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Old January 6th, 2007, 08:33 AM   #61
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This entire project reeks of Euro Disney and HK Disney, except 10x bigger. I honestly don't see how this will make money. But if Dubai wants to do something so ridiculous go for it haha.
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Old January 6th, 2007, 05:08 PM   #62
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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.
I'm agree with you, Dubai is trying to create another way to earn money because the black gold won't last forever.
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Old January 6th, 2007, 06:47 PM   #63
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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, 10:20 PM   #64
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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.
yup she is jealous
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Old January 6th, 2007, 10:22 PM   #65
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i thought dubai make money through their seaport
its abu dhabi that makes money from oil

thats wat i heard
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Old January 6th, 2007, 10:34 PM   #66
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This video and the whole project is the most ridiculous thing i had ever seen.
the park would have to open day and night to get enough money.
I understand prikhod's opinion completely.
People dying in the third world because they are to poor to buy food or medicine.
I know that many other cities have theme parks for example hongkongs disneyland. but THIS has nothing more to do with entertainment.
In the end they need hundreds of millions of visitors to make such a project profitably. And ( not to make any dubai-lover angry ) Dubai is to far away from europe and america so that a trip only for a park would be very expensive
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Old January 6th, 2007, 10:44 PM   #67
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what complete waste of money
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Old January 6th, 2007, 10:46 PM   #68
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Old January 6th, 2007, 10:50 PM   #69
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Old January 6th, 2007, 10:54 PM   #70
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I would agree that the money could be better spent in other ways, but then again, so could the $30 billion the US government blows on pork projects every year.
http://porkbusters.org/
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science...asa-pork_x.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pork_barrel
http://www.cagw.org/site/PageServer?...ts_pigbook2006

I bet you could build 2 Dubai-lands per year with that money!

Still, I'm sure it will work out in the long term. The hypocritical Americans will disappear because of their expanding waistlines and ever growing debt. The over-eager Chinese will be tamed when their pollution starts doing them in. Likewise, the building obsessed UAE will relax when their buildings are finished.

In the end, foolishness destroys itself, leaving the successful and good to reign supreme, imho.

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Old January 6th, 2007, 11:44 PM   #71
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Huge project! It's all business. Every country has the right to business enterprise. No matter how many mega projects Dubai will come up with, just be sure those don't turn around the table and come back to haunt the capital and Dubai's residents. Otherwise, everything looks seemingly prosperous and amazing.

Go Dubai!!!
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Old January 7th, 2007, 01:41 AM   #72
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Oh come on....its absurd to think this place is the main reason to visit dubai? its pretty shallow isnt it? a theme park ? oh well let them waste all this money. Its going to be fun walking around a theme park in 45 degrees heat watching mechanical dinosaurs and dumb representations of iconic buildings ..nothing better!
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Old January 7th, 2007, 02:31 AM   #73
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D-ubai-sneyland above the cynicalism of the city of architecture.
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Old January 14th, 2007, 05:52 AM   #74
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Until now, nobody has any idea of the tittle of the songs of this great video, and I'm asking again: Does someone knows the tittles of the songs?, please post it.
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Old January 15th, 2007, 01:05 AM   #75
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Found this one on Dailymotion. Sums most of the projects.

http://www.dailymotion.com/search/du...taz8_dubailand
oh la la!
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Old January 15th, 2007, 02:36 AM   #76
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this is nuts.....in a postive way.
















[IMG]http://i2.************/x3bo5f.jpg[/IMG]

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No casinos????
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Old January 15th, 2007, 09:33 AM   #77
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don't get me wrong this is am amazing project and will be great when complete, but . . . . its all just a big FAKE world. i'd rather go and see real snow than ski in a frezer, i'd rather go north and see the real rainforests than go see some contained in a big room (we have an indoor rainforest in adelaide australia, which i think is the biggest in the sountern hemesphere and i would rather see the real thing), i would rather visit real landmarks and cities than walk around in these small copies(although it would be a good experience), who will accually fill these tall towers that are being built dubai, who will fill these huge stadiums and resorts? (those are real questions, i can't think how they will be filled)

things i think are interesting is stuff like the space part and the dinosaurs thing . . . . amazing !!!

I hope it all works out, the other thing a thought was great to see was all of the different cultures of the world having fun together and the acceptance of western world culture in this city is fantastic this is the atitude that the rest of that part of the world needs to obtain peace.

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Old January 15th, 2007, 03:07 PM   #78
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WHAT THE HELL is that?

[IMG]http://i2.************/x3bod1.jpg[/IMG]
Do they plan to compete with Las Vegas?
I wonder who is going to spend vacations in this part of the world though.
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Old January 15th, 2007, 06:34 PM   #79
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8m people do it every year in Dubai.
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Old January 15th, 2007, 11:22 PM   #80
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Nice pictures, but I'm still asking for the tracklist of the video.
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