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View Poll Results: Las Vegas or Dubai
Las Vegas 68 44.44%
Dubai 43 28.10%
None of the above 42 27.45%
Voters: 153. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-24-2015, 12:46 PM
 
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None of both for living.

Maybe feel new and fun when first visiting.

Both cities are near deserts and are boring for long-term residents.

The 2 cities should not be paried together. They differ greatly in industries and laws.

Similar to Macau, LV is a sin city.

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Old 06-24-2015, 12:48 PM
 
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Vegas, duh. I wouldn't want to be locked up indefinitely in Dubai for having sex outside of marriage.
You won't get more than 1 year for that - and only if your reported (you better make her happy).
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Old 06-24-2015, 12:53 PM
 
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Not Dubai. You cant even walk around outside for half of the year because it's too hot. At least in Las Vegas, it's dry heat.
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Old 02-07-2019, 07:49 PM
 
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dubai BY FAR.

yes, the laws might be a little strict, but ill just do my best to refrain from having sex in public and ill be alright. dubai isnt as strit as other arabic countries.

everyone choosing las vegas must be out of their freaking mind..
No you're out of YOUR mind lol.. Who would want to go to a place where you can be arrested just for dancing outdoors lol.. it's freakin stupid lol.. Plus you're technically in a third world country but in a rich city of just millionares/billionares who have third world mindset anyway. Dubai's terrain is UGLY. what's to do there? Just go to resort Hotels, shopping centers, a fake beach, cuisines you can find in any American City, very ugly people compared to Vegas. I would even take a Latin American city anyday like Panama City, Medellin, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro or Cancun over Dubai.
Vegas is in the US. yes its desert but there's mountains at least around and LA is somewhat close a few hours away. MUCH better entertainment in Las Vegas. People might get tired of it after a few years but that's why they always renovate the city with newer amenities. In Addition there's lots of places in the US to visit like Miami Beach area, Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Seattle to name a few with fantastic things to do and each city is different from one another.
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Old 02-08-2019, 03:31 AM
 
Location: Guangzhou, China
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Vegas. Real personal freedom (which is a much bigger deal when you've lived somewhere for some time where it's limited), a few hours drive or an hour's flight to one of the #2 city in the US and a global alpha grade city where I have deep personal ties, a more varied geography, etc.

Dubai is still cool and it's on my radar for business opportunities, but i would prefer to choose a place where I can touch my wife's butt in public and am not restricted to second class citizen ststus regardless of my income.
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Old 02-08-2019, 04:26 AM
 
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A rape case exposes Dubai's dark side and injustice | Ya Libnan | Lebanon News Live from Beirut

A British tourist was beaten to death by officers in a Dubai police station after being arrested for swearing, it was claimed yesterday.
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Because of strict Muslim laws, visitors to the region could find themselves in trouble over drinking alcohol, sharing a hotel room when unmarried and even holding hands
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/ar...ing-hands.html

Live and let live is mostly my motto in life, but I also don't put myself in harm's way. I would not visit a Muslim country if I had the choice. They are just too backwards. The glitz of Dubai is another case of putting lipstick on a pig, in my book.
Well, you can drink alcohol however it is only in certain hotels. It is very common for unmarried couples to travel to Dubai and it is quite rare if they are foreigners that they are arrested, even gay ones too. Recently the Pope visited there and over 100 000 saw him preach there it is the first timehttps://www.timeoutdubai.com/gallery...s?page=3&img=3 a Pope has ever been there. There is a synagogue there, Hindu temples, churches, Buddhist temple there too. Of course you may find Dubai very restrictive, however, it is quite liberal for a Middle Eastern Muslim country.
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Old 02-08-2019, 07:44 AM
 
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Vegas, duh. I wouldn't want to be locked up indefinitely in Dubai for having sex outside of marriage.
This is 11 years old, I don't think that's true anymore.
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Old 02-14-2019, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Iím gay, so Dubai is probably not the best place for me.
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Old 02-25-2019, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Broward County, FL
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Dubai is much more impressive and opulent. Vegas is great for gambling and restaurants. Vegas is more dangerous. Sharia is a potential problem in Dubai but should be fairly easily avoided. In terms of weather, Dubai has incredible winter weather, similar to South Florida, but even drier and less prone to cold fronts. In the summer, Dubai is oppressive with Vegas-type temperatures but much more humidity.

I'd say both are worth visiting at least once for the experience. If you have to choose, it depends on what your personal preferences are. If you particularly enjoy drinking and gambling, Vegas is for you. If you're looking for a place where you can go to the beach AND ski in the same day (albeit indoors), Dubai is for you. Both have high-end shopping, but I would say Dubai even more so. Apples and oranges.
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Old 04-11-2019, 04:46 AM
 
Location: Mumbai
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I would definitely opt for Las Vegas. The Dream place every guy would definitely like to visit. Playing a game of Poker in Bellagio is the topmost priority in my bucket list. By God's grace, it will happen soon!
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