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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:21 AM   #281
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-Both cities are blessed for their location in the world.
blessed??!
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:23 AM   #282
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yes Dubai does have casinos
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:32 AM   #283
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AltinD: Doesn't matter if you make this an adult site. There are retards of any age. .
Totally agree, countless times i have seen adults behaving worse than many children when it comes to being capable of taking part of a discussion. You shouldnt make any definitive judgements just by age .

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Does it really? :S
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:36 AM   #284
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why are you asking me
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:46 AM   #285
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You said yes, but i doubt it At least i doubt they have any "official" casinos.
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:49 AM   #286
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yes Dubai does have casinos
Dubai adheres to the Muslim ban on gambling and there are no casinos in Dubai.
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:54 AM   #287
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there will be casinos in Dubai later on tho. in 1 of the Dubai mega projects talk about a bunch of casinos that might being built there
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:57 AM   #288
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Did they solve the problem with their algae? On the pictures posted earlier there are still large greenish areas left. They better solve this problem before move in date or nobody 'd like to live there (next to stinky water) .
Looks like the water doesn't flow through there very good and might get stale. Do they have a plan so the water will circulate?
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Old December 21st, 2006, 02:25 AM   #289
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blessed??!
Did I stutter?

Dubai sits in a vast desert near the Persian Gulf. Vegas sits in the Mojave desert surrounded by towering mountains. In terms of enviorments, both are blessed to be near such natural (and in Dubai's case artificial) wonders.
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Old December 21st, 2006, 04:34 AM   #290
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i think this palm island is over rated.

you can only notice its a palm if you fly over it, but normaly it just looks like a posh rich community and you dnt even recognize you are standing on a man made palm shaped island when your on it.
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Old December 21st, 2006, 05:40 AM   #291
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seeing those pictures so close up...it's mind blowing how HUGE the project is!
Water circulation is definitely going to be a major problem. The Palm might become a huge, smelly swamp. What about the sewerage system, and what the impact will these developments have on the marine life?
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Old December 21st, 2006, 06:24 AM   #292
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I doubt it will turn into a smelly swamp. The reclamation of this island has been done for over a year. Water doesn't take very long to become stagnant. If water is not circulating properly, it becomes foul in a matter of weeks, not years. If it isn't swampy by now, how would it become later? Also, the "green" parts of the water in question, if I understand which ones you are talking about, are not patches of algae, but just shallow water. If you notice you will see that water of the same color also exists outside of the island in the open sea.
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:29 PM   #293
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Dubai sea water is indeed green.
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Old December 21st, 2006, 12:35 PM   #294
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They cut three holes in the crescent to help waterflow I think
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Old December 21st, 2006, 06:54 PM   #295
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You are completly right. I saw some models on the National Geographic. The original design was with a completly closed surrounding. But they found out that the water didn'r refresh enough so they redesigned it a bit.
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Old December 21st, 2006, 07:25 PM   #296
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I have a feeling that all the potential technical problems we're talking about here would have been thought out and fixed way before this project has started. That "green" water looks like the water you see as you approach a beach on a natural island you'd see in the Caribbean or Pacific Ocean.
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Old December 21st, 2006, 07:58 PM   #297
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SIMPLY MIND BLOWING SITE!
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Old December 21st, 2006, 11:34 PM   #298
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let me quote dennis who once said " some people have the shit coming out of various holes in the bodies"

that vegas comparision is just

and there will never be (official) casions in Dubai. and yes they cut holes in the crescent to make the tide allow more water circulation between the fronds. u can see the different angles in which the gaps have been put in, that was due to the waterflow around the palm.
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Old December 26th, 2006, 11:47 AM   #299
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Old December 26th, 2006, 12:04 PM   #300
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