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Old December 9th, 2011, 07:42 PM   #2841
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that religion is the root of all evil
i like richard dokinson. But sometimes human needs illusion. especially for anthropoid.
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Old December 9th, 2011, 08:29 PM   #2842
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i like richard dokinson. But sometimes human needs illusion. especially for anthropoid.


Richard Dawkins....And sometimes human needs to grow the hell up and face reality. We all live our lives the way we do because of the bed we have MADE FOR OURSELVES...
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Old December 10th, 2011, 01:52 AM   #2843
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only a couple more weeks till construction starts
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Old December 10th, 2011, 06:52 AM   #2844
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I guess i should act the same way towards all the Muslims that live in my country right? But instead my Muslim neighbor and i take turns sitting by each others pool at night smoking cigars and drinking fine liqour . We've talked about the issue many times and i even let him read my earlier post and his exact words are "thats why i left the country years ago to come to america so i could give my wife and children the life they deserve and still practice my religion in peace". He hates ignorance just as much as i do which is why we get along so well i suppose. unfortunately he runs into ignorance daily in america as well. He tells me that whenever i want to go visit the towers, he will take me and i won't have to worry about a thing.
HIS wife looks pretty hot in a bikini BTW
Yaw.. stop looking at our brother's wife.... Only muslims are allowed to look at each other you know.
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Old December 10th, 2011, 04:12 PM   #2845
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only a couple more weeks till construction starts
I really hope so .
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Old December 10th, 2011, 06:55 PM   #2846
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Let's wait silently and see ..
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Old December 11th, 2011, 09:09 PM   #2847
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Hi all.

There should be an influx of equipment and materials to the site some weeks before construction begins.

Some site pics would help tell us when we are getting closer.


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Old December 12th, 2011, 03:42 AM   #2848
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Hi all.

There should be an influx of equipment and materials to the site some weeks before construction begins.

Some site pics would help tell us when we are getting closer.


Ray.
this should be right, we should update with pictures every two days to see when we are getting closer.
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Old December 12th, 2011, 06:17 PM   #2849
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Shall it be a megatall?
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Old December 12th, 2011, 08:16 PM   #2850
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Yes.

I personally would call 1000m+ towers something like 'Ultratall', 'Gigatall' or anything else
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Old December 12th, 2011, 10:38 PM   #2851
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Old December 12th, 2011, 10:54 PM   #2852
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When you see that image above it makes you realise just how ridiculously tall this thing is.
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Old December 12th, 2011, 11:03 PM   #2853
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all that height but only 150 floors
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Old December 12th, 2011, 11:05 PM   #2854
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all that height but only 150 floors
150+ floors. im pretty sure it will reach 200 floors
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Old December 13th, 2011, 12:14 AM   #2855
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Thanks very much for those posts regarding the potential to see Mecca's clock tower from Jeddah! Found that most informative. If it's ~50 miles, I'd imagine it's highly reasonable that you could see at least the tip of the clock tower from KT's observation deck.

That diagram looks awesome! I still wonder just how final the figures are but even if we're only still around 160 floors, that's still crazy. I'd imagine at least a little more to be usable though since this is almost 200m higher than BK.

Edit - whipped this up pretty fast. Presumes a roughly 60 mile view in each direction. Totally estimated and all that so don't take it as official . Just a rough approximation.

Where the roads cross at the lower right in the circle is Mecca (right at the top of the "h" in Jeddah I think - the map isn't zoomed in enough to show the city name). So, regarding the comment about the pyramids - not a chance!

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Old December 13th, 2011, 12:38 AM   #2856
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OMG !! XD
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Old December 13th, 2011, 12:48 AM   #2857
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KT is just begging us forumers to defy classification . "You can take your ratings and shove them!"
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Old December 13th, 2011, 12:48 AM   #2858
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@KillerZavatar's pic, wouldn't be awesome if that was an actual skyline?
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Old December 13th, 2011, 03:40 AM   #2859
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I wonder if the mods here will discuss putting this new category of skyscrapers up, now that the CTBUH is using it officially. Seems really cool, although "Hypertall" would have worked better IMO.

I wonder, would that term be reserved for building over 1 Km in height like this one? I could see it happening only if more 1 k's are built.
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Old December 13th, 2011, 04:30 AM   #2860
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guys ,don't you think that BK and KT had almost the same design and shape ,why? there must be a reason .. what I just thought is that this shape is related to the height, isn't it? !!!
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