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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 1:51 AM
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DUBAI | Ras al Khaimah Convention/Expo Centre | Vision

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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 2:09 AM
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Yea! Next they can build an Imperial Star Destroyer complete with TIE fighter housing developments next to it!!!
     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 2:17 AM
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I say, WHY THE HELL NOT? Its Dubai after all, and I agree, throw in some Imperial Star Destroyers. yea!

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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 2:33 AM
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Dont forget the AT-AT restaurants! 5 star dining overlooking the glorious death star!

     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 2:59 AM
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Oh good grief. Well, why the hell not? The force of $$$$$ is with them.
     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 3:28 AM
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Hey, I just thought of something. Dubai is fairly close to Iraq. If we tone down the superlaser a bit, we'll be outta there in days!
     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 4:28 AM
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oh my gosh. It just occurred to me. I really don't care if any of these things are built, and secretly, I DO want them to be built, just for the sake of being built. But they are only allowed to be built in Dubai. If all these crazy weird things are built, trust me, people will visit from all over the world to see them and experience them. Even I would like to see a rotating skyscraper and a mile high monstrosity and the worlds largest portrait and a building that looks like the death star or beetles mating or WHATEVER. It would be entertaining for sure.

however, just like the wisconsin dells, nobody will ever take dubai seriously. It'll be nothing but a touristy "world's largest ball of twine" city.

Again, there's nothing wrong with that. Just NIMBY ever, please
     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 5:21 AM
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oh my gosh. It just occurred to me. I really don't care if any of these things are built, and secretly, I DO want them to be built, just for the sake of being built. But they are only allowed to be built in Dubai. If all these crazy weird things are built, trust me, people will visit from all over the world to see them and experience them. Even I would like to see a rotating skyscraper and a mile high monstrosity and the worlds largest portrait and a building that looks like the death star or beetles mating or WHATEVER. It would be entertaining for sure.

however, just like the wisconsin dells, nobody will ever take dubai seriously. It'll be nothing but a touristy "world's largest ball of twine" city.

Again, there's nothing wrong with that. Just NIMBY ever, please
Uh-oh. You just gave someone there an idea - the world's tallest rotating waterskiing pyramid. But of course, it would have to be all-male. And contain a sundial...
     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 5:34 AM
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 6:03 AM
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I take it the shield generator is at a seperate location
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If anywhere can build Corousant, why not Dubai?
     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 7:59 AM
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I say, WHY THE HELL NOT? Its Dubai after all, and I agree, throw in some Imperial Star Destroyers. yea!

Since it's Dubai, it should be a super star destroyer:
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 8:40 AM
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Thanks, all of you...

Now I have "The Imperial March" playing in my head all day!
     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 1:10 PM
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Uh-oh. You just gave someone there an idea - the world's tallest rotating waterskiing pyramid. But of course, it would have to be all-male. And contain a sundial...
hey, if they make an indoor ski resort, why not an all-male, roof-top waterskiing pyramid resort (with a sundial, of course)? Its the logical next step!
     
     
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Dont forget the AT-AT restaurants! 5 star dining overlooking the glorious death star!
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BTW, isn't this in the Ras-al-Khaimah Emirate, not in Dubai?

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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 4:29 PM
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whatever.

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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 5:59 PM
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Lol, damn Dubai wants to have it all! If they really build this I'll really need to go there then
     
     
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 6:05 PM
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This is so kick-ass. How can you not love a Death Star crashed into the desert? They seriously have to make next GTA Dubai and model the city with all of these proposals completed.
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Old Posted May 23, 2007, 6:52 PM
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Whee! What a blast of a project!
     
     
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