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24 May, 2010

"RIP Plane Victims"

It is impossible to know whether this post at on the victims of the recent Air India disaster is intended to be some appalling attempt at humour or satire, but by every single measure it is absolutely beyond the pale:
Not really. Not only do I not care if the victims "rest in peace" but it seems to me that they are, rather, resting in pieces!

I am of course talking about flight IX 812 from Dubai to Balglapour (or some other hell hole, they're all the same) that recently crashed (click here)

I know I know. Mean, blah blah. The way I see it is as follows. The UAE is (about) 50% Indians, Something that I, and 90% of all other Emaratis see as a bad thing.

This plane, carrying Indians who live and work here, means that 160 indians that clog up the roads, cause accidents, fail code inspections at Indian restaurants, speak like this guy, and are a general drag on the security of the UAE, wont be coming back. That is a very GOOD thing!

I can only pray that this happens every week!

Sadly, we'll probably have 160 new VISAs for 160 new Indians issued in 3 hours... And the authority in charge of this will flaunt that, as if it's a good thing.

Mocking the victims of a plane crash disaster on the grounds of their race and glorying in their tragic deaths is simply inhumane.

In fact, it is evil.




Anonymous Anonymous said...

First-off, may the victims of this horrible tragedy rest in peace.

Second, this character known as ultrablue, a bitch(oops blessing) in tragedy, hemilution is an expat chick masquerading as an Emirati dude.

Third, no Emirati would desecrate the death of another human being. Only a sick person is capable of that.

So, yeah pushing your luck ultrabitch and soon you'll find yourself without a domain to host your crap.

Until then enjoy your so-called fun ride.

24 May, 2010 16:48  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

May they rest in peace.

I have to agree that the article is finely tuned to project the current stereotypical Arab/Muslim image with an emirate flavor

24 May, 2010 17:27  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Welcome back, Secret Dubai. Nice to know you're alive and not in the hands (or cattle prods) of the royal family. Like the previous two comments, I would like to think that post was from someone trying to make Emiratis look bad. I have a hard time believing someone could be that cruel(although even if it is a joke, that's pretty cruel as well).

However, I remember when teaching at AUS how one of my Saudi students missed class because he hit and killed a laborer while driving. To my shock, he didn't seem the least disturbed when he told me what happened. He made it sound like he had hit a stray dog in the street, not a human being. So who knows ...

As for the first commentor, you say that no Emirati would desecrate the death of others because only a sick person would do such a thing. Does that mean that no Emiratis are "sick" or disturbed? I think it's safe to say that no race, ethnicity, or nationality is above being disturbed.

24 May, 2010 18:56  
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24 May, 2010 19:56  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He's obviously a pathetic loser with no say in the matter.

No one in his country listens to him...

So he can whine and whine and post hate blogs but that is about all he can do.

24 May, 2010 21:27  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The consensus is that Secret Dubai is a "she", and as for not having a "say in the matter" ... well, that would be everyone in the UAE, including Emiratis, with the exception of the royal families. Remember that the UAE is not a democracy and that the royal families don't solicit input from anyone on what goes on in the country. I'm sure Secret Dubai wouldn't be hiding behind a blog if the UAE permitted free speech - being anonymous is the only way to influence anyone there. That's what is truly sad.

24 May, 2010 21:50  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is it really a secret that some Emaratis feel this way? To the professor who taught at AUS, HI! I wonder if I was ever a student of yours. :) Anyway, there was a local girl in one of my Mass Communication classes who launched a spiel about how "you other people come into our country and take our jobs and ruin our culture." It was quite alarming at the time.

Wouldn't the rulers just kick all the expats out if they felt that way, though? Or at least curtail entry. Even if they don't like us, I guess they see the economic sense, even if the folks over at Al-Emarati don't.

25 May, 2010 02:43  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So are the emiratis posting here in denial that ultrablue is a local blogging at al emirati ?

25 May, 2010 05:47  
Blogger rosh said...

SD, please, wake up! You're feeding the craze by linking his post. Can't you see ABIT loves attention, he loves to PROVOKE and argue? He takes joy in agonzing bloggers. It has nothing to do being an Emirati. In fact he's been harrassing BuJ's blog and Al Ain Rose's blog both of whom are Emirati.

Hence, this isn't anything to do with being Emirati. In fact ABIT isn't even Arab. His paternal side is Persian and, the maternal American-German, or so he claims. He attended school in good 'ol Arizona where picked up the twisted satire. Though most Arizonians I know are nice and decent people.

