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Old 11-28-2013, 05:56 PM   #1
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Greetings, Wow, Looks like the whole forum membership could gather and boat as a happy community. How? Well here is a first class concept. Maybe we could contract for a 'Group" discount.

The incredible mile-long floating CITY - complete with schools, a hospital, parks and an airport for its 50,000 residents | Mail Onlineidents.html


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Old 11-28-2013, 06:15 PM   #2
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What shipyard can handle that? Where will the city/ship drydock?

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Old 11-28-2013, 07:40 PM   #3
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Interesting concept. Part condo, part waterworld and part aircraft carrier. Wouldn't mind spending a few weeks or so, maybe a month or so on vacation, but I don't think I'd want to be on it for a year or more.

And unfortunately the tactical side of me sees it as an unsecured floating terrorist target. :-(

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Old 11-29-2013, 11:45 AM   #4
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:23 PM   #5
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I'm sure plenty of people would enjoy either of these experiences.

I'd pass on on a free ticket. It just doesn't do anything for me.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:39 PM   #6
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I might do the loop on it (the world loop, that is, but I wouldn't want a 1st floor unit. I noticed that their planned route avoids the Gulf/east Africa waters. Still, it would be a Western symbol floating around the world, and something easy for some crazies to crash into. How about instead of just an airport on the roof, an Air Base?
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:59 PM   #7
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Interesting concept. Part condo, part waterworld and part aircraft carrier. Wouldn't mind spending a few weeks or so, maybe a month or so on vacation, but I don't think I'd want to be on it for a year or more.

And unfortunately the tactical side of me sees it as an unsecured floating terrorist target. :-(

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Old 11-29-2013, 03:19 PM   #8
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There was some mention of the "occasional" resupply ship. Don't think they have any idea what the daily food requirements are for 50, 000 to100, 000 people. Then there is the power requirement to effect water desalination for said same people who didn't sign up for nautical camping water restrictions.

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That's just goofy. There are already ships that you can buy a cabin on, and sail around constantly. Speaking of, does anyone know how those are doing?
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