david b.
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Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 10:51 am

What do you think about this?

Teenage-know-it-alls should be shot on sight
 
Ryefly
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 10:52 am

It's Wonderful!
 
Hurricane
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 10:54 am

A really great idea for a temporary memorial...
 
david b.
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 11:00 am

Teenage-know-it-alls should be shot on sight
 
dragon-wings
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 11:04 am

it should be permanent!
Don't give up don't ever give up - Jim Valvano
 
Delta15
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 11:06 am

Actually when I saw it light up i was rather upset. It was alot less bright and visible then i thought. I figured Id'e be able to see it on my next transatlantic flight ATL-CDG, but i guess not :-(
 
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 11:18 am

Don't give up don't ever give up - Jim Valvano
 
david b.
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 11:19 am

Isnt there a light in Las Vages that is so bright it can be seen 10 miles away?
Teenage-know-it-alls should be shot on sight
 
gocaps16
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 11:22 am

Yea, the light that points up from the Pyramid. (Luxor) in Vegas. Maybe the New York New York Hotel.

Kevin/DCA
 
N400QX
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 11:23 am

First, it didn't seem bright at first, but either (a) the lights had to warm up (if they're that type) or (b) just had to wait for the sky to get a bit darker. It was definately brighter a little later.

And, yes, Las Vegas's LUXOR hotel/casino has a huge light on top of the pyramid that shines upward.
 
jcxp15
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 12:11 pm

yea... they say it can be seen from about 20mi away...

You really can't see it well from street level further north, but when you go upstairs you can. I'm looking at them right now out of my window...

And for one thing, they are definately more West than the original Towers were...
 
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 12:22 pm

I like the symbolism of them. the light reaching to the heavens....
 
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 1:01 pm

modern, tasteful, unique. Well done.
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watewate
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 1:26 pm

I don't mean any disrespect, but the lights remind of Batman calling sign...
 
eal401
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 6:34 pm

but the lights remind of Batman calling sign...

??? They do nothing of the sort for me.

Shame they can't be permanent, but the cost is probably phenomenal. A stunning sight nonetheless.
 
Thom@s
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 8:31 pm

It reminds me of New York, they way I used to remember it. So it serves it's purpose.  Smile



Thom@s
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Staffan
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RE: Tribute Of Light?

Tue Mar 12, 2002 8:47 pm

Very nice tribute!

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