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Old February 4th, 2011, 04:43 AM   #19521
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Old February 4th, 2011, 04:48 AM   #19522
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This thread is so damn epic.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 04:52 AM   #19523
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so current height 203m? lev56?
nearly half way up.
yup... and for precission, better use 666ft, because the current height is (if i'm not wrong) 202.9968 meters

We miss your diagrams on this thread, Cul...

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Old February 4th, 2011, 04:54 AM   #19524
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Yes. The spire is actually a missile, and if any aircraft comes within 15000 ft of the building, the spire will detatch from the antenna and shoot the plane. If it happens to miss, the spires individual sections seperate and expand throughout the radius. After 20 seconds (IIRC, it mightve been 15), the pieces explode, creating a fireworks display for all of NY and destroying the plane.

While this is happening, since everyone is being distracted by the plane/explosions, the second spire hidden in the upper floors of the building will rise upward and replace the original spire, therefore making it appear as if nothing on the building had changed
I knew it!
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Old February 4th, 2011, 05:01 AM   #19525
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I have never seen this building before and I live in NY, I haven't even seen ground zero. I haven't been in that area since like 1999/2000. I live less than 20 miles away too smh.

I want to be able to see this out the window just like the original WTC, I don't even remember how big they looked from this far. So far I can't see this thing for nothing and it's so tall.

I love this building and all the progress that's being made, I wanna see it one day when it warms up.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 05:49 AM   #19526
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so current height 203m? lev56?
nearly half way up.
It's a little taller then that.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 06:02 AM   #19527
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Clint Eastwood will be standing up there with his 44. But he won't actually have to use it, he'll just sneer at anything that comes near.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 06:55 AM   #19528
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It's a little taller then that.
The cold weather is slowing down everything, they are still on 56th floor, still on the corner nodes.
I repeat, current height is 666ft 8in (203.2meters)
I was wrong with my last post, according to Zen, the height is not 666 ft exact, there are 8 inches I didn't include.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 06:58 AM   #19529
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Clint Eastwood's as old as the Empire State Building, he can hardly move lol
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Old February 4th, 2011, 07:54 AM   #19530
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You dont understand me i mean something like anti aircraft system you know? When a plane come closer it will automatically shoot down the palne to defend the building, defense system and radar will be somewhere on the top floor i guess
Yes...those openings on the communication rings...those are for photon torpedoes. And there is a phaser on the tip of the spire.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 09:52 AM   #19531
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Yes. The spire is actually a missile, and if any aircraft comes within 15000 ft of the building, the spire will detatch from the antenna and shoot the plane. If it happens to miss, the spires individual sections seperate and expand throughout the radius. After 20 seconds (IIRC, it mightve been 15), the pieces explode, creating a fireworks display for all of NY and destroying the plane.

While this is happening, since everyone is being distracted by the plane/explosions, the second spire hidden in the upper floors of the building will rise upward and replace the original spire, therefore making it appear as if nothing on the building had changed
You guys must be lying. There is no such thing as the spire is a missile. Seriously, I read on Wikipedia and there is no such thing. And if this is true, why would they want to do something very non-sense. They could have done it 9 years ago. Yes, I always dream of some missile or a force field to protect 1WTC, then came this. You guys must be joking. No such missile is found or anything secret of this building. When did you make this story and is there proof of it or are you making so that New York would feel very relieved.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 10:00 AM   #19532
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You guys must be lying. There is no such thing as the spire is a missile. Seriously, I read on Wikipedia and there is no such thing. And if this is true, why would they want to do something very non-sense. They could have done it 9 years ago. Yes, I always dream of some missile or a force field to protect 1WTC, then came this. You guys must be joking. No such missile is found or anything secret of this building. When did you make this story and is there proof of it or are you making so that New York would feel very relieved.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 10:02 AM   #19533
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NEW YORK | One World Trade Center | 541m | 1776ft | 108 fl | U/C
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isn't that height considered wrong? roof could be at 417 meters...
... in other words, empire state building is 381 meters tall and including the 203 ft (62 m) pinnacle, its full height reaches 1,453 ft–89⁄16 in (443.09 m) but in all diagrams and all statistics, ESB's height is 381m not 443m ...wrrr
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Old February 4th, 2011, 10:47 AM   #19534
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You guys must be lying. There is no such thing as the spire is a missile. Seriously, I read on Wikipedia and there is no such thing. And if this is true, why would they want to do something very non-sense. They could have done it 9 years ago. Yes, I always dream of some missile or a force field to protect 1WTC, then came this. You guys must be joking. No such missile is found or anything secret of this building. When did you make this story and is there proof of it or are you making so that New York would feel very relieved.
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NEW YORK | One World Trade Center | 541m | 1776ft | 108 fl | U/C
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isn't that height considered wrong? roof could be at 417 meters...
... in other words, empire state building is 381 meters tall and including the 203 ft (62 m) pinnacle, its full height reaches 1,453 ft–89⁄16 in (443.09 m) but in all diagrams and all statistics, ESB's height is 381m not 443m ...wrrr
That stuff on top of ESB spire doesn't count. It was add years later. So the height is still 1,250 feet. They should bring down the old spire and replace it with a new one. Jk
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Old February 4th, 2011, 11:26 AM   #19535
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Old February 4th, 2011, 11:51 AM   #19536
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i have not found any additional information about that spire and antenas..., kingsc... could you tell me some...thanx anyway :-)
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Old February 4th, 2011, 12:03 PM   #19537
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Yes. The spire is actually a missile, and if any aircraft comes within 15000 ft of the building, the spire will detatch from the antenna and shoot the plane. If it happens to miss, the spires individual sections seperate and expand throughout the radius. After 20 seconds (IIRC, it mightve been 15), the pieces explode, creating a fireworks display for all of NY and destroying the plane.

While this is happening, since everyone is being distracted by the plane/explosions, the second spire hidden in the upper floors of the building will rise upward and replace the original spire, therefore making it appear as if nothing on the building had changed
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Old February 4th, 2011, 12:53 PM   #19538
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What a great tower this is going to be I hope to visit when it opens The downtown skyline will be complete once again and it will stay that way for eternity.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 01:05 PM   #19539
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i have not found any additional information about that spire and antenas..., kingsc... could you tell me some...thanx anyway :-)
Ever seen King Kong, he stands on the spire. The spire isn't thin like most spires. So most people assume the antenna the spire but it isn't.
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Old February 4th, 2011, 03:09 PM   #19540
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Yes. The spire is actually a missile, and if any aircraft comes within 15000 ft of the building, the spire will detatch from the antenna and shoot the plane. If it happens to miss, the spires individual sections seperate and expand throughout the radius. After 20 seconds (IIRC, it mightve been 15), the pieces explode, creating a fireworks display for all of NY and destroying the plane.

While this is happening, since everyone is being distracted by the plane/explosions, the second spire hidden in the upper floors of the building will rise upward and replace the original spire, therefore making it appear as if nothing on the building had changed
You know, this is actually the best explanation I've seen for the shape of the "spire". Now it all makes sense.


And for all of you lacking of a sense of humor "stay on topic" types....OMG its really getting tall. It must be 204.7586374987399927433 meters by now.
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