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 Post subject: Sears Tower unveils 103rd floor glass balconies
PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:58 am 
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This is really crazy to me. I have been to the Sears Towers but i don't think i even went up to the 103rd floor. Look at these pictures in the link especially the slideshow. This is crazy.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap_travel/us_sears_tower_ledge


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:45 am 
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Whoa. No freaking way you get me out on one of those. I'm a huge pansy when it comes to heights.


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Whoa. No freaking way you get me out on one of those. I'm a huge pansy when it comes to heights.


You aren't kidding. My knees get weak when i am at a department store and i'm upstairs and i look down. I also have trouble in parking garages when you have to walk down the stairwell. No way would i go near that. The picture that shows the peoples feet while looking through the floor is crazy.


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 Post subject: Re: Sears Tower unveils 103rd floor glass balconies
PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:34 am 
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Cool...I'll be in Chicago 3 weeks from now. Was in the John Hancock Tower Bar at night and had a nice but limited view and overpaid for watered down drinks. I like downtown Chicago. The downtown area is nice and very busy. Pgh needs to make better use of the Rivers as an attraction like Chicago does with the Lake and their little rivers.

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estrago wrote:
Cool...I'll be in Chicago 3 weeks from now. Was in the John Hancock Tower Bar at night and had a nice but limited view and overpaid for watered down drinks. I like downtown Chicago. The downtown area is nice and very busy. Pgh needs to make better use of the Rivers as an attraction like Chicago does with the Lake and their little rivers.


Chicago is beautiful at night. My background for my desktop is an aerial view of Chicago at night.


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 Post subject: Re: Sears Tower unveils 103rd floor glass balconies
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I bet it is like the glass walkway out over the Grand Canyon. Not for me folks. And who wulda thunk I have a son that does arm stands on the edge of a 10 meter platform. I get a little dizzy getting up on the roof of my house. My one story house.


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I bet it is like the glass walkway out over the Grand Canyon. Not for me folks. And who wulda thunk I have a son that does arm stands on the edge of a 10 meter platform. I get a little dizzy getting up on the roof of my house. My one story house.


That walkway over the Grand Canyon is even worse i think. I have never understood what holds it up like that.


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Click on the link below. It will take you the website about the Grand Canyon Skywalk. It is suspended 4,000 feet above tha Grand Canyon and is made of glass. :shock:

There is video of the Skywalk and people on it! Oh my God!!! :o :shock:

http://www.destinationgrandcanyon.com/skywalk.html

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_-Vvl2tKEE


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Well I went up the "Willis" Chicago Sky Deck. Paid the extra $15 for a fast pass or I would have waited another hour. There was a line wraping around half a block outside. The view was great....but I dont know if it was worth the $30. Could not spend much time on the glass floor(too many people/little kids)

Chicago has such a vibrant downtown area and the water ways and lake are used as an attraction.

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estrago wrote:
Well I went up the "Willis" Chicago Sky Deck. Paid the extra $15 for a fast pass or I would have waited another hour. There was a line wraping around half a block outside. The view was great....but I dont know if it was worth the $30. Could not spend much time on the glass floor(too many people/little kids)

Chicago has such a vibrant downtown area and the water ways and lake are used as an attraction.


Now thats a report i didn't exspect. You have guts my friend. I don't think i could do it. Did you go in the day or night?


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 Post subject: Re: Sears Tower unveils 103rd floor glass balconies
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Colin21 wrote:

Now thats a report i didn't exspect. You have guts my friend. I don't think i could do it. Did you go in the day or night?

I'm not jumping out of a plane....that takes guts. Iwas surprised how many people did not step out on to the glass...it was not far out. I saw it during the day...went to see Jersey Boys that night

Pgh needs to use the Rivers as an attraction

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