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Old October 12th, 2008, 10:15 PM   #10861
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They probably chopped his head off or something?
Yeah, to make sure he'd never regenerate and try it again.



... still waiting for the video though
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Old October 12th, 2008, 10:23 PM   #10862
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I love this tower
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Old October 12th, 2008, 10:34 PM   #10863
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Another Edit. Spire is longer thanit's ment to be 830m meybe, but i did it proportionally at 819m and it looked so short....
Yeah, I think it will be a bit taller than 819 meters. Just doesn't seem "pointy" enough at 819.
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Old October 12th, 2008, 11:12 PM   #10864
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Old October 12th, 2008, 11:23 PM   #10865
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Yeah, I think it will be a bit taller than 819 meters. Just doesn't seem "pointy" enough at 819.
i agree.
its interesting, it looks pointier in the plans than it does when we put the images together.
of course, i have no idea if the actual height will be changed or not
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Old October 12th, 2008, 11:26 PM   #10866
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Did someone basejump the tower already? And they cought him since its illegal. What did they do to him?
Yes..its been jumped.
It has been jumped on at least 4 occasions I am aware of.....and I would almost guarantee there are more occasions I'm not aware of

Trespass is a criminal offence in the UAE, unlike some other countries where it is a misdemeanour/civil offence.
The penalty for getting caught was an 'invitation' to stay in the Emirate a while ... followed by a fine....
That said...I wouldn't want to be the next person they catch on it/near it....I think an example might be made !

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Old October 13th, 2008, 12:33 AM   #10867
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Old October 13th, 2008, 02:14 AM   #10868
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totally nuts when BUILT.
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Old October 13th, 2008, 09:06 AM   #10869
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The Nakheel tower looks even better than BJ Dubai but the third one looks like a ghost tower
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Old October 13th, 2008, 09:15 AM   #10870
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Daaamn, I overslept this morning, so no pic today
Tomorrow a new opportunity
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Old October 13th, 2008, 11:37 AM   #10871
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Daaamn, I overslept this morning, so no pic today
Tomorrow a new opportunity
Be careful there are a lot of people here that need their morning dose of new pic.

That goes to all of you photographers out there, and many thanks for the pictures.

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Old October 13th, 2008, 12:00 PM   #10872
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hi guys, im back from hols. so 720m now?
great updates as usual.
btw, i like this design more so then new nakheel tower.
yes nakheel is huge and taller, but burj dubai is so elegant.
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Old October 13th, 2008, 12:09 PM   #10873
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hi guys, im back from hols. so 720m now?
great updates as usual.
btw, i like this design more so then new nakheel tower.
yes nakheel is huge and taller, but burj dubai is so elegant.
Welcome back Cul, Im on mine now and looking forward to updates.

Get your act together Dennis we had a deal.
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Old October 13th, 2008, 01:46 PM   #10874
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Old October 13th, 2008, 01:58 PM   #10875
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Burj Dubai (September 2008)

I made this video:


Sorry for the watermarks by One True Media because of the sending error issues.

Also, it has a copyright claim by GoDigital Media Group.

I'm apologized for inconvenience.
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Old October 13th, 2008, 02:08 PM   #10876
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Saudi: Home to world’s tallest building

Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal says he will build the world's tallest building in Jeddah. Kingdom Holding Co, says the building will be more than a kilometre high and will be part of a larger project that will cost $32 billion Cdn.

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Old October 13th, 2008, 02:24 PM   #10877
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Kingdom Tower was originally going to be Mile High Tower when I was first discussed. It looks like it's going to be scaled down a good bit. It's been under discussion in several places including this thread. It'll be interesting to see how tall it actually ends up being is it even gets built.
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Old October 14th, 2008, 12:01 AM   #10878
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There is a prefectly good thread for the Kingdom Tower, so I think it should be discussed there.


http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...525819&page=20
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Old October 14th, 2008, 01:06 AM   #10879
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Not much has happened today, i'm looking forward to some updates tomorrow. hopefully more steel and spire. not too fussed on cladding.
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Old October 14th, 2008, 01:38 AM   #10880
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This tower seems short now.
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