Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.227.48.147

Forum Moderators: incrediBILL

Time measured by 'the' wall

     
6:57 pm on Feb 5, 2018 (gmt 0)

Senior Member from CA 

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Nov 25, 2003
posts:1107
votes: 264


Just read a tweet:

The Berlin Wall stood for 10316 days and today it has been gone for 10316 days.


The painful part is that I can remember as a kid going to the Saturday movie matinée and watching the newsreel footage of the wall being built, as a parent sitting with my daughter and watching live TV footage of it coming down, and now I look at my grandkids and think: when did I become so old that three generations of history have passed on by...
7:02 pm on Feb 5, 2018 (gmt 0)

Senior Member

WebmasterWorld Senior Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Apr 1, 2016
posts:1575
votes: 422


And soon there may be new wall along the Mexican border that will allow your grand kids to continue with this fine tradition...
7:07 pm on Feb 5, 2018 (gmt 0)

Moderator from US 

WebmasterWorld Administrator keyplyr is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Sept 26, 2001
posts:10624
votes: 630


I lived in Germany (Frankfurt, Munich) during the time of the Wall. Took a trip to West Berlin and it was awful.

I live near the Mexico border now where everyone got along great until recently. Just the idea of a wall here has people arguing.
7:10 pm on Feb 5, 2018 (gmt 0)

Senior Member from US 

WebmasterWorld Senior Member lawman is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:May 28, 2001
posts:3612
votes: 70


I took out a custom built home entertainment center and a fireplace so I could have a blank wall big enough to put a 75" television on. Have not regretted it one bit.
10:49 am on Feb 6, 2018 (gmt 0)

Senior Member from GB 

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Feb 10, 2002
posts:936
votes: 4


Was on a train which crossed the Berlin wall, way back in the early days. Was not a pleasant site. Nor was life on the other side, in Poland, my destination.....