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    Millau Viaduct







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    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    I would be scared as fuck to drive over that....
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    Did you go see this Tom?


    That is amazing...


    edit:extreme, that is extreme.
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    why the hell is it so high ?

    are they scared of driving uphill ?
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    That has my vote....
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    That really is cool Tom...have you seen the discovery channel show?
    RAPE STOVE

    white power?!

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    The Millau Viaduct. Oh my God. I am in love. Not like Dubai love, but pretty fucking close. OMG. It's AWESOME.

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    It's gorgeous, especially the one where it's above the clouds. I want to bungee jump off the top. Not that I ever would. But damn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bug on your lip View Post
    why the hell is it so high ?

    are they scared of driving uphill ?
    Cause the valley's so DEEP yo. Maybe they can't go around or something or it's not cost efficient. Or it's like a huge bypass or something for the whole area. I am going to go try to look it up now.

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    I would love to drive above the clouds.
    I would also love to bungee through the clouds...














    naked.
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    You're not invited when I bungee it.








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    Quote Originally Posted by mob roulette View Post
    Cause the valley's so DEEP yo. Maybe they can't go around or something or it's not cost efficient. Or it's like a huge bypass or something for the whole area. I am going to go try to look it up now.
    it looks cool & everything but it looks like they wasted alot of money
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    you take all the fun out of things. you and your clothes.
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    it looks cool & everything but it looks like they wasted alot of money
    it's French, what do you expect.
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    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    Here. Good stuff. It looks like they had to do it this way. I mean, they researched it and all, they didn't just plunk something like that down. They're French, not stupid.

    Not neccessarily anyway.

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    Numerous organizations opposed the project, including the WWF, France Nature Environnement, the national federation of motorway users, and Environmental Action. Opponents put forward several arguments:

    The westernmost route would be better, longer by three kilometers but a third of the cost with its three more conventional structures.
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    When I first saw that I was convinced it was shopped.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bug on your lip View Post
    Numerous organizations opposed the project, including the WWF, France Nature Environnement, the national federation of motorway users, and Environmental Action. Opponents put forward several arguments:

    The westernmost route would be better, longer by three kilometers but a third of the cost with its three more conventional structures.
    But it's soooooo beautiful. You got something against beauty there, buggo? I mean bucko.

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    it is

    but it isn't going over some massive bay or canal or anything

    i don't get it
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    that really is a big bridge for such a tiny river.
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    The french dont want to be bothered by a 5 hour drives through crappy farm communities where the only road side attraction is smelly little french kids hawking cigarette's......boom....Millau Viaduct......poor kids get real jobs.

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    That bridge ain't got shit on the bonnaroo ferris wheel.

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    engineers are overrated and fast-track and design-build are some of the worst methods ever used for construction.
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    You take the skyway, high above the busy little one-way
    In my stupid hat and gloves, at night I lie awake
    Wonderin' if I'll sleep
    Wonderin' if we'll meet out in the street

    But you take the skyway
    It don't move at all like a subway
    It's got bums when it's cold like any other place
    It's warm up inside
    Sittin' down and waitin' for a ride
    Beneath the skyway

    Oh, but then one day, I saw you walkin' down that little one-way
    Where, the place I'd catch my ride most everyday
    There wasn't a damn thing I could do or say
    Up in the skyway


    Come On Bug. You gots to feel it in yr heart. Yr heart.

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    Engineering is really about poor kids getting real jobs when you break it down
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    damn you mob......why make it irrelevant.
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    it's better to build a highway in the sky than to rape the land and divide an ecosystem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bug on your lip View Post
    Numerous organizations opposed the project, including the WWF
    "The WWF would like to endorse the western route in the interest of minimizing the environmental impact. And that's the bottom line, because Stone Cold said so!"

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