I hate to sat "I told you so" but...*
The Dubai world islands are sinking and the channels are silting up. It had to be a dumb idea from day one. But they have sold some. So the people who buy these things must be even dumber. They sold one to David Beckham, I believe, so my theory remains unchallenged.
At least if you had bought Atlantis you would feel that you were getting your money's worth.
* No, everyone loves saying I told you so. Me too. The 'but' just rubs it in.