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Hilarious site down video

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by brianman, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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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?
     
  2. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Correction: animated gif.

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

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    #3 palmer_md, Nov 5, 2015
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    probably not what you were looking for but pretty funny site is down video:

     
  4. Quantum`

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    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;
     
  5. green1

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    Can you post a link that gave you the 520?
     
  6. S'toon

    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    I've had the 520 error coming to the front page.
     
  7. woof

    woof Model S #P683 Blue 85 kWh

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    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.
     
  8. f-stop

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    #8 f-stop, Mar 2, 2016
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    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
     
  9. cgiGuy

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    This, with "TMC" on the door.

    anigif_enhanced-16737-1433879476-10.gif
     