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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:35 PM   #23981
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I still cannot belive that Khalifa is finished and opened
I still can't believe it's called Burj Khalifa.... For me it will always be Burj Dubai! If Khalifa wanted a tower... he could build it in Abu Dhabi! I am disappointed of the name change but it is still known as Burj Dubai!
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:37 PM   #23982
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For those who missed the fireworks:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRxxv6AZ_xg

(I don't own this movie b.t.w.)
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:38 PM   #23983
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Looks like a christmas tree!!!

indeed
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:39 PM   #23984
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That was just sooooooo amazing, I am litterally speechless
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:40 PM   #23985
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Who cares about the name, I can't believe watching this structure being completed
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:41 PM   #23986
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I still can't believe it's called Burj Khalifa.... For me it will always be Burj Dubai! If Khalifa wanted a tower... he could build it in Abu Dhabi! I am disappointed of the name change but it is still known as Burj Dubai!
they are @$$ kissing because Abu Dhabi bailed them out
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:41 PM   #23987
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What a mistake, its not owned by Dubai Goverment, its owned by the people of Dubai.

Its a rubbish name, its lame and I hate it.

In fact, thats it. I'm considering no longer will post images of the Burj.
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:43 PM   #23988
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because it is a nice link and could be missed, because I mis-pasted:
http://nos.nl/video/126873-spectacul...rwerkshow.html
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:43 PM   #23989
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Who cares about the name, I can't believe watching this structure being completed
I care DG.

It's a mistake to rename it.
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:45 PM   #23990
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Yes the name is an Epic Fail.I'm very dissappointed.Period.
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:46 PM   #23991
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It's a mistake to rename it.
I hate the name too , but let's live with it for the sake of this amazing building which we were watching it rising day by day
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:48 PM   #23992
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Wrong move to change the name. They should've consulted SSC Forumers first
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:48 PM   #23993
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It is funny that the ruler of Abu Dhabi wanted his name for this tower.

"Tower of Khalifa"

khalifa bin zayid al nahyan

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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:48 PM   #23994
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the CNN coverage was so bloody jewish. As if they forced to show the event. its funny how they only showed the negative comments from peoples opinions on twitter
Your comment is so bloody anti-Semitic ridiculously stereotyped.
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:49 PM   #23995
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I was so shocked I hardly spoke any word till the end of it all ... but even more shocking is that I kind a predicted the new name (see post 23976)
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:49 PM   #23996
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BTW, my pictures came out mostly crap
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:50 PM   #23997
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I care DG.

It's a mistake to rename it.
Hmmz....and what to think of all the marketing stuff named 'Burj Dubai'....

It was also a big suprise for me that the changed the name. Did not expect this...

I think Burj Dubai is way better.
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:50 PM   #23998
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congrats everyone .
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:52 PM   #23999
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BTW, my pictures came out mostly crap
Better crappy than nothing. Show them!
I have seen one picture showing a firework making Burj look like a giant X-Mas tree!
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Old January 4th, 2010, 09:53 PM   #24000
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I am deeply dissapointent by the opening ceremony. It wasnt nowhere near what i have expected and the name changing is the worst thing Emaar has done to this building. But back to the ceremony, i have expected something really big a firework on the whole coast of Dubai and in the whole Burj "Khalifa" Dubai downtown area, much longer and something really special, like an extra spire jack and the height projected onto the building instead on a screen.
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