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Old December 8th, 2009, 03:02 AM   #22681
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they should let people swim in that pool it is basically pool water anyways
You are absolutely right, hairy chested middle-aged east-German tourists in tight red Speedos would fit perfectly in front of this tall house over there
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Old December 8th, 2009, 03:47 AM   #22682
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When i look at these picture, i always think that the windows of the Burj Dubai are too big, so it makes the tower looking 400 m instead of 800.
I agree, the floors are too high for me, it looks like 1100 feet instead of 2700!
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Old December 8th, 2009, 03:57 AM   #22683
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fantastic picture...
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Old December 8th, 2009, 03:58 AM   #22684
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Spandex: Most hopefully probably maybe... I am going to dubai for February, any hints on nice hotels (medium to top category) that would be great to stay at with a nice camera???? something with view or atleast in a proximity to good viewpoints??

plz guys if anyone thinks he can tip me, please do!
Well rates are getting quite cheap because of a lot of new hotels that is opening in 2010 so you should look out for bargains.
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Old December 8th, 2009, 05:15 AM   #22685
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I've done this with Silverlight/Deepzoom/HDView as the result is far better than Zoomify.

A Zoomify version will be coming in the morning for those who don't like the thought of installing browser plug-ins from Microsoft.

2.3 Gigapixels. Be gentle with my bandwidth please!

http://dxbae.com/HDView/Burj400new.htm
It finished,,, three weeks and a core i7 later. detail is amazing
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Old December 8th, 2009, 05:41 AM   #22686
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It finished,,, three weeks and a core i7 later. detail is amazing
Took around 7.5 days on the new PC. Just for giggles, I got Photoshop to interpolate it up to 9.1 Gigapixels as well. Might load that up later in the week.
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Old December 8th, 2009, 06:57 AM   #22687
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I agree, the floors are too high for me, it looks like 1100 feet instead of 2700!
Yeah right, floor height should be restricted to 1m high only and the rooms leased out to snow whites dwarfs to make it look higher.
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Old December 8th, 2009, 05:07 PM   #22688
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Awesome pictures guys. Dubai is a city where you wish it was cloudy more often, to complement the skyline

p.s. i agree that on most photos, BD looks about half its real size, not even 500m. That changes once you have more reference points in the image, or in video footage, where it moves against the foreground.
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Old December 8th, 2009, 05:20 PM   #22689
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Burj Dubai

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Old December 8th, 2009, 07:49 PM   #22690
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great picture Imre!

if im not wrong... 26 days till my birthday oh and also the opening
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Old December 8th, 2009, 07:51 PM   #22691
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Hey Fury, do u have any info on the new strobe(like) light show that sit on top of the tiers...? like cost, setting up, light type, #, brightness? lol im asking cause ur GOOD at looking stuff up
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Old December 8th, 2009, 08:18 PM   #22692
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good towers however dont u believe its a mystery that it did not recieve any awards.
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Old December 8th, 2009, 11:33 PM   #22693
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AFAIK only completed towers receive awards.
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Old December 9th, 2009, 12:10 AM   #22694
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The new Gotham!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4167549984/

..... to bad it's not straight
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Old December 9th, 2009, 12:12 AM   #22695
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I hope it is similar to the Eiffel Tower's strobe light show
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Old December 9th, 2009, 04:24 AM   #22696
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Hey Fury, do u have any info on the new strobe(like) light show that sit on top of the tiers...? like cost, setting up, light type, #, brightness? lol im asking cause ur GOOD at looking stuff up
Hi Coin.

I only have old info. It may still apply though.



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Old December 9th, 2009, 04:47 AM   #22697
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OK. ....

Completely OT - but I don't know where else to post this ...

Where is Culwulla ?!?

Why is he banned ?!?

How does a mod get banned ?!?

WTF is going on here ?!?!

Someone please fill me in because he is one of the best contributers here. His drawings are second to none and I've never heard a bad comment from him.

Comments - Discussion. PM me if nec. Mods or anyone.

Not very happy to catch wind of this ....
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Old December 9th, 2009, 06:44 AM   #22698
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I would also like the story on that.
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Old December 9th, 2009, 08:14 AM   #22699
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Hi Coin.

I only have old info. It may still apply though.

Megawatts of electricity just for decorating this one structure !
Where is the Green concept ?
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Old December 9th, 2009, 08:18 AM   #22700
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Where is Culwulla ?!?

Why is he banned ?!?

How does a mod get banned ?!?
Culwulla banned after 7 years and 35000 posts ?
I am stumped.
He is the moderator. May be he banned himself.

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