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New 7 wonders of the World

Postby Baron Greenback » Wed, 04 Jan 2006 12:29 pm

A Swiss organisation is putting together a list for the new 7 wonders of the world & asking people to vote for their top 7. The reasoning being that the Pyramids are the only surviving ancient wonders. And it would be nice to let everyone have a say in the new list

The new list has 21 to chose from including the Great Wall, Sydney Opera house, Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower, Taj Mahal, temple at Petra, Easter Island, Stonehenge etc

http://cms.n7w.com/voting1f.php

To vote you need to phone in, criteria for the 21 being a man made structure completed by 2000 & in fairly good nick.

Some I think definitely 'yes' like the pyramids and others I think definitely 'no' to like the Sydney opera house, statue of liberty. Not sure why but I guess it is because I feel that they should install a sense of "wonder" when you see them.

But when I add up the ones I want I come up with more than 7, so my question is why not have all 21 & just call it the 21 wonders of the world?

(I don't think the Merlion made it into the list)

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Postby hiccup » Thu, 05 Jan 2006 12:15 am

Eh....Singapore Merlion and Suntec's Ring of wealth are also both wonder leh! :lol:

They are Feng-shui wonders in Southeast-Asia!
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Postby Bubbles » Thu, 05 Jan 2006 1:09 am

My 7 wonders.........

The Internet

The Microwave

The Laptop

The mobile phone

The Direct Debit Card

Planes

And Freedom Of Speech...........to write daft stuff....!!!

Seriously, I'll come up with proper ones soon....it's just that it's New Year and I've decided to be even madder than I was in 2005.

Bubbs.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Dylan Thomas.

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Postby Saint » Thu, 05 Jan 2006 3:05 am

Happy new year Bubbs :D

Was thinking along the same lines earlier but thought I'd try and keep this thread serious :lol:

Just like to add a few

Stella

My Mother's roast potatoes

Mrs S (She's bound to read this later :lol: )


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