Gone To Lunch
Who's Home When The Web Page Isn't
In the seething randomness that is today's internet, web page servers and their content are here today and gone tomorrow, links break and throw up bizarre and often arcane Code 404 - type responses, and sometimes you may find the work of an anonymous wit hidden awaiting discovery.
Then there's the more explanatory....
Some days nothing goes right....
...And then there is the single moment of perfect beauty....
Offbeat error messages, genuine or false, can be found all over the net as people strive to humanize the often cold and unfriendly facade of the web and give it a mischievous grin. A mistyped URL, a server down for maintenance or just a bored typist and you stop and smile for a moment before going on.
If you have spotted one of these gems, then please feel free to pass the URL on to Andrew D. Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll put the best of them up!
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