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Dubai Blue.
posted by obscurator at 8:09 AM on September 19, 2011


Oh. Oh, dear.
posted by Legomancer at 8:13 AM on September 19, 2011 [1 favorite]


I've always wondered what the Arabic equivalent of names like "Woodfield Village" was.
posted by wcfields at 8:15 AM on September 19, 2011


Let's all go to the mall...TODAY!
posted by Potomac Avenue at 8:17 AM on September 19, 2011 [2 favorites]


The malls really are a major tourist attraction in Dubai. "This one has an indoor ski slope!" "Oh, well this new one has an hockey arena, and an aquarium, and a few thousand paper butterflies!"
posted by smackfu at 8:24 AM on September 19, 2011


So many malls. Perhaps... too many malls?
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 at 8:25 AM on September 19, 2011 [1 favorite]


Which shiny mall do the migrant labourers go to?
posted by I_read_somewhere_that_. . . at 8:41 AM on September 19, 2011


The kid's not exactly Eminem, is he?
posted by Optamystic at 8:55 AM on September 19, 2011


It's Dubai, Dubai
Gotta get down on Dubai
Everybody's lookin' forward to the big mall, big mall
posted by Nelson at 8:59 AM on September 19, 2011


whats a mall?
posted by robbyrobs at 10:13 AM on September 19, 2011


Maybe our young rapper should read up on the South China Mall to see what's coming up for Dubai:
posted by JoeZydeco at 10:24 AM on September 19, 2011 [1 favorite]


Talent?
posted by Tweachzone at 10:30 AM on September 19, 2011


Dubai is exactly like Vegas, except the gambling has been replaced with shopping.
posted by Homeboy Trouble at 10:42 AM on September 19, 2011


Dubai is exactly like Vegas, except that it is illegal to be Jewish.

Seriously. Why does anyone do any business with Dubai. They are so writing cheques they can't cash.
posted by clvrmnky at 12:51 PM on September 19, 2011


Because the checks have cashed so far, so you just need to be ok with the last one bouncing.
posted by smackfu at 2:36 PM on September 19, 2011


Forwarded to my colleague in the UAE who insisted on dragging me to malls.

The paper butterflies where cool though
posted by Confess, Fletch at 4:43 PM on September 19, 2011


Which shiny mall do the migrant labourers go to?

All of them ... to work on the cleaning crews.

... see what's coming up for Dubai

I don't know. Dubai is more than just oil money - it's a destination for people all over the Middle East, it has a huge expat community working at tech firms, etc.
posted by me & my monkey at 8:45 PM on September 19, 2011


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