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Hilarious site down video


Burrito Founder
Nov 10, 2011
Correction: animated gif.

Here's a "save as" PNG of the first frame:


Fluffy Member
Supporting Member
Apr 30, 2009
Wicked Cool CloudFlare error page

Getting CDN errors is never fun, but this little number from CloudFlare for TMC makes me smile.

What's even cooler is that the robot (failing the DARPA challenge) in the background is an embedded animated gif:

Nicely done, Doug, nicely done.
Admins, thanks for the laugh on the site down video.

Is there a direct link for viewing when the site is working properly?

aha! I always get a laugh when TMC is down and that pops up, but I've been wondering the same thing for months. I think I figured it out...

I was watching the recent episode of Nova on PBS - Rise of the Robots, and in the intro was a clip of the same robot falling over, along with several others. Seems like the TMC site down animated GIf was taken from one of the failed finalists of a DARPA robot challenge.

see more here: The Most Epic Robot Fails of the DARPA Robotic Challenge
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