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Old 12-05-05, 05:56 PM   #1
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Where do our oil profits go?

Here!

http://www.dubaiwaterfront.ae/
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Old 12-05-05, 05:59 PM   #2
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this place looks pretty sweet
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Old 12-05-05, 11:23 PM   #3
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Actually executive pay and preferred-stock dividends are up big time. Leaving net-profits at the same levels as before with a huge increase in revenues...
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Old 12-05-05, 11:25 PM   #4
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They're also building the world's tallest skyscraper, like 3500ft...
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Old 12-05-05, 11:56 PM   #5
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thats like 3/5 a mile dang.
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Old 12-06-05, 12:06 AM   #6
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Or 1066 metres. That is massive.
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Old 12-06-05, 06:00 AM   #7
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Sorry... only 800 meters.
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When do they expect to finish that? Should take a while.
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Old 12-06-05, 06:57 AM   #9
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they should make a super slide around that thing ... and let the executives use it first.
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Chicago is building 2 skyscrapers (or at least in the final phase of approval). Each will be over 2000 feet high, not including spires.

Yuck. I got out just in time.

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Old 12-06-05, 10:04 AM   #11
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With that "city on the waterfront" thing, they'd better hope they don't get an offshore eathquake or anything like that.

Didn't the tsunami teach these people anything?
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