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Old August 30th, 2007, 06:57 PM   #6281
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Oh gosh. That journalist sounds so bitter
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Old August 30th, 2007, 06:58 PM   #6282
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I agree with the two comments above me. Who the hell is that guy to criticize so blatantly when he has no knowledge of the process and sheer beauty of such great structures as Taipei 101 and Petronas Towers. I guess people will have their opinions, and they must be respected. But my god...
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Old August 30th, 2007, 07:06 PM   #6283
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Two words for him: JEALOUS, JEALOUS!
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Old August 30th, 2007, 07:09 PM   #6284
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Two words for him: JEALOUS, JEALOUS!
Also, ENVY, ENVY - it is just dripping from his article.... what a maroon.
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Old August 30th, 2007, 07:32 PM   #6285
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What I want to know is...what is his SSC screen name? There are some pretty bitter Toronto people. But the Burj Dubai isn't responsible for the falling of the CN Tower...the whole world is surging past it. In six or seven years it probably won't make the top five freestanding structures.
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Old August 30th, 2007, 07:53 PM   #6286
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Really badly written article there. It's taken quite a beating over at the Urban Toronto forum.
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Old August 30th, 2007, 08:08 PM   #6287
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Shoddy, bitter, vile article from a two bit amateur journo.

The Burj is magnificent and beautiful as is the CN Tower but two very different buildings. It's like saying all blondes are ugly because you prefer brunettes. Absolute tosh article.
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Old August 30th, 2007, 08:10 PM   #6288
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What's great about that blog is how he says the CN Tower is a symbol of Man's ambition to go ever higher, yet in the rest of the blog he derides such ambitions as one-up-manship and, essentially, as "*****-envy." He's inconsistent, meaning, he's an idiot.
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Old August 30th, 2007, 08:15 PM   #6289
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Indeed, it was a rather silly article.

While I agree with and understand the comments about the CN Tower remaining special, I do not understand why he has to knock everything outside of North America and Europe.

While I don't agree with his general arguments, IF he was going to use them, he could have done so with buildings in the US also. While a sensitive topic for some, architecturally speaking, the prior World Trade Centre complex was not very good at all. That open square at its base was always barren given the massive wind gusts there, and virtually zero street-level considerations.

The Petronas Towers complex had more thought put into it than any project that is currently standing in Toronto, IMHO.

His argument about being recognizable outside of the specific city or country also didn't make sense as until very recent, most people in the US didn't know the CT Tower existed (to my frustration I might add).

The article is something, frankly speaking, more expected from the US than from Canada!
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Old August 30th, 2007, 08:19 PM   #6290
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haha i cant believe he sed that most people outside KL dont know about the petronas towers, hahahaha, get over it! hes throwing a hissy fit just ignore the poor soul
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Old August 30th, 2007, 08:22 PM   #6291
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^lol.
I think this quote sums up the city of Dubai in a nutshell!

famous quote from K Costner film- FIELD OF DREAMS

IF YOU BUILD IT ,THEY WILL COME......

funey funey funey funey funey funey
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Old August 30th, 2007, 08:43 PM   #6292
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What do you think when will it surpass the CN..

I would say maximum 2 weeks!?
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Old August 30th, 2007, 08:53 PM   #6293
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i guess between September 9th and 15th
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Old August 30th, 2007, 09:20 PM   #6294
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this list was an rely helpful list thank you fury

end it matches rely good ass well !

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Old August 30th, 2007, 09:24 PM   #6295
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You could have seen this list 2 months ago but you couldn't be bothered to do the work that Fury has done!
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Old August 30th, 2007, 10:37 PM   #6296
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Hey vanhenrik. Whats an ass well?
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Old August 30th, 2007, 10:46 PM   #6297
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i love the seres weads !
I knew you are smoking!
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Old August 30th, 2007, 10:47 PM   #6298
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You could have seen this list 2 months ago but you couldn't be bothered to do the work that Fury has done!
Hey, your GPS is broken by the way.
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Old August 30th, 2007, 11:13 PM   #6299
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do you think this thread will get to 1 million views?


its almost there
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Old August 31st, 2007, 12:35 AM   #6300
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do you think this thread will get to 1 million views?...
It certainly will. Unless Mods open a new one just to prove me wrong



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That explains EVERYTHING!
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