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Old December 30th, 2006, 07:31 AM   #41
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JESUS!!!

You Dubai people are just crazy!!!!
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Old December 30th, 2006, 12:35 PM   #42
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This is just stupid. When half of the world's population lives in poverty and is starving, such a waste of money is absolutely ridiculous, and whoever came up with this thing, should be ashamed of himself.
For the most part I agree with your comments, yet that is not to say being wealthy is wrong. It's what people do or don't do with wealth is where the problem arises.
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Old December 30th, 2006, 03:34 PM   #43
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I cant believe that it will be twice the size of all the Disneyland/world resorts put together.
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Old December 30th, 2006, 03:47 PM   #44
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No. Maybe in 100 years but not now. Just because there are a few buildings being built doesn't make you the biggest city in the world.

I was'nt talking about being the next biggest or most powerful city in the world, I was talking about taking that next step in producing a world class city. London developed heavily, so did New York now Dubai has taken over that mantle of building for power. You need a stable economy to become a powerhouse. Dubai however has an idea and is setting the benchmark for future developments. UAE will never reach the heights of countries like the US or UK but each future project helps make thier cities world class. Las Vegas did it. Now its Dubai's turn yet in a shorter and more rushed timeframe. Within 20 years, Dubai will be respected amongst the likes of Tokyo, Paris, London, New York but with less financial benefits and more fun. You cant ridcule the UAE for producing what will become earths biggest play pen.
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Old December 30th, 2006, 05:50 PM   #45
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Old December 30th, 2006, 05:51 PM   #46
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I cant believe that it will be twice the size of all the Disneyland/world resorts put together.
For some reason, Dubailand will never get to offer what Disney offering. Disney is a legend and Dubailand, just a project
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Old December 30th, 2006, 07:17 PM   #47
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For some reason, Dubailand will never get to offer what Disney offering. Disney is a legend and Dubailand, just a project
Envy I see. I think this project is awesome, and for whomever said that there is world hunger and Dubai is spending money on this project, is NASA wouldn't exist, and all the money spent in NASA would be given to the world there would be NO World Hunger. So if it was an American who said it, think again, I'm American but I'll go against my country mainly because sometimes we're just dumb. Keep building Dubai keep building because you all will become THE city to go to in a near future, maybe about 20-25 years from now. I'll be part of your cities' tourism.
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Old December 30th, 2006, 09:22 PM   #48
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People can spend there money however they want. Giving money to the poor is not gonna help them you would have to give them lessons on investing and creating money and give them some money and tell them we tought you this stuff go on and teach another person what you have learned. It's like two people one wins 100,000 the other gets 40,000 everyyear for the rest of his life who is getting a better deal once the guy spends his 100,000 there is nothing left for him but the other guy is set for life. All the people who say it's not gonna be as great a disney world are jelous.
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Old December 31st, 2006, 02:34 AM   #49
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I think this video is awsome, and I like the project too. By the way, does someone know the titles of the songs that was in the video as soundtracks, please post it.
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Old December 31st, 2006, 08:50 AM   #50
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I don't understand a lot of this project though. The video went into very little detail. The sports world for example.....it shows a baseball field...then they say "see real stars play" where are they going to get sport stars for all the major sports? lol

The place seems really cool, I would go. But they need to do a better job of explaining things....they made everything sound so unreal.

About spending all that money....they can do what they want with it!
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Old December 31st, 2006, 12:23 PM   #51
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This is just stupid. When half of the world's population lives in poverty and is starving, such a waste of money is absolutely ridiculous, and whoever came up with this thing, should be ashamed of himself.
Trade and developement is a good way to stimulate economy. Better than just giving money to countries from where the money will go mostly straight back to the west for debtpayback. These companies who are building in Dubailand also invest in undeveloped/developing countries.


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I dont think it was that throughly planned when the video, or compilation of videos was made. Many, if not most of the projects have not started construction yet.
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Old January 1st, 2007, 05:50 PM   #52
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lol...they showed some afl in the sports section
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Old January 3rd, 2007, 03:30 AM   #53
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Please!!! Do someone know which are the titles of the songs of the video?
Don't bab with me. Tell us which is the tracklist of this fantastic video.
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Old January 3rd, 2007, 04:28 PM   #54
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yeah i want to know what the song is when the mall of arabia section starts..i thought it was off a beautiful mind..but had no success there....i want to know what song it is......
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Old January 4th, 2007, 06:23 AM   #55
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yeah i want to know what the song is when the mall of arabia section starts..i thought it was off a beautiful mind..but had no success there....i want to know what song it is......
lol, cheers
Thank you, for supporting my idea of the Tracklist of this video.
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Old January 4th, 2007, 07:34 AM   #56
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hehe....well i don't think anyone knows what it is, bummer......
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Old January 4th, 2007, 08:37 AM   #57
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I don't understand a lot of this project though. The video went into very little detail. The sports world for example.....it shows a baseball field...then they say "see real stars play" where are they going to get sport stars for all the major sports? lol
You are absolutly right. I hate this kind of advertisment too! However, this video is very old. It is an early video released at the the early stage after lunching the Dubailand project to attract investors.

It was a good illustration though.
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Old January 6th, 2007, 03:52 AM   #58
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American Jealousy?
Jealous of what? None of this is exactly destined to work out. It's all hotels and residencies and now an amusement park. Lol 1200 foot hotels and 300 foot office towers. Things are a bit backwards. Whatever though you can go ahead and consider that jealousy but we created the skyscraper and the first Supertalls( Since 1931). We're still pumping them out and we will be pumping them out long after your ubber rich stop wasteing their "hard earned" money for you guys to brag about your weak looking disneyland . Can ya touch that? No way in hell.
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Old January 6th, 2007, 04:32 AM   #59
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About 80% of what is in that video is taken from American Theme parks, mostly Disney World and Sea World. =x
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Old January 6th, 2007, 05:34 AM   #60
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Geez guys stop bashing on the people of Dubai. It is a good project. Yes it's not disneyland yet....because there is no competiton to against Disney. And for the poor thing, yes there are millions of poor peolple in the world but this is a developing country that is doing it to secure financial status so that it's people won't also be poor. (Oil in that nation is running low, time to switch to tourism) And since when has any rich nation spent their hard earned money on just the poor and not grand beautiful buildings. End of Story!!!!!!!

Just as a side note the first skyscraper was built on 1885 not 1931 and it was in Chicago.

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