If I were you, I'd remove the link, because more traffic, comments and agony is exactly what he's looking for. Albeit he's laughing out loud reading this post.

25 May, 2010 06:13  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

'Albeit he's laughing out loud reading this post.'

Thank you for your extensive biographic sketch & psychoanalysis. Will keep that mind.

However, this post is not entirely about glorifying a bitch (yeah, that's a bitch, alright). A sick 3-faced bitch.

This post is a remembrance of the innocent lives that perished, as they were celebrating their homecoming. Maybe it doesn't mean much to you but it does to others. So feel free to join in the discussion or stay away, if you wish.

25 May, 2010 07:30  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When the Americans stopped supporting, as a long term sustainable technology support, Arabs tern to Indians. The irony is, that didn’t change the mean, disgusting attitude of Arabs toward the sub-cons. But, wait & see , India & China is developing fast; Arabs will find their proper place in the history, once they finish selling all they could.

25 May, 2010 07:32  
Blogger rosh said...

Anon 25 May, 2010 07:30, I read the post before commenting. I suggest you do the same, read my comment again and process what you read using you head, not the boner.

Loss of life is tragic. I've shared my thoughts on Al, a post by Stained.

And, please, don't preach crap if you you haven't got the balls for a blogger profile / name.

25 May, 2010 07:40  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This person should be taken out and shot.

25 May, 2010 07:52  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have being in Dubai long enough and understand how you guys feel. I see that you are different from the rest of the pack, but that is rear. I know it hearts when your bubble burst, but sorry to say that ABIT is the true nature of you guys despite of picture you are trying to paint about your humanity. Besides, we all wear a mask while on-line, so what balls you are talking about, dude?

25 May, 2010 07:56  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The dude ultrablue has had a lot of pain and suffering in his life...but still nothing warrants what he has posted about the crash victims. There is a twitter campaign to stop his blog.

Report this blog on google blogger to hopefully stop his nonsense...

quote from his blog "I m the UAE's original goth kid, a process that started over a 10yrs, long before any wannabe goths walked the halls of MOE"

why is #nobigotsinuae ultrablue such a sadist? read his about him on his personal blog

25 May, 2010 10:19  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He has Crohn's disease and Colitis. I vaguely remember reading a post about he couldn't possibly risk having kids for fear of passing on his condition.
So I say, let him whinge and complain all he likes because God kicked him in the ass TWICE as hard as the Indians. He’s bitter because he has nothing.

25 May, 2010 12:20  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ah what else can you expect, I am hoping for the day one Emirates flights crashes with a full complement of emiratis, then the whole world will be told what shame that is... these guys suffer from a god complex and things the sun only shines for them alone... If it wasnt for the Indian(Pakistani, Bangaledshi,Filipino, etc...) workers Dubai would still be the shithole it is today, biut without the buildings. Sooner or later those emirati twats will be presented with the bill of their moronic behaviour...

25 May, 2010 17:43  
Blogger rosh said...

I'm almost starting to think some of the Anon comments with links to ABIT's blogs are the man himself. If not, you folks are playing right in to his hands. And that's a shame.

Anon 25 May, 2010 07:56 -- there are the good and the bad in every society. I realize there are a lot of short comings on the several ways in the UAE. I’m not an Emirati, just somebody who was born / raised in the UAE. I have seen more than some of the bad, but also a lot of good. Since you've lived in the UAE so very long, are you completely unable to see the good stuff? If so, perhaps it's you who's partly impaired? Something to think about perhaps.

Let’s be fair.

Also, do not be fooled by the high rises and the glam sham – it’s a very young country trying to find its ways. It’s going to take time. The wealth in the capital doesn’t help. Dilutes a lot of the good stuff the place has to offer.

Enough said.

25 May, 2010 18:39  
Blogger Eccentric M said...

ultra[blue]'s blog has been taken down by Google.

25 May, 2010 21:19  
Blogger Eccentric M said...

This comment has been removed by the author.

25 May, 2010 21:19  
Blogger Kyle said...


Good to have you back with a bang after a hiatus.

Here's hoping all the victims of this tragedy rest in peace.

Here's hoping all those that survived this tragedy cherish their lives.

25 May, 2010 21:59  
Anonymous Another Emarati said...

His views are not representative of the general uae population. we have very strong ties with the great Indian people that go hundreds of years back. From his writing, he is a "westernized" Emarati or even an impostor, in either case his views are very extreme and do not represent the good ties between the two nations and their people. May all the people who died in that tragic accident rest in peace. Let's not forget that many of airplane passengers for such flights are usually Emaratis who love to go and visit India for various reasons. It is such a tragic incident and such neo-nazi views are not welcomed in our country.

