!

I wonder what she thought she was entitled to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 3rd 2014, 5:17 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Best anti-rape poster ever...........

Communications 101: If you have an extremely important message you should deliver it in multiple formats in as many ways as it takes to get it across. This means you may need to deliver the message...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 5th 2014, 4:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: How long to get into Stones venue?

The BSAK choir sang backing vocals for "You Can't Always Get What You Want"....don't recall them singing vocals for "Brown Sugar". They may well have, but it wasn't their defining moment.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 3rd 2014, 12:40 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: AD resturants

Commander you would not believe your eyes were you to come back and check out the dining scene here. Sometimes it's literally too hard to choose where to go. There are so many great options now.
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Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 1st 2014, 3:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: 32 years in a coma - astonishing story

Nor would one see much of the sun - which is purported to be the biggest issue with ageing - apart from smoking, which is pretty hard to do in a coma too.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 23rd 2014, 3:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Toyota Tundra

I thought one needed a lobotomy to drive a Tundra? Certainly seems like it going down 30th in the mornings.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2014, 1:39 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,638
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Lion spotted near SZR

If somebody photoshopped it you'd hope they bodgied up the numberplate too, else they will be heading for big legal trouble. They will be anyway no doubt, but if truth is a defence they should only...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2014, 3:04 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: UAE Islamic authority issues Fatwa against Muslims living on Mars.

We can only hope the Vatican, the Zionists, the Dalai Llama and the scions of the Bible Belts around the world say the same thing.

Then we can emigrate to Mars in the full knowledge that at least...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 15th 2014, 12:18 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Yoohoo

Re: Have YOU renewed you're Economist subscription?

Gawd The Dean....I was about to take you to task for your appalling grammar.

I can't believe something as erudite and mainstream as The Economist made such a fundamental error. That's really...
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