first of april is first of April and not some days before as the "news" was
announced. So I am not sure if I think that idea was soooo good...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Garmt de Vries" <G.deVries~at~phys.uu.nl>
To: "Jules Verne Forum" <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 11:32 AM
Subject: Re: Interview fragment online
> Dear friends,
>> See <http://www.phys.uu.nl/~gdevries/recording/> for the mp3.
> Thank you all for going along with this story. I was glad to see that so
> many of you were enthusiastic about the find, even after Jacques
> Crovisier's hint at the date of this Saturday. I admit that I felt an
> occasional pang of guilt, when some of you went out of their way to dig up
> information on wax cylinders, or got scared about the plans to play the
> cylinders at home on an old machine, or offered to contribute in the costs
> of the project. But I really enjoyed all your reactions.
> I hope you are not too disappointed that this was just a hoax. Rest
> assured that should something like this ever turn up for real, I'll do my
> utmost best to make sure all Vernians will profit.
> Cheers, and thanks for the good laugh,
Received on Sat 01 Apr 2006 - 18:51:55 IDT