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Old January 24th, 2009, 04:42 PM   #61
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This building reminds me the skyscraper of Biff tannen in Back to the future II, so I don't like it...

that place is actually real, its called the plaza hotel in downtown las vegas and btw it doesn't look anything like the grand lisboa


http://z.about.com/d/govegas/1/0/h/y/downplaza.jpg

this is how that building looked in Back to the future 2

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Old January 25th, 2009, 04:51 PM   #62
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Old January 25th, 2009, 11:44 PM   #63
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yeah quite impressive
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Old January 25th, 2009, 11:48 PM   #64
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This building got hit by the ugly stick. I say pack it up and ship it off to Vegas.
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Old January 26th, 2009, 12:06 AM   #65
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they couldn't have picked a better glass colour....
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Old January 26th, 2009, 12:08 AM   #66
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macau is much like vegas for all people who say this should be in vegas. macau already has more gamblers than vegas actually.
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Old January 26th, 2009, 12:44 AM   #67
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Macau is the gambling capital in the world (yeah, over Las Vegas)

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Old January 26th, 2009, 02:53 AM   #68
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macau is much like vegas for all people who say this should be in vegas. macau already has more gamblers than vegas actually.
more gamblers no, spending more money yes, for every $1 spent by american gamblers in vegas, chinese gamblers bet $8
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Old January 26th, 2009, 04:08 AM   #69
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more gamblers no, spending more money yes, for every $1 spent by american gamblers in vegas, chinese gamblers bet $8
Correct. LV is more touristic and attractive for people (gamblers or not) from all around the world, while Macau attract mostly 'professional' gamblers from Asia.
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Old January 26th, 2009, 06:45 AM   #70
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Correct. LV is more touristic and attractive for people (gamblers or not) from all around the world, while Macau attract mostly 'professional' gamblers from Asia.
Macau's city centre is actually a World Heritage Site, with lots of old buildings dating from the Portuguese colonial era. I think amidst all the press coverage on gambling, this huge part of the city gets overlooked.
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Old January 26th, 2009, 06:47 PM   #71
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very true. My aunt once told me about a church that was burnt down, but the front wall is still there, sounds like it looks nice.
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Old January 27th, 2009, 09:09 PM   #72
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that place is actually real, its called the plaza hotel in downtown las vegas and btw it doesn't look anything like the grand lisboa
I don't talk about the architecture but about the general form of this building, typical of casino (imposing, illuminated...) but here it's exaggerated and personally i don't want enter in this building because i feel i will leave it with empty pockets...
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Old April 19th, 2009, 06:07 PM   #73
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weird but! cool at the same time
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Old April 19th, 2009, 08:34 PM   #74
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I like it. It's like massive.
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Old September 15th, 2009, 09:16 PM   #75
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Old September 17th, 2009, 12:03 AM   #76
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I wish that cannon was loaded.
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Old September 17th, 2009, 07:25 PM   #77
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You're aiming to fight the alien?

Btw. Grand Lisboa hotel has opened December 2008... the entire complex looks complete, not u/c.
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Old September 18th, 2009, 03:10 PM   #78
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I kinda like it... it's unussual and at same time cool!
And off course it's like a tribute to the capital of my country, Lisboa (Lisbon!)
in this case the translation is Greater Lisbon!
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Old October 15th, 2009, 04:30 PM   #79
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I wish that cannon was loaded.

I wished it too when I was there,

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Old May 11th, 2010, 05:26 AM   #80
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BUMP. So I can move it to the archives.
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