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Old March 4th, 2009, 03:23 PM   #16341
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how unfortunate
when do you think it will pick up again?
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Old March 4th, 2009, 03:28 PM   #16342
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when the Emaar pays
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Old March 4th, 2009, 03:30 PM   #16343
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Sure hope they don't delay long...I wanna see this one fully clad soon!
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Old March 4th, 2009, 03:31 PM   #16344
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Old March 4th, 2009, 03:31 PM   #16345
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818 pages now!
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Old March 4th, 2009, 03:34 PM   #16346
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Love that last pic Imre!
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Old March 4th, 2009, 03:38 PM   #16347
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Old March 4th, 2009, 03:55 PM   #16348
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Nice pics.

Had to post on pg 818.
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:02 PM   #16349
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is that the maximum height?
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:04 PM   #16350
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Pfft.

Stupid metric system.

The real celebration should be for page 2683
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:05 PM   #16351
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:09 PM   #16352
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:10 PM   #16353
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Holy shit.

I think someone just base-jumped off it. Red parachute. Pics coming in a minute.
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:15 PM   #16354
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Actually, that can't be a base jump - probably wouldn't have opened the parachute so early.
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:19 PM   #16355
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Do you want me to ban you 1 day for each time you spammed about the 818th page?

EDIT: Directed to hamp405
geez guys sorry i didn't know i was spamming or selling male enhancement pills or advertising debt relief...my bad!



excuse my enthusiasm for 818 pages, i would think everyone was excited to reach this milestone on the forum
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:20 PM   #16356
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Actually, that can't be a base jump - probably wouldn't have opened the parachute so early.

Yup, its a glider parachute, no way he jumped from BD. BASE parachutes are totally different.
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:21 PM   #16357
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That's a paraglider. Base jump parachutes are lot smaller.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...Gardens_07.jpg
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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:28 PM   #16358
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I've got a short video of the very end of it, but of course the camera was in portrait mode on the tripod for the standard shots.

D'oh!



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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GtJfHr5gGs&fmt=22

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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:34 PM   #16359
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Burj Dubai

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Old March 4th, 2009, 04:38 PM   #16360
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to spire height is 818 m OK but how many meters to the roof ?
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