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Old July 12th, 2011, 07:39 AM   #8601
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-Observation Deck? Two of them, one under clock, one under crescent.
-Under the crescent? , IN the crescent?
Thank you ,I see.
And what is the height of the observation deck which under crescent?
Is it higher than 580 meters?
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Old July 12th, 2011, 08:22 AM   #8602
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Is it higher than 580 meters?
yes, almost 590
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Old July 12th, 2011, 08:57 AM   #8603
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This thing looks like the lair of the Lunataks from the Thundercats.

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Old July 12th, 2011, 09:10 AM   #8604
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Tacky, Ugly, Vomit Inducing, Vegas meets Mecca, Eyesore, Big Ben Rip-off, Worlds Most Hideous Building.

I can see why so many of you like it.

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Old July 12th, 2011, 09:23 AM   #8605
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yes, almost 590
the crescent is 23m
the tower is 601m
so the observation deck under the crescent cant higher than 570m
I think it s about 560m
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Old July 12th, 2011, 09:31 AM   #8606
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A wonderful tower
A fantastic tower
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Old July 12th, 2011, 09:36 AM   #8607
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mecca clock tower is the second tallest building of the world!
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Old July 12th, 2011, 10:00 AM   #8608
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Don't worry, it will always be Number 1 Ugliest.
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Old July 12th, 2011, 10:18 AM   #8609
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Old July 12th, 2011, 11:13 AM   #8610
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Let be jealous of this building to some people ....but this building rocks......
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Old July 12th, 2011, 12:07 PM   #8611
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yes, almost 590
according to culwulla's diagrams its below 570
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Old July 12th, 2011, 12:34 PM   #8612
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So the clock tower is just a spire short of burj khalifa
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Height Difference b/w Makkah Clock Tower and Burj Khalifa by EZ-Cool-Dude, on Flickr
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Old July 12th, 2011, 01:43 PM   #8613
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i agree it is ugly and very trashy but i can't help but love it lol
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Old July 12th, 2011, 02:21 PM   #8614
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i don't think its ugly.. Its a great building with a lot of detail.. Not some concrete building with some glass on the side
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Old July 12th, 2011, 02:28 PM   #8615
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mecca clock tower is the second tallest building of the world!
That's a significant exaggeration of the Abraj Al Bait's height. You have it topping out half-way between Burj and SWFC. For that to be true, Abraj Al Bait would have to be 677m tall. You added about 250' to it.


This is the correct scale. It's still the 2nd tallest building in the world right now (and the 1st ugliest), but you'd need at least two entire spires to get to the top of Burj.

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Old July 12th, 2011, 02:36 PM   #8616
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Not my taste at all, it might even be concisered tacky, but on the other hand its very detailed (unlike the new WTC). Its also built totally in style like the old days, in a couple of years some tourists might think its been here for hundred of years. Oh, and: ITS FREAKING TALL!!!!!
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Old July 12th, 2011, 02:49 PM   #8617
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What a lovely building!
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Old July 12th, 2011, 03:06 PM   #8618
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Looks like a classic church tower. Also the proportions of the whole complex are just terrible and tasteless.
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Old July 12th, 2011, 04:55 PM   #8619
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I noticed that quite a few of the green LED's on the clock face are already out? LED's should last a long time, certainly not just a few months. How difficult is it to replace them?
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Old July 12th, 2011, 05:00 PM   #8620
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In the Crescent at Night!

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See each dark spot?
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