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Old January 24th, 2008, 12:44 AM   #3141
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I still can't make myself understand how it's possible to build something this tall and slender out of concrete. I mean, the CN tower or Hoover Dam I can understand because they are massive, but this thing, the Trump and Chicago spire are mostly open space.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 12:53 AM   #3142
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i cant beleive it!! this summer ,me and my girlfriend are going to visit dubai for a week!!!!cant wait!!
You're gonna BURN in summer!
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Old January 24th, 2008, 01:19 AM   #3143
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i cant beleive it!! this summer ,me and my girlfriend are going to visit dubai for a week!!!!cant wait!!
I think you should start training in sauna if you wanna visit Dubai in summer.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 01:30 AM   #3144
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Is Dubai cheaper in summer?
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Old January 24th, 2008, 01:32 AM   #3145
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yes it is, because its not the time to travel there. Even locals stay at home during s0ome days.........
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Old January 24th, 2008, 02:05 AM   #3146
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Lucky for me, I was born in a place hotter than Dubai. I wonder if when I visit I will feel homesick!
Clearly the steel has sped up.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 02:11 AM   #3147
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I'm going in april. Will I burn too?
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Old January 24th, 2008, 02:49 AM   #3148
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So how many floors is the BD averaging a month now that the steel work has started, or is it too early to say?
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Old January 24th, 2008, 02:58 AM   #3149
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about 3, but it's going to take a while for them to get use to this new way of building.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 03:02 AM   #3150
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ahh, i see
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Old January 24th, 2008, 04:30 AM   #3151
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pic with the Burj Dubai

Press Release:

IFA HOTELS & RESORTS HANDS OVER FIRST PROPERTY ON THE PALM JUMEIRAH

First customers moved into their only freehold, hotel operator managed residences in Dubai

Naturally, they're white. Probably American, too.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 04:34 AM   #3152
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Looks like the second floor to me guys

Slaves are getting lazy again
That would almost be funny, if it weren't for the amount of truth to it.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 05:38 AM   #3153
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Naturally, they're white. Probably American, too.
im guessing British. For no reason whatsoever. lol

now we need someone to find out where they're from.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 05:48 AM   #3154
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I still can't make myself understand how it's possible to build something this tall and slender out of concrete. I mean, the CN tower or Hoover Dam I can understand because they are massive, but this thing, the Trump and Chicago spire are mostly open space.
americans are finally seeing that buildings can be build off concrete!

we brazilians have been buildings concrete skyscrapers since 1930.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 09:04 AM   #3155
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My guess is British for sure. That guy looks like a brit.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 09:24 AM   #3156
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i would guess aussie.
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Old January 24th, 2008, 10:12 AM   #3157
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hmmm.......it looks happy....that guy with glasses also ...with a bomb in the left hand ....) but why is the steel on BD going on so slow?maybe because its too hot 26 degrees i think...!
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Old January 24th, 2008, 10:18 AM   #3158
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I'm going in april. Will I burn too?
I'm probably going in April too, I only go in April and October, even in those months the temperature is on a par with Florida in summer, mid 30s!
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Old January 24th, 2008, 10:53 AM   #3159
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I'm going in april. Will I burn too?
Harden up cup cake just apply some spf 30+ suncream and youll be wright!
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Old January 24th, 2008, 10:54 AM   #3160
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My guess is British for sure. That guy looks like a brit.
You are correct.
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