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    Saw this at the Army.

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    CHICAGO WHITE SOX - 2005 WORLD CHAMPIONS

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    The Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets whatever you want to call them, have NEVER displayed "SOX" anywhere on their caps, jerseys, or merchandise, therefore they shouldn't be referred to as such. However, the White Sox have used "SOX" since 1912.

    The SOX are in Chicago...we just allow the Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets to use the name.

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    Looks pretty cool, but I doubt that this will be the new trade center
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    Just build anything other than a friggin' huge memorial, please!!!
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    Personally, I think this proposal would be a perfect rebound.

    The memorial can be in the lobby or whatever.

    I think it's pretty sweet. The new age of the skyscraper.
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    The Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets whatever you want to call them, have NEVER displayed "SOX" anywhere on their caps, jerseys, or merchandise, therefore they shouldn't be referred to as such. However, the White Sox have used "SOX" since 1912.

    The SOX are in Chicago...we just allow the Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets to use the name.

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    The memorial would be in the lobby.

    We believe that a living memorial befits the lost souls of September 11 2001.

    The landscape within the Biosphere will be an eternal memorial to this tragic event. This public area will be otherwise known as WTC Memorial Park to which there will be an open invitation to visitors from around the planet wishing to pay their respects to the lost souls of September 11 2001 or simply meditate in the tranquililty of the surroundings.

    We would like to think that it is approporiate that an area is set aside within WTC Memorial Park that presents an area embracing a small amount of soil from Ground Zero, hermetically sealed for posterity.

    To ensure that the memory of each and every human life lost on September 11 is kept alive into perpetuity, 2833 trees will be planted within the WTC Memorial Park's grounds, each marked with the name and photograph of these blessed souls.
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    The Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets whatever you want to call them, have NEVER displayed "SOX" anywhere on their caps, jerseys, or merchandise, therefore they shouldn't be referred to as such. However, the White Sox have used "SOX" since 1912.

    The SOX are in Chicago...we just allow the Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets to use the name.

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    Sorry, this strikes of self-pity to me. I am not trying to belittle what happened at the WTC, but what makes the denizens of the WTC any more special than those who died in the Pentagon or in the planes themselves?

    Plant one tree or erect a plaque. Anything more than that is wallowing. That is not what my America is about.
    "There's a Japanese term called wabi-sabi, not wasabi, but wabi-sabi. It means an appreciation for the imperfect, the less than precision. The cowboy boots that you never polish because it's bad luck. That is completely wabi-sabi. Van Halen is that." - DLR 2002<br /><br />"Look! I can see their parachutes! They're ok..." - Tenshinhan, DragonBall Z

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    Originally posted by Diver Down NJ:
    Sorry, this strikes of self-pity to me. I am not trying to belittle what happened at the WTC, but what makes the denizens of the WTC any more special than those who died in the Pentagon or in the planes themselves?

    Plant one tree or erect a plaque. Anything more than that is wallowing. That is not what my America is about.
    Hmm, I don't look at it that way at all.

    I see this more of a "we might fall, but we're gonna get right back up, bigger and stronger than before."

    I think something like this resembles that.
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    The Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets whatever you want to call them, have NEVER displayed "SOX" anywhere on their caps, jerseys, or merchandise, therefore they shouldn't be referred to as such. However, the White Sox have used "SOX" since 1912.

    The SOX are in Chicago...we just allow the Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets to use the name.

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    looks like four AA batteries with a drink umbrella balanced on top...
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    I think the new design looks really terrible!

    Back to the drawing board.

    I have no problem with the memorial though, it seems like a good idea. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
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    i read it late last night, so i could be wrong, but to my understanding there will be a mall and an opera house, but they will be on the higher floors. Now, if so, how the hell are you gonna get up there with all that eye scanning and fingerprint sheit.

    then again, i did rush through reading it cuz that f'in music gave me the chills.
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    You mean the one page that was playing the theme from "Twin Peaks"? That kind of took me by surprise!

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    I think it's appropriate to build something along the lines suggested on that site.

    I also think it's very appropriate to have a well-presented memorial. Memorials connect us with our past, and remind future generations of the sacrifices made for them in a real and tangible way. It's shameful that this country has yet to create a national memorial to the veterans of the second world war. Hopefully that'll be completed before those who served during that time pass.

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    Obviously, the WTC attack was a disaster, but isn't the era of the super skyscraper over? And all the security discussed...won't it be obsolete by the time any new structure of this sort would be completed?

    It's an idea, and not necessarily a bad one. We need more options...
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    Originally posted by SactoFan:
    but isn't the era of the super skyscraper over?
    What's this bro, I'm confused?
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    Originally posted by homeunit:
    </font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by SactoFan:
    but isn't the era of the super skyscraper over?
    What's this bro, I'm confused?</font>[/QUOTE]Well, I have read several articles since the attacks that talk about how non-user friendly the skyscrapers are. Now, obviously in Manhattan, there's nowhere to go but up. But 110 stories?
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