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    Las Vegas
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    60.78%
    Riyadh
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    39.22%

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    Vegas, if you don't have freedom of speech I ain't living in your country. Firms based in KSA would pay me a ****load of money to do my job there as they lack the expertise, but I still wouldn't.

    KSA would also be really odd with the the compunds, segregation from Saudis etc., but I'd refuse to live in Dub as well.
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    Vegas. Been there many times, and if you stay away from the sins, and look around carefully, you will realize that it is perfectly possible place to bring up a family with good values, as many people do there. Normal life exists outside of the strip, which many outsiders don't realize. (That said, there are far better places to live immediately surrounding Vegas, of course Arizona being one of them, also considering the current state of the economy in Nevada.)

    Saudi Arabia is a hell-hole - sexism, no freedom of speech, oppression, slavery and more. I hate that place.
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    (Original post by Le Nombre)
    Vegas, if you don't have freedom of speech I ain't living in your country. Firms based in KSA would pay me a ****load of money to do my job there as they lack the expertise, but I still wouldn't.

    KSA would also be really odd with the the compunds, segregation from Saudis etc., but I'd refuse to live in Dub as well.
    Not just the segregation from Saudis, but also from women. It's strange. I can't imagine if the KSA forced anyone black to wear a veil, and have to be escorted when outside, and didn't allow them to drive, that so many people on TSR would say they'd rather live there. Why is sexism more acceptable than racism?
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    no way I'd live in a hardcore muslim country that still have people pouring boiling water on non-believers.

    USA is crappy as well but lesser of the two evils.
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    (Original post by Marco1)
    What false pretence? Britain did not create Saudi's present legal system. We can all go back in history and blame this or that group for something wrong but a society is supposed to be able to develop and fine-tune itself over time according to the will of it's people. Your retreat into political history doesn't provide a proper answer. You failed to answer my questions too.
    No, but it put in power those who have a Wahhabi interpretation of the religion! How can a society do anything against its rulers, when those rulers have weapons to keep them in place and are backed and supported by the USA. The biggest arms deal happened between the Saudis and the west. Your question was stupid, there's obviously some overlap between traditional Islam and the Wahhabis, in thier emphasis on the rule of Law but that's as far as it goes and so no, I don't agree with their legal system. The Saudis are a joke, and so is thier caricature of the Islamic legal system.
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    Lol at all the answers of Riyadh, was sure it would be most answering LV. And I assume all who voted for Riyadh are men :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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