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Old Posted May 7, 2007, 10:46 AM
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What Will Dubai Build Next

So, what WILL they build?

I bet they'll build a new city to the west, like the Emerald City from the Wizard of Oz


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Old Posted May 7, 2007, 12:32 PM
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Good question btw! I think the biggest rollercoaster in the world, the longest rollercoaster in the world, the rollercoaster with the most turns, the highest rollercoaster, etc......
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So, what WILL they build?
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Hey that looks familiar!!!!!!

Where have I seen that again?
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Old Posted May 9, 2007, 12:29 PM
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Dubai already has shitloads of these. Look at this:

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Old Posted May 9, 2007, 12:38 PM
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I can just see Dorothy in a abaya
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Maybe an aquarium, Sea World, Disneyworld? with magnetic Trains connecting to Abou Dhabi. It lacks a big observation and Tv tower or big Cruise Ship Terminal.
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seriously, why havent they announced Dubai disney yet?
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They have. It's called Dubailand. They just used the second half of the Disneyland name, not the first. They should have used the Florida Disneyworld name instead of the California Disneyland. I think Dubaiworld sounds better, considering what's going to be built there.
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Yeah, and plus they already have their own version of KFC, called Dubai Fried Chicken
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they will build a giant air-conditioned dome over the entire city so that people can walk outside without melting
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They have. It's called Dubailand. They just used the second half of the Disneyland name, not the first. They should have used the Florida Disneyworld name instead of the California Disneyland. I think Dubaiworld sounds better, considering what's going to be built there.
We have Universal Studios Dubailand
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dubai should build themselves a world class research university, in my opinion
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Dubai should think about building an actual city instead of all this suburban crap.
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Jebel Ali's secret cave
16 June, 2007

A secret cave has been revealed in Jebel Ali, the "mountain" that overshadows Cell Block G. According to Hussain Al Badi, GM of the Emirates Centre of Heritage, History and Culture, the cave's floor is "littered with spent ammuntion":

Al Badi believes that the cave was built by warring tribes and may have been used by the British to store weapons during the Second World War. There are other holes in the side of the hill, but none as large and wide as the cave of Ali. "This can be a major tourist attraction if the authorities pay attention to this place," he says.

Jebel Ali, which translates to Mountain of Ali or High Mountain, is actually a sandy hill only a couple of hundred yards high. But it turns out to be an area with a fascinating and bloody past. According to historians, the assassin of Shaikh Theyab Bin Eisa, a tribal leader killed around 1750, fled here to hide. Dr Faleh Handhal, also from the Heritage Centre, says Jebel Ali also used to be an "area of contention" between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

One can just imagine the hordes of bedouin warriors on camelback swarming onto the hillside with their curved swords gleaming in the sun; the harsh Arabic battle cries as the tribesmen fought to plant their flags on the summit.

Certainly a more appealing vision than today's beer-bellied expats trudging up the hill for a pint at Jebel Ali Cloob.

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CHILLOUT! : First Middle East ice cafe to open in Dubai today
June 21, 2007



Chillout ice cafe opens today in Dubai's Times Square Mall. It's the first ice restaurant in the Middle East. Almost everything at the restaurant is sculpted out of ice. Diners will sit on ice benches or chairs, eat at ice tables, out of ice plates, drink from ice glasses served from a bar made of ice.

A Dh9 million (US $2.45 million) investment, the restaurant is Dubai-based Sharaf Group’s enterprise while technical inputs came from Canada-based Iceculture Inc, who are credited with building ice lounges around the world, informed a spokesperson for Sharaf Group.
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