26 May, 2010 00:23  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

1.Let me guess, but you are an Arab? No, I don’t want to play CSI here based on pure assumptions. Nope, it is not me.
2. Point taken. But the question remains, how much a grace period UAE wants and are they allowed violating basic human rights during that period? In the West, they paid a heavy prize for whatever rights they are enjoying now. C’mon, wakeup and smell the coffee dude. Well tell me when that kind of paradigm-shift will happen in Arabia. Perhaps never, as those bad habits are considered as social norms there.

3. I’m not walking in to ABIT’s trap as I’m not commenting in his/her blog. I don’t waste my energy on a guy like ABIT. But you are logical and your words of choice are (not that) nasty. So, I wouldn’t go name calling here. Here is the deal, you respect my freedom of speech, Ill respect yours

4. By the way, I did see good things in UAE, but it is not my job to tell them; they got enough people for that sort of PR. You were born there, and perhaps you are a Arab, so you can’t possibly understand what I’m talking about. Here is the deal, you respect my freedom of speech, Ill respect yours.

Anon @ 25 May, 2010 07:30

26 May, 2010 01:34  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Google has taken down the blog. And rightfully so. Here is what this sicko Al emirati posted under the same heading after he felt the heat.

RIP Plane Victims
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 , Posted by ultra[blue] at 6:46 PM
Wow. Let me 1st say that we were having a slow few weeks and thought a bit of "fun" would bring in some readership.

It did. Sadly 95% of them didnt "get" it. the remaining 5% didnt agree with it but were laughing at it.

People, the innerwebs is a form of entertainment, like the movies, or a TV show. Every now and then, imbedded in that entertainment is a bit of truth. But that little bit of truth does not mean that the entertainment factor, the main factor of the issue should be taken for granted and all of a sudden the movie has turned into a fact filled documentary.

If anything allowing our contributers free reign to post whatever and however they wish is not something the UAE is ready for. We hear often that oh, this part of the world needs more opinions, debate, views, and openness.

No, what the sheer power of the readers/comments proved to us is that people, including those residing and those from the UAE, want those things as long as they are the same as everyone else'

At 300 comment I, as an admin, didnt have time to go through them all, so I decided to do what I never thought I would. I censored one of my contributors.

I am writing this to apologize for this blog as a whole for any hurt the post this one replaces may have caused. I have given it the same URL so that links on the innerwebs will link directly here.

I am also appalled at the comments we had received. For people who supposedly care, and are not hatful or racist, most comments were in fact just that. So to those happy that I took the post down, know that it was done because you stooped down to the same level that you supposedly were condemning.

We didnt know we were this important. With 35 followings, we expected 35 comments or less. Not so many that we couldnt even read them all. What we read was enough.

The UAE isnt ready for opinions. Not real ones. We will continue to give watered down ones then.

Happy blogging and happy reading. Sadly, even our blogs now are as good as our newspapers. And that;s because of us all.

Please check out this post by yet another member of ours on the same subject, posted on the same day. Sadly, this one only got a total of 8 comments. Says alot about all those supposedly caring people.

26 May, 2010 06:59  
Blogger secretdubai said...

Thank you everyone for your comments, and thank you to Anon above who pasted the new transcript.

It is really heartening to see such a wide range of comments - from people of so many different backgrounds - condemning the hatred.

I would note that I don't see the view as representative of all Emiratis. And I have seen plenty of hate-filled comments by people of other races (western and eastern and wherever else) over the past years. Even my own blog is hardly a beacon of political correctness: though I hope that there has been humour and not hatred behind my own writings.

But when someone mocks the victims of a fatal tragedy, people who gave their lives and labour to a foreign country, and whose already-poor families will likely face penury through their deaths, that just goes an extra step too far for me.

I felt that it needed to be exposed - and shamed - rather than just ignored.

26 May, 2010 10:37  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

^ +100000000000000

26 May, 2010 11:35  
Anonymous tornado said...

yeah...we have bashed that idiot enough already. Here is one such post

Bye the way the heck of a blog is now dead.Google brought it down. Yeppie...

26 May, 2010 16:31  
Anonymous Jimmy said...

Please share my condolences with the victim. May God bless the innocent.

27 May, 2010 11:22  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

With your biannual posts, you've lost your audience.

28 May, 2010 21:45  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

@ 21:45, So why are you here?

