WC 2022 Yay or "Meh"

DB9

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Saw a report yesterday saying it that some high ranking Quatari’s are regretting the £200bn it cost to buy the WC as it’s brought the sort of scrutiny they can do without.
They're only in the spotlight for a few weeks and sadly all this will be forgotten and the Quatari's will be able to go about their own bigoted ways without anyone saying a thing. Also didn't realise that other than being one of the biggest landowners in London they own 30% of Sainsbury's via some investment firms amongst other things.
 

Mr Jinx

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£200bn small beer? This WC has outspent all others by a country mile, It's a sporting event, Not a reaction to a pandemic.
This is a country that not only air conditions its indoors, but its outdoors too! It's nothing to them.
 

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£200bn small beer? This WC has outspent all others by a country mile, It's a sporting event, Not a reaction to a pandemic.
Qatar has the 4th or 5th highest GDP per capita in the whole world. On other measures it is the richest country in the world
 

DB9

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I know all that, My point is £200bn was the most ever spent on a WC, You should move there Jinxy, Apparently they don't pay tax there, Right up your street.
 

Mr Jinx

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I know all that, My point is £200bn was the most ever spent on a WC, You should move there Jinxy, Apparently they don't pay tax there, Right up your street.
I did get offered a job in Dubai once. The low tax thing was offset by ridiculous rents.

Besides, I don't actually hate the UK unlike most declinists on here.
 

angelic upstart

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I did get offered a job in Dubai once. The low tax thing was offset by ridiculous rents.
Often overlooked in my view. My wife's cousin has just moved out there (for 3 years so he can then nigh on retire at 40!) and he's lucky as he gets 4 flights a year and 6 months paid rent. He's also extremely frugal but is also very surprised at the rental costs. He's no children or partner so will do just fine, but I am told that school fees are also really, really high.
 
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