Especially for the swimming fans

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  1. absolut_mac macrumors 6502a

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  3. absolut_mac thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    No wonder Yahoo is losing money!!

    Sorry about that, here are a couple of pics that I saved from that Yahoo link before they killed it.
     

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    OMG I hate swimming but after looking at that, can't help but want to.
     
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    Hmmm.....20 laps in a standard 50 m pool. Bring it, I say.
     
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    Where is this? It looks fantastic.

    Edit: just saw from the Yahoo picture link that it says Chile.

    Also tidied up the hyperlink in the previous post for you - here it is
     
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    I saw this in the paper a couple of weeks ago and meant to post about it then, totally forgot of course :eek:

    Amazing!
     
  8. absolut_mac thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks for the correction riscy ... now I'm off to Chile to swim a few laps :)
     
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    You're welcome absolut_mac - actually I could not change the link in your post, but in my post I gave the correct hyperlink.

    Have fun down there :)
     
  10. Doctor Q Administrator

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    I like the swimming pool at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. absolut_mac thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    And I always thought that you preferred the Tropicana because of their two zillion stairs to the roof garden ;)

    By the way, hasn't it been replaced by another billion dollar resort, or is it still there?
     
  12. ewxlt macrumors regular

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    In my neighborhood pool, jr. olympic size, it takes 40 laps to 1k.

    This pool would be MUCH more simple to count laps.:D
     
  13. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Gah, if I could swim a length of that pool I could finally do a triathlon....
     
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    that is a beautiful pool. maintaining it will suck though.

    i wish it wasn't cold here now.
     
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    Ooh, I wish I had known about that when I was there!

    I don't know. I was on the Strip recently but there are so many hotels I can't keep track of them anymore. Somebody should make a Hotel Pools web site with photos and descriptions of every notable pool in the world!
     
  16. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    How about starting with the Vegas ones?
     
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    The only problem with Vegas pools, is that they're in Vegas. America's armpit.:cool:
     
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    You probably can. It just takes a bit of practice.

    I started teaching myself how to swim in September (2007), progressed, and by December I could swim around 14 laps. I still swim 14 laps, but a 1,000m pool is only 20 laps. If I stretched myself, I could do it now.
     
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    I cant even imagine a pool over a kilometer in length. That thing must cost a fortune to operate.
     
  21. absolut_mac thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    It might look like they have boats in there only for fun - not so. I'm sure that they also have them there to rescue unfit swimmers who venture too far out :eek:
     

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