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Old February 26th, 2012, 04:35 AM   #10081
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Burj Khalifa is taller, but it's observation deck is even lower than the observation deck of the SWFC.
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Old February 26th, 2012, 06:19 AM   #10082
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Old February 26th, 2012, 02:49 PM   #10083
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Burj Khalifa is taller, but it's observation deck is even lower than the observation deck of the SWFC.
yeah SWFC still lost the title as the tallest observation deck already to canton tower. it's at 488m so Shanghai Tower will most likely beat it
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Old February 26th, 2012, 02:54 PM   #10084
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Old February 26th, 2012, 02:59 PM   #10085
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looks good. This is gonna be a beast!
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Old February 26th, 2012, 08:48 PM   #10086
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So what will happen to the SWFC observation deck when the Shanghai Tower observation deck is open?
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Old February 26th, 2012, 08:55 PM   #10087
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So what will happen to the SWFC observation deck when the Shanghai Tower observation deck is open?
Poor tourists in SWFC will look up to rich tourists in ST.
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Old February 26th, 2012, 09:25 PM   #10088
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Still, if Burj khalifa stood next to these two all of them would look down at toursits at burj's obsdeck
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Old February 26th, 2012, 09:52 PM   #10089
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Remember, you only want to go up so high before you can't see much.

SWFC's coool elevator:

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Old February 26th, 2012, 09:58 PM   #10090
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what if you're epileptic?
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Old February 26th, 2012, 10:03 PM   #10091
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what if you're epileptic?
Don't look!
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Old February 26th, 2012, 10:13 PM   #10092
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Nice show in that lift.
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Old February 27th, 2012, 07:44 AM   #10093
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Remember, you only want to go up so high before you can't see much.

SWFC's coool elevator:

That elevator was like being in a theme park.

Shanghai tower is gonna be a tall fat looking tower.
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Old February 27th, 2012, 08:00 AM   #10094
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The elevator hostess are talking Shanghainese to each other
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Old February 27th, 2012, 01:59 PM   #10095
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Still, if Burj khalifa stood next to these two all of them would look down at toursits at burj's obsdeck
But at least the ones in Burj Khalifa are outdoor


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Old February 27th, 2012, 03:50 PM   #10096
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Old February 27th, 2012, 04:06 PM   #10097
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what if you're epileptic?
Think about the epileptic dogs. (Flight of the Conchords)
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Old February 27th, 2012, 04:08 PM   #10098
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That elevator was like being in a theme park.

Shanghai tower is gonna be a tall fat looking tower.
I took one of the double decker office elevator in SWFC with a video. It's pretty damn fast

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT8kj...RZ3e_XjB7Iwxf4
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Old February 27th, 2012, 05:07 PM   #10099
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It's coming along great! I really want to see the third truss belt expand.
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Old February 27th, 2012, 05:25 PM   #10100
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I like that elevator, but I like Rockefeller Center (GE building) in NYC too:

http://youtu.be/2v-EKmF2AEo
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