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View Poll Results: What continent has the best skylines?
Asia 136 40.12%
Europe 40 11.80%
Africa 6 1.77%
Oceania 21 6.19%
North America 129 38.05%
South America 7 2.06%
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Old September 13th, 2008, 07:10 PM   #61
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Asia.

Who can say NA has better aesthetics than Asia? I look at Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Beijing and see some of the best looking skyscrapers in the world. Both continents have ugly ones, but what is decisive is the dull boxes in NA, alot of skylines polluted with them (ex. Toronto). There are some boxes in Asia, esp Japan, but generally less. Right now Asia is better, but not by much. But in the future, with Dubai, Chongqing, Guangzhou and Shenzen developping, it won't be much of a contest.
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Old September 14th, 2008, 12:08 AM   #62
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Definitely Asia has the best skyline.
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Old September 16th, 2008, 11:40 PM   #63
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North America. I find Asian skylines impressive, but too many of them lack definition and just become a cluttered sea of buildings. That's why I love a skyline like Montreal's—it may not be terribly tall, but it's interesting and well-defined.
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Old September 19th, 2008, 04:00 AM   #64
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South America has nice skylines too.. Probably not taller than Asian Skylines but they are great. In the poll do not appear Central America.

For example, let me see... (I will not include Mexico and Panamá because they are not in South America)
-Santiago de Chile
-Buenos Aires
-Sao Paulo
-Rio de Janeiro
-La Paz
-Caracas
-Bogotá
-Cartagena
And I can continue mention other wonderful cities
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Old September 19th, 2008, 08:00 AM   #65
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I vote Asia
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Old September 19th, 2008, 09:17 AM   #66
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South America has nice skylines too.. Probably not taller than Asian Skylines but they are great. In the poll do not appear Central America.
That's because Central America is not a continent. It is merely a region (isthmus) at the sounthernmost part of North America.
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Old September 19th, 2008, 09:27 AM   #67
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North America Of course. NA has QUALITY asia has QUANTIY except for some citues such as HK, Shanghai.
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Old September 19th, 2008, 02:51 PM   #68
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ASIA!!!BY FAR!!!
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Old September 25th, 2008, 03:36 AM   #69
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My vote will be for Asia, so impressive and great skylines.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 08:58 PM   #70
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ASIA

NORTH AMERICA

SOUTH AMERICA






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Old September 26th, 2008, 07:43 PM   #71
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How can Oceania be beating europe, bloody pofetic!
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Old September 26th, 2008, 11:40 PM   #72
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NORTH AMERICA OF COURSE
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Old September 26th, 2008, 11:53 PM   #73
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My home continent, North America DUH
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Old September 27th, 2008, 02:15 AM   #74
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I am gonna have to vote for Asia, in terms of skylines, but in terms of the city or things like beauty, nature and attractions, I'd have to vote for Europe.
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Old September 27th, 2008, 04:01 AM   #75
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North America. It has been creating skyscrapers since the 1800s. Well Yemen and Italy had them before us but look at us now.
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Old September 27th, 2008, 04:55 AM   #76
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North America. It has been creating skyscrapers since the 1800s. Well Yemen and Italy had them before us but look at us now.
Would you really consider them skyscrapers?
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Old September 27th, 2008, 08:47 AM   #77
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North America.

My city (NYC) already had the best skyline in the 1930's...I find most Asian/Arab skylines too similar and fake...quality comes before quantity in my book.



Manhattan Circa 1932



What makes us unique, is the variety of architectural styles, no new Asian skyline will ever have.
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Old September 27th, 2008, 11:38 AM   #78
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NORTH AMERICA FOR SURE
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Old September 28th, 2008, 10:46 AM   #79
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Asia.
most of the world's best skylines is in asia
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Old September 29th, 2008, 02:02 AM   #80
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North America still has the edge.
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