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The incredible mile-long floating city

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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 06:41 PM
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Why is everyone wondering about its design? It's as tho you think you will have a boarding pass.

Something like this is a survival destination that will only house the very elite. Not you and me.

Personally I hope it's never a reality because that means we are finished. Why else design something that is at sea rather than on land?

The tsunami issue? I hope the first wave destroys it before it leaves the shore and all aboard are destined to be fish food.

Fascinating? Not when I know that my money thru taxes, interest, blood, sweat, slavery and tears are somewhere in the nuts and bolts of THEIR survival.

Peace




posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 06:41 PM
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The Freedom Ship





  • Nearly a mile long - making it 5 times bigger than the largest ship ever built.


  • 3 City blocks wide


  • Estimated cost = 11 Billion Dollars


  • Estimated build time = 3+ years


  • Estimated weight = 3 Million Tonnes


"The Freedom Ship" ........ its a bit cheesy isn't it ?

We have witnessed how quickly conditions deteriorate on-board cruise liners when they loss power - landing strip or not - it could get messy.

There would also appear to be huge sections of the ship without natural light.

Its an interesting concept but the presentation leaves a lot to be desired - I mean if you are going to spend 11 Billion building it - it should look better than some Mad Max Floating Prison of the future.



posted on Nov, 29 2013 @ 06:40 AM
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The "FREEDOM" ship....Ha!

How could there be freedom if you are forced to share a limited space with the same people in the middle of an ocean?

Tax haven and a disaster waiting to happen.



posted on Nov, 29 2013 @ 07:04 AM
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I zoomed in and, as I thought, the ship is shown with no railings. People just walking near the edges of the decks. I could see some double dare where wild youths of yore challenge each other to riding their skateboards really fast towards the edge and diving to the side at the last moment.

And the ship company would have to pay entertainers to come aboard and give full concerts. Casinos would be a high priority, as would "Cabins of ill repute" and other entertainments for the residents and guests.



posted on Nov, 29 2013 @ 07:43 AM
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intrptr

James1982
Evidently lots of highly educated engineers in this thread.

That for some reason don't even know a tsunami isn't going to negatively effect ships out at sea, especially ones this big.

You guys are funny.

This isn't a "Tsunami"…


OH no! the Bovril! Little wobble there.

Yeah pretty interesting, though my initial thought is, for something THAT long, the whole ship would have to allow for quite a lot of flex. That said, I am no ship builder, and SuperTankers are not breaking apart every 10 seconds... Just every time they smack into stuff.

Cost estimates are 10billion? double that easy.



posted on Nov, 29 2013 @ 08:09 AM
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Yuck

no way



posted on Nov, 29 2013 @ 09:05 AM
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Yeah pretty interesting, though my initial thought is, for something THAT long, the whole ship would have to allow for quite a lot of flex.

Good reply. Thats why I showed a tanker riding oceans fury. If they took those waves bow on they might just get their back broken, any shallower angle and they might flounder.

I'm with you. A "mile long" ship sounds most vulnerable.



posted on Nov, 29 2013 @ 09:07 AM
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Its an interesting concept but the presentation leaves a lot to be desired - I mean if you are going to spend 11 Billion building it - it should look better than some Mad Max Floating Prison of the future.

That was funny. And made me wonder, what if they find its too expensive to operate and can't find enough passengers?

Dock it and make a debtors prison of it…



posted on Nov, 29 2013 @ 05:24 PM
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nerbot
The "FREEDOM" ship....Ha!

How could there be freedom if you are forced to share a limited space with the same people in the middle of an ocean?

Tax haven and a disaster waiting to happen.


Right. All Freedom Shippers are equal, but some, like billionaires and ones with guns, are more equal than others.

Think of the sociology. All sorts of people who want to get away from other people and don't want to bew told what to do or needs to be done and certainly don't ever want to pay anything which benefits somebody else without immediate compensation....

living (and not working) on a ship in the middle of an ocean

What could possibly go wrong?

Five hundred years of experience with actual ships shows why a cooperative, socialist and communitarian ideology and emotional makeup is most essential there.

Yo ho, yo ho, a libertarian's life is not for me. Libertarians on pirate ship: sounds like a perfect subject for a Monty Python skit.

Just a few days ago, the chairman of a state's Libertarian party quit in an angry huff and ranted about the incompetence of Libertarians. His essential point: nobody was willing to donate money for a long time to sustain a long-term rise of the party. Hmm, libertarians, unwilling to pay money for an abstract goal and some communal purpose despite having no short-term benefit to them? whoda ever thunk it?

Apologies for going off topic---the engineering challenges are enormous but insiginficant to the human ones.


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posted on Nov, 29 2013 @ 05:33 PM
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SovereignEve
what IF a tsunami or a rouge wave were to go head on with this ship?

~Sovereign


If a rouge wave hit it it'd look like a big red ship.............



posted on Dec, 1 2013 @ 05:46 AM
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At $10 billion dollars and 50,000 residents it will cost $200,000 a "house" (or $400,000 for a couple). Unless it takes children into consideration too. Then you add in the fact it will be a tourist destination and if they can fix the terrible design and make it physically possible, the cost would be very affordable.



posted on Dec, 1 2013 @ 08:43 AM
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A libertarian floating free-whatever zone would have been a great idea at one point. Today, I'm thinking the environmental world-wide pollution problems of radiation, garbage, settling air-born contaminants (chemtrails), corexit and other poisons would cause this venture serious problems.

Instead of taking to the seas, we need to take back entire countries and turn them into freedom zones. Let's put the murdering, thieving politicians, scumbag Wallstreet types and the the central banksters on these floating prisons -- right before we use it for Air Force bombing practice.



posted on Dec, 1 2013 @ 08:56 AM
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James1982
Evidently lots of highly educated engineers in this thread.

That for some reason don't even know a tsunami isn't going to negatively effect ships out at sea, especially ones this big.

You guys are funny.


no.... but rouge waves, and hurricanes would impact it "negatively".....people underestimate the power of the sea. I think buying a private island would be more cost affective...too many "ifs", means too much money, and the people that could afford to be on this, tend to be a little smarter than that.



posted on Dec, 1 2013 @ 08:57 AM
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Why would anyone want to build that thing. Why would anyone in their mind want to live on that thing. I guess the guy found a way to find investors to fund his dream. I sure wouldn't want to live on that thing. Just think how seasick a person would get during a hurricane. Having an airport right over your head doesn't sound fun. I suppose there are a thousand people crazy enough to invest in this crazy venture. I would rather build a nice underground bunker city with a nice town on top if I had the money.



posted on Dec, 1 2013 @ 01:05 PM
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Why would anyone want to build that thing.


If I had any say in it I'd re-direct the money for the ship and half the DoD's budget for as long as needed so we could build a real ship. A solar system capable space craft and forget the floating islands. Now that would be a ship, and no tsunamis or rogue waves to worry about.



posted on Dec, 1 2013 @ 01:30 PM
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Why would anyone want to build that thing.


If I had any say in it I'd re-direct the money for the ship and half the DoD's budget for as long as needed so we could build a real ship. A solar system capable space craft and forget the floating islands. Now that would be a ship, and no tsunamis or rogue waves to worry about.


Who would be nuts enough to want to float around in the solar system for an extended period of time. It wouldn't take long and a person would never be able to come back to earth. The weightlessness or even artificial gravity would change the structure of the body quickly. We would start to mutate soon unless we matched the frequency and variability of the earths environment. People would not be able to walk after leaving earth's fields for even six months.
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