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Old August 23rd, 2005, 02:12 AM   #81
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I wonder why glass would be spewing out cement...
And why would glass be burning like that.
Perhaps because it isn't actually real .

I thought it was quite funny to be honest, but whatever.

Freedom Tower has to take the award for worst name recently. Although Dubai have many with names nearly as poor. All though I really like the word 'burj' so if I pretend I don't know what the names actually mean they're still quite good . Also Eureka tower, I just hate that name!.
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Old August 23rd, 2005, 02:24 AM   #82
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Old August 23rd, 2005, 02:40 AM   #83
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London's Swiss Re is ***** Tower then...
The Ageon Center is widely known as "The Big ***** Building" in relation to giving downtown directions.
And the Roban Roll-on Deodorant Tower.

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Old August 23rd, 2005, 03:18 AM   #84
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^That isn't a *****. Torre Agbar, not THAT'S a skyscraper ***** (skynis).

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Old August 23rd, 2005, 06:15 PM   #85
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One thing I can't forget about the name "Freedom Tower" was that Pataki chose that name when freedom hardly had anything to do with selecting it.
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Old August 24th, 2005, 01:53 AM   #86
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Well, some of the international architects are obviously gay...!
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Old August 25th, 2005, 02:49 PM   #87
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Its been said before, but the Freedom tower definitely has the most corniest name out there. If it was called Liberty Tower, it would actually be much better, but since the word 'freedom' has been overrated in the past couple of years, I really despise its name. If we gather together and call it something else, maybe the power of word of mouth could change everything!
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Old September 8th, 2006, 06:54 AM   #88
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Freedom tower is the worst... and dumbest name of them all. By symbolically demonstrating resilience through a tower named "Freedom Tower", it gives terrorists even more of a reason to attack it since its a show of American freedom and resilience. God forbid it were to happen, but how aweful would an attack on "Freedom Tower" be? It was bad enough they attacked a symbol of economic might, now what if they attack a symbol of our freedoms?

Plus the design is bad... I wish the developers would have built two towers... thatd have been really nice.
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Old September 8th, 2006, 07:57 AM   #89
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Freedom tower is the worst... and dumbest name of them all. By symbolically demonstrating resilience through a tower named "Freedom Tower", it gives terrorists even more of a reason to attack it since its a show of American freedom and resilience. God forbid it were to happen, but how aweful would an attack on "Freedom Tower" be? It was bad enough they attacked a symbol of economic might, now what if they attack a symbol of our freedoms?

Plus the design is bad... I wish the developers would have built two towers... thatd have been really nice.
So we allow murder scum to dictate what we call our towers?

It is like blaming a woman who wears a mini-skirt for being raped. She only just made herself more enticing, it really was her fault.
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Old September 13th, 2006, 09:11 PM   #90
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So we allow murder scum to dictate what we call our towers?

It is like blaming a woman who wears a mini-skirt for being raped. She only just made herself more enticing, it really was her fault.
Mate, it has to be said. You're a ******* idiot.

Please, stop watching so much news!
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Old September 14th, 2006, 03:04 AM   #91
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Although many of us are highly anticipating it's completetion,I have to go with the BURJ DUBAI.I guess from an american point of veiw,it sounds very cheezy for such a record breaking skyscraper.Though I'm sure the name in Arabia means something more powerful.Anyone know?It will be awesome regardless
word...such a lameass name for such a magnificent building..oh well
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Old September 14th, 2006, 04:31 AM   #92
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Old September 14th, 2006, 04:59 AM   #93
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The ****** Building in Chicago

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Old September 14th, 2006, 05:02 AM   #94
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Mate, it has to be said. You're a ******* idiot.

Please, stop watching so much news!
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Old September 14th, 2006, 04:42 PM   #95
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Those buildings which only have an address as a name, are much worse than a tower called Freedom tower.
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Old September 14th, 2006, 05:01 PM   #96
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So we allow murder scum to dictate what we call our towers?

It is like blaming a woman who wears a mini-skirt for being raped. She only just made herself more enticing, it really was her fault.

did it ever occur to you that naming this symbolic building the freedom tower could be seen as provocative by some?

the new wtc will always be in danger of another attack in the future - it is now more iconic and symbolic than the old wtc ever was. with a stupid name like freedom tower it would be an even better target.
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Old September 14th, 2006, 10:22 PM   #97
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"did a dingo eat your baby?"
No, i ate it.

And yes, it was delicious.
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Old September 15th, 2006, 08:06 AM   #98
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It's official, Dubai will have 'The Skyscraper'.
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Old September 15th, 2006, 07:30 PM   #99
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How about World Trade Centre and World Financial Centre? There are dozens such buildings throughout the world. This becomes ridiculous!
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Old September 25th, 2006, 10:34 AM   #100
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Freedom Tower - Just damn straight cheesy.
Elephant Building - Um...ok.
Eureka Tower - Could be a bit more imaginative.
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