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View Poll Results: sears tower vs wtc
sears tower 49 31.82%
world trade center 80 51.95%
bouth 15 9.74%
none 10 6.49%
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Old September 15th, 2007, 02:21 AM   #41
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I don't know how to explain it, but even though the WTC towers by themselves seem really boring, together they put more character into the Manhattan skyline. When I think of New York, I think of a skyline with the WTC in it. Now, when I see photos of the skyline without the WTC, it seems so empty and honestly, I don't like the new Freedom Tower. It's a pretty lame attempt to replace the irreplaceable.
For that you should be blamming ex-Governor George E Pataki for making sure that illegitimate replacement [Freedom Tower] became a reality.
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Old September 16th, 2007, 09:37 AM   #42
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Warsaw "Twin Towers" - Marriot on the right, Intraco II on the left


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Old September 16th, 2007, 10:01 AM   #43
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WTC over Sears Tower - anytime.

I also think they should build another twin towers at a height of 2001 feet!

FT pretty much sucks...
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Old September 16th, 2007, 07:12 PM   #44
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Meh, both are pretty lame given the current architectural tone. The best thing that could have happened for the WTC's reputation was martyrdom - most people hated those monoliths until they became so much dust and lung cancer.
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Old January 4th, 2009, 10:04 AM   #45
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world trade center-

its a sign(was) of american strength and independece the sears tower just stood for "nananananana i beat"
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Old January 4th, 2009, 10:07 AM   #46
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the world trade center stood for american stregth the sears tower just stood for "nanananana i beat you"
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Old January 4th, 2009, 10:08 AM   #47
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the world trade center stood for american stregth the sears tower just stood for "nananananana i beat you"
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Old January 4th, 2009, 06:25 PM   #48
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WTC towers, just more impressive than sears...everybody in the world knew the WTC towers (also before 9/11)
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Old January 4th, 2009, 08:24 PM   #49
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the world trade center stood for american stregth the sears tower just stood for "nananananana i beat you"
The HQ for the largest retailer in the world and an American icon = "nananananana i beat you"
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Old January 4th, 2009, 09:38 PM   #50
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The HQ for the largest retailer in the world and an American icon = "nananananana i beat you"
yea and sears is no longer in that building anymore its a company thats falling apart
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Old January 4th, 2009, 10:14 PM   #51
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yea and sears is no longer in that building anymore its a company thats falling apart
My point was not to compare tenant lists but rather to refute the previous poster's comment that somehow the WTC showed "American strength" while the Sears was built just to top it.

What exactly is American strength? Both the WTC and Sears are massive monoliths that convey power and strength, are well known skyscrapers, and each contained famous American companies.
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Old January 5th, 2009, 11:06 PM   #52
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I like them both but vote for WTC
Hate Freedom Tower
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Old January 7th, 2009, 10:47 PM   #53
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I think they are both great buildings in their own way.. But I would have to say that the World Trade Centre is better.. Because I remember it is partly to what got me interested in skyscrapers in the first place.. but to be honest its a very difficult decision to make, as they are both great skyscrapers

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Old January 8th, 2009, 09:31 PM   #54
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WTC! I must agree with TTT. Without the WTC I would perhaps not love towers that much nowadays
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Old March 13th, 2009, 03:08 PM   #55
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i don't really like either of them, i think sears tower is fat needs to go on a diet and wtc do'n't know what architecture is!!! but then again i am not really a fan of either of the cities or even the whole country
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Old March 13th, 2009, 03:53 PM   #56
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WTC without any doubt. Such buildings will never be build again....
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Old March 13th, 2009, 09:28 PM   #57
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oh why am i not surprised the wtc would be ahead in the polls. anything new york related is considered 'wow' by the american sheep.

whats so great about two boring oversized buildings? nothing.

and the 'freedom tower' (hilarious name, considering the country isnt entirely 'free') is not all that either.

and bigger isnt always better. get over it.
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oh why am i not surprised the wtc would be ahead in the polls. anything new york related is considered 'wow' by the american sheep.

whats so great about two boring oversized buildings? nothing.

and the 'freedom tower' (hilarious name, considering the country isnt entirely 'free') is not all that either.

and bigger isnt always better. get over it.
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Old March 15th, 2009, 01:20 AM   #59
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He's hardly being a troll by making that statement. He is simply presenting his opinion. Don't be pissed that he isn't praising NYC.

Anyway, I chose Sears Tower. WTC was UGLY. I always thought they were horrible looking buildings. The only impressive thing about them was their massive size. Of course it was horrible how they went down, but the only bad thing about losing those buildings was the loss of the people inside.
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I like staring at the Sears Tower more
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