New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby aquila88 » 28 Dec 2009, 00:00

I'm managing to get a helicopter, there'll be too crowded on the ground.
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby mallard » 30 Dec 2009, 15:48

Well, whoever does actually make it over there for the show might be advised to head for the upwind side of the thing.

last year's spectacle:
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby Icon » 30 Dec 2009, 18:03

TV stations say Maokong will be the best place to watch due to wind direction.
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby cfimages » 30 Dec 2009, 18:05

For anyone who wants to take photos of them, here's how.

http://www.craigfergusonimages.com/2009 ... otography/

Good luck.
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby sandman » 30 Dec 2009, 18:08

I was thinking about going up Hemeishan behind my house to watch them, but its a 10-minute walk -- FAR too much effort for something as uninteresting as the 101 squibs.
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby Mother Theresa » 30 Dec 2009, 18:18

What happens if it's pouring rain at midnight on New Years Eve? I assume they'll blast all the fireworks anyway, since they already paid all the money for them and rigged them up. But will they still work as they're supposed to? Will they still be clearly visible? Just curious as it's supposed to rain every day for the rest of the week, right?
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby urodacus » 30 Dec 2009, 19:36

Ah, the joys of winter in Taipei.
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby Lord Lucan » 31 Dec 2009, 00:24

What about underwater fireworks? Now that would be interesting.
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby jimipresley » 31 Dec 2009, 00:28

Lord Lucan wrote:What about underwater fireworks? Now that would be interesting.

I have a link to a site that specializes in that. But you'll have to PM me.
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Re: New Year's Eve at Taipei 101 - holiday madness?

Postby mallard » 02 Jan 2010, 22:35

Anybody actually make it down there for the show? My guess is we may never know.
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