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Old 06-15-04, 01:01 PM
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Tiger Woods in Dubai

Tiger went to the Desert Classic in Dubai for which he received a
$1million fee (just for showing up), and he gets to shag balls from the
tallest hotel in the world.

This hotel, the Burj Al Arab, is 322 meters high (1056 feet), which is
puts it somewhere between 80 and 90 stories. It is the only hotel in
the world with a 7-star rating and rooms starting at $2000 US per
night. Note the shape of it which was intended to look like a sail
with a stabilizer on it. No, the building does not pivot in the wind !
It is built on a man-made island joined to the mainland by a causeway.

Attached are pictures of Tiger practicing on the helideck of the hotel.

Note, however, the wind sock which indicates there was little or no
wind that day - which must be unusual at that height.





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Old 06-15-04, 01:13 PM
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My dad works in Dubai, awesome city.
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thats gotta suck for the swimmers
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Cool looking piece of architecture.
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There is some crazy money in the Middle East.
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jesus, what does a 7 star rating mean? happy endings and blow?
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Originally posted by Deftones, Esq
jesus, what does a 7 star rating mean? happy endings and blow?
Anything imaginable
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Old 06-15-04, 03:03 PM
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Holy crap! Take a look at that crazy looking building in the 3rd pic over on the right hand side.
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Holy crap! Take a look at that crazy looking building in the 3rd pic over on the right hand side.
That's the Chicago Beach Hotel
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Didn't we talk about this cool-ass place in Other last year, too?

I wanna go.
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Didn't we talk about this cool-ass place in Other last year, too?

I wanna go.
Yes.

I wanna go back.
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Originally posted by Deftones, Esq
jesus, what does a 7 star rating mean?
the ability to smack golf balls from 80 stories in the air.. without dealing with the consequences of whoever you hit
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Originally posted by the aftermath
That's the Chicago Beach Hotel
Hey, I did a google search for 'Chicago Beach Hotel' and only found pictures of the hotel that Woods is hitting the ball from.

I'm looking at the glass building that's in the 3rd pic.
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Originally posted by ChiTownAbs, Inc.
Hey, I did a google search for 'Chicago Beach Hotel' and only found pictures of the hotel that Woods is hitting the ball from.

I'm looking at the glass building that's in the 3rd pic.
This one?

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yeah
Like I said, that's the Chicago Beach Hotel.
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Tiger also goes up there at night to get it on with his special lady.
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man....i get vertigo just looking at those pictures...can't imagine being on that platform.....crazy.
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Old 06-16-04, 06:50 PM
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That thing sure looks like it would make for a great B.a.s.e jumping platform. Not that I would ever do something crazy like that...
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Looks like the price is not as bad as we were thinking.


nspirations
Value rates for world class accommodation Rates are subject to 10% service charge and 10% municipality tax per night.
Cancellation fee applicable for all cancellations and date changes received within 48 hours prior to arrival.

2300.00_DHS



666.67_USD
2300.00_DHS
666.67_USD

And the room comes with all this.

Deluxe King One Bedroom


170 square metres, Duplex Suite, King Bed, Panoramic views over the Arabian Gulf

Suite Amenities:
24 hour Private Butler

Upper level Bedroom with King Bed

Spacious living area with dining table and private bar counter

Complete Personal Business Centre with laptop, high speed Internet connection, private fax/copier and printer

Multimedia entertainment system with 42 inch plasma screen TV featuring Video-on-demand, DVD, Internet access and Interactive services

Luxurious bathroom with Jacuzzi and exclusive full size Hermes amenitie

I think we should have the next meet there.
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