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Old October 18th, 2009, 02:51 PM   #21081
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Old October 18th, 2009, 03:00 PM   #21082
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What a job they have, Respect!
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Old October 18th, 2009, 06:39 PM   #21083
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These pictures are amazing! Very beautiful! Are they true ?! I can't belive!!!
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Old October 18th, 2009, 06:50 PM   #21084
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How is this BMU powered? I'm guessing one of the rails is electrified like the "third rail" of electric railway trains. If so, that rail must be insulated from the building. Looks like it is probably the middle rail given how its supports are under it whereas the supports are behind the other rails. But then again, that could just be to keep the supports out of the way of the BMU's wheels, and/or add extra strength to support the BMU's weight.
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Old October 18th, 2009, 09:52 PM   #21085
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Holy crap.

Repeat after me - "Don't think about the torque. Don't think about the torque."
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Old October 18th, 2009, 10:14 PM   #21086
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Old October 18th, 2009, 11:03 PM   #21087
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No they're not true, they're just pictures.


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Old October 18th, 2009, 11:32 PM   #21088
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I read the cost of desalinating 1 gal of water is $1 in Dubai. This fountain alone evaporate 565000 gal of water every day! If this is true, this must be the most expensive fountain in the world.

The fountain in Las vegas is turned on only occasionally. It evaporate 10% as much water. In LV, the water cost just $0.7 / gal.

Dubai fountain should be in the guinnes book of records as the most expensive fountain.

And the most beautiful, I must add.

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Old October 18th, 2009, 11:56 PM   #21089
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i have some really good pictures from the 160th floor but im having troubling uploading them. Any input?
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Old October 19th, 2009, 12:14 AM   #21090
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Does anybody have an extremely distant picture of Burj Dubai? I bet you can see that thing from so far away!
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Old October 19th, 2009, 12:18 AM   #21091
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you can use imageshack or tinypic to upload the picture.
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Old October 19th, 2009, 12:18 AM   #21092
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What would be "extremely distant" for you?
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Old October 19th, 2009, 12:21 AM   #21093
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I read the cost of desalinating 1 gal of water is $1 in Dubai.
I don't know anything about that, all I know is that I pay $0.13 for 1 gallon of water I consume at home.
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Old October 19th, 2009, 12:26 AM   #21094
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in the pics it's a ugly tower in a ugly city..
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Old October 19th, 2009, 12:36 AM   #21095
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ho man! what means ugly exactly for you?. 4 me dubai is a dream come true in the meddle of a desert, is simply amazing what all this people is doing there, excellent job!!
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Old October 19th, 2009, 01:26 AM   #21096
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Hi all.

Has anyone in Dubai noticed if the small recovery crane is gone ? (R3 - the only crane left - on level 99)

Looking forward to The Amazing Race segment on the Burj tonight. I don't normally watch the show but I will tonight.

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Old October 19th, 2009, 03:36 AM   #21097
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Looking forward to The Amazing Race segment on the Burj tonight. I don't normally watch the show but I will tonight.
I saw a preview where it said they were going to the tallest building in the world and I basically shouted out "Burj Dubai!" it should be a good episode with such a big, beautiful building.
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Old October 19th, 2009, 04:21 AM   #21098
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I'm watching the Amazing Race on CBS right now and they have to go where the world's tallest building is. The only hint the clue gives them is that it's located in the Persian Gulf. Only one team seems to knows it's Dubai.
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Old October 19th, 2009, 05:51 AM   #21099
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Ahhh... I'm in love with this city, congrats to the Emirates .
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Old October 19th, 2009, 06:44 AM   #21100
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