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Notre Dame on fire

Discussion in 'Randomination' started by Jordinho, 15 Apr 2019 at 7:13 PM.

  1. Jordinho

    Jordinho Clive Allen Staff Member

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    Rorschach Tommy Harmer

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    Terrible shame, isn't it?
     
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    the dza Chris Perry

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    The only time I went to Paris I went there, I thought it was very impressive.

    I wonder how it happened?
     
  4. ShipOfTheseus

    ShipOfTheseus Neil Ruddock

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    Usually when much-loved buildings suddenly catch fire, someone plans to put a stadium up on the ashes.
     
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    LemonadeMoney Frederic Kanoute

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  6. Jordinho

    Jordinho Clive Allen Staff Member

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    It looks like it was undergoing some restoration work. I won't be shocked to hear there's a connection.
     
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    Robbo Paul Stalteri

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    Tragic. I'm not religious, but I love old churches and cathredrals. Such a shame.
     
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    spurspinter1 Roman Pavlyuchenko

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    This is a cracking post and did make me giggle.

    But obviously to echo the thoughts of others, a terrible shame. Unless I've missed something, it doesn't seem like anyone has been caught up in the blaze which is a serious silver lining.
     
  9. SteveAWOL

    SteveAWOL Pat van den Hauwe

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    Robbo Paul Stalteri

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    The whole building might burn to the ground now, they say.
     
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    Glenda's Legs Justin Edinburgh

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    Very sad to see this. The destruction of a piece of history and masterful architecture, an iconic sight. To say nothing of all the artwork, statutory etc. inside.
    It is not sounding hopeful that it can be saved.
     
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    Bullet Christian Ziege

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    Strange they can't put it out. A helicopterbucketful of Seine would do it.
     
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    Robbo Paul Stalteri

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    Apparently they fear dropping water from helicopters would make the whole structure collapse.
     
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    Jon Milija Aleksic

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    Notre Dame on fire.....

    .....your defence is terrified!

    Nanananana na na na na.
     
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    Bullet Christian Ziege

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    Then sprinkle it slower, not all in one massive SPLAT. Spray it with foam. Throw brie at it. Don't just watch it burn down.
     
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    Rorschach Tommy Harmer

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    Apparently not a good idea.
     
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    SteveAWOL Pat van den Hauwe

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    380E0480-FC6A-4730-ACB7-6DBD773357B8.jpeg
     
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    Danishfurniturelover Paul Walsh

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    Bet Macron gets the EU to pay for it. So I guess that means we end up paying, instead of using that money for some OAPs to have hip replacements or roads repaired.

    The French hate paying for anything.
     
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    Robbo Paul Stalteri

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    Don't shoot me, I'm not French, nor a firefighter. Although one of my exes wished I was.
     
  20. Jordinho

    Jordinho Clive Allen Staff Member

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    No stereotyping happening here.

     

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