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Old August 1st, 2011, 07:45 PM   #9001
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are those pics of the light test or from yesterday? Because 1t midnight, there were no beams and no crescent lights.
I just can say that is was not from yesterday...
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Old August 1st, 2011, 07:47 PM   #9002
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24/7 live feed from Makkah ( an official saudi government channel dedicated to the grand mosque ) :
http://www.youtube.com/user/SaudiQur.../l/fW2u8LvnIwQ

you can see Abraj Al-bait every now and then .. the camera even zooms in on the clock sometimes ( especially during the time of Adhan or the call to prayer ).
it's a great way to see the towers progress in real time .

Ramadan Kareem
same here Makkah Live 24h/7:http://live.gph.gov.sa/index.htm

Ramadan Kareem
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Old August 1st, 2011, 08:30 PM   #9003
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The spire crane is being lowered gradually. Soon the highest crane in the world will be no more :'(
Witch crane?
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Old August 1st, 2011, 09:06 PM   #9004
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Big view on 29 July 2011
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Old August 1st, 2011, 09:52 PM   #9005
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, the first pic is photoshopped.
The second pic is taken from Makkah-Jeddah expressway near Makkah entrance. It can be seen from a further distance on the same road.
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Old August 1st, 2011, 10:52 PM   #9006
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Old August 1st, 2011, 11:00 PM   #9007
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Old August 1st, 2011, 11:26 PM   #9008
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Must be to announce ramdhan, I mean they must've turned them on for a short period like 10-15 minutes.
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Old August 1st, 2011, 11:42 PM   #9009
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Majestic. In this last picture, you can really see the sheer scale of the whole complex and the clock, with the small buildings on the hill in front of it. Wow!
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 12:30 AM   #9010
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You'll love this pic even more when you find the third clock in it.
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 12:45 AM   #9011
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Glad Ramadan to all!
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:05 AM   #9012
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Is that a light spot? at the top of the crescent.
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:05 AM   #9013
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How could you miss this beauty?
INSTALLATION OF FIRST (FROM A TOTAL OF TWO) WARNING LIGHT ON THE CRESCENT
تركيب أول لمبة تحذيرية (من أصل أثنين) على هلال برج الساعة


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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:10 AM   #9014
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Is that a light spot? at the top of the crescent.
Its a warning light, as you can see in the video above.
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:11 AM   #9015
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Its a warning light, as you can see in the video above.
I see, thanks
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:12 AM   #9016
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Must be to announce ramdhan, I mean they must've turned them on for a short period like 10-15 minutes.
i dont want to sound rude with my little knowledge, but is ramadan the celebration where the millions of muslims come to mecca? aka the biggest celebration or am i mistaking it?
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:14 AM   #9017
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IngMarco: Your welcome
KillerZavatar:Apparantly you missed our greetings. Muslims greet each other at the arrival of Ramadhan, so its sort of falls on the category of big celeberatory occasions.
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:23 AM   #9018
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i dont want to sound rude with my little knowledge, but is ramadan the celebration where the millions of muslims come to mecca? aka the biggest celebration or am i mistaking it?
i think you are talking about Hajj, that comes two months after Ramadan.
Hajj is the major pilgrimage, every Muslim who is able to do it is obliged once in his/her life time.
in Ramadan, muslims fast from dawn to sunset, and many people from around the world flock to Makkah for Umrah (minor pilgrimage) and to pray in the Grand Mosque. which is not obligatory but rewarded very much. 27th of Ramadan is the climax, more than 1 million muslims pray in the Grand Mosque that night.
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:35 AM   #9019
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So is 29th.
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Old August 2nd, 2011, 01:39 AM   #9020
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wasnt the tower supposed to beam lights strait up in the air frm the crescent?
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