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Old September 12th, 2010, 12:21 AM   #5541
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What does it mean?Translate plz
it means "Endowment of King Abdul Aziz for the two Holy Mosques"
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Old September 12th, 2010, 12:34 AM   #5542
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Love these buildings!
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Old September 12th, 2010, 03:13 AM   #5543
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i think that this is the most beautiful building in asia, or at least near the top of the list, imagine a city built only on buildings of this quality and style
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Old September 12th, 2010, 04:07 AM   #5544
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Yeah. It's a pity it won't be the 2nd tallest building in the world for a longer period of time though.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 04:30 AM   #5545
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Just what this thread was missing, some good old-fashioned sectarianism.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 05:21 AM   #5546
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Old September 12th, 2010, 05:48 AM   #5547
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I'd give my right arm to see this in person.
It's probably inappropriate to make fun of Saudi methods of criminal punishment on this forum.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 07:42 AM   #5548
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This thread is the most exciting. Only 25% of discussions are about the building.





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Old September 12th, 2010, 09:10 AM   #5549
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Old September 12th, 2010, 10:13 AM   #5550
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wow that's super imposing.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 10:36 AM   #5551
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Yeah. It's a pity it won't be the 2nd tallest building in the world for a longer period of time though.
What's height nowadays?? You can't just keep building higher and higher. The best buildings are about the architecture and sustainability not height. These buildings are really different in their styling and surrounding. I love looking at them.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 11:33 AM   #5552
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It's difficult to read the Clock , wrong thinking lighting up the hour hands..if the would had leave them in dark ,black on the lighten green would had been much better and easier to read , money wasted with the electric current and bad engineering and designers at the same place
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Old September 12th, 2010, 02:01 PM   #5553
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It's difficult to read the Clock , wrong thinking lighting up the hour hands..if the would had leave them in dark ,black on the lighten green would had been much better and easier to read , money wasted with the electric current and bad engineering and designers at the same place
they have tested it before using it.

keep in mind that camera lens works little different then human eye. human eye has the ability to adjust to exposures better. so a picture might not be a good evidence to judge in this case.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 02:08 PM   #5554
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I'd give my right arm to see this in person.
Just wait until they build a replica of it next to the WTC.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 02:10 PM   #5555
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It's difficult to read the Clock , wrong thinking lighting up the hour hands..if the would had leave them in dark ,black on the lighten green would had been much better and easier to read , money wasted with the electric current and bad engineering and designers at the same place
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Old September 12th, 2010, 04:07 PM   #5556
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so if I'm not with the su3oudi dictatorship or with wahabiyyien/salafiyyien shit I'm automatically a shi3i?

I just pointed at te core of those projects in Mecca and Medina: capitalism. No respect at all for history with their wahabi vision. Destroying history. And influencing people with their strange ideology. Walking in clothes that are not native for the mecca/medina invironment.

They spend lots of money, but have no moral at all. I love Syria and Lebanon much more: they have their own culture and history and respect it. And they fight against opression and israeli terror. While Su3oudiyye is fighting freedom and forbading everything and supporting israeli terror.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 04:22 PM   #5557
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Well, first of all it's off-topic. Second of all, saying that the regimes of Lebanon and Syria which throw people in jail for listening to western music "fight against oppression" isn't just off-topic, it's hypocritical too. So it's a double failure of a post.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 04:30 PM   #5558
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Come on guys, you're all better than this, enjoy the architecture instead of posting off topic stuff.
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Old September 12th, 2010, 06:20 PM   #5559
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While Su3oudiyye is fighting freedom and forbading everything and supporting israeli terror.
yeah man all those jews need to die right man?? Hahaha stupid arab
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Old September 12th, 2010, 06:34 PM   #5560
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yeah man all those jews need to die right man?? Hahaha stupid arab
I really shouldn't be responding to this, but it annoys me so much: people need to learn how to seperate the sovereign state of Israel, from jews in general. From my experience, jews are very nice people, not better or worse than any other. The actions of the state of Israel however, sickens me. In many ways it is among the worst nations on the planet.


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