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I love how if you don't pay your debt, they put you in jail....until your debt is paid....which would be difficult to do since you're in fricking jail. I can't imagine how long it takes to pay/work off your debt from prison.

it's basically a ransom scenario

i remember reading a first-hand account of this from some british lady. her husband lost her job and it was like a couple weeks later, he missed 1 payment on something, and boom. arrested/jailed






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Someone in Baton Rouge has made a Deloreon to look like the Time Machine. I used to see it driving around.

All of them are stainless.

it sickens me to see that someone painted one red






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i remember reading a first-hand account of this from some british lady. her husband lost her job and it was like a couple weeks later, he missed 1 payment on something, and boom. arrested/jailed


Where do you think Dubai learned it from? They learned it from their former British Colonial rulers. The British used to have debtor's prison. Georgia in the original 13 colonies and Australia were both established for debtors.








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You have oil tycoons, wealthy Arabs, oil company workers, Dubai citizens that receive government subsidies

you forgot all the upper-middle class europeans and americans working over there

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People that go broke are put in jail and if they can't pay, forced to pay off their debt at I believe is around $2 a hour, minus provisions of course.

i think you have this wrong. they get guys from asia (india, pakistan) and africans by offering jobs. then to keep them there, they steal their passports, which is how they keep them there. it's very fricked up






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Where do you think Dubai learned it from? They learned it from their former British Colonial rulers.

well muslim countries also have their own anti-debt history. many types of loans with interest are illegal. they have a weird lease-to-own system. russian knows about his in great detail and has posted about it from his time in kuwait






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well muslim countries also have their own anti-debt history. many types of loans with interest are illegal. they have a weird lease-to-own system. russian knows about his in great detail and has posted about it from his time in kuwait

Sharía






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i assume pretty much anything that is seen as a "vice" is illegal over there. radical muslims just dislike freedom in general





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I'm pretty sure they signed labor contracts then stole their passports but the debtors got paid a stipend then charged for provisions. Could be wrong.





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Don't they have designated "play areas" for the oilfield hands? I've heard lots of stories about hot Scandinavian hookers and cheap coke in Dubai and Bahrain.





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i assume pretty much anything that is seen as a "vice" is illegal over there. radical muslims just dislike freedom in general
Sharia banking is typically fee based, instead of interest based.






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Don't they have designated "play areas" for the oilfield hands? I've heard lots of stories about hot Scandinavian hookers and cheap coke in Dubai and Bahrain.

i don't know about coke, but they have "secret" drinking clubs for americans/europeans that are ignored by the gubment for the most part






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That Enzo has been abandoned for years. I remember reading an article on why it was still there and not auctioned off or outright purchased, but I wouldn't remember where to find it. Maybe reddit. I'll try and find it a little later this morning.





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Here is an article from Nov 2012

it says the government was to auction it off






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i don't know about coke, but they have "secret" drinking clubs for americans/europeans that are ignored by the gubment for the most part
This is all a misnomer. There are normal bars and clubs all over the place.

There was a time when it was less prevalent, and you had wild shite going on with rich Saudis who would come to Bahrain by car.

Stuff like a russian hooker hidden in the dashboard, kilos of blow, etc.....






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This article is either really old or someone re-wrote it.





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Some of these "abandonments" can be exaggerated. The Enzo was left for a long time but you can have a car covered in sand after an hour long sandstorm that looks exactly the same. Sand isn't quite as indicative of abandonment as being covered in bird shite here in the civilized world.


Also, Re: slave labor - I don't think I'd want to build a 150 story tower by people who didn't want to be there and didn't speak the same language, but that's just me.






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Muslims gonna Mus.


This made me lol






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Also, Re: slave labor - I don't think I'd want to build a 150 story tower by people who didn't want to be there and didn't speak the same language, but that's just me.

Seemed to have worked for the pyramids in Egypt.






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Also, I wouldn't compare a Porsche cayman, a Range Rover, a CLS 550, or a De Lorean to an Enzo.





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Word on the desert is, that the pyramids were built with mostly hired labor.





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