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  1. SWP's back

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    Ah so you’re basing it on your own presumed prejudices of what you perceive Qatar to be like.

    So causal racism it is. I’ll take some pictures for you from the bars this weekend should I? You’ll see as much flesh as you would on Deansgate.

    This is from last week at The Backyard Bar (Sheraton)

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    As you can see, all the women are forced to be escorted by men and wear burqas.
     
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  2. mac

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    So they are all fat pie mccds eating fatties then
     
  3. domalino

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    I know this is an unpopular opinion but I actually don't care about them getting it. The bribery thing is a complete non issue as literally everyone who won has bribed FIFA, and that's been confirmed back to 1998 WC at least. Christ, the Qatar fiasco actually lead to the old guard at FIFA being kicked out, and everything being made public, so we're actually in a better situation on that front then we were before.

    Secondly the whole, It's Qatar, they're a horrible country....well so are Russia, so was Colombia in the 80's, South Africa ins't exactly rosy...the USA isn't a bastion of equality or human rights either. Being an unpopular, sketchy-on-human-rights country is almost a pre-requisite. @SWP's back might be able to speak more to this, but the global spotlight on Qatar seems to have lead to some progression on that front anyway and they seem like they're going to let tourists get away with whatever they'd normally get away with in a world cup host country.

    And as for it being in the winter...even that I don't hate. There's a lot of countries who could never host a summer world cup, it would be interesting to see every 4th one in the winter and open up a lot of the equatorial countries. North Africa, India, South East Asia - frankly the USA because all the games in Florida and Texas were played at temperatures over 35 degrees back then. Unless we always want it in the same half a dozen countries, occasionally opening it up to parts of the world where a winter world cup makes more sense makes sense. It's a global game after all, and as there's 500,000,000 arabs in the world, having a world cup in and arabic country seems fair after 90 years.

    I'm not going to go, but Qatar's a pretty easy place to get to, which is a big positive, and it's a tiny country, so unlike Russia, people aren't going to be following teams across 2 continents.


    The one thing I will concede is I'm not sure how the atmosphere is going to be when there's basically no host country fans, but it could still be great, with all of the fans from all the teams piled in together.

    I'll be glad when it's over, I think it'll be much better than a lot of people expected.
     
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  4. SWP's back

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    Mainly
     
  5. mac

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    Bugger spoilt my fantasy of an Asian beauty. Still at least the barmy army will be at home.
     
  6. SWP's back

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    Yeah, they ditched the Khafala system (where your employer basically owns you), put laws in place to ensure all workers are paid within a week of the month end, there’s now free healthcare for all.

    Also a winter World Cup will suit England as it’s milder in winter in Qatar (18-21 degrees in December) than it is in places like Italy or Mexico northern hemisphere in summer.



    It’s mainly full of Irish teachers.
     
  7. Dubai Blue

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    TBF, it sounds like you have no idea what you're talking about.
     
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    I can’t get past how bad the Germany 2006 one was and how I’d never even noticed. Don’t feel so bad about losing on pens in the quarters again anymore
     
  9. urban genie

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    Like pique was the official mascot not emblem
     
  10. Mad Eyed Screamer

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    Ask your wife partner or daughter to go on the public beach wearing a bikini and then ask the police the same question.
    My comment was serious and not intended to be funny
    Women are not treated equally as men are and to say so is not islamaphobic nor racist
     
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