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Notre-Dame is burning.

Discussion in 'General Chit Chat' started by Druk1, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. Druk1
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    Absolutely amazing building,i was there last year,very sad news,the roof has collapsed and the flames are gutting it,a beautiful building is going up in flames.
  2. Aromulus
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    Aromulus The Don Staff Member

    We went there twice, It is an amazing building indeed........

    The bells......... The bells............
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  3. PorkAdobo
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    PorkAdobo Active Member

    Check out @realDonaldTrump’s Tweet:
  4. graham59
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    graham59 Well-Known Member

    Quasimodo was seen heading straight down there.
  5. Bootsonground
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    Notre Dame Priest Says All Precious Artefacts And Artwork Have Been Saved

    A Notre Dame cathedral priest has claimed that all precious artefacts and artwork have been saved from the historic building.

    In a tweet, French journalist Nicolas Delesalle cited Père Frédéric, writing: "Good news: all the works of art were saved. The treasure of the Cathedral is intact, the Crown of thorns, the Holy sacraments.

    The fire, which has destroyed destroyed large sections of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, has spread to one of the cathedral's landmark rectangular towers, according to Bloomberg.
    http://www.ladbible.com/news/news-f...gToZl20MCPxSuasoPPbI4TCd7WPkohC8aM07q5xr-kr7c
  6. Bootsonground
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    Had it been a possibility,they could well have saved the building so well said Mr President!

    "Esmeralda...We need more water"!
  7. Aromulus
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    What a convenient fire to be happening just as Macron rating is dropping like a lead balloon...

    It is deflecting the attention away from his failure to deal with internal problems, the yellow vests protests, the suspicion that France is behind the latest Lybian problem war... And so on and so forth.........

    Just watch how much mileage he is going to get out of that in the next few months...

    It is a dreadful coincidence, tho........
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  8. Bootsonground
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    I have ZERO sympathy for the French..After all,they voted for that prick.
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  9. Drunken Max
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    It would have destroyed the building.....
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  10. bigmac
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  11. graham59
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    Yeah well, we had a big fire at York Minster a few years ago. I witnessed the lightning striking it.

    All rebuilt now, and raking in the money at the door again. :rolleyes:

    Jesus must be turning in his tomb.
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  12. aposhark
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    aposhark Well-Known Member Lifetime Member

    Notre-Dame - another religious building that will eat up money that could be used more wisely.
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  13. Markham
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    Were you of the same opinion when Winsor Castle was partially destroyed? What about if St Albans Cathedral was similarly damaged - incidentally, compared to that building, which dates from 1089, Notre Dame is somewhat younger (1163) but compared to St Martin's Church in Canterbury (597), Notre Dame is a youngster.
  14. Druk1
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    As to how the fire started police are working on a positive line of enquiry...…….but its only a hunch :ninja:
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  15. Mattecube
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    Mattecube I have no need Trusted Member

    A fella was found on the floor outside as the crowd gathered somebody asked who he was and a voice said " not sure but his face rings a bell"
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  16. aposhark
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    aposhark Well-Known Member Lifetime Member

    As you may or may not know, I am an atheist so I don't have much time for any religious buildings.
    They all seem anachronistic although I understand that most historical buildings have religious connections.
    I would prefer it if religion and all it's trappings were no longer around.
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  17. bigmac
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    100% totally agree, having been brought up as a kid in a high control misanthropist doomsday crackpot cult. ( long gone )
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  18. Dave_E
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    Dave_E Well-Known Member Trusted Member

    Do you think that all religious buildings, the Great Pyramid of Cheops, and Mecca should be razed to the ground, the temples of Angkor Wat should be flattened and the lives of Khmer people devastated as they once were by the extremism of Pol Pot.

    Or are you OK with people having the freedom to make up their own minds about such things.
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  19. Aromulus
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    Meghan Markle ain't too happy as the Notre Dame fire is taking all space on the world media and she feels upstaged.
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  20. bigmac
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    bigmac Well-Known Member Trusted Member

    refer to my photo reply #10

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