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Old June 21st, 2012, 04:05 PM   #11401
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Old June 21st, 2012, 04:21 PM   #11402
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Old June 21st, 2012, 05:27 PM   #11403
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Great picture.

In fact, it makes it hard to imagine that Manchester is a big mill town .... isn't that right, Euxtex/Golden66?
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Old June 21st, 2012, 05:36 PM   #11404
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Is that a water taxi I see there? Yes please, more of those zooming to the city centre
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Old June 21st, 2012, 05:43 PM   #11405
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Is that a water taxi I see there? Yes please, more of those zooming to the city centre
Isn't there a planned schedules water taxi service from the Quays via the city centre to the Trafford centre or is there some kind of service operating anyway?

Like the view approaching Manc from Cheetham hill, never been that way, shame the pics are blurry
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Old June 21st, 2012, 09:54 PM   #11406
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Probably on of the best pictures(the original one above) that shows how Manchester has changed since 1996, the year of the IRA bomb.

Beetham and Manchester city centre in the distance, Salford Quays and Mediaicty in the foreground, and the ever expanding Metrolink network. Great stuff.

With a little hep from Photoshop.


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Old June 21st, 2012, 09:59 PM   #11407
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Shamefully not changed much since this was taken 4 years ago. (1GWQ still has its main TC)

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Old June 21st, 2012, 10:25 PM   #11408
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Great picture.

In fact, it makes it hard to imagine that Manchester is a big mill town .... isn't that right, Euxtex/Golden66?
Why are you so arsed about what Euxtex has said? You are giving him the satisfaction by referring to him all the time.
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Old June 21st, 2012, 10:53 PM   #11409
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Shamefully not changed much since this was taken 4 years ago. (1GWQ still has its main TC)

Great picture that tonks
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Old June 21st, 2012, 11:24 PM   #11410
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Surprised you haven't put your Leeds pic in here yet that I shoddily stitched together



I hate the low rise section of Plaza
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Old June 21st, 2012, 11:43 PM   #11411
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Old June 22nd, 2012, 12:46 AM   #11412
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I hate the low rise section of Plaza
Yep me too... I think it looks ok from Sky Plaza right untill the where the red brick section ends, the rest is just crap.

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Old June 22nd, 2012, 12:53 AM   #11413
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Portsmouth just needs one or two more 100m+ towers and its skyline will look so much better!
Preferably to the right of the Spinnaker on the photo.
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Old June 22nd, 2012, 01:19 AM   #11414
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Has that student tower in Portsmouth restarted construction yet?
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Old June 24th, 2012, 08:37 PM   #11415
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Funny how a poor quality pic taken from my phone of Manchester happens to be one of the only skyline shots to make Manchester look like it has a skyline.

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Old June 24th, 2012, 08:40 PM   #11416
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Funny how a poor quality pic taken from my phone of Manchester happens to be one of the only skyline shots to make Manchester look like it has a skyline.

I would disagree, I don't really like that picture.
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Old June 24th, 2012, 08:43 PM   #11417
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Well it's clear Manchester has more than enough buildings to have at least one great shot but so far no one has found it.
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Old June 24th, 2012, 08:58 PM   #11418
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Wakefield tower is looking great from that angle, but not a good skyline shot overall. It is a pity really, but that is mainly do the most notable buildings being the uni buildings, which are shockingly shite .
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Old June 24th, 2012, 09:46 PM   #11419
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Were you in Manchester today, 10123?
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Old June 24th, 2012, 10:10 PM   #11420
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Were you in Manchester today, 10123?
Yesterday I had the erm pleasure of being in Manchester.

I've been to Manchester loads of times, just never in the center always the suburbs.
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