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  1. “Yeah, he’s a regular legend in his own mind.” Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  2. No matter where you go, there you are. Buckaroo Banzai Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  3. Same company Sent from my SM-N975U using Tapatalk
  4. Waffle House is closed! https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/atlanta/more-than-350-waffle-house-locations-close-amid-coronavirus-outbreak/ZGZRCG2GQRHERG3UWEPXUOAR6Q/ Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  5. News reports said it may have been the result of cloud seeding by the govt.
  6. Here in Dubai! Complete with thunder and lightening. Hail was about 0.5 to 0.75 inches in diameter. Not what I was expecting. Couldn't even see the building across the way. Sent from my SM-N975U using Tapatalk
  7. And they are now locking the borders down. Sent from my SM-N975U using Tapatalk
  8. Met this fellow in the desert Sent from my SM-N975U using Tapatalk
  9. OK, I’ve been waiting for one... Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  10. And now they have announced they will not be giving out any new visas for the foreseeable future. Oh boy, that would include renewing mine in 30 days, if I don't get a job. My wife's lawyer found a loophole that just allowed me to extend my current visa for 90 more days. Phew.
  11. Dubai is a HUGE Chinese tourist area and stopping point. Yet there has been no panic, no hoarding, and no real closures here. What is happening is they are scanning ALL arriving passengers with thermal imaging and anyone who’s temp is off is pulled aside for enhanced screening (swab up the nose). If you are sick, or appear to be sick, you are taken to a quarantine facility, which looks like a nice dorm or Holiday Inn, and are quarantined for two weeks. Dubai pays for everything, including your medical treatments. The only public things changed are that Spring Break was moved up two weeks to now, and they reserve the right to extend it, if needed. Also, the Imams have been told Friday services can be no longer than 10 minutes, including the sermon. The Mosques are temp scanning everyone coming in. The head Imam has said that hearing Friday services in your home, if you think you might be ill, counts as being in the Mosque. Otherwise, business as usual, although they did CX the worlds largest boat show. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  12. Not quite. The Sheik wants everything to be the best and different, although there are the “Twin Chrysler Buildings” here. The only buildings he himself has put his stamp on, per se, are the Burj Khalifa (worlds tallest building), which they acknowledge the design was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wrights “The Illinois” which was to be one mile high. The other is the “Burj Al Arab”, the “Sailboat Building”, the most famous building from here. When they first started developing the Modern Dubai skyline, the Sheik wanted a building to set it off. He hired a, British I think, guy who presented him with a bunch of semi conventional designs, which the Sheik hated. The gu then took some colored pencils and blank paper and made a sketch of kind of a sailboat sail. The Sheik loved it and said “Build that!” The Sheik was heavily into the design process and even helped design the helipad and where it was located on the building. You know this as the 70th or so story tennis court. That is one of the buildings he was heavily involved with the design and execution. Otherwise, he stays out of the way, other than making sure everything gets done on tome and budget. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  13. I’ve thought about it, but it costs US$100 to go up there and have a drink. Also, the top of the tower moves up to 10 ft due to the winds... [emoji33] And I’m afraid of heights. FYI, they are thought to be starting work on an even TALLER tower! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  14. They bought CT scanners and are using them. In theory you are not being bombarded by XR simply by being next to it while they scan your stuff... I also have a lovely bridge in Brooklyn to sell you... Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  15. The one that looks vaguely like a Saturn V rocket is the world's tallest building. Sent from my SM-N975U using Tapatalk
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