28 May, 2010 21:52  
Blogger rosh said...

Thank you for saying that SD. I agree with your sentiments. Nicely said.

29 May, 2010 01:50  
Anonymous baresytapas said...

Je suis arrivé à ce blog par hasard, mais j'ai trouvé qui a un contenu très intéressant. Good job. Une salutation.

29 May, 2010 14:09  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

@28 May, 2010 21:52

to gloat guess

29 May, 2010 15:09  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the workers who came from my country to uae did not come for the blessings, nor for compassion and understanding. most knew that would be the wrong place to look for these. they came for money they thought will provide them with a better life, a better future, by surviving a period of cursed existence in uae. a sub-human existence of denial of every human wish, akin to a prison term. but god had different plans for these people, and took them to a hopefully better place. all the insults will not hurt them now. who cares if emiratis liked them or not. they knew they would not be respected here for anything other than the wealth they could flaunt, as if that is the ultimate in human achievement. All this in a country that claims to be the biggest in everything but falls back on the excuse of being a naive young country when it suits them.

31 May, 2010 16:14  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am an Indian woman and have worked and lived and worked across the middle east for many years. I knew immediately that this was not the work of an Emirati or a local Arab. This type of bile is only possible for some one with western upbringing, perhaps an Arab person braught up in the West with a hatred for the competition. I am now out of the Middle east and I miss the warmth and the spontaniety of the Arab culture.I have made some lifelong friends whose kids and my kids are close too. i know there are many negative aspects to the MIddle east but to be honest te only racism I have experienced have been from Brits in the Mid East. Though again I have had some wonderful the Brit bosses, but these have been older and also longtimers. The racism is most apparent in the recent transplantees and folks below 40. THis "they hate Indians" has an unspoken subtext..."they love us(brits)" . Not really they don't

02 June, 2010 01:45  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

WoW...I can't believe that Human being can be so INHUMANE to their fellow Human beings. Who ever wrote this sick,vile article I wish to god that you suffer the same fate as those peoples who perished in the air disaster and May god does NOT have mercy on your miserable soul...

06 June, 2010 23:39  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wowo cant believe he said that. what a sick person.

05 July, 2010 22:11  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I stumbled accross this blog post, read it and have come to the conclusion that it's people like you that should be rounded up and burnt alive. Those people on the plane were someone's loved ones you git! How would you feel if it was your mother/father/spouse/child? If you have such a huge issue with the number of indians here... I have 3 words for you- GO HOME BITCH!

07 August, 2010 18:55  
Blogger secretdubai said...

>I stumbled accross this blog post, read it and have come to the conclusion that it's people like you that should be rounded up and burnt alive.

I think you may be lacking basic comprehension skills.

I suggest that you re-read the post - carefully - then read the responses here, and then go and get yourself some braincells and a proper education.

08 August, 2010 09:46  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

May their soul rest in peace.

21 September, 2010 06:00  
Anonymous blue_mirror said...

So all you people are now going to stop eating drinking and dancing and making (black)berry. er. i meant merry, because some ppl lost their lives

how can life, anywhere in the world, go on, after such a sad/bad story.


15 October, 2010 01:48  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dahi Khalfan should also consider that more arabs from other countries is a potential political unrest waiting to happen in the future in a non democratic country like the UAE. Indians n Pakistanis n Brits n non arabs are there to earn a living without any political ambitions. Unless of course Dahi Khalfan is himself trying to make UAE a democracy and hold elections.

ex dubai

02 February, 2011 20:08  
Anonymous Steve Darron said...

Dogs are men's best friends for over centuries.. So calling you a dog is unfair.
Hey fellas, don't try to correct him,,, cos he might change....
We need some one like this in the world, to compare with ourselves and see how great we are.

27 March, 2011 14:03  
Anonymous MindFried said...

The UAE is inherently biased just like the majority of countries in the world. Other countries try to hide this fact and some fail - look at France for example.

However this does not mean everybody is like this - lets remember the comments of one person do reflect the comments of the entire population.

24 April, 2011 21:04  
Blogger Babymoselle said...

I was shocked when I read the article on your blog. I re-read it and then again because I kept saying, that can't be true. No human being is capable of mocking dead people who have died such a horrible death. But it looks like the article is real. I am more surprised by the publisher who accepted to publish such a disgusting article. I mean, there are lots of sick people around but I find those who let them express their sickness to be even more disturbed.
Uhhhh poor people, I hope they died quickly and did not have to suffer..

03 May, 2011 06:35  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

good luck to you

08 September, 2011 02:45  

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