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Old August 21st, 2013, 03:04 AM   #621
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Really....where in Miami,...lol
Do you really want people to start posting examples? Extreme wealth next to extreme poverty is very much part of the urban fabric of Miami and most US cities. Perhaps you should check out the GINI coefficient of the US before responding. Denmark, you are not.
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Old August 21st, 2013, 03:14 AM   #622
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Old August 21st, 2013, 03:37 AM   #623
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Look what you have done! You destroyed his make-believe Miami, now he is completely confused and lost!
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Old August 21st, 2013, 04:30 AM   #624
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Ooops! Looks like I have some fence mending to do. You have very nice palm trees! I'm not very good at this.
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Old August 21st, 2013, 06:39 AM   #625
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chongqing's hallmarks are not its glass and steel skyscrapers. chongqing's hallmarks are the old and rundown towers that pile on top of one another in the haze...and the cable car.

besides, the "underlevel" of every major city is gritty. if anything i noticed a much starker contrast in miami, where bums and crackheads line the street while gleaming luxury condos rise up behind them.

i agree chongqing has a dystopian look, that's what makes it look so awesome imo. it doesn't try to be what it's not, and sichuan is still quite a poor province.

but so what? this is a thread about aesthetics, not a social criticism.
Careful before that idiot critisises where you live despite it not being mentioned in the thread!
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Old August 21st, 2013, 08:02 AM   #626
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Firstly, I have never said that Paris's skyline is a world class.

Secondly, european (especially parisian) skyscrapers are almost very aesthetics, but just few asian ones.
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Old August 21st, 2013, 01:50 PM   #627
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eerrrr... what?
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Old August 21st, 2013, 02:11 PM   #628
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chongqing's hallmarks are not its glass and steel skyscrapers. chongqing's hallmarks are the old and rundown towers that pile on top of one another in the haze...and the cable car.

besides, the "underlevel" of every major city is gritty. if anything i noticed a much starker contrast in miami, where bums and crackheads line the street while gleaming luxury condos rise up behind them.

i agree chongqing has a dystopian look, that's what makes it look so awesome imo. it doesn't try to be what it's not, and sichuan is still quite a poor province.

but so what? this is a thread about aesthetics, not a social criticism.
I meant the physical contrast displayed in that picture.
Reminds me of blade runner.
It is very imposing, I just don't like it. Each to their own.
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Old August 21st, 2013, 04:46 PM   #629
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Old August 21st, 2013, 05:34 PM   #630
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After 5 years, the skyline will be thrice as tall and ten times bigger than it is today
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Old August 21st, 2013, 06:21 PM   #631
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Really....where in Miami,...lol
not sure exactly, i'm not from there. close to where the big new condos/hotels are though.

close to where-ever this is:
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Old August 21st, 2013, 06:46 PM   #632
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Old August 21st, 2013, 07:16 PM   #633
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Do you really want people to start posting examples? Extreme wealth next to extreme poverty is very much part of the urban fabric of Miami and most US cities. Perhaps you should check out the GINI coefficient of the US before responding. Denmark, you are not.
I think this has been cleaned up a bit as of late.

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Look what you have done! You destroyed his make-believe Miami, now he is completely confused and lost!
We can do without comments like this in the forum!
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Old August 21st, 2013, 07:22 PM   #634
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Careful before that idiot critisises where you live despite it not being mentioned in the thread!
Guys be careful about this. I don't take too kindly to name-calling in the forum.
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Old August 21st, 2013, 08:14 PM   #635
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We can do without comments like this in the forum!
OK, and how is a "nuts"-smiley an appropriate answer to isaidso's reasonable post?
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Old August 21st, 2013, 08:26 PM   #636
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Nice shots of Manila. It's impressive how it [Manila] developed its own CBD in such a short frame of time.
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OK, and how is a "nuts"-smiley an appropriate answer to isaidso's reasonable post?
Jesus...you sound like a right bed-wetter.
It's just a smiley, jut ignore it.
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Old August 21st, 2013, 08:31 PM   #638
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That's AWESOME! it looks like 2 seperate cities growing into eachother!!
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Old August 21st, 2013, 09:15 PM   #639
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OK, and how is a "nuts"-smiley an appropriate answer to isaidso's reasonable post?
I don't see your comment as being comparable to that. I think anything from the emoticon drop-down list is ok to you use. Emoticons I don't think are meant to be taken seriously. I just want to keep the conversation civil.
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Old August 21st, 2013, 09:22 PM   #640
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Jesus...you sound like a right bed-wetter.
I'm not sure what this means, but if someone has a bladder control problem in real life, that's a medical condition that should not be used to put people down.
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