This is the newest1 version of the guestbook. The previous one, running on a different software, proved to be unreliable and prone to hackers attacks.
I couldn’t import the previous reader’s entries in this new one and am sorry for this. It just proves that, unlike allegedly looted Iraqi museum, the Internet is worthless when it comes to preserving relics of the past.
Anyway, please have a go at it. As this works on an open-posting basis, and trolls roam the cyberland freely, all submissions will be moderated before publication. Any display of Leftist lunacy, Islamic zealotry, French Frenchness and other insanities will have their authors anal-probed by top CIA experts in counter-trolling. Thanks for your attention.
Ceci est la nouvelle1 version du Livre d’Or. La précédente, qui reposait sur un logiciel différent, était aussi peu fiable qu’ouverte aux attaques de hackers.
Je n’ai pas pu importer les anciennes entrées de lecteurs et j’en suis désolé. Cela prouve simplement que, contrairement aux musées irakiens prétendument pillés, l’Internet ne vaut rien lorsqu’il s’agit de préserver des reliques du passé.
Quoi qu’il en soit, allez-y. Considérant que ceci fonctionne par soumission ouverte, et que les trolls parcourent le cyber-pays librement, les entrées seront soumises à modération avant d’être autorisées à l’affichage. Toute manifestation de démence gauchiste, de bigoterie islamique, de francitude française et autres insanités vaudront à leurs auteurs une coloscopie poussée par des experts en contre-trolling de la CIA. Merci de votre attention.
A couple of years ago (as an ageing [aging?] old fart, time has lost all meaning to me) I checked your site daily, as one of the few that I found interesting and intelligent. Then either you really slowed down or I lost track (once again, I attribute this more to my antiquity than anything else) and damn near forgot the site existed.
Glad to see you’re still around and kicking. My father is a World War II vet, fought at Bastogne (101st Airborne), and after hostilities had wound down to an unimpressive level, they were shipped off to Paris. According to him, the French people in the countryside were warm, friendly, affable, caring, and eager to get to know their new American buddies. When they got to Paris, he said he suddenly understood why the Army saw fit to confiscate their ammo before letting them loose.
Anyway, keep writing for a few more years, and you’ll make my twilight tolerable.
I’ve missed you! Didn’t realize the vote was so close, but I’ve been too busy trying to not hear all the crap regarding the elections over here. I still can’t figure out why so many Americans want to follow so much of Europe down the commode.
Heading to the UK next month to help my daughter film a web series – with no help, money, or directions from any government agency. Just hard work and frugal financing! As for you – keep writing!
Jumped here via a link to your educational video concerning cartridges. I incorrectly interpreted your title of FROGMAN to mean military diver until after I had read the quote from The Third Man and read a couple past posts. It has been more than a decade since I visited your country, but the memory of hospitality for this American Marine in the Marne valley is vivid.
Wish you the best in 2012.
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