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Leaning Tower Of London? Big Ben Is Tilting

Hits: 10806 | Rating: (2.4) | Category: Misc. | Added by: midnightblis
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Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 33 Posts
Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:23:06 AM
Now that is said it could fall over tomorrow.

Male, 18-29, Europe
 664 Posts
Monday, October 24, 2011 12:39:44 AM
@EgalM No, "Big Ben" is the name of the largest bell in the clocktower. The clocktower itself is called St Stephen's Tower.

Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 2752 Posts
Sunday, October 23, 2011 12:29:59 PM

Male, 30-39, Canada
 1710 Posts
Sunday, October 23, 2011 7:57:56 AM

Pretty sure it's the clock not the bell. Though the bell is part of the clock so close enough.

Male, 13-17, Southern US
 631 Posts
Sunday, October 23, 2011 4:16:22 AM
Leaning Tower of Repost.

Female, 18-29, Europe
 840 Posts
Sunday, October 23, 2011 3:35:39 AM
"leaning tower of MP-sa" nice. ITN. nice.

Male, 40-49, Western US
 217 Posts
Sunday, October 23, 2011 1:42:16 AM
the tower is just called the clock tower nothing else

Male, 50-59, Europe
 1107 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 10:15:15 PM
Big ben is the BELL....that is westminster tower.

Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 11735 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 8:08:01 PM
All of that crap to finally say it probably won't fall for thousands of years. Great. By then, there are a hundred other things that could cause it to fall or be destroyed. So let's also predict that the Great Wall of China might not be around in 10,000 years.

Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 5220 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 5:42:04 PM
3,792" = 316 ft = Big Ben height
18 / 3792 = .00475
arcsin .00475 = .272°

To that c*nt who couldn't be arsed to tell us the tilt in degrees: YOU'RE WELCOME.

Male, 13-17, Midwest US
 2799 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 4:09:42 PM
that'd be awesome if it fell...

Female, 30-39, Europe
 656 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 2:00:17 PM
There are many buildings in London that have been rumoured to be leaning, the Telecom Tower, Tower 47 after the IRA bomb, Canary Wharf, you name it. If it's tall and famous, it must be leaning. Yes it is the Dept of tourism, so that millions of yanks come over and take photos of our "leaning" towers. Tourism is no worse here than anywhere else, if anything people are saving coming to London for next year, Olympics is sold out, so bite me.

Male, 40-49, Western US
 270 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 1:29:46 PM
You have to see this thing in RL, it is much more impressive in reality, and in the sun it glitters gold.

London was a wonderful town, I had a great time, very friendly people, and despite what ppl said about English girls, I found them quite hot.

Male, 30-39, Europe
 213 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 1:27:25 PM
Is Londons turism this lame they need gimmicks like this to draw people in.

Male, 30-39, Australia
 25197 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 1:02:12 PM
Its only a few inches... what can a few inches do for ya :P

Male, 18-29, Europe
 361 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 10:17:42 AM
Leaning tower of M. Peeza...

Christ Britain, a little more cheese?

Male, 50-59, Western US
 34160 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 10:15:56 AM

If this were in the U.S. Fox News would report Tower leans to left so let it fall!

Male, 40-49, Asia
 13785 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:58:31 AM
old news. it's not going anywhere in a hurry

Male, 18-29, Canada
 10503 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:36:23 AM
@blackcatseye sucks to be me. I should have read that before posting.

Anyway, I bet they fixed it to preserve aesthetics. Even a small lean looks weird, and this is the middle of London after all.

Male, 18-29, Canada
 10503 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:33:32 AM
Cool. Nothing they can't fix though, even if the problem was... 16 times worse.

Female, 30-39, Europe
 656 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:31:30 AM
Hahahaa I knew one of you would fall for it, I have been waiting for this to come up. Big pile of trance to distract the semi sentient sheeple from the real news, it has already been fixed, and it wasn't really leaning anyway. This was first published in the Daily Mail or some such chip rag which nobody reads over here anymore, then another story showed where they had laid tons of concrete about a hundred feet down above the tube line extension. FFS, pay attention to real news. This was on the live list for over a week too. OLD and BORING

Male, 30-39, Southern US
 2810 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:29:55 AM
If this were Australia, it would be leaning the other way.

Male, 18-29, Europe
 2105 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:29:41 AM
tedgp - I heard from some places that the only time we'll notice it is between five to ten thousand years from now; not two. But eh, I suppose a really long time is what they were trying to get at.

Male, 30-39, Europe
 3333 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:27:18 AM
Better add that it wont be significant for at least 2 thousand years.

Male, 30-39, Western US
 809 Posts
Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:25:16 AM
OH NO! The clock is tilted!

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