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Old October 13th, 2005, 04:53 PM   #1
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The Most IMPOSING Skyscraper on the World's Top 10 Tallest

From world's top tallest building, the tallest in height doesn't necessarily look taller from the others. Which one looks more grandeur and super tall looking?
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Old October 13th, 2005, 04:55 PM   #2
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Where's the poll? Isn't there?
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Old October 13th, 2005, 05:04 PM   #3
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I think it's from Shanghai.Now I will look for that picture.Later I will post.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 05:12 PM   #4
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But I'm not sure.It's better to see all pictures of them.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 05:19 PM   #5
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Taiwan 101?!?
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Old October 13th, 2005, 05:51 PM   #6
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The Sears tower is easily the most bad-ass looking of all of the super talls.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 06:28 PM   #7
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Okay i gave up, i was trying to put a poll here for the world's top 10, but I can't make it. Everytime I do it the time catches up with me and errors occur on my p.c. Okay, I let somebody do it.

Anyway, here's the world's top 10 tallest skyscrapers, in the order of their ranking:

1.Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan
2. Petronas Towers 1 & 2, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3. Sears Tower, Chicago
4. Jin Mao Building, Shanghai
5. Two International Finance Centre, Hong Kong
6. CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou, China
7. Shun Hing Square, Shenzhen, China
8. Empire State Building, New York
9. Central Plaza, Hong Kong
10. Bank of China, Hong Kong
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Old October 13th, 2005, 06:37 PM   #8
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PM the mods to help you make one?

Anyway I say IFC2. It looks HUGE when viewed from Tsim Sha Tsui.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 06:42 PM   #9
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Yeah, for me the Jin Mao Building, Shanghai which ranks # 4 is the most imposing and projects the super tall image from any angle and any distance.

Sorry but the title holder from Taipei doesnt have the grand look of a super tall building. Sears Tower looks more imposing that Taipei 101.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 09:16 PM   #10
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Sears towers...
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Old October 13th, 2005, 09:21 PM   #11
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Sears Tower is the most imposing, unlike the Taiperi 101...Sears Tower has a solid finish at 1,450 ft and antennaes over about 300 ft on top of that. The most imposing.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 09:44 PM   #12
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Old October 13th, 2005, 09:47 PM   #13
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China (if including Taiwan) has 7/10 in that list. Impressive!

I vote Jin Mao, by the way.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 11:44 PM   #14
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Sears Tower, 2IFC, and Bank of China Tower!
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Old October 14th, 2005, 11:09 AM   #15
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SEARS!
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Old October 14th, 2005, 11:21 AM   #16
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Look like I see a BIG LOCK on this one!
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Old October 14th, 2005, 05:12 PM   #17
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i think the sears towers is definitely the most imposing
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Old October 14th, 2005, 05:16 PM   #18
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Sears Tower, Empire St, and Jin Mao. Jin Mao is my favorite scraper in all of Asia.
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Old October 14th, 2005, 05:31 PM   #19
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I would say IFC2.
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Old October 14th, 2005, 10:51 PM   #20
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I'de have to think Taipei would look the most imposing as there is nothing else around it.
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