Blogger Issues

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I uploaded todays picture onto flickr but I am having problems with blogger. I keep getting a 504 Gateway Timeout everytime I go to Sucks. Here is todays picture.

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Marina Hotel Membership Prices

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Marina Hotel Pool

Couple (Husband and Wife)
Annual: KD990
6 Months: KD590

Single Female
Annual: KD650
6 Months: KD390

Single Male
Annual: KD790
6 Months: KD550

Children (2-11 years old)
Annual: KD150
6 Months: KD100

Children (12-17 years old)
Annual: KD350
6 Months: KD225

The membership includes the following benefits and facilities:
– Outside lap swimming pool
– Outside kids and family pool
– Marina’s exclusive beach area
– Beach volleyball court
– Fully equipped gym with the latest equipment
– 1 squash court
– Steam bath, sauna and jacuzzi
– Female and male massage available (extra charge)
– Fitness instructor available for personal training (extra charge)

Massage Treatments

Facial Therapy
A deep cleansing, moisturizing skin care treatment with a facial pressure point massage.
45 minutes KD25

Swedish Therapy
A gentle massage encompassing the entire body using a variety of techniques specifically designed o relax muscles.
45 minutes for women KD20
60 minutes for men KD25

Sports Therapy
A classic massage focusing on every muscle group.
45 minutes for women KD20
60 minutes for men KD25

Relaxation Treatment
A gentle massage from head to toe that melts away tension.
45 minutes KD22

Aromatherapy Massage
A full body massage using exotic essential oils to improve circulation and relieve tired muscles.
60 minutes KD25

Relaxing Head Massage
This massage helps relieve headache and stress, stimulates healing and is done without using oil.
20 minutes KD15

Triple Treatment
The head, neck and shoulder massage is a decadent treatment that promotes the relief of day to day stress.
45 minutes KD25

Head and Foot Reflexology
A traditional massage using the reflexology technique focusing on pressure points that exist in the hands and the feet.
45 minutes KD 22

For more information call 2244970 ext 8510 or 8515

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A9 Instant Reward

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Recently I started using A9 for my web searches because Tivo-Guy mentioned if I did I would get a discount on Well after using it for a couple of days I now have the A9 Instant Reward!

So I did a quick search to try and find more details about the Instant Reward and this is what I found.

You can save an additional 1.57% (π/2%) on virtually all your purchases at by simply becoming a regular user of our new search engine at Once you use for a few days you will automatically be eligible for the A9 Instant Reward.

All you need to do is use A9 for your searches and you automatically get your products cheaper on Amazon. How easy is that? You can find out more info by clicking this link.

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Burger King, Burger King, Burger King

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I have really had enough. I am really starting to hate it. I can’t stand Burger King anymore. I have been having it nearly everyday since December and I think I just hit my BK limit. I just had a double XXL mushroom and swiss and I couldn’t finish it. I don’t think I can have it anymore. If only there was a McDonalds near by…

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Sesame Street Stoned MP3

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Here it is, Kermit and Big Bird stoned. [MP3 1.1MB]

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Having Problems Commenting?

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Every so often when I try to reply to a comment on this site I get a problem. I would type my message and then click on “Say It” and I would just get a white page. I then have to click reload over and over until my comment goes through and gets posted. Anyone else have this problem?

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Dear Fasttelco

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I sent the following email to Fasttelco in regards to yesterdays post on Fasttelco blocking flickr.


Date: May 1, 2005 8:39 AM
Subject: Is Flickr Blocked?

Hi, when I try to access i get the following message:

You were denied access because:
Access denied by access control list.

But when I access it works. Many of my friends have also
been facing the same issue. Is Fasttelco trying to block flickr?



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2:48AM Statistics

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I decided to share with everyone the statistics of 2:48AM from the day 1 which was February 19th till the end of April. The list is displayed as Date followed by amount of unique visitors.

Feb 2005 557
Mar 2005 1961
Apr 2005 3144

To see how many visiters have been coming in day by day detail click on more below.

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Sesame Street Stoned

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Does anyone know where I can download the Sesame Street song but the stoned version. I had it somewhere I just can’t find it…

Update: here it is!

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Vote for NBK

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By clicking on the below link you can vote for NBK in the following categories of the Banker Middle East 2005 Awards: Best Bank, Best Customer Service / Call Center and Lifetime Achievement.

The selection of banks in each category has been suggested and put forward by a panel of experts from across the region as a whole.

The only category that is different is the Lifetime Achievement Award, in which you can vote for anyone you like from the banking industry. NBK’s CEO Mr. Ibrahim Dabdoub is definitely on the top of the list.

Thank you for your support to NBK.

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