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There needs to be one.

My opening gambit --

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To my way of thinking this video, though interesting, is not definitive.

Note that the Empire State Building was not fully occupied or profitable until after WWII (what with opening during the Depression).

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I spent some short but quality time in Dubai, well before the man-made islands. I'd be happy to do some vacation time there. But not in the summer. No.

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I want to see some floor plans. Is there an elevator?
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Anaxagoras wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:32 pm
Spoiler:
42 1/8" in real units.

Would be troublesome in a fire.
https://theculturetrip.com/europe/spain ... est-house/
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Personal sidelight: This is where I grew up in NYC.

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7249085 ... 384!8i8192
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"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.