In France, the tradition of April Fool is as prevalent as elsewhere in the world. Only, they call it "poisson d'Avril", which translates as April fish. So there you go.
HeyRick did an April Fool, as could be expected. I took down my site's main page and replaced the blog all with a redirect to a page called "parked.html" that looked like this:
Yup. For a while, HeyRick was domain parked by a fictitious German company.
The girl in the background (a random "free beautiful girls wallpaper") is a nod to the fact that many parked domains contain generic photographs of women who are usually either wearing a phone headset, or holding a clipboard, or in various dumb poses that looks as if they're advertising shampoo. The completely unnecessary eye-candy was this taken up to 11.
The German, by the way, is authentic. Or, at least as authentic as you're likely to get from Google Translate. ☺
But, now, it's gone noon. Time to remove the silliness and return to the depressing post-Brexit dystopia that passes for reality. ☹
Please note that while I check this page every so often, I am not able to control what users write; therefore I disclaim all liability for unpleasant and/or infringing and/or defamatory material. Undesired content will be removed as soon as it is noticed. By leaving a comment, you agree not to post material that is illegal or in bad taste, and you should be aware that the time and your IP address are both recorded, should it be necessary to find out who you are. Oh, and don't bother trying to inline HTML. I'm not that stupid! ☺
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Last read at 08:56 on 2019/01/23.
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