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View Poll Results: rate Dubai
10 638 34.32%
9.5 162 8.71%
9 214 11.51%
8.5 108 5.81%
8 150 8.07%
7.5 77 4.14%
7 80 4.30%
6.5 31 1.67%
6 44 2.37%
5.5 24 1.29%
5 47 2.53%
4.5 15 0.81%
4 25 1.34%
3.5 32 1.72%
3 and below 212 11.40%
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 02:47 PM   #801
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Which skyline are we talking about? The Marina or Downtown?
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 07:48 PM   #802
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Occupancy might be questionable, but it's not part of the criteria in judging a skyline is it? Anyways, I'm just in awe of Dubai's skyline. I may not be a fan of the city, the buildings, and it's somewhat need to be all of the SUPERLATIVES in the world, but there's no denying it has an awesome skyline. And the fact that it has the tallest building in the world is icing on the cake. I rank it 3rd in Asia though, after HK and Shanghai
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Old July 30th, 2010, 08:58 PM   #803
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For next 10 years I'll give 10/10, now everything is U/C and they have sill problems with empty spaces and fake palms ;p
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Old July 30th, 2010, 09:21 PM   #804
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Ok Dubai is artificial but which of the cities is not? All the cities once were built of stone, concrete, steel... Were Singapore, Seoul, Kuala-Lumpur... 40 years ago look like they do today??? Of course no. Dubai chose the same way but much sophisticated way. It is grand, it is incredible, it is one true fairytale called Dubai. For any person who likes architecture Dubai presents gifts after gifts. It is already a great destination for tourism so I see the future of Dubai in tourism and I strongly believe that in some years it will get more benefit from tourism than from oil. Don't be jealous about this city just watch what they do Thanks for attention!
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Old August 11th, 2010, 02:42 AM   #805
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the fact sheet says it's one of the tallest and densest skylines in the world. So it's a candidate for 10 points. But unfortunately...

...it has a bad mixture of low and highrises.
...it doesn't have historic buildings.
...it's a playground for architects and without character. Most of its buildings could stand everywhere else in the world.
...a lot of its buildings are inappropriate.

5 points


+ 1 point for the Burj al Arab, build 1999. It was promising. But IMO a lot of crap has been build since then.

= 6 points
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Old August 11th, 2010, 07:08 PM   #806
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If i be honest dubai has a great skyline but some of the buildings on the skyline are pretty poor for new builds and look very 1960's imo.
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Old August 13th, 2010, 12:59 AM   #807
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Ghastly kitsch "look at meism".

Scores 0.1 with the .1 a charity vote.
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Old August 13th, 2010, 09:04 AM   #808
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I'm pretty sure someone from a parallel universe is playing SimCity 67 and this is one of his cities... it's great, but i just gotta wonder why its on a desert
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Old September 3rd, 2010, 07:44 AM   #809
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Old September 7th, 2010, 08:06 PM   #810
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3/10 hehe... still got a lomg way to go on street level....
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Old September 8th, 2010, 01:12 AM   #811
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i want my vote back. i voted on this one about 3 yrs ago, i think i gave it a 8. i realy think it is a 10 now. they have done some great things in Dubai. bravo!!

PS: i cant wait to visit this wonderland of skyscrapers.
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Old September 8th, 2010, 01:23 AM   #812
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boring city, no character at all. all those buildings are d!ck extensions for those shieks, built on the backs of slave labor
dont you just love this kind of moron. hahaha. as if there is any place on earth that wasnt built by slave labor. or some tribe displaced or killed of ouright. face it dubai looks fantastick and at least the slaves got paid. not whipped like the ones that built America.
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Old September 9th, 2010, 11:48 PM   #813
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I don't like the "ancient" look in most of the skyscrapers. I'd give it a solid 8.5.
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Old September 10th, 2010, 12:06 AM   #814
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dont you just love this kind of moron. hahaha. as if there is any place on earth that wasnt built by slave labor. or some tribe displaced or killed of ouright. face it dubai looks fantastick and at least the slaves got paid. not whipped like the ones that built America.
Sorry but what the hell? Irrelevantly bringing in America to the conversation makes you look like a...you can fill in the blank
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Old September 10th, 2010, 08:39 PM   #815
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Old September 12th, 2010, 09:16 PM   #816
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in regards to the skyline specifically it is a plateau of skyscrapers with a giant middle finger giving the world the bird. this comment has nothing to do with individual towers, the city or polotics! i gave it a 7....and that was generous
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Old September 12th, 2010, 09:17 PM   #817
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geez spelling again!!!!!!! politics!
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Old September 13th, 2010, 11:45 PM   #818
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boring city, no character at all. all those buildings are d!ck extensions for those shieks, built on the backs of slave labor
I agree, its got no streetscape its just a bunch of skyscrapers stood in the middle of some red hot desert!
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Old September 13th, 2010, 11:59 PM   #819
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CJ your boring ! you really are. You are not saying anything new or different,you jelous people are all the same. Calling us stupid and insulting us aswell ? wow your hatred and jelousy reached a new level
And your a thick arrogant prick, i don't know if you've notice but the world economys are in a mess right now, **** knows what could happen tomorow and to be quite honest with you fella dubai is a disgrace and one huge mess, it's not being improved it's just a play ground for braking records and squandering money on pointless shit!! i don't know if you've also noticed but your so called great city of Dubai doesn't even have a streetscape to go along with its tacky skyscrapers, you call that classy? because i don't it's boring and waste of money, it's what us Brits would call a rich mans high rise council estate.

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Old September 14th, 2010, 05:56 AM   #820
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Same shit different smell , move along. Your boring aswell and with nothing factual or solid to add.
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