When surfing the internet, it’s inevitable that you’ll wait for pages to load and downloads to finish. Streams stutter and some pages are just dead. Dead-ends are inevitable, but it’s nice when a company goes out of their way to make an entertaining or informative endscreen when their servers fail or pages stop loading.
Here are a few of my favorite 404 screens online:
6. Tie: Battle.net and Blizzard.com
Brian Penny is a former Operations Manager and Business Analyst at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer. His work has appeared on High Times, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Main Street, The Street, Hardcore Droid, and Intuit’s Small Business Resource.