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Old December 3rd, 2012, 02:57 PM   #31421
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 03:13 PM   #31422
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 03:49 PM   #31423
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Old December 3rd, 2012, 08:37 PM   #31424
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Old December 4th, 2012, 07:22 AM   #31425
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Old December 4th, 2012, 08:04 AM   #31426
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Old December 4th, 2012, 12:37 PM   #31427
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A fun video on the evolution of skyscrapers....
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Old December 4th, 2012, 03:03 PM   #31428
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Old December 5th, 2012, 01:17 AM   #31429
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Reaching for the sky: Maintaining the tallest skyscraper

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Old December 6th, 2012, 11:49 PM   #31430
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Old December 9th, 2012, 01:01 AM   #31431
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Old December 9th, 2012, 01:27 AM   #31432
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The Burj has got the height record thanks to that useless pointy bit at the top. But the Shanghai Tower still kicks it's ass.
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Old December 9th, 2012, 01:37 AM   #31433
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The Burj has got the height record thanks to that useless pointy bit at the top. But the Shanghai Tower still kicks it's ass.
Even without the "pointy bit" it would still hold the height record, but yes it does.
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Old December 9th, 2012, 09:16 AM   #31434
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The Burj has got the height record thanks to that useless pointy bit at the top. But the Shanghai Tower still kicks it's ass.
Don't worry, your bible (The Sun) will soon start bashing China for the antics of your compatriots landing them in trouble over there, and you'll start hating on that tower too
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Old December 9th, 2012, 09:36 AM   #31435
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BTW Alan, where does the tower ends and the pointy bit start? Can you point it to me in the pictures?
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Old December 9th, 2012, 11:23 AM   #31436
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Buying newspapers these days is so old fashioned.
If i were to do so I can assure you that 'The Sun' wouldn't be on my list, if you've ever heard of Hillsborough you would understand why.
Who's 'Alan' ? FWIW I don't 'hate' this tower, it's a great engineering achievement, I just happen to think from a neutral viewpoint that the Shanghai Tower is far better. Any more stupid assumptions ?
As for the 'useless pointy bit'.....are you saying it hasn't got one ?
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Old December 9th, 2012, 12:07 PM   #31437
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Dont waste your time Altin, schools must be back from hols soon.
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Old December 9th, 2012, 12:18 PM   #31438
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I know that this is a public forum for anyone who sees fit to post comments, but if you must interject at least try to say something intelligent.
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Old December 9th, 2012, 02:54 PM   #31439
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Buying newspapers these days is so old fashioned.
If i were to do so I can assure you that 'The Sun' wouldn't be on my list, if you've ever heard of Hillsborough you would understand why.
Who's 'Alan' ? FWIW I don't 'hate' this tower, it's a great engineering achievement, I just happen to think from a neutral viewpoint that the Shanghai Tower is far better. Any more stupid assumptions ?
As for the 'useless pointy bit'.....are you saying it hasn't got one ?
Alan parsons is a English musical engineering genius, and you should be proud to have been associated with him

Nothing wrong with like the Shanghai Tower more, many do, and I didn't gave you a hard time because of that, the point was elsewhere .... as for the pointy bit, can you show me where it start (in the pictures) .... and then proceed of imagining how it would look without.


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Old December 9th, 2012, 03:22 PM   #31440
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as for the pointy bit, can you show me where it start (in the pictures) .... and then proceed of imagining how it would look without.
If a building needs to have an extra 100 or more useless metres added just to make it 'look right' that it is a badly designed building.

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