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Old January 11th, 2009, 01:39 PM   #14161
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I'll be glad when jacking continues so all this pointless bickering about falling people and floor space will cease.
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Old January 11th, 2009, 02:07 PM   #14162
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I did not do that...

If you look at my last posts, I only corected the person who say that BD have 50% more floor area than Sears, even if if actually have 20% less. (I did not say that one is better than the other).

And I say to you that the Ferrari Vs Land Cruiser was a bad comparison in this situation, that's all...

Totally agree with you this time luci.

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But hey, weren't you that was insisting a hole already filled with steel and cemenet can be in danger of being "filled" with water ...
Thats probably becouse of lack of pakistani manpower

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Old January 11th, 2009, 04:46 PM   #14163
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Duboy wrote:"Next jack up set to happen on the 11th if all goes well."

Anything happen? Bad weather? Some problems?
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Old January 11th, 2009, 04:48 PM   #14164
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It's amazing how much better the lake lining looks than the original one they put in.
The green one was lining, this is just paint.
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Old January 11th, 2009, 05:20 PM   #14165
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Never thought that AoN Center (Chicago) at 346m have a floor area of 334,448 mē
What about the 238-m Roppongi Hills Mori Tower in Tokyo at 380,105㎡?

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Old January 11th, 2009, 05:26 PM   #14166
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That's one fat tower

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Old January 11th, 2009, 06:53 PM   #14167
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Duboy wrote:"Next jack up set to happen on the 11th if all goes well."

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I dont think so that anything happened...
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Old January 11th, 2009, 07:09 PM   #14168
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^ fat is cool tooooooooo !!
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Old January 11th, 2009, 08:09 PM   #14169
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I'll be glad when jacking continues so all this pointless bickering about falling people and floor space will cease.
I'll be glad when all this pointless bickering about pointless bickering ceases.

Damn! Now I'm doing it. I hope you're happy.

Are those litle wings on the spire to break up resonances so it won't play a tune when the wind blows?
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Old January 11th, 2009, 08:14 PM   #14170
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Yes they are.
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Old January 11th, 2009, 09:09 PM   #14171
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Well maybe a more appropriate question would have been "Are my eyes deceiving me, or is the spire not straight?" The way you worded it left the impression that you knew it was not straight which is untrue.

Get a grip dude and get back on to the topic and not the way I'm describing things!!!

BD looks computer generated in some of those daylight shots, out of this world!!!Can't wait to see it in person!
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Old January 11th, 2009, 09:13 PM   #14172
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Hi,

here a pic I took tonight from the rooftop of our villa. It's some 18km distance from Burj Dubai.



Large version: http://www.quetschluft.de/dubai/DSC_0988_q.jpg

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Old January 11th, 2009, 09:20 PM   #14173
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Amazing shot, what a view!

Whats the 2 gold towers in bottom left of photo?
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Old January 11th, 2009, 09:24 PM   #14174
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The two minarets of a mosque and its light at night.
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Old January 11th, 2009, 09:34 PM   #14175
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Duboy wrote:"Next jack up set to happen on the 11th if all goes well."

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No problem, 7th jacking completed this afternoon (9.6m). 8th and final one (9.3m) set for 17 Jan if all goes well. That day, this icon will reach its final height. History will no more be rising for a long time to come the way things are.
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Old January 11th, 2009, 09:42 PM   #14176
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Many thanks for your excellent answer. We will see the result tomorrow in pics.
You are involved in this project?
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Old January 11th, 2009, 09:58 PM   #14177
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No problem, 7th jacking completed this afternoon (9.6m). 8th and final one (9.3m) set for 17 Jan if all goes well. That day, this icon will reach its final height. History will no more be rising for a long time to come the way things are.
This afternoon?? I haven't seen any update photo's at all yet. No one mentioned it at all. But if it's true, Yea! only 1 jacking to go and BD 808.6m now
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Old January 11th, 2009, 10:10 PM   #14178
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believe him, he lives in dubai...he can see it with his own eyes
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Old January 11th, 2009, 10:18 PM   #14179
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No problem, 7th jacking completed this afternoon (9.6m). 8th and final one (9.3m) set for 17 Jan if all goes well. That day, this icon will reach its final height. History will no more be rising for a long time to come the way things are.
Oooooooooooooooh!!!! Bring on the photos, people!!
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Old January 11th, 2009, 10:46 PM   #14180
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So this will be nearly the end of the longest thread of all time for a tower!
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