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  1. Thread: Where's NYGUY?

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    I spend way too much time on the net too, just...

    I spend way too much time on the net too, just not here. Right now it's SSP, SSC and helping steer the awesome new Stockholm yimby movement :D

    Here's the site (all in Swedish - but with pics!)...
  2. Thread: Where's NYGUY?

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    Check out my postcount here. Under 60 in almost...

    Check out my postcount here. Under 60 in almost three years so it's not like I'm here alot. When I've got some time to kill it's a nice way to do it tho. For some reason the Jersey City rising thread...
  3. Thread: Where's NYGUY?

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    ^Where he recently made Mod! of the NYC projects...

    ^Where he recently made Mod! of the NYC projects & contruction sub-forum.
    /with me as co-mod :D
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    For once a building with such a avantgarde design...

    For once a building with such a avantgarde design I'm not sure I like it. Would probably be a real attention-grabber for JC tho, which might be good.
    I would of course love to see it for SimCity :P
  5. Wow. They need to update that bit. No new WTC7,...

    Wow. They need to update that bit. No new WTC7, no PATH station, missing tower(s) in BPC...
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    Well, not sure when the last time we didn't have...

    Well, not sure when the last time we didn't have snow at newyears was, but it's been snowless not for simple lack of snow but because it's been so warm. Warmest since records start in the (iirc) mid...
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    Poll: ^Never encountered anyone trying to pull...

    ^Never encountered anyone trying to pull something that rude. And cell phone-saturation here is pretty high (always had many phones in Sthlm, supposedly outnumberd NYC at one point - but can't find...
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    Hehe, those aren't the survivors, those are the...

    Hehe, those aren't the survivors, those are the faux-hanseatic fronts from the early 1900s. The real stuff is a couple kilometers away in the Old Town. Plenty of buildings in Stockholm from the...
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    and the last two... 21....

    and the last two...

    21.
    http://hem.bredband.net/torkel120/20061229/q4571.JPG

    22.
    http://hem.bredband.net/torkel120/20061229/q4578.JPG

    Not too shabby, I hope? :)
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    more pics... 11....

    more pics...

    11.
    http://hem.bredband.net/torkel120/20061229/q4583.JPG

    12.
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    http://hem.bredband.net/torkel120/20061229/q4585.JPG
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    A snowless Stockholm at newyears

    I met up with a few Swedish SSCers yesterday and we took a long walk 'round town talkin' and taking pictures. So this ain't the usual touristy shots, thought you might like to see the other bits of...
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    found it thru Nalyd's SkyscraperPage forum :D

    found it thru Nalyd's SkyscraperPage forum :D
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    Seein as how only hang here when I'm at work, no...

    Seein as how only hang here when I'm at work, no I ... hey! was žat sarcasm? ;)
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    Seems most the vacuation of americans is far less...

    Seems most the vacuation of americans is far less of a story in the US than the evacuation of the 2000+ swedes is in Sweden. The media is trying to stir up a political crisis over that here, they're...
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    Poll: ^Sure, Trump is famous even over here and most...

    ^Sure, Trump is famous even over here and most people who know of him know he's a big real-estate tycoon/developer. But actually recognizing one of his buildings as his.. nah. I, too, went with...
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    Maybe it was intentional. Pretty subtle satire if...

    Maybe it was intentional. Pretty subtle satire if so.

    As Dieter (host of Sprockets) said:
    "Genius! By seemingly embracing the cliches of the vest, he is underscoring its excruciating banality"
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    ^Only near starbucks? Then Stockholm wouldn't be...

    ^Only near starbucks? Then Stockholm wouldn't be on the list. We have no starbucks in Sweden :D Also, we've got a version of Reader's Digest? huh?Your point stands tho IMO, try checking out courtesy...
  18. Thread: Gay Marriage

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    Maybe I'm being over-cynical here, but since this...

    Maybe I'm being over-cynical here, but since this proposed amendment was pretty much doomed from the start, maybe the proposal was ment to fail. All it was was an excellent grandstand opportunity for...
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    I miss BBC World. At one point I had CNN, BBC...

    I miss BBC World. At one point I had CNN, BBC World and EuroNews. But then they pulled EuroNews from basic cable, and then BBC World. So now my news-junkieness gets its kicks on-line. /as a...
  20. TT is mixed use tho.../the lowest cubes are...

    TT is mixed use tho.../the lowest cubes are offices.
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    Maybe i'm going out on a limb here, but wouldn't...

    Maybe i'm going out on a limb here, but wouldn't 25 years be enough time for real-estate developers to, at least in part, catch up with the increase in transit capacity?
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    No, no, no, no and no. It's basically just a...

    No, no, no, no and no. It's basically just a fancy bit of plastic. Oh, and our goverment can't crossreference databases however they please, this is where our laws protecting privacy n' such kick in.
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    Swedish ID cards are - valid in all Nordic...

    Swedish ID cards are - valid in all Nordic countries (part of the freedom of movement we've had for decades). And the new EU-adapted ones planned will make passports unescesary(sp?) throught...
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    Swedish ID cards are - valid in all Nordic...

    Swedish ID cards are - valid in all Nordic countries (part of the freedom of movement we've had for decades). And the new EU-adapted ones planned will make passports unescesary(sp?) throught...
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    Well, the book centered on NYC, so it had much to...

    Well, the book centered on NYC, so it had much to say there. The other cities were listed mostly as suggestions for day-trips. Plenty to see in DC (obviously) and both Philly and Boston got mentions...
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