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Old January 24th, 2011, 05:04 PM   #19241
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If anyone else had written what he had, they would have been banned.

The double standard here is intolerable.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 07:51 PM   #19242
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Can someone tell me how high the spire is in inches, lol?

You guys need to seriously lighten up, ALOT.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 08:46 PM   #19243
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What's next? Chinese users wanting everyone to speak Chinese in threads of towers in China?


Now I am sure you pissed Zen off, well he already was but now he'll probably not come back.

But we Europeans and most other people in the world except US could also complain about Americans using month/day/year notation and not day/month/year. For example in the Dubai towers threads it's full of the American notation while in the Middle-East they all use the day/month/year notation.
But I'm not acting like a child and for me it's okay if they use there own so Zen please don't go mad for people using metric system
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Old January 24th, 2011, 09:30 PM   #19244
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We don't have anything against measurments in feets or inches..At least I don't..All I was sayin' is that most of the world is in metric..People are used to measure things with meters..If I say 100 meters they know how high this is..That's why I said it would be way easier to use BOTH...It's a compromise..We will understand feets and inches more at the end and americans will understand meters and centimeters..I don't see anything bad in this..

But someone is obviously too proud to collaborate with the rest of the world..
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Old January 24th, 2011, 09:35 PM   #19245
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Old January 24th, 2011, 09:38 PM   #19246
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This tower is not metric, suffer.

Or never hear my input again.

FYI, I have a full set of prints.

The clowns convert to imperial or I leave. Simple.

I'm sick of foreigner silliness imposing there way on this tower, it is imperial or nothing.

They can convert to metric, they are just lazy.
You're the reason the rest of the world stereotypes your country. You just set yourself back another few notches. Chill out, or get out. You're acting like a child.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 09:40 PM   #19247
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Old January 24th, 2011, 10:26 PM   #19248
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Old January 24th, 2011, 11:16 PM   #19249
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What's next? Chinese users wanting everyone to speak Chinese in threads of towers in China?
so we shall speak german then lol

but yeah a page of metric discussion and now we shall go back to original topic x). the diagram was cool though, now the top of the construction is already half of the final roof height. now i can start imagine how it will look when it's finished
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Old January 24th, 2011, 11:21 PM   #19250
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Slightly off topic but I don't complain about any of the systems except the ones i find really difficult to understand like travelling distances and speeds such as I understand what mph is but not what kmh is, and can't understand what a meter is to a yard etc.

End of discussion, back to thread.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 11:33 PM   #19251
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Dude..You're gonna get heart attack..We need you here..
It is not a big deal to put feet numbers in calculator and get meter numbers..
It's just..Way easier if we use both since this is an international forum, and the whole world is metric..But, true, the tower is in the US which is not metric..Let's make some compromis..
While he might be over the top, his point is sound - most people who would have information on the project are American, and it's much easier for them to convey that information in units they are familiar with, i.e. U.S. Customary. It would be like asking someone from Europe to quote prices in U.S. Dollars instead of Euros, simply because it's the reserve currency of the world.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 11:49 PM   #19252
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While he might be over the top, his point is sound - most people who would have information on the project are American, and it's much easier for them to convey that information in units they are familiar with, i.e. U.S. Customary. It would be like asking someone from Europe to quote prices in U.S. Dollars instead of Euros, simply because it's the reserve currency of the world.
I know..I'm fine with that..I didn't ask to talk in metric..We could talk like this: feets (meters) like we used to talk till now..It's easier to follow to the rest of the world..
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Old January 25th, 2011, 01:06 AM   #19253
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OK, I have had it with you metric people.
THIS TOWER IS NOT METRIC!!!!!!!!!

This Tower is NOT in the EU or anywhere other then the US

THIS TOWER IS NOT METRIC !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


SUFFER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Enjoy the British measurement system lol.

Ask your scientists and engineers which is better.

What is the gravitational potential energy at the top of WTC1?

Let's see, convert the feet to metres...
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Old January 25th, 2011, 02:45 AM   #19254
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The discussion is over, buddy.
Excellent news, northwest corner is finally being cladded
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Old January 25th, 2011, 02:52 AM   #19255
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Glad to see they don't have to wait for the climbing crane to be removed before adding the NW side of the glass.
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Old January 25th, 2011, 03:05 AM   #19256
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Everyone should use the metric system. That will make everything much easier. I work with measurements all the time. And I deal with people from all over the world. But the US seems to be to proud to implement the metric system and I always have to convert so they can understand. Seriously, there is nothing wrong if you try to adapt a little to the rest of the world. Just like there is nothing wrong if you admit that America is not a country but a continent. Really, I´m not going stop liking the US or have less respect for this great country just for being a little more humble.
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Old January 25th, 2011, 03:06 AM   #19257
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I know is off topic but I had to say it.
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Old January 25th, 2011, 03:44 AM   #19258
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Old January 25th, 2011, 03:56 AM   #19259
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Old January 25th, 2011, 04:05 AM   #19260
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OK, I have had it with you metric people.
THIS TOWER IS NOT METRIC!!!!!!!!!

This Tower is NOT in the EU or anywhere other then the US

THIS TOWER IS NOT METRIC !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


SUFFER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I laughed until I cried

sorry I can't be more on topic, this guy is just too much for me
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