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The Ark Encounter
« on: May 08, 2016, 05:15:31 PM »
A relative kindly keeps me up to date on the Noah's Ark that Ken Ham is building in Kentucky. She can't wait to visit.

I do think I see Tyvek lining the sides of the Ark, though. This is a remarkable discovery by Ham!


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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2016, 05:23:45 PM »
Regardless of how idiotic this whole project is, I can't help but love the bibilical irony of the fact that somebody named 'Ham' is rebuilding the Ark  >:D

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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2016, 05:31:19 PM »
I don't see any water anywhere near it. What's the point?

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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2016, 05:33:23 PM »
Wouldn't it have been better if they just dug a pit, threw the money in there, and then backfilled the pit?
My understand is that those facilities almost always start losing money after a couple of years.
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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2016, 05:37:11 PM »
I don't see any water anywhere near it. What's the point?

A big part of the modern mythology is that the real Ark is to be found somewhere high on Mount Ararat in Turkey, and unbelieving scientists refuse to acknowledge ts existence. It seems there is a new "I discovered the Ark" story every year. So of course the Ark is built on top of a "mountain."
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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2016, 05:40:38 PM »
Is there a non video reliable source on this?
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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2016, 05:45:58 PM »
Is there a non video reliable source on this?

A reliable source for what? The Ark Encounter or Noah's Ark itself?
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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2016, 06:17:42 PM »
http://thegoodlordabove.com/articles/details/235

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The new 'Noah's Ark' Theme Park in Williamstown, Kentucky was destroyed in a flood earlier today. The sudden flash flood only seemed to affect the location of the Ark Encounter Theme Park, which was in the final phases of construction.

*Satire*

I have a thing for amusement parks and roadside attractions so I would actually visit this if I were in the area. It would be good for a laugh, its right up there with Paul Bunyan statues and the World's Largest Hamster Wheel.
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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2016, 08:20:02 PM »
I can't see the race of giants that should be assembling the Ark. They must be on a break?

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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2016, 09:06:17 PM »
I don't see any water anywhere near it. What's the point?

There wasn't water anywhere near the original one either, at first...

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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2016, 10:25:05 AM »
I don't see any water anywhere near it. What's the point?

A big part of the modern mythology is that the real Ark is to be found somewhere high on Mount Ararat in Turkey, and unbelieving scientists refuse to acknowledge ts existence. It seems there is a new "I discovered the Ark" story every year. So of course the Ark is built on top of a "mountain."

I never understood why people thought the ark would still be in existence. If I were Noah once I landed the first thing that I would do is tear it apart to use the supplies to build a house.
common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2016, 10:33:24 AM »
I don't see any water anywhere near it. What's the point?

A big part of the modern mythology is that the real Ark is to be found somewhere high on Mount Ararat in Turkey, and unbelieving scientists refuse to acknowledge ts existence. It seems there is a new "I discovered the Ark" story every year. So of course the Ark is built on top of a "mountain."
Also, the libs control all the seas and would never allow a good Christian warrior like Ken Ham to build a semi-functional concrete ark near a big city. All the people might turn Christian and deliver the city from Satan!!!
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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2016, 12:18:02 PM »
I don't see any water anywhere near it. What's the point?

A big part of the modern mythology is that the real Ark is to be found somewhere high on Mount Ararat in Turkey, and unbelieving scientists refuse to acknowledge ts existence. It seems there is a new "I discovered the Ark" story every year. So of course the Ark is built on top of a "mountain."
Also, the libs control all the seas and would never allow a good Christian warrior like Ken Ham to build a semi-functional concrete ark near a big city. All the people might turn Christian and deliver the city from Satan!!!

How about this?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan's_Ark
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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2016, 12:49:20 PM »
I never understood why people thought the ark would still be in existence. If I were Noah once I landed the first thing that I would do is tear it apart to use the supplies to build a house.

Easier to just keep living on the ark... lots of room and not too smelly once you release the animals.
More important to get drunk and let your kids uncover your nakedness.
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Re: The Ark Encounter
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2016, 01:42:14 PM »
I never understood why people thought the ark would still be in existence. If I were Noah once I landed the first thing that I would do is tear it apart to use the supplies to build a house.

Easier to just keep living on the ark... lots of room and not too smelly once you release the animals.
More important to get drunk and let your kids uncover your nakedness.

I would assume that it wouldn't settle flat especially on the side of a mountain.
common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

 

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