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Old 08-03-2012, 08:49 PM   #391
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The Top of the Rock

Picking up where Lauren left off...

After that, the tour was done. We handed back our headphones and clippy-things. Mom and I were the only ones going to the Top of the Rock right after, so Jason and the unnamed trainee escorted us there. Jason pointed out the chandelier made by Swarovski himself.



He even showed us how they made the marble go light to dark on the floor so it would look like it was emitting light.



After that they left us and we waited in line. We really enjoyed their company. Before we went in the elevator, the guy asked us where we were all from. There were people from California and Germany there! Talk about a long way from home!

Then we went to the Top of the Rock and I took some pictures of buildings. I have to say, the view was pretty fantastic.



Oh, I loved how there was grass on the roof of this building. I guess that’s easier than going all the way to Central Park.





The next one is from the other side.





Oh, another cool thing was that a couple was getting married. I couldn’t get any closer because some stupid people were blocking my way and it was roped off. So, I just held the phone up and pushed the button. I think I did a pretty good job, all things considered.



Here is another work of Swarovski. I loved the different colors and how the sun plays off of them.



I thought I’d get up on one of these decorative things just to give all of you Disers a little perspective. Pretty big, huh?



We were higher up this time and there were a lot less people so my mom took a picture without other yayhoos in the way.



Then I took one with her next to the Empire State building.



I didn’t notice until now that she blinked. I guess she was feeling tired.

We actually went one more story up, but it would’ve been pictures of the same buildings again. It was cool, though.

After that, we realized that the phone was at 25% because of all of my picture taking. And, we had to get to the cruise soon. So, we rushed back to the hotel to charge the phone. Then we rushed to Pax Wholesome Foods. We had some awesome sandwiches with avocado in them. Sorry I don’t have any pictures of them, but we were really in a hurry. I did get a picture of a person being a Statue of Liberty. Unfortunately he/she decided to look away right as I took the picture.



On a side note, I played the Statue of Liberty when I was in third grade. Sadly, we don’t have any pictures for comparison, but I’m sure I was much better, not to mention cuter.



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Old 08-03-2012, 08:53 PM   #392
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One Judy!!

And no, I'm not stalking your TR.
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Old 08-03-2012, 08:56 PM   #393
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I'm going to say 2, I think I saw a reflection.
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Old 08-03-2012, 08:57 PM   #394
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One Judy!!

And no, I'm not stalking your TR.
Is that you sitting in a car, reading a newspaper in front of my house?

No comment on the Judy game at this point.
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:00 PM   #396
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Now I can comment on the actual update.

Another great update. Love the light fixture, sooo pretty. Also great views from the top of the rock. My favorite picture is of Lauren without all the yahoos in the picture.

Lunch sounded great, sorry you had to rush. Looking forward to the next installment.
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After further review I'm going with 3, two being reflections.
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Is that you sitting in a car, reading a newspaper in front of my house?
Noooooo, of course not, that would be creepy Glenn!

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No comment on the Judy game at this point.
Crap! I forgot to scan for reflective Judys!!! I think I subconsciously blocked them out because the Rules Committee was so darn strict regarding reflections in the past.

I love the update though! How fun to hear Lauren's perspective on the trip. She has a witty writing style, much like her dad I think, yes? The crystal chandelier is gorgeous and that view is stunning. I don't quite get the grass on top of the building though. It doesn't look like it serves any function except to look green? Maybe it's all those ugly air conditioner fan thingys that cheapen it?? Still pretty cool to see a green grass roof! Great update Lauren!!
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Rules Committee Request

Since the chapter just posted is a little trickier than most, the Rules Committee would like to ask you to submit your responses with:
- your overall count,
- which specific picture(s) you see her in (by number),
- and any other pertinent information, such as where in the picture you see her.

We'll let it "soak" for a couple of days and see what you folks come up with.




And before you get any big ideas, this post is not considered "an update" for inclusion in the Judy-game.
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Last shot.

Since she has a yellow shirt I think I see her reflection in photo 5, 6 ,7 and 10. Of course she's in photo 11.
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Another great update. Love the light fixture, sooo pretty.
By Swarovski himself.

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Also great views from the top of the rock. My favorite picture is of Lauren without all the yahoos in the picture.
Which is a picture that's very hard to get in New York. (Just kidding, my NYC friends!)

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Noooooo, of course not, that would be creepy Glenn!
Then who's that out there?

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Crap! I forgot to scan for reflective Judys!!! I think I subconsciously blocked them out because the Rules Committee was so darn strict regarding reflections in the past.
Yep, they were allowed once and it's opened up a whole new can 'o worms. That's right, a different can 'o worms than what we originally had.

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I love the update though! How fun to hear Lauren's perspective on the trip. She has a witty writing style, much like her dad I think, yes?
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The crystal chandelier is gorgeous and that view is stunning. I don't quite get the grass on top of the building though. It doesn't look like it serves any function except to look green? Maybe it's all those ugly air conditioner fan thingys that cheapen it?? Still pretty cool to see a green grass roof!
Maybe it's mold?

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Great update Lauren!!
Thanks Molly! I'll tell her you said so.
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Amazing view from the top of the Rock!

My heart would have been pounding out of my chest if I went anywhere near the glass.
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4 Judy's pix #5,6 &11 are reflections and #12 an actualMon Lisa bonnevide Judy!!!
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Lauren Great Update I think we should include how many Laurens too!!!!

3 Laurens !!!!!!!
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On a side note, I played the Statue of Liberty when I was in third grade. Sadly, we don’t have any pictures for comparison, but I’m sure I was much better, not to mention cuter.[/COLOR]

Haha! I bet you were.

OK - I see 1 Judy in real life, but I think I see two more Judy reflections. Does that count?

Another great update. That view is spectacular. I want to do the exact same tour. Love it!
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