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View Poll Results: which is better to visit Dubai or Singapore
Dubai 10 17.24%
Singapore 48 82.76%
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Old February 7th, 2013, 07:36 PM   #1
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Dubai vs Singapore .. which is better ?

which is better ? ,,,
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Old February 7th, 2013, 08:12 PM   #2
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I've visited both and they're both very different

Dubai feels very plastic, sort of like las Vegas..... and singapore feels very gentrified, clean and steryle... sort of like NYC these days.

Eitherway Singapore feels more like a real city (though it's a bit boring in my opinion)
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Old February 7th, 2013, 08:14 PM   #3
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I love Las Vegas!



I've never been to any of these 2...

A lot of people say these 2 cities look very artificial in many ways...
And MANY say that Singapore is a BORING city..

so I guess, by people's description, Dubai might have an edge with the "excitement" factor.
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Old February 7th, 2013, 08:38 PM   #4
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las vegas is ok if you want to go for two days, try your luck in a casino and see the tacky hotels and bars..... then get the hell outta that horrendous suburban wasteland devoid of any culture or class!
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Old February 7th, 2013, 10:38 PM   #5
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Singapore hands down! Singapore is real and and is tropical.
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Old February 7th, 2013, 11:12 PM   #6
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In Dubai, you can get arrested and jailed for having premarital sex with your boyfriend/girlfriend. I have not heard of such incident in Singapore...
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Old February 7th, 2013, 11:32 PM   #7
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been to both cities, dubai only on transit to singapore though. Dubai was amazing to see the buildings and the skyline, but culturewise i was more attracted to singapore, which also has a top skyline. i think in singapore there is a lot more to see though. afterall it is a bigger city anyways both cities are extremely hot, so either choose to dry out roasted or sweat out in a tropical climate
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Old February 7th, 2013, 11:34 PM   #8
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Singapore. Developed organically rather than pretentiously.
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Old February 7th, 2013, 11:41 PM   #9
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First preference would be to obliterate both from existence, but if I HAD to choose.... I'd go with Singapore.
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Old February 8th, 2013, 12:09 AM   #10
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If they closed my architecture vs. architecture thread, this one probably won't see the next day. (city vs. city)
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Old February 8th, 2013, 12:12 AM   #11
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^get in quick :p
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Old February 8th, 2013, 12:14 AM   #12
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Well the United Arab Emirates isn't even a developed society yet. Their economy is, but their social development is still stuck in the stone ages. Until they join the modern world when it comes to equality for all, human rights, etc, they're just another backward country with a long road ahead of them, imo.

Singapore isn't my cup of tea either, but is light years ahead of Dubai.
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Old February 8th, 2013, 12:15 AM   #13
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I only like a select few Dubai buildings, Singapore has a better skyline.
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Old February 8th, 2013, 02:42 AM   #14
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it's just a question .. i have never visited any of them .. just on screens i think many cities are developed now & that's good & i ask about them as they are from the most visited ... & i love also cities as Istanbul i think it has a brilliant future, brazil which will host the next world cup & olypmics ..& kuala lumpur i like it's designs so much ..but i think Dubai want to make high buildings as to break the records & make new ones not to make a astonishing design like Baku flame tower it's not a great height but the design is more than beautiful

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Old February 8th, 2013, 11:24 AM   #15
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Is city vs city not forbidden in SSC?
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Old February 8th, 2013, 11:47 AM   #16
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Quote:
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Singapore hands down! Singapore is real and and is tropical.
Yes , that's right!
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Old February 8th, 2013, 06:21 PM   #17
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las vegas is ok if you want to go for two days, try your luck in a casino and see the tacky hotels and bars..... then get the hell outta that horrendous suburban wasteland devoid of any culture or class!
I could stay in those hotels and casinos for weeks.. that is, if I still have the money..
(the last time I was there, I stayed in a vacation house in the suburbs.. and yeah.. the suburbs have no life... )


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First preference would be to obliterate both from existence, but if I HAD to choose.... I'd go with Singapore.





Honestly, one major reason I'm not choosing Singapore is because I already came from South East Asia... Singapore culture doesn't really attract me.. it's just a mixture of borrowed culture from its neighbors..
While i find Dubai a bit more exotic for my taste.. I'd like to try those "desert sand adventure" thingys...

well that was my personal impression, so I guess it really depends on each person..
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Old February 8th, 2013, 08:37 PM   #18
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Singapore because of the Marina and its close to Kuala Lumpar..It wasnt an easy decision.
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Old February 8th, 2013, 09:02 PM   #19
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Both of these cities are ultramodern, it's difficult to decide which city is better.
I prefer Singapore because of its magnificent tropical beauty and lifestyle. The city is very clean, its skyline is incredible, people from Singapore are kind and of course Singapore is one of the safest cities/countries on earth.
Not to mention that Dubai isn't attractive/amazing.
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Old February 10th, 2013, 07:57 PM   #20
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Probably singapore ,because dubai is just,....well...fake.
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