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Qatar is almost as obscenely rich as the UAE.
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"We Get'n Arab Money!"

It Makes Voovoozela noise to?

Here in San Diego, we have cooler temps due to the Ocean. And because of our Hispanic community we have lots of soccer fans.
Bring the world cup here!!
vuvuzela my boy
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Honestly If I were I fan, I'd rather be annoyed by a Vuvuzela than to be dying in the heat with only 1 major city in the desert...
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Honestly If I were I fan, I'd rather be annoyed by a Vuvuzela than to be dying in the heat with only 1 major city in the desert...
WOW. Did you go to Qatar before?
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WOW. Did you go to Qatar before?
I don't think it really matters.

It's like saying, go to Iraq/Middle East and see how it is.

A LOT of people and fans are against the World Cup in Qatar.

Should have been in the US or Australia.

Places where fans and people would like to go.
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Too bad you're not pretentious enough to make a joke about "no pun intended" because I'd have laughed. AT you.
dare i say that i was completely oblivious to the pun till it was pointed out by others?
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I don't think it really matters.

It's like saying, go to Iraq/Middle East and see how it is.

A LOT of people and fans are against the World Cup in Qatar.

Should have been in the US or Australia.

Places where fans and people would like to go.
I live in Bahrain and I'm not dead because of the heat.

Middle East deserve to stage a World Cup, some may not like it thats their opinion. USA was the host in 1994 and hopefully Australia will host it sometime soon.

Plus, that World Cup is eleven years away so a lot of things might change, if you have no places to go in Qatar, Bahrain should be a two hours drive by then, UAE maybe four to five.
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I don't think it really matters.

It's like saying, go to Iraq/Middle East and see how it is.

A LOT of people and fans are against the World Cup in Qatar.

Should have been in the US or Australia.

Places where fans and people would like to go.
A majority of the US couldn't care less about soccer. Oh, everyone LOVES the world cup when it happens, but I guarantee that less than 5% of the people in the US who watch and follow NFL even know when soccer matches take place.

I still think that temperature-regulation of an outdoor sporting event in the hot desert is a waste of engineering that could go toward helping people that cannot afford to spend thousands of dollars to watch a soccer match, but as was said, there's no reason why they shouldn't be able to host the world cup--it's unfair otherwise.
    
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I feel dumb. I thought they were going to actually make real clouds...
Not such a bizarre notion...

China seeded weather systems in Beijing for the Olympics so it didn't rain on the opening ceremony
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Can you say Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2. Allied weather storm super weapon?
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