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Old April 23rd, 2007, 06:32 PM   #1
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Wall of the World (VIII World Wonder)

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Idea comes from local Latvian people. It is named Wall of the World - 8th Wonder of the World aiming to collect data of 1% (65mil) of the world population to engrave it in the 26km long wall. To put your name on the wall will cost you 5 EUR.











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Old April 23rd, 2007, 10:47 PM   #2
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what should there be a world wonder?? ( it's indeed a nice idea )
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Old April 24th, 2007, 01:22 AM   #3
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what should there be a world wonder?? ( it's indeed a nice idea )
The idea is to get 68 mil people to sign up and therefore give their vote for that this is the true 8th world wonder because that is how much votes are needed to acquire the status.
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Old April 25th, 2007, 08:11 AM   #4
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A wall with a lot of names on it...?

Isn't doing it for me.
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Old April 25th, 2007, 08:18 AM   #5
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Where does the money go?
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Old April 25th, 2007, 01:30 PM   #6
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who would want to read a wall of names that comemorates nothing, of people who have done nothing?
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Old April 25th, 2007, 03:46 PM   #7
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Where does the money go?
The money goes for the charity to the Red Cross.
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Old April 25th, 2007, 03:47 PM   #8
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who would want to read a wall of names that comemorates nothing, of people who have done nothing?
If you go to the website and read the basics you will be able to find out many reasons why people are puting their names on the wall. The wall is not supposed to be as a tourism attraction, rather it is a message for the future generations.
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Old April 29th, 2007, 12:10 AM   #9
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It seems quite an ugly idea, for a site that will host the names of 1% of the Global population.

It is quite pathetic actually the whole concept and design.
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Old April 29th, 2007, 09:47 AM   #10
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I want to use graffiti if thats the case then but last time I used one was 10 years ago LOL!
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Old April 29th, 2007, 11:19 AM   #11
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It seems quite an ugly idea, for a site that will host the names of 1% of the Global population.

It is quite pathetic actually the whole concept and design.
This is draft design. When two million people will sign up for this the design tender will be announced (for the best location as well).
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 08:28 PM   #12
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I dont get the point of this idea.
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Old May 4th, 2007, 12:23 PM   #13
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The main objective is to leave a message for the future generations.
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Old May 8th, 2007, 05:33 PM   #14
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Hey it's original, I'd like to write there :P
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Old May 19th, 2007, 12:48 AM   #15
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Just go to the english version of the website and register
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Old May 19th, 2007, 09:03 AM   #16
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I would soooo do this, but like, why latvia? I mean no offense to the latvians but..
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Old May 20th, 2007, 12:58 PM   #17
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I like it
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Old May 21st, 2007, 05:22 AM   #18
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well, one good reason is because of the geographic location - there are no volcanoes, no seismic activity, no tornadoes or tsunamis
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Old May 21st, 2007, 05:27 AM   #19
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Looks like a tourist trap - down to the included planned carpark.
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Old May 21st, 2007, 05:28 AM   #20
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But I would put my name on it...
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