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Italians hope for sunshine mirror
Posted: 07 November 2005 12:35 PM   [ Ignore ]
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An Italian village which is situated on the north slope of a steep mountain is desiring to built a solar mirror to illuminate itself during the winter months.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4413580.stm

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Posted: 07 November 2005 12:47 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Those crazy Italians….lol

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Posted: 07 November 2005 06:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Wow! I hope they manage to build it! looks like a beautiful town.

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Posted: 08 November 2005 01:09 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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The Vampire lobby must be blocking construction of the mirror.

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Posted: 08 November 2005 04:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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I hope they manage it. Three months of darkness has to be depressing for the non-vampire part of the village.

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Posted: 08 November 2005 09:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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I’m surprised that they’re not ponying up the money.  It looks like they’ve done their homework and it’s not that expensive.

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Posted: 09 November 2005 09:14 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Well, if I grew up in that town, I would probably be used to the three months of darkness, and think of them as a part of my life.  I don’t think I’d want it to change.  It might just be a minority who are proposing this.
I find it a bit odd though that a town would be built there in the first place.

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Posted: 09 November 2005 09:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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An idea like this would never work around here; five minutes after it was built, some drunks would come along and start shooting it up with shotguns.  It’s bad enough trying to keep road signs legible with all the bullet holes in them.

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Posted: 10 November 2005 07:37 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Yup, I reakon that within hours of it being erected it will have “Maria Loves Guiseppe” written in 20 foot letters in lipstick on it.

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Posted: 10 November 2005 07:39 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Mort - 10 November 2005 12:37 PM

Yup, I reakon that within hours of it being erected it will have “Maria Loves Guiseppe” written in 20 foot letters in lipstick on it.

LOL

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Posted: 10 November 2005 08:03 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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I’m tempted to start one of those emails about sending mirrors to Italy.  (Send all your mirrors to:  Adress 123, Valley, Italy.)

Lol…They could build their huge mirror in no time.

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