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Old Jan 20 2011, 05:33 PM   #1
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Old Jan 20 2011, 11:52 PM   #2
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Psttt...please change #281 not 282 or did I miss a WitW....but it's a great pic and looks like a front cover to a AMC Talent book


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Old Jan 21 2011, 04:10 AM   #3
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Wow indeed, that is some beach! I wonder if it is real, it looks photoshopped

Somewhere in the Arab world, the Middle East as we Europeans call it?
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Old Jan 21 2011, 06:58 AM   #4
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Old Jan 21 2011, 06:32 PM   #5
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Well, the picture's evidently an architect's rendering of what will be there... <g< trying not to say much.

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Old Jan 22 2011, 12:41 AM   #6
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Old Jan 22 2011, 03:06 AM   #7
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Africa?
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Old Jan 22 2011, 03:39 PM   #8
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No to Africa and South America.
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Old Jan 23 2011, 02:00 AM   #9
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European country that is on the Mediterranean Sea?
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Old Jan 23 2011, 03:51 AM   #10
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Old Jan 23 2011, 06:27 AM   #11
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Pacific Island?
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I want to go there when it is built. Have no idea of where it is.
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Old Jan 23 2011, 03:38 PM   #13
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Again, no to all.
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Old Jan 23 2011, 04:18 PM   #14
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Elsewhere in Europe?
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I suppose one could claim that it doesn't exist in any 'country' as it only exists in electronic form.
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In Asia then, since we only asked for the Southeast?
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Old Jan 24 2011, 03:55 PM   #17
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Hans, can I say you and edith are both half right?
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Hmm... Russia?
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Old Jan 24 2011, 05:33 PM   #19
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Ukraine?
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Old Jan 25 2011, 03:11 PM   #22
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Again, no to Russia, Iran, Turkey and Ukraine.
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Old Jan 25 2011, 11:07 PM   #24
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On the coast of the Caspian Sea?
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On the coast of the black sea?
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Old Jan 26 2011, 03:26 PM   #28
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Well it would have to be an Eurasian country if it's half Europe, half Asia (understatement of the year, of course ) and having recently seen "The Terminal" with Tom Hanks so my question is .....

Kazakhstan?
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Old Jan 26 2011, 03:49 PM   #29
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Oh boy, am I glad I didn't go with my original idea...
It's not Cyprus, Kazahkstan, or on the Black Sea, but it is on the Caspian.
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Baku, in Azerbaijan?
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To get it out of the way, and since they've a longish Caspian coastline: Iran?
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P'ter, I already asked that one. PM sent.
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Old Jan 27 2011, 03:58 PM   #33
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jube's right, P'ter. So Diogenese is right.
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Woohoo, especially as I'm still stuffed after working night shift. Thinks I need a nanna nap just to get through the weekend LOL.
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Is Baku right if it is do you have more info on the proposed development?
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Yep, it's Baku. And I guess I"ll go ahead and reveal it's the Full Moon Hotel. Here's the article and pictures that first got my attention. http://gizmodo.com/361769/death-star...jan-is-no-moon Site may be a little slow to load.
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Trouble is: shiney don't do well at the coast. All that salt air damages it after a remarkably short time.
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