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Old May 10th, 2011, 09:45 PM   #7961
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great! let's compare this unfinished tower in 2011 to one that was inaugurated in the 19th century. bullying much?
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Old May 10th, 2011, 09:55 PM   #7962
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I think the clock is bigger than the whole tower
lol, may not be so, but it is (45meters) almost half the London clock tower's height (96 meters)
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Old May 10th, 2011, 10:05 PM   #7963
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Lets compare little bit,






London Clock's diameter is 23feet, while a hand in the Makkah Clock is 10 feet wide (not length), means, two hands adjacent to one another put over London Clock, it will almost cover the whole face of it.



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Old May 10th, 2011, 11:34 PM   #7964
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hahahahah GREAT COMPARISON !
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Old May 11th, 2011, 01:03 AM   #7965
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Old May 11th, 2011, 01:07 AM   #7966
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I was about to ask why there's weighty latin phrases on a muslim building, i should have scrolled down fully

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Old May 11th, 2011, 01:13 AM   #7967
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why do they say it is more than just five times the big ben clock? may be the diameter is, but then it means it is more than 25 times the size of big ben clock as it is clear in this scale image.

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Old May 11th, 2011, 05:59 AM   #7968
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A beautiful view!
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Old May 11th, 2011, 09:51 PM   #7969
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Old May 11th, 2011, 09:59 PM   #7970
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I don't understand the constant irrelevant comparisons to Big Ben, literally the only comparison is they both have clocks , by that logic I could compare Victoria Tower and 1WTC because they both have Spires :P
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Old May 11th, 2011, 10:04 PM   #7971
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I don't understand the constant irrelevant comparisons to Big Ben, literally the only comparison is they both have clocks , by that logic I could compare Victoria Tower and 1WTC because they both have Spires :P
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Old May 11th, 2011, 10:12 PM   #7972
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I don't understand the constant irrelevant comparisons to Big Ben, literally the only comparison is they both have clocks , by that logic I could compare Victoria Tower and 1WTC because they both have Spires :P
may be because Big Ben's clock is by far the most famous big clock in the world?
and no one is comparing the buildings anyway, they are comparing the clocks, so..
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Old May 12th, 2011, 03:41 AM   #7973
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I don't understand the constant irrelevant comparisons to Big Ben, literally the only comparison is they both have clocks , by that logic I could compare Victoria Tower and 1WTC because they both have Spires :P
I agree, it's idiotic and uncalled for. The credentials are too different to make for a good comparison anyway.
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Old May 12th, 2011, 06:24 AM   #7974
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are there going to be more tall structures/skyscrapers around that area in future?
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Old May 12th, 2011, 12:46 PM   #7975
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are there going to be more tall structures/skyscrapers around that area in future?
There will be towers and tall structures in the are in the near future, but not as tall as this
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Old May 12th, 2011, 01:37 PM   #7976
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I don't understand the constant irrelevant comparisons to Big Ben, literally the only comparison is they both have clocks , by that logic I could compare Victoria Tower and 1WTC because they both have Spires :P
Of course people are going to compare massive clock towers. Clock faces are the defining characteristic of both towers in question.
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Old May 13th, 2011, 09:33 PM   #7977
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I don't understand the constant irrelevant comparisons to Big Ben, literally the only comparison is they both have clocks , by that logic I could compare Victoria Tower and 1WTC because they both have Spires :P
I think most of the original mentions were in context of a blend of several existing structures. The UK Parliament, Moscow State University, the Ryugyong Hotel, Las Vegas, and Jaba the Hut from a massing and large clock face perspective.

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Old May 14th, 2011, 12:44 AM   #7978
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It's long the landing of the crescent...

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Old May 14th, 2011, 01:36 AM   #7979
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first we can watch the back clock being completed before the crescent comes
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Old May 14th, 2011, 02:46 AM   #7980
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It's right!
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