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Old March 31st, 2011, 11:47 PM   #3201
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Wow thanx for that R K Teck, really loving the feel of it, almost like a carnival feel and the flags look great. The thing im looking forward to most is the installation of the 'Halo'-like light ring suspended above the centre of the staduim since i belive that will become quite a sight especially if the lines holding it up are hard to see
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Old April 1st, 2011, 02:18 AM   #3202
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Old April 1st, 2011, 02:28 AM   #3203
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Of the construction stadium was a skyscraper being built it eould have just 'topped out.' Everything structural is finished, any job that needs completed is merey aesthetic.

I do not know if you realise, but a triangular wrap is (almost 100%) going to be installed later this year, which will cover up the stairwells, and the internal support struts which should not be seen! The wrap will be essential to the overall look of the stadium to outsiders, but when people see the multicoloured lights at night they will love it!

Obviously the track and surroundings will be getting put in later this year, and the inside seating bowl is comparable to the top stadiums in the world! A steep upper tier should create a good party atmosphere as well as good views for fans during the games.

The scoreboard/videoscreens will be installed between tiers at either end of the stadium.

And Olympic branding will cover the stadium to give it a unique 2012 feel. They'll cover the bare concrete between tiers with 2012 logos and colour, wrap flags around the edge of the roof.



So plenty to do, and when it's finished it will look great, and understated - but it doesn't matter - London is made, it's a global icon and doesn't need to show off to the world - same as Paris if they had won and used the Stad de France.

*No stealing my HQ rushed Paint diagram! :P
Scotland will finally have seceded from the UK by the time of the Olympics, I see. Yet the saltire will still be an integral part of the Union flag.

Edit: I see that England will also have seceded from the UK!

Just Wales and Northern Ireland, then.........unless Ulster will finally have been reunited with the remainder of Ireland!
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Old April 1st, 2011, 02:32 AM   #3204
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I have to say, the glass on the stairs looks fantastic.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 02:34 AM   #3205
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This stadium looks like it was under construction, is neither beautiful nor does it appear to the Olympic stadium, it's just wasted money
Yawn. If you really dislike this stadium so much.....

....stop coming back to this thread and boring everyone else with your posts.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 03:47 AM   #3206
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I think it looks brilliant.

The straight lines and weird shape of the floodlights pylons, along with the jagged seat design, really set it off. It's relatively basic design is a refreshing change from all the curve-infested stadiums that have sprung up everywhere since the turn of the Millennium.

Well done London 2012.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 12:05 PM   #3207
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It looks much better than the glutted stadium in Beijing. This stadium has been kept simple and I like that.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 12:21 PM   #3208
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i notice that a part of spectators are not sheltered in the case of rain
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Old April 1st, 2011, 12:32 PM   #3209
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does London get rain even in the summer?
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Old April 1st, 2011, 12:38 PM   #3210
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Of course, but not that much. Bring an umbrella and you'll be fine..
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Old April 1st, 2011, 01:17 PM   #3211
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i notice that a part of spectators are not sheltered in the case of rain
You've noticed that like a thousand times...
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Old April 1st, 2011, 01:36 PM   #3212
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You've noticed that like a thousand times...
He must have the memory of a goldfish.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 01:57 PM   #3213
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Old April 1st, 2011, 05:26 PM   #3214
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i notice that a part of spectators are not sheltered in the case of rain
Is it like your thing to constantly comment on British weather on this forum? seriously, it's getting pretty embarrassing now, so leave it out.

On the other hand some great photos. The inside of the stadium is going to look great
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Old April 1st, 2011, 06:10 PM   #3215
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it' was just a remark you know! You had the possibility to answer me in a pacific way but you search for battle word everytime

For example in the processus of redeployement of west ham in Statford you could give infos about the restructuration of roof etc...

If you are not able to be objective and take distance from your hate mood i can do nothing guy
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Old April 1st, 2011, 06:39 PM   #3216
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but that just shows you were looking for an argument if u knew the roof was going to be extended when West Ham take it over. Please stop trying to cause an argument, though to be fair i dont think your as bad as you used to be. Its all really petty just end it please.

and p.s loads of people go to Wimbeldon to watch tennis on some courts that are not covered , its about the sport, not getting a tad wet.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 07:23 PM   #3217
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If you are not able to be objective
Ehh... I might be out on a limb here but I find this a bit funny coming from you.

I like this stadium by the way. It will be a great olympic stadium and it looks really good with the black skelet.

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Old April 1st, 2011, 11:56 PM   #3218
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Mossy22-> i don't know for a roof extension that's why i ask.
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Old April 2nd, 2011, 12:13 AM   #3219
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Man arrested in London Olympic Park in explosives probe



A man has been arrested at the London Olympic Park site on suspicion of supplying an explosive substance.

The 61-year-old man was held as part of an ongoing investigation which saw two more arrests earlier in the week.

On Tuesday a 40-year-old female security guard was arrested near the Olympic Stadium in east London on suspicion of possessing explosives.

The man arrested on Friday evening has been taken to a police station in east London for questioning.

The Metropolitan Police said he was arrested by officers from the Olympic Site Support Unit at 1825 BST.

A 43-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday at his home in Wales on suspicion of possession of an explosive substance

Both he and the security guard arrested on Tuesday, who worked as a dog handler, have been released on bail until later this month.

Police previously said they did not believe the woman's arrest to be terror-related and said the Olympic site's safety had not been at risk.

Earlier this week building work was completed at the £486m Olympic Stadium, which will be the main venue for the games in the summer of 2012.
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