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Old October 19th, 2007, 06:51 AM   #1961
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Old October 19th, 2007, 02:28 PM   #1962
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Ahhh..... my favourite monolith. Well captured.
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Old October 19th, 2007, 05:26 PM   #1963
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^ nice picture! i thought of this song when i saw it, grandmasterflash - nyny

"A castle in the sky, one mile high
Built to shelter the rich and greedy
Rows of eyes, disguised as windows
Looking down on the poor and the needy"
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Old October 19th, 2007, 06:43 PM   #1964
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^ nice picture! i thought of this song when i saw it, grandmasterflash - nyny

"A castle in the sky, one mile high
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Rows of eyes, disguised as windows
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Sounds like Dubai.
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Old October 19th, 2007, 09:22 PM   #1965
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Old October 20th, 2007, 01:10 AM   #1966
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Do you guys know that when that tower was built the windows have actual gold in them. I believe when RBC was constructing the tower the signed a long term contract for 20 to 40 years to buy replacement windows at a fixed price. Little did they know that the price of gold went from 40 dollars an once to 700. The company making the windows almost went bankrupt and RBC looked very smart.
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Old October 20th, 2007, 06:45 AM   #1967
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Do you guys know that when that tower was built the windows have actual gold in them. I believe when RBC was constructing the tower the signed a long term contract for 20 to 40 years to buy replacement windows at a fixed price. Little did they know that the price of gold went from 40 dollars an once to 700. The company making the windows almost went bankrupt and RBC looked very smart.
interesting, i never knew that, lucky rbc xP
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Old October 20th, 2007, 07:47 AM   #1968
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Do you guys know that when that tower was built the windows have actual gold in them. I believe when RBC was constructing the tower the signed a long term contract for 20 to 40 years to buy replacement windows at a fixed price. Little did they know that the price of gold went from 40 dollars an once to 700. The company making the windows almost went bankrupt and RBC looked very smart.
24 carat totaling 2500 ounces.
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Old October 20th, 2007, 08:13 AM   #1969
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It is one gorgeous tower...
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Old October 20th, 2007, 08:49 PM   #1970
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Old October 20th, 2007, 08:56 PM   #1971
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Dear... I've never been mooned by geese before..
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Old October 20th, 2007, 10:56 PM   #1972
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Old October 21st, 2007, 06:59 PM   #1973
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Dear... I've never been mooned by geese before..
You can even see their little doggie doors! How rude of them...

Great pix, Istrian! Nicely done..
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 07:20 AM   #1974
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It is one gorgeous tower...
You can say that again.

Its a beauty, and I'm glad its at the front of the core. It can shine more.
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 09:50 PM   #1975
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I love the contrast in this pic....

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Old October 23rd, 2007, 02:01 AM   #1976
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From my window and around the city:
Nice view from your window. You really get to see all the downtown Toronto buildings. What floor are you on?
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brilliant brilliant brilliant brilliant pictures!!

cant wait to move there !!!!
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Old October 23rd, 2007, 07:47 PM   #1979
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Istrian, those last couple geese pictures...at first I was wondering "uhh...what are those?" and then i noticed they were actually geese with their heads in the water, with their butts pointed upwards xD
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Old October 23rd, 2007, 08:20 PM   #1980
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What kind of tree is this? I've never seen a tree blossom twice a year before... obviously not native to Canada as the poor little blossoms don't realize what a wasted effort it all is..





such a beautiful time of year....



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