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Old April 13th, 2011, 02:37 AM   #7661
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Old April 13th, 2011, 02:40 AM   #7662
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Isn't it the binladen construction company doing this? Maybe they should have arranged for somebody to fly a plane into it. The Saudi's are good at that.
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Old April 13th, 2011, 02:50 PM   #7663
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AMAZING video. I thought there was going to be some sort of time center inside the clock.
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Old April 13th, 2011, 09:28 PM   #7664
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Old April 13th, 2011, 09:58 PM   #7665
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Old April 13th, 2011, 10:00 PM   #7666
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Nice! Thanks ibib you missed this one!

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and that one!

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Old April 13th, 2011, 10:45 PM   #7667
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Old April 13th, 2011, 11:32 PM   #7668
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I think modern building that try to look traditional with detailing often fail- haven't made my mind up on this one though. Does anyone else think its a little... Overpowering?
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Old April 14th, 2011, 12:11 AM   #7669
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Looks like it is almost ready for the horns to come on! It will be an appropriate crown for this bad boy!

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If you think it is overpowering now, wait till the huge horns come on!

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Old April 14th, 2011, 01:32 AM   #7670
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fast demolition would've caused a lot of dust and noise and taken a lot of spacer for trucks and diggers. now we don't want that metres away from Haram, do we?
So it makes one wonder why they didn't take the building down a couple of years ago with the other ones.
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Old April 14th, 2011, 02:10 AM   #7671
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The whole city looks out of place in that landscape, such a strange combination, and this tower makes it even more unreal... definitely unique!
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Old April 14th, 2011, 02:26 AM   #7672
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Looks like it is almost ready for the horns to come on! It will be an appropriate crown for this bad boy!



If you think it is overpowering now, wait till the huge horns come on!
it's one horn actually.
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Old April 14th, 2011, 12:57 PM   #7673
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this tower will be even lonelier than taipei 101. And so massive that it dominates everything around like a mountain
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Old April 14th, 2011, 01:52 PM   #7674
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in the last month the tower must have climbed at least 20m right?
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Old April 14th, 2011, 08:01 PM   #7675
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Wow, what a picture! What do the flags and banners mean?
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Old April 14th, 2011, 08:50 PM   #7678
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Nah, the fires may spread onto Abraj Al-Bait and bring the concrete and steel structures down which would be hilarious to watch. Again
So you think the mass murder of 3000 people was hilarious to watch
i think most people would diagree.
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Wow, what a picture! What do the flags and banners mean?
Workers are Fans of Galatasaray SK and at the banner there is an anti-Fenerbahçe SK "slogan"
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Old April 14th, 2011, 08:53 PM   #7680
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Isn't it the binladen construction company doing this? Maybe they should have arranged for somebody to fly a plane into it. The Saudi's are good at that.
Talk about taring people with the same brush, I think you'll find the large majority of saudi's are inteligent peace loving muslim people.
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