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Old July 19 2013, 12:06 AM   #1
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ENTER! Misc AV contest: Famous/Favourite Architectural Wonders

Thanks again all for the "favorite paintings" votes.

This time we'll do famous/favorite architectural wonders.

Any man-made building, tower, bridge or other structure that is famous, but no statues.

Otherwise, normal AV rules apply 150 pixels x 150 pixels or 140 KB max.
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Old July 19 2013, 12:14 AM   #2
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Old July 19 2013, 01:43 AM   #3
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What is that, Jinx?
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Old July 19 2013, 02:35 AM   #4
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Re: ENTER! Misc AV contest: Famous/Favourite Architectural Wonders

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What is that, Jinx?
The Great Wall of China
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Old July 19 2013, 02:40 AM   #5
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A trifecta:



The WTC, Brooklyn Bridge and Woolworth Building.
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Old July 19 2013, 03:28 AM   #6
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Re: ENTER! Misc AV contest: Famous/Favourite Architectural Wonders

Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater" (Kaufmann House)

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Old July 19 2013, 03:50 AM   #7
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^ Nice!
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Old July 19 2013, 05:43 PM   #8
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The Umeda Sky Building in Osaka.
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Old July 19 2013, 08:01 PM   #9
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Re: ENTER! Misc AV contest: Famous/Favourite Architectural Wonders

An avatar contest about human erections. Awesome.

My entry is a mix of the old and the new:



The Kaaba, located within the Masjid al-Haram, the world's largest mosque.
Overlooking it is the Abraj al-Bait tower complex, one of the world's largest buildings, whose hotel tower is the tallest clock tower in the world and with the largest clock face in the world.
All in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
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Old July 20 2013, 12:10 AM   #10
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Re: ENTER! Misc AV contest: Famous/Favourite Architectural Wonders

Here's another middle-eastern wonder, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai. Currently the tallest building by 746 feet.

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Old July 20 2013, 10:30 AM   #11
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Ah, it's inevitable that someone would beat me to Fallingwater.

That's okay. I have another idea....
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Old July 20 2013, 06:51 PM   #12
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Here we go:



Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
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Old July 21 2013, 05:14 PM   #13
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Re: ENTER! Misc AV contest: Famous/Favourite Architectural Wonders

We could use a few more entries. I'll leave this open a couple more days.
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Old July 24 2013, 12:04 AM   #14
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Re: ENTER! Misc AV contest: Famous/Favourite Architectural Wonders

Still at 7 entries. I'll do the voting thread tomorrow evening.
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Old July 24 2013, 02:02 AM   #15
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OK, I'll add my own particular favorite, although it won't get any votes:
The Golden Gate Bridge
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