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Re: Notre Dame de Paris :(

Postby Stardust (186190305) » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:21 am

judy (220800) wrote:they have raised over 1 billion for it so fingers crossed it will be put back to its former glory :)


Wow! Over 1 billion? That's great! I bet the biggest contributor is The Vatican.

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Re: Notre Dame de Paris :(

Postby Hugh Jass (126579776) » Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:37 pm

I saw an amazing story about this tragedy. It appears as if 2 sources were given permission by the Vatican to use current technology to map the entire structure of Notre Dame. One source is a professor of historical architecture at Vassar college and the other is the ASSASSIN'S CREED VIDEO GAME. Who would have ever thought a video game mapping exercise would ever be put to use for anything besides gaming? The CBS story said that the data from both sources is more precise than any existing pictures and will most likely provide all design data need to accurately rebuild TO THE MILLIMETER.

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Re: Notre Dame de Paris :(

Postby XxDarkMarioxX (104376062) » Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:57 pm

Elmer (126579776) wrote:I saw an amazing story about this tragedy. It appears as if 2 sources were given permission by the Vatican to use current technology to map the entire structure of Notre Dame. One source is a professor of historical architecture at Vassar college and the other is the ASSASSIN'S CREED VIDEO GAME. Who would have ever thought a video game mapping exercise would ever be put to use for anything besides gaming? The CBS story said that the data from both sources is more precise than any existing pictures and will most likely provide all design data need to accurately rebuild TO THE MILLIMETER.

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Yeah thats really good heard about it on website that there going to use the game to rebuild it but said it might take upto 5 years to rebuild it.
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Re: Notre Dame de Paris :(

Postby Stardust (186190305) » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:56 pm

Elmer (126579776) wrote:I saw an amazing story about this tragedy. It appears as if 2 sources were given permission by the Vatican to use current technology to map the entire structure of Notre Dame. One source is a professor of historical architecture at Vassar college and the other is the ASSASSIN'S CREED VIDEO GAME. Who would have ever thought a video game mapping exercise would ever be put to use for anything besides gaming? The CBS story said that the data from both sources is more precise than any existing pictures and will most likely provide all design data need to accurately rebuild TO THE MILLIMETER.

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Now that's really AMAZING! :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: This game company beats The Vatican, lol. I bet they are busy now with requests from various governments asking to map their historical buildings! :haha: Thanks for the info, Rod. Very encouraging news!

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Re: Notre Dame de Paris :(

Postby Stardust (186190305) » Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:01 pm

XxDarkMarioxX (104376062) wrote:
Elmer (126579776) wrote:I saw an amazing story about this tragedy. It appears as if 2 sources were given permission by the Vatican to use current technology to map the entire structure of Notre Dame. One source is a professor of historical architecture at Vassar college and the other is the ASSASSIN'S CREED VIDEO GAME. Who would have ever thought a video game mapping exercise would ever be put to use for anything besides gaming? The CBS story said that the data from both sources is more precise than any existing pictures and will most likely provide all design data need to accurately rebuild TO THE MILLIMETER.

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Yeah thats really good heard about it on website that there going to use the game to rebuild it but said it might take upto 5 years to rebuild it.


Five years is fast! I thought it would take at least a decade. I am wondering now, will the Cathedral be opened for the public during the reconstruction? :?: I'd love to visit just to see the scorched parts. They will be gone forever, lol.
I still can't help feeling the reconstruction will be like a partial knockoff of branded good :sad:

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Re: Notre Dame de Paris :(

Postby ChloePumpkin (176209997) » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:19 am

Stardust (186190305) wrote:
judy (220800) wrote:they have raised over 1 billion for it so fingers crossed it will be put back to its former glory :)


Wow! Over 1 billion? That's great! I bet the biggest contributor is The Vatican.


I haven't heard anything about a contribution from the Vatican. Two rich French businessmen are the two I've heard about - one pledged 100 million euros & the other 600 million. One is Salma Hayek's husband. Oh, and the University of Notre Dame pledged $100, 000.
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Re: Notre Dame de Paris :(

Postby Stardust (186190305) » Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:18 am

ChloePumpkin (176209997) wrote:
Stardust (186190305) wrote:
judy (220800) wrote:they have raised over 1 billion for it so fingers crossed it will be put back to its former glory :)


Wow! Over 1 billion? That's great! I bet the biggest contributor is The Vatican.


I haven't heard anything about a contribution from the Vatican. Two rich French businessmen are the two I've heard about - one pledged 100 million euros & the other 600 million. One is Salma Hayek's husband. Oh, and the University of Notre Dame pledged $100, 000.


You got your dachshund pet, Chloe! Yay! :party:

As to The Vatican not donating, that's so stingy of them? I hope the Pope will say something soon and contribute.

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Re: Notre Dame de Paris :(

Postby ChloePumpkin (176209997) » Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:51 pm

Stardust (186190305) wrote:
ChloePumpkin (176209997) wrote:
Stardust (186190305) wrote:
judy (220800) wrote:they have raised over 1 billion for it so fingers crossed it will be put back to its former glory :)


Wow! Over 1 billion? That's great! I bet the biggest contributor is The Vatican.


I haven't heard anything about a contribution from the Vatican. Two rich French businessmen are the two I've heard about - one pledged 100 million euros & the other 600 million. One is Salma Hayek's husband. Oh, and the University of Notre Dame pledged $100, 000.


You got your dachshund pet, Chloe! Yay! :party:

As to The Vatican not donating, that's so stingy of them? I hope the Pope will say something soon and contribute.


Thanks, Stardust! I'm over the moon about him!!! :heart:

I heard on the news that they're supposed to be taking up a collection in the churches for it. Oh, and Disney is kicking in $5. I wonder if they're will be a statue of Mickey Mouse put out front! LOL [It's a joke, peeps. Please don't get mad at me!!]
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