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Hilarious site down video

brianman

Burrito Founder
Nov 10, 2011
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Admins, thanks for the laugh on the site down video.

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

brianman

Burrito Founder
Nov 10, 2011
17,534
2,997
Correction: animated gif.

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

Quantum`

Member
Oct 17, 2015
162
7
Seattle, WA
Error 520 Robot

Anyone know where the error 520 .gif is? The page background is a hilarious robot falling over.
Code:
<style>body{background:url(data:image/gif;
 

woof

Fluffy Member
Apr 30, 2009
1,582
1,816
Wicked Cool CloudFlare error page

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


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


Nicely done, Doug, nicely done.
 

f-stop

Active Member
Jul 31, 2015
1,463
1,408
Vancouver BC, Canada
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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