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Post Posted: May 20th, 2013, 5:10 pm 
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Well, that seals the deal for me. I won't be riding that thing.

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Post Posted: May 21st, 2013, 12:43 am 
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I guess we'll have to wait and see, but my reading is that Tiki is right. Yes, the pods actually turn separately; they are required to so, in a direction opposite that of the main wheel itself, in order to maintain a horizontal platform on which to stand. If the artists renderings (e.g., http://www.vegastripping.com/images/news/linq_pod.jpg ) are anywhere close to the final design, that seems to seal it: there's a circular band around the cabin to accomplish this rotation, but no obvious area to allow for rotation that would provide a 360 degree view without moving one's body.

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Post Posted: May 21st, 2013, 1:29 am 
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Larry, perhaps you and Tiki are correct. The drawing seems to indicate what you say. However, I based what I said on the fourth paragraph in this article I recently read.

http://www.vegaschatter.com/story/2011/ ... +Look+Like

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Next Phase of High Roller Observation Wheel Construction Begins at The Linq

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The High Roller Reaches Higher

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High Roller: Your Linq to a well-rounded Vegas Strip ride

A few more details on building, ticketing info

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World’s largest observation wheel coming together on the Las Vegas Strip

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VIDEO: Observation Wheel at The Linq Taking Shape

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Post Posted: September 10th, 2013, 5:22 pm 
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It's a shame when a news outlet can't use current photographs. How hard could it be.

http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/staten-island-ferris-wheel-will-overtake-las-vegas-new-giant-2013-09-09-100000

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Final piece of giant observation wheel set in place

PHOTOS: High Roller Completes Outer Wheel

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VIDEO: A Sky View of the New Wheel In Town

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The High Roller's Pods Begin To Arrive

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The High Roller Is Now Pod-A-Licious

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Post Posted: November 6th, 2013, 6:10 pm 
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I took a pic of it this morning. They just have the one pod up now.

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Post Posted: November 8th, 2013, 6:40 pm 
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Vital Vegas has a great look at the pods

http://vitalvegas.com/pod-porn-worlds-tallest-ferris-wheel-high-roller-las-vegas/

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The High Roller Will Give Advertisers Chance At Vegas Spin, Too

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Final passenger cabin affixed to High Roller, but work continues

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Post Posted: December 18th, 2013, 7:49 pm 
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Rollin', Rollin', Yeah... Rollin' By February?

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