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Old June 22nd, 2011, 10:41 AM   #1661
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 10:58 AM   #1662
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do you really expect people to pay a lot of money to live in something like this?
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 12:06 PM   #1663
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To quote John McEnroe: You cannot be serious!
Of course I can, I don't like that building. Deal with it.
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 12:22 PM   #1664
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The S.C. Johnson tower in Racine, Wisconsin. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It's horrible.

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no way...the whole building is a masterpiece!!!
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 02:16 PM   #1665
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It's all a matter of tastes. There are some things we all like, there are other things some of us like and some don't. Truthfully, I can't really explain why I don't like the Johnson building, I just never have.
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 04:18 PM   #1666
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Of course I can, I don't like that building. Deal with it.
Actually I'm glad you said that.

You have essentially exposed the reason why people are posting masterpieces here: it's not really that they think it looks ugly (even though they pretending that's the case) but it's just that they hate the building for whatever goddamn reason that could very well be totally unrelated to how the building looks

Maybe they hate it cause they live around the corner and the building causes wind-draft and blows their skirt up or the building casts a shadow and blocks the sunshine so that they can't lay down in their backyard and tan their bare asses or whatever other thing that's not related to how the building looks.

For example I get annoyed by this area of Amsterdam cuz the stupid motorway is narrower and that causes a traffic jam



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Old June 22nd, 2011, 04:30 PM   #1667
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Actually I'm glad you said that.

You have essentially exposed the reason why people are posting masterpieces here: it's not really that they think it looks ugly (even though they pretending that's the case) but it's just that they hate the building for whatever goddamn reason that could very well be totally unrelated to how the building looks

Maybe they hate it cause they live around the corner and the building causes wind-draft and blows their skirt up or the building casts a shadow and blocks the sunshine so that they can't lay down in their backyard and tan their bare asses or whatever other thing that's not related to how the building looks.

For example I get annoyed by this area of Amsterdam cuz the stupid motorway is narrower and that causes a traffic jam




That old saying, "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" also extends to buildings. For example, I've never been fond of the Sears/Willis Tower in Chicago, but people almost want to light me on fire when I say that. I can't really explain why I don't like it, I just don't. I didn't like the World Trade Center towers in New York either. They were impressive in height for their day, and there is no question they were very bold on the Manhattan skyline, but I was just never that impressed by them otherwise.
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 04:36 PM   #1668
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That old saying, "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" also extends to buildings. For example, I've never been fond of the Sears/Willis Tower in Chicago, but people almost want to light me on fire when I say that. I can't really explain why I don't like it, I just don't. I didn't like the World Trade Center towers in New York either. They were impressive in height for their day, and there is no question they were very bold on the Manhattan skyline, but I was just never that impressed by them otherwise.
Yea it's like arguing about whether this or that woman is beautiful or ugly
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 04:36 PM   #1669
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Yea it's like arguing about whether this or that woman is beautiful or ugly
Indeed!
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Old June 22nd, 2011, 05:37 PM   #1670
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The ludovico center, the eiffel tower is not a skyscraper.....
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Old June 23rd, 2011, 01:53 PM   #1671
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Ugly!:

Are you a troll or something? Those are some beautiful buildings! Especially the Gherkin... (Also please don't multi-post, use the EDIT button instead)

You must like skyscrapers like THIS:


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Old June 23rd, 2011, 02:11 PM   #1672
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Horrible!:

Umm, the iconic art deco style Chrysler Building? Considered by many to be one of the finest buildings in New York City? Time, after time, emulated by other skyscrapers all around the world? You gotta be:
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Old June 23rd, 2011, 04:34 PM   #1673
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Why does he have to be a troll? Just because he may not like a particular famous building that others like doesn't make him a troll. People like different things, and that's OK. It's a personal opinion, and he's entitled to have his, just like you do yours. I respect other people's opinions even though I don't always agree with them, and I would hope people would show me the same respect if I disagree with theirs. Ludovico has a different opinion than you do, big deal. A troll, indeed.


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Are you a troll or something? Those are some beautiful buildings! Especially the Gherkin... (Also please don't multi-post, use the EDIT button instead)

You must like skyscrapers like THIS:


Source: http://factoidz.com/images/user/756p...don_-_2007.jpg
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Old June 23rd, 2011, 07:30 PM   #1674
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chill people he was just being funny
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Old June 24th, 2011, 12:06 AM   #1675
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Old June 24th, 2011, 02:56 AM   #1676
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OMG! Could someone actually call Horrible! the Chrysler building? for real?
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Old June 24th, 2011, 08:35 AM   #1677
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I think it's called irony folks
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Old June 24th, 2011, 07:24 PM   #1678
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Everyone has his own opinion, but if you think the Chrysler Building is ugly, it isn't smart to say that on this forum.
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Old June 24th, 2011, 08:21 PM   #1679
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I think it's called irony folks
shhhhh, don't tell them!
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Old June 26th, 2011, 05:06 AM   #1680
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You're gonna get banned for that little stunt, elculo.
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