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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vader View Post

    This is why their women dress up like nuns. If they had a real, viable, constitution women would be free to wear what they wish.


    Do you not know anything about the UAE, yet alone the lifestyle in Dubai? Take a look at pictures of Deira City Center or some of the beaches on Dubai. All throughout the cities you will find women wearing the full bhurka (black garment), some who only wear the hijab (headdress), and some who wear whatever they feel. There's a reason why the only supposed "7-star" hotel in the world is in Dubai, and even more reasons why the city attracts so many, many tourists.

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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by Degreez View Post


    Do you not know anything about the UAE, yet alone the lifestyle in Dubai? Take a look at pictures of Deira City Center or some of the beaches on Dubai. All throughout the cities you will find women wearing the full bhurka (black garment), some who only wear the hijab (headdress), and some who wear whatever they feel. There's a reason why the only supposed "7-star" hotel in the world is in Dubai, and even more reasons why the city attracts so many, many tourists.
    Dubai looks awesome. I would love to visit some time. People drive Lamborghinis and Ferraris around there as much as people drive Hondas over here.
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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vader View Post
    What say you?
    I think you have been watching too much O'reilly.
    whenever I watch the show (which is once in a while) he would always say: "what say you?"

    Bill had been pissing me off lately so I stopped watching...he's way to hooked up on his religious beliefs (along with many republicans)
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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    Have you ever tried to get an Arab to apologize for anything? That alone is going to take an act of god.
    If I was an Arab with any knowledge of what happened over the last century between the West and my people I think I'd rather die than apologise to one of them.
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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    If I was an Arab with any knowledge of what happened over the last century between the West and my people I think I'd rather die than apologise to one of them.
    That has nothing to do with my cab being 20 minutes late or my dry cleaning not being up to standard.

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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    That has nothing to do with my cab being 20 minutes late or my dry cleaning not being up to standard.
    Ahh well they are of course indicative of the entire race of Arabs.

    If we paid much attention to such talk then I'd believe that Americans were all obese and couldn't tell where Europe or Russia was on a map of the world.
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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    Ahh well they are of course indicative of the entire race of Arabs.

    If we paid much attention to such talk then I'd believe that Americans were all obese and couldn't tell where Europe or Russia was on a map of the world.
    Get a sense of humor, man. It was just an off color joke.

    On a more serious note, Arabs have not exactly been innocent in their dealings with the West, either.

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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    Get a sense of humor, man. It was just an off color joke.
    Have you ever considered it just wasn't funny? Exactly how their is humour value in simply stating Arabs don't apologise is hard to.

    How do you know I find the stereotypical qualities of American funny?

    On a more serious note, Arabs have not exactly been innocent in their dealings with the West, either.
    In the last century they've had the worst of it.
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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    Have you ever considered it just wasn't funny? Exactly how their is humour value in simply stating Arabs don't apologise is hard to.
    I considered it. Then I realized it is funny to those who aren't sallow and looking for an excuse to be offended.

    How do you know I find the stereotypical qualities of American funny?
    I don't but I wouldn't care if you did. There are a lot of fat Americans that are ignorant. Just like sheep ****ing has been a favored Scottish past time. Just like the french surrender rather than fight. Just like Germans have no sense of humor, etc, etc, etc.

    In the last century they've had the worst of it.
    No, not at all. If Arabs grew a spine and fought modern wars like civilized cultures rather than lemming bombing civilian targets, I might find it in me to have some sympathy.

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    Re: Should the UAE be banned from hosting international sporting events?

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    I considered it. Then I realized it is funny to those who aren't sallow and looking for an excuse to be offended.
    Where is the humour? Where is the joke? This reminds me of Orius brilliant joke of randomly calling me a racist. Care to explain how exactly I'm looking for an excuse to be offended? I didn't even know it was a joke, it was far from obvious and I simply replied with my views about Arabs, whose ancient culture, institutions and beliefs are constantly underattack by people who call themselves Conservatives and hyence should know better.

    I'm not the actual one who got nasty and personal for no reason.


    I don't but I wouldn't care if you did. There are a lot of fat Americans that are ignorant. Just like sheep ****ing has been a favored Scottish past time. Just like the french surrender rather than fight. Just like Germans have no sense of humor, etc, etc, etc.
    It is the Welsh who are sheep shaggers, it looks like you might be right about Americans being ignorant.

    Only Americans, who interestingly have a tendency to turn up late to the fight, consider the French to like to surrender rather than fight. It has little to do with any actual truth.

    No, not at all. If Arabs grew a spine and fought modern wars like civilized cultures rather than lemming bombing civilian targets, I might find it in me to have some sympathy.
    You mean like the allies who never bombed civilians?

    And exactly how a few suicide bombers are representative of Arabs as whole I don't know or how you missed the several modern wars they did fight.
    Last edited by Wessexman; 02-28-09 at 11:46 PM.
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