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Old June 29th, 2013, 07:18 PM   #15421
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Old June 29th, 2013, 07:19 PM   #15422
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Old June 29th, 2013, 07:41 PM   #15423
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Shanghai has a beautiful skyline and beautiful skyscrapers but the air quality looks really bad. I mean, most of the pics look so hazy, like if there would be fog. That's the reason why I would never want to live in a big city. Clean air is important for healthy life
Yeah, I agree with you on Shanghai. Too much SMOG and pollution... If I lived there, I'll probably have to walk around with a mask to protect my lungs from the pollution!
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Old June 29th, 2013, 08:01 PM   #15424
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Old June 29th, 2013, 08:06 PM   #15425
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Ugh, that's terrible to just think about.
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Old June 29th, 2013, 08:06 PM   #15426
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Happy 2,300th post!
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Old June 29th, 2013, 08:09 PM   #15427
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Old June 29th, 2013, 08:41 PM   #15428
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Sounds like the USA's great Northwest, Seattle, Portland and so on. What I don't get is every year I watch the "open" British Open, we say here in the states, why is it so damn cold in the middle of July in London? There about on the same latitude as some of our Northern States, yet 60 degrees when we have 90 in Upper Michigan?
While you were at it, you weren't wondering why Upper Michigan has much lower temperatures in winter?

Oceanic climate is the key:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oceanic_climate
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Old June 29th, 2013, 08:45 PM   #15429
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Thanks! Can't wait to hit the big 2,500 soon.
I can't wait to hit the 300 milestone
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Old June 29th, 2013, 11:15 PM   #15430
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Regarding the video -- is the big curvy slit up the side of the tower actually going to be illuminated that way, with those animated pulses running up it periodically?
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Old June 30th, 2013, 12:26 AM   #15431
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Regarding the video -- is the big curvy slit up the side of the tower actually going to be illuminated that way, with those animated pulses running up it periodically?
Probably yes (and I hope so)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zNO5WdX378
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Old June 30th, 2013, 12:42 AM   #15432
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Looks like a warp core
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Old June 30th, 2013, 02:14 AM   #15433
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Probably yes (and I hope so)


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Oh man this would be the icing on the cake. How ******* awesome is that?
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Old June 30th, 2013, 02:40 AM   #15434
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Shanghai has a beautiful skyline and beautiful skyscrapers but the air quality looks really bad. I mean, most of the pics look so hazy, like if there would be fog. That's the reason why I would never want to live in a big city. Clean air is important for healthy life
kanto...indeed...european cities usually are healthy....
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Old June 30th, 2013, 02:41 AM   #15435
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Why contaminate the thread with a picture of that trigger happy nobhead?
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Old June 30th, 2013, 04:01 AM   #15436
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Old June 30th, 2013, 04:08 AM   #15437
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A very very awesome site featuring Shanghai 360 Pano...

http://www.***********/files/Shanghai-China/2-2





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Old June 30th, 2013, 04:13 AM   #15438
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kix111....thank you...you are really goooogeus...
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Old June 30th, 2013, 06:40 AM   #15439
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Some shots from today from my apartment and just outside. Getting ready for a crane jump.


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Old June 30th, 2013, 07:04 AM   #15440
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Being able to look down at SWFC from another building is now a reality!
Then when are we going to look down on Shanghai Tower?
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