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Old May 5th, 2012, 02:41 PM   #2281
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I have not generalised about, nor tried to stereotype life in Dubai in any way, what are you talking about?
I don't need to go to Dubai to know that unnecessary lighting of the kind that was referred to impinges unfairly on other peoples right to be able to see the universe we are all part of.
I realise that most people don't give a shit, but that is all the more reason to make the point.
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Old May 5th, 2012, 04:18 PM   #2282
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As I said earlier, after 8 years in the forum, it become obvious what's behind people's comments, especially if they (the comments) fit the same pattern over and over again.

For some is a matter of taste and/or priorities and there's nothing wrong with that, for some is a matter of douchbaging and mixing geo-politics and bigotry with unrelated subjects (such skyscrapers) and there's a lot wrong with it.
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Old May 5th, 2012, 04:22 PM   #2283
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"Did they get asked? Didn't think so. Do they complain? "

I don't know about other countries, but in the UK we have the "campaign for dark skies" which is a movement to try to limit the amount of unnecessary light pollution. The main aims of which are to make people aware of the problem and to encourage the introduction of more sympathetic street lighting, with plenty of good results.I expect other countries will have similar organisations.
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Yes, and that's all about stargazing (that will not be visible most of the year anyway, due to pollution and cloudy skies), not about saving resources
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Old May 5th, 2012, 06:31 PM   #2284
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Yes, and that's all about stargazing (that will not be visible most of the year anyway, due to pollution and cloudy skies), not about saving resources
Yes, we were talking about stargazing weren't we? Who said anything about saving resources.
Though that is another moot point.
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Old May 5th, 2012, 06:48 PM   #2285
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That top bit must be an engineering challenge.
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Old May 5th, 2012, 06:53 PM   #2286
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Yes, we were talking about stargazing weren't we? Who said anything about saving resources.
Though that is another moot point.
The point is that all that is NOT for stargazers, BUT for saving resources
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Old May 10th, 2012, 03:35 PM   #2287
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Old May 11th, 2012, 12:23 PM   #2288
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Old May 11th, 2012, 04:08 PM   #2289
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Imre ..Princess Tower .....Nice updates.......what is cooking at the top....is it a Restaurant or Hotel Bar or waht that take so much time........!
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Old May 25th, 2012, 02:36 PM   #2290
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Old May 25th, 2012, 07:39 PM   #2291
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Old May 25th, 2012, 09:25 PM   #2292
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Inifnity tower looking good thanks for sharing
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Old May 25th, 2012, 10:26 PM   #2293
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Old May 25th, 2012, 10:53 PM   #2294
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Old May 26th, 2012, 12:22 AM   #2295
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Old May 26th, 2012, 02:30 AM   #2296
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Old May 27th, 2012, 08:15 PM   #2297
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Yes, we were talking about stargazing weren't we? Who said anything about saving resources.
Though that is another moot point.
You, sir, are retarded. Get your window licking ass out of here.
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Old May 27th, 2012, 08:19 PM   #2298
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What about the people who lived there before Dubai became quite so commercialised? Did they get asked? Didn't think so.
Yes the skyline is spectacular, but that comes at great cost to any people there who enjoy stargazing.
Total sense....no. Total uncaring ignorance....yes.
Ignorance, huh? Dubai was desert twenty years ago. Get your facts straight.

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Old May 27th, 2012, 08:22 PM   #2299
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Simply the best tower in the whole Marina/JLT area, IMO.
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Old May 27th, 2012, 10:29 PM   #2300
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Ignorance, huh? Dubai was desert twenty years ago. Get your facts straight.
It's a non argument really because Dubai is what it is, and no one is ever going to give a shit about the odd stargazer here or there.
But if you think it was all desert 20 years ago you need to get your facts straight.
Skyscraper desert...yes, people desert...no.
Or haven't you seen the old town?
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