Notre Dame Burning...

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  1. preactor

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    Sad for your Country's loss.
     
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    BDLH was merely delivering on a Talking Heads Joke. It wasn't a comment on the current conflagration, nor minimizing the extent of damage.
     
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    It would be a shame to lose this thread to the smartarses with no sense of history.
     
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    Or, to the ones with possibly missplaced priorities
     
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    No victims so far, according to the Ministry of Interior (security). That should reassure some (well, at least everybody, on this point)

    Years of work ahead, according to first estimate of damages form specialists. Fire could possibly extend to some other parts, firemen not sure they can totally control it yet...

    Bord*l de m*rde :cry:
     
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    That is great news!
     
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    They will be losing TDPRI membership.

    As Bogart once said, “I kid you not.”
     
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    The fire is spreading to the north tower, apparently.
     
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    Yes.
     
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    This is horrible! I'm really upset. There goes all those centuries of art and architecture up in flames. I know they must have pictures of EVERYTHING in great detail including measurements so they can make replicas of everything butn this is devastating. I feel so bad for all the great citizens of France. My heart goes out to you!

    No comment on the moronic tweet I read today... so embarrassing.
     
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    So sorry to see this. heartbreaking
     
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    I have visited Notre Dame many times over the past 50 years and I've climbed the stairs to the top a few times.
    It is, was, magnificent, and there wasn't a better view in the world than looking out from the connecting level between the two front towers.
    Seeing Paris from that place, at sunset, was amazing.
    I've been close to tears for at least an hour.
     
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    Thanks. I am not French myself (I am German), but I have been living here for a long time.

    When I first came to live in France in the early nineties, Notre Dame cathedral was on my way to work and I passed in front of it every morning and evening. I sometimes went inside in the morning at times before the hoards of tourists arrived and was often almost alone in there.

    It's a magical place.

    Or it used to be.
     
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    I wouldnt want to be the guy who started the fire, I have a feeling the French people would dust off an old guillotine.
    So sad
    Today, we are all French (I am a distant cousin) and mourning the loss
     
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    A very, very sad event and day
     
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    Sad to see disparaging remarks about the loss of Notre Dame. Has the world come to a place where we would laugh at someone's house burning down?
     
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    I've been researching artwork in the cathedral and it doesn't seem that there's much in the way of "famous" artwork or a museum per se.
     
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    The stained glass windows were among the most famous in the world.
     
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    [​IMG]Teleman1 in Paris Right up there to the right of my head is where I had a fear of heights breakdown when I was 22. It is very high up and then, no screen protection. Dec 2017
     
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    [​IMG]These towers might be ready to collapse.
     
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