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Here's my proposal for renaming landmarks

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Jay H, Sep 3, 2003.

  1. Jay H

    Jay H Producer

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    I think we should get rid of the "leaning" in "Leaning Tower of Pisa" and rename everything else as "straight" such as "Straight Eiffel Tower", "Straight Washington Monument", "Straight Giza Pyamid" or "The Straight Great Wall of China", etc...

    Discuss!

    Jay
     
  2. Nathan*W

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    Um, ...no?[​IMG]
     
  3. Danny Tse

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    I say go with the highest bidder.

    Just imagine...."The Intel Golden Gate Bridge", "The GM Washington Monument", or perhaps "The Verizon Great Wall of China". The possibility is limitless.
     
  4. MarkHastings

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    Please prepare for our landing in Tanzania...
    I'm sorry, it is now called "New Zanzibar"
    Excuse me. It is now called "Pepsi presents New Zanzibar."

    -The Simpsons
     
  5. Ricardo C

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    Now, why rub it in to Italy that the rest of the world built their momuments properly? [​IMG] Calling it "the straight Eiffel Tower" would just be pouring salt on the wound :p)
     
  6. Danny Tse

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    The Tower of Pisa is straight....except it's leaning.

    Go with "The Upright Eiffel Tower", or maybe "The Upright Washington Monument", etc....
     
  7. John Watson

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    Maybe the Tower is straight up, but the ground is tilted?

    I know for sure that the Great Wall of China actually meanders up and down and around.
     
  8. MarkHastings

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    Considering the Earth is round, there's probably a point where (if you could see it), the tower would be parallel with the horizon.

    It's not leaning, it's just in the wrong place. [​IMG]
     
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  10. Glenn Overholt

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    How in the world can we have a 'straight' Eiffel Tower in a city that was once known as being 'gay'?

    Glenn
     
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    maybe we can get a network to send a team of gay hairdressers to remake the "leaning tower of Pisa" into something more pleasing to the eye[​IMG]
     
  13. Dave Poehlman

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    They call it the Leaning Tower of Pisa so as not to confuse it with the Tower of Pisa which is down the street and to the left 3 blocks. In fact, that's why they made it lean in the first place... so they could tell them apart (and also so Gallileo could do his gravity experiments).

    Too many people were saying "I'll meet you at the Tower of Pisa" and then going to the wrong one.
     
  14. MarkHastings

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    Maybe it just needs some Viagra? It's not leaning, it's just limp.
     
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  16. Eric_L

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    lets call it the geometrically challenged yet still capeable tower of Piza. Brought to you by Dominos
     

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