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Old July 18th, 2013, 05:12 PM   #21201
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In Tallinn, a week ago one guy was trying to run from the police on a moped. He didn't get too far but it did make an entertaining video:
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Old July 18th, 2013, 10:55 PM   #21202
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Actually I've never tried to escape from police (and the last time I drove a moped was 16 years ago), but if I tried to do it I surely wouldn't take the widest roads of the town but narrow ones where the police car can't drive.
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Old July 19th, 2013, 08:04 PM   #21203
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I didn't know there was a leaning tower in Črni Kal, SLO. Competition for Pisa.


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Old July 19th, 2013, 08:06 PM   #21204
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It seems they also have a leaning Scudo Pretty much everything is leaning, in that picture
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Old July 19th, 2013, 08:16 PM   #21205
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Indeed.


http://www.siol.net/avtomoto/zanimiv...o_brkinih.aspx

Apparently it happens because of interaction between limestone and flysch.

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Old July 19th, 2013, 08:54 PM   #21206
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It seems they also have a leaning Scudo Pretty much everything is leaning, in that picture
it's Expert
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Old July 19th, 2013, 10:20 PM   #21207
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Which means it's a Scudo
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Old July 19th, 2013, 10:31 PM   #21208
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Which means it's a Scudo
i'm splitting the hairs
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Old July 20th, 2013, 12:16 AM   #21209
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I didn't know there was a leaning tower in Črni Kal, SLO. Competition for Pisa.

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/82530557
Well, there are three leaning towers in Pisa . And one in Zaragoza.
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Old July 20th, 2013, 03:35 AM   #21210
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There is a leaning tower in Leeuwarden, Netherlands as well

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Leeuwarden Oldehove by eurograd, on Flickr
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Old July 20th, 2013, 10:43 AM   #21211
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Leaning towers in Bologna:

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Old July 20th, 2013, 12:14 PM   #21212
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Yes, there are more leaning towers in the world than we may think (I thought there was just the one in Pisa). Here is a list, but there is none from Slovenia (and it's appalling that we never hear about it even here).
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Old July 20th, 2013, 12:24 PM   #21213
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There was on in Timisoara some years ago. It was demolished and something else built there.
It was really badly inclined, I think it was roughly 10 years ago.

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It is interesting that all these leaning towers became so famous, while actually being structural failures
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Old July 20th, 2013, 12:38 PM   #21215
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In the Wikipedia list is the demolished Torre Nueva, while the one of San Juan de los Panetes (Which is still standing) is missing (Both in Zaragoza, BTW)
And the three leaning towers of Pisa are San Nicola, San Michele degli Scalzi (I wasn't sure about the name) and the most obvious one .
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Old July 20th, 2013, 12:53 PM   #21216
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What if these towers would stop leaning? That would leave a hell of a mess...
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Old July 20th, 2013, 01:12 PM   #21217
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It is interesting that all these leaning towers became so famous, while actually being structural failures
Technically they're not structural failures: they are still up and standing after centuries (Bologna Towers were built a whole millennium ago). To me this is a complete success.

It's just a poor choice of location (bad terrain).
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Old July 20th, 2013, 07:44 PM   #21218
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Well, there are three leaning towers in Pisa . And one in Zaragoza.
Demolished in 1893.
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Old July 20th, 2013, 11:21 PM   #21219
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In the Wikipedia list is the demolished Torre Nueva, while the one of San Juan de los Panetes (Which is still standing) is missing (Both in Zaragoza, BTW)
https://maps.google.es/maps?ll=41.65...1.03,,0,-22.63

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Old July 21st, 2013, 12:10 AM   #21220
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Today I pushed the peddle a little on my car. Went to 175kmh on the clock, the car felt really ok. Only that the A9 between Nürnberg and Ingolstadt has some curvy places where you feel the adrenaline, so driving is not so relaxed/lade back like with 120.
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