20 creative and inventive '404' website error pages

20 creative and inventive '404' website error pages

Summary: Another website error page? Broken link, or server problem? Here are 20 websites that have made their '404' error pages stand out from the crowd.

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  • Gaming network DDZ quite frankly took the mick by collecting every "404" price-sign from gas stations around the United States and collating them on one page. It goes that one step further in reiterating to 404-aware visitors that this page signifies a missing page.

    Find it here.

  • Seecoy is one of those websites you're not quite sure what its purpose is. That said, if you happen to stumble on a page that isn't there, one appears to be looking at a static-ridden television set with the channel set to "404". Slight warning: it will fuzz with your eyes after a few seconds.

    Find it here.

  • Taking goofy to the extreme, Blippy really lays it on with its lush 404 meadow and its dressed-up-unicorn. "Good thing unicorns are magical," the shopping-sharing site says on its broken link page. Not hugely inventive, but still likely to warm the cockles of your heart. 

    Find it here.

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  • There are so many more funny ones out there

    I came across this page one time and had to laugh

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/readers/2009/02/23/404_3.gif

    NO this is not a spam link. Just a link to an image of a funny 404 Page.
    bobiroc
  • Where's the hiss?

    The Seecoy site would be better (or more annoying -- take your pick) if it had an audio track of white noise.
    Muzhik1
    • It should have had an embedded '404' 3D image

      But then maybe that was their intent!
      Patanjali
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      baozheni2
  • Another one

    How about: http://www.t-mobile.co.uk/404
    dynamite8826
  • Gotta love

    these (my fav's):

    the K International page ... especially this nice little doozy [i]" You were looking for Picnik and got lost "[/i] .. haha!

    Gog.com's rip in the space time continuum

    Mark Dijkstra's play on the classic "I went here, and all I got was this lousy..."

    LEGO's figurines all in a panic over the 404 Error

    Foradian's Hypercube zero (in HTML5) .. very impressive

    and last but by no means least (..drum roll)

    The South Park's 'Royal Pudding' 404 (lmao) ... that one really takes the cake (.. i mean .. pudding).
    thx-1138_
  • Homestar Runner?

    Can't believe you guys missed this one:

    http://www.homestarrunner.com/404

    And also the similar April fools joke which is even better:

    http://www.homestarrunner.com/systemisdown.html
    Jsphevans