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Old May 3rd, 2008, 12:52 AM   #6641
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wow, the last shots are awesome , thx for posting Helghast!!
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 02:49 AM   #6642
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Great shots ! Incredible and scary as well !
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 02:50 AM   #6643
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can we please make a new thread ?
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 03:25 AM   #6644
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thos 2 pic`s are amazing thanks ! but i rely want them in 1280*1024
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 03:36 AM   #6645
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Helghast.

Parts 1-2 = ~640 posts.
Parts 3-25 = ~500 posts.
Parts 26-28 = ~1000 posts.
Part 29 = ~8000 posts.
We are on part 30.

Threads are to be 10,000 posts now afaik.

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Old May 3rd, 2008, 04:29 AM   #6646
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I estimate the second shot at just over 550m or 1800 ft above the car parking below.
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 05:32 AM   #6647
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that building is just amazing!!!!
it looks like a marcian building!XD
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 06:04 AM   #6648
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one question:

is there a lot of pollution in Dubai actually?
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 06:44 AM   #6649
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is there a lot of pollution in Dubai actually?
Remember that it's on the coast of a vast desert. Desert=dust.

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Old May 3rd, 2008, 07:19 AM   #6650
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is there a lot of pollution in Dubai actually?
It is a mix of pollution, sand (from desert), dust (from construction) and sometimes fog.
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 10:07 AM   #6651
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Awesome structure
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 10:35 AM   #6652
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 10:54 AM   #6653
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can we please make a new thread ?
why do you ask for a new thread all the time ???
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 11:27 AM   #6654
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has this larger pic been posted of this one?
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 12:37 PM   #6656
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I wonder how did they dismantle the cranes on that high when they finished building

CULWULLA the picture is awesome !!
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 01:11 PM   #6657
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has this larger pic been posted of this one?
yes, i posted the larger version already...but a lots of pages back
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 01:54 PM   #6658
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I wonder how did they dismantle the cranes on that high when they finished building

CULWULLA the picture is awesome !!

Welcome to the quiz "Who wants to be an engineer?" !
First question...
Cranes would be dismantle by:

a) Spiderman
b) Superman
c) Batman
d) other crane

You have only two jokers:
* half-half
* ask CULWULLA
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 01:58 PM   #6659
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 02:03 PM   #6660
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Level 189???? Where did you get this picture, helghast?
Do you think Burj will have 189 Floors?
No, 205.
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