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Old November 5th, 2015, 01:50 AM   #12961
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Its hard to believe that the tower is going to be that tall!
its hard to believe that this is your first post since 2009 !
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Old November 5th, 2015, 03:29 AM   #12962
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Hey Fury!
You still around?
How tall you think?
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Old November 5th, 2015, 07:08 AM   #12963
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Hi all.

Slug !
How the hell are ya ?
Hope all is well.

When I count levels it looks like the highest is labeled correctly at level 23.
So call the height at the floor of level 24.
The labeled section drawing we have has level 20 at 81.95 meters and 27 at 109.95.
So providing the 7 levels between are even (and it looks like they could be) they are 4.00 meters each.
That puts it at 97.95meters high.

The section labels level B2 at -7.575 meters and level 1 at 5.900 with B1 and B1M between them.
So by using some rough eyeballing it looks to me that the (future) finished floor of level B1Mezz. is 0.00 and is the starting point for measuring as per the plans.
We shall see where the council decides 0.00 (and the starting point for the official measures) will be a few years from now.


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Old November 5th, 2015, 07:36 AM   #12964
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apparently they chose to work in saudi arabia over any other countries ( including wherever you are from ). which proves that saudi gave them a chance which they may never get. and btw i like the fact that you just made this up > (by withholding passports and visas).
Ohhhh yeah ok dude cool, so since I didn't actually make it up, here are a few articles over the past 4ish years that prove you're lying to yourself.

http://www.redressonline.com/2013/12...-saudi-arabia/

https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/09/...igrant-workers

https://news.vice.com/article/dogs-a...rker-crackdown

http://www.theguardian.com/world/201...t-mistreatment

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Every year, thousands of the maids run away from their employers in Saudi Arabia.

Often physically or mentally scarred, they find themselves in a legal limbo. In Saudi Arabia, the consent of employers or "sponsors" is needed before any worker can leave the country.

Last week the Observer was able to visit a secret shelter in Jeddah – there are others elsewhere in Saudi Arabia – where 50 women are being looked after by well-wishers. The shelter is tolerated by local authorities, but the women who stay there, often for months on end, are not allowed to leave once they have entered and cannot use mobile phones. Sixteen sleep in a single room.

The maids say, however, that it is better than what they left behind. Most tell of fleeing employers who did not pay their wages; many talk of physical, mental or sexual abuse.
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Old November 5th, 2015, 07:38 AM   #12965
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a lot of foreigners seem to think these workers are kiddnapped and forced to work in Saudi... i'm not obligated to speak for them nor do you... they have the same capabilities we do and they can voice what they want online or offline ... its stupid that me and you are debating over other people.
Yeah, just sooooo stupid to talk about people who are suffering in parts of the world where they have no voice or say against their abusers.

Man, let's just go back to talking about how much more phallic this tower is than those other phallic skyscrapers

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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:11 AM   #12966
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Ohhhh yeah ok dude cool, so since I didn't actually make it up, here are a few articles over the past 4ish years that prove you're lying to yourself.

http://www.redressonline.com/2013/12...-saudi-arabia/

https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/09/...igrant-workers

https://news.vice.com/article/dogs-a...rker-crackdown

http://www.theguardian.com/world/201...t-mistreatment
none of these sources are reliable, even wikipedia is a better source than these websites.
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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:20 AM   #12967
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none of these sources are reliable, even wikipedia is a better source than these websites.
Wikipedia isn't really a source, just a compilation of it
Media are always imprecise when it's about skyscrapers .. But no when it's about the foreign workers in Arabic countries, in UAE, Qatar, or Saudi Arabia ... Saudi government is extremist.

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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:23 AM   #12968
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New rings jump !! It's everyday now ... It seems that the podium is starting too !
Very, very good news
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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:30 AM   #12969
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Wikipedia isn't really a source, just a compilation of it
Media are always imprecise when it's about skyscrapers .. But no when it's about the illegal workers in Arabic countries ...
you might wanna reply to Bottle too
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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:34 AM   #12970
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which picture is more accurate ?




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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:40 AM   #12971
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There is a big difference ... Currently, the tower is a bit higher than wide, so I think the first is !
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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:46 AM   #12972
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There is a big difference ... Currently, the tower is a bit higher than wide, so I think the first is !
the first one is when i use the full screen view so i just wanna make sure if i should always use the fullscreen mode
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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:49 AM   #12973
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There is a big difference ... Currently, the tower is a bit higher than wide, so I think the first is !
So if I'm right, there is a little problem of flattening with the webcam ...
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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:56 AM   #12974
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so you get to throw shade at Saudi Arabia, and then proceed to tell us not to make big deal out of it/ignore it? This is not how it works.

Its like me saying "you are an idiot, but please don't mind me, I don't want to start a fight"
If you truly wanted to stay on topic, you should not have mention the so called indian "slave" because you will get responses.
I didn't write that to throw shade at Saudia Arabia ; it's not against your country, it's just the truth. Saudia Arabia is a beautiful and interesting country (even when destroying historical landmarks ...), but government is completely extremist.
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Old November 5th, 2015, 09:56 AM   #12975
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I think the first picture is correct.
Here, the openings in the wings are square.
(This was also the case in all former pictures of the Tower.)

In the second picture, the openings are "low", which is not correct.
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Old November 5th, 2015, 10:16 AM   #12976
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The first one for sure. Just look at the truck in the foreground.
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Old November 5th, 2015, 10:23 AM   #12977
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Old November 5th, 2015, 10:24 AM   #12978
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New rings jump !! It's everyday now ... It seems that the podium is starting too !
Very, very good news
No, its not every day now, but its much faster than this summer
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Old November 5th, 2015, 10:33 AM   #12979
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The communication team of the Kingdom Tower is an 8 year child ..
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Old November 5th, 2015, 10:35 AM   #12980
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