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Old December 5th, 2007, 12:54 PM   #1841
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The lake is good, I think it fits there much better than some ,,natural looking" lake...
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Old December 5th, 2007, 06:50 PM   #1842
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Old December 5th, 2007, 07:02 PM   #1843
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It's looking great but I'm sooo disapointed about the lake, it looks so fake!!
Yeah, you've got really important buildings flanking a big awful looking swimming pool. I wonder what the head of Emaar thinks of the Burj Dubai Swimming Pool. I wonder if it's chlorinated because that would be awful.
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Old December 5th, 2007, 08:17 PM   #1844
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Don't worry to much about the lake, it's only 50% filled. The water will probably look more blue when they rise the water level. Besides that, the water is colored green because of the green sheeting. After a dust storm there will be enough mud in the water to cover that sheeting and the hideous color will turn into a normal color.
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Old December 5th, 2007, 08:22 PM   #1845
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The sand had already started to accumulate at the bottom
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Old December 5th, 2007, 09:29 PM   #1846
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That sunset is impressive !!! I love it ! Thanks for the updates !
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Old December 5th, 2007, 11:58 PM   #1847
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I hope someone is reconsidering the color of the "lake" around the Burj Dubai complex. It looks tacky, in my opinion. Pehaps a bluer color would look better. I like the deep blue color of the ocean as seen from space or the blue tinted waters of a mountain lake reflecting a clear sky. Those would be nice colors.

Otherwise, you've got a beautiful $20billion project ruined by a thousand gallons of paint.
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Old December 6th, 2007, 12:46 AM   #1848
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People were saying that the lake is this color to check for leaks. I wonder if that's true.
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Old December 6th, 2007, 01:00 AM   #1849
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I think this is the final color of the lake. It's way better than the first version which was that Mountain Dew/Urine color.
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Old December 6th, 2007, 01:04 AM   #1850
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People were saying that the lake is this color to check for leaks. I wonder if that's true.
....that was the irridescent yellow dye at the testing phase but i think what you see now is what will be final.
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Old December 6th, 2007, 02:47 AM   #1851
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Anyone knows if they're eventualy puting fish or plants in that ""lake""??

It would help a bit to make it look a bit more real...... otherwise It would look as if you could take a swim in there
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Old December 6th, 2007, 03:00 AM   #1852
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As i said before, i dont think this is the final stage of the lake. I guess there will be soil on the ground and some seaplants. Well every artifical lake has some life in it so i dont think this will stay a pool.
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Old December 6th, 2007, 05:18 AM   #1853
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I think its tacky if it stays a pool, but think how very cool it would be as a pool!
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Old December 6th, 2007, 05:31 AM   #1854
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Exactly, I would swim in there! Reliance on vehicles for transportation could be replaced by swimmers!
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Old December 6th, 2007, 05:38 AM   #1855
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Yeah....guess there will be models available as tourist souvineers..but be warned....I got stopped at La Gardia Airport in New York recently after scanning picked up a weapon??? in my luggage....had to unpack it all to find a model of the Empire State Building!!!!!......imagine how many ESB models that must leave New York every day.....so imagine this building could have same problem.....(pointy building)
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Old December 6th, 2007, 06:58 AM   #1856
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Old December 6th, 2007, 08:16 AM   #1857
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Wow!!! great pictures!!! I can't believe that they're keeping to work on that tower to build really too fast!!! wow! all photos are truly so awesome and amazed! Thanks again for updating all pictures.
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Old December 6th, 2007, 11:38 AM   #1858
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Is there not like a press office for burj dubai where you can just call up and ask when the steel work is starting? Or is that also a secret aswell as the final height?
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Old December 6th, 2007, 11:53 AM   #1859
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Gentelmen!
Do you know if there is any possibility to visit the construction site and even climb on the top of the construction?
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Old December 6th, 2007, 11:58 AM   #1860
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Do you know if there is any possibility to visit the construction site and even climb on the top of the construction?
Hahaha...you wish
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