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post #11 of 33
Neat concept, but can it work?
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post #12 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vespa125125 View Post
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post #13 of 33
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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
How about don't have the world cup in a dry, hot desert, and save the hundreds of millions of dollars that would go into providing shade for one stadium.
Same reason why France is Hosting the Euro champ in 2016
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post #14 of 33
For those who watched the video, notice the shadow that is casted by the spinning fans?

It would suck to be the guy sitting in the strobe light section.
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post #15 of 33
Qatar is a such poor choice for a summer world cup that I could write and write..... But if there are going to have to have to play in in temps of 50 degrees Celcius than it it helps.

Not a lot - not even a little bit as the training pitches are not going to be covered by these so called clouds (there not even clouds - there just like giant floating airbeds), are expensive and qatar's economy could fail before the world cup building process even begins. But it helps.

Or would do unless it fails. Then FIFA has some serious explaining to do!

Tbh, I thought the matches would be played at night.
    
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Qatar is a such poor choice for a summer world cup that I could write and write..... But if there are going to have to have to play in in temps of 50 degrees Celcius than it it helps.

Not a lot - not even a little bit as the training pitches are not going to be covered by these so called clouds (there not even clouds - there just like giant floating airbeds), are expensive and qatar's economy could fail before the world cup building process even begins. But it helps.

Or would do unless it fails. Then FIFA has some serious explaining to do!

Tbh, I thought the matches would be played at night.
OT but March, thats Ely way isn't it?
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post #17 of 33
OT: Yep.

On topic:

I'd like to know how big the giant floating airbeds are going to have to be. Mind you, I am suprised the decided not to put an exclusive executive suite in one of those!
Edited by jammy4041 - 3/25/11 at 12:48pm
    
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post #18 of 33
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Qatar is a such poor choice for a summer world cup that I could write and write..... But if there are going to have to have to play in in temps of 50 degrees Celcius than it it helps.
FIFA had the opportunity to make it a winter world cup, but opt'd not to. Wonder what the real reason behind that is.
    
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post #19 of 33
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not a fan of summer heat, seems like a cool concept
Too bad you're not pretentious enough to make a joke about "no pun intended" because I'd have laughed. AT you.
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post #20 of 33
"We Get'n Arab Money!"

It Makes Voovoozela noise to?

Here in San Diego, we have cooler temps due to the Ocean. And because of our Hispanic community we have lots of soccer fans.
Bring the world cup here!!
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