Old 03-13-2009, 07:42 AM   #1
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Default The new "Willis Tower" in Chicago

Ok, guys...time to change the captions on your photos!

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I'm talkin' about this....

http://www.suntimes.com/business/147...031209.article

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Old 03-13-2009, 05:05 PM   #2
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I wouldn't change it. It's like bookmarking history since when those photos were taken that was the Sears Tower. That's my opinion anyway...
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To anyone who is living in Greater Chicagoland now,it will always be referred to as the Sears Tower.
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Old 03-30-2009, 02:18 PM   #4
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Jim's reading comprehension=FAIL. (Sorry, Jim, just always wanted to do that.) As John pointed out, it was known as the Sears Tower until mid-March 2009. Any photos after that point should be labeled Willis Tower, but prior photos are correct. Anyway, we all know the point of this thread was to use the Diff'rent Strokes icon.

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Jim's reading comprehension=FAIL. (Sorry, Jim, just always wanted to do that.) As John pointed out, it was known as the Sears Tower until mid-March 2009. Any photos after that point should be labeled Willis Tower, but prior photos are correct. Anyway, we all know the point of this thread was to use the Diff'rent Strokes icon.

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Chris, facetious-comprehension FAIL.

In other words, your first fail attempt...FAILED.
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It'll always be the sears tower to anyone who doesn't know who the hell Willis is, and actually knows what it's called.
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Old 03-30-2009, 07:06 PM   #7
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I agree...Willis Tower just sounds idiotic. I guess if it were Willis Tower from the start, changing it to Sears Tower might sound kind of odd, too.
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American landmarks (and names) should remain just as they are - what will be next, the Arm and Hammer Statue of Liberty, the McDonnalds Golden Gate Bridge? As for renaming the Sears Tower - everyone should be asking... "What you talking about Willis?!".

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Actually, I'll call it the Willis Tower if they hang a 110 story banner that says "What you talking about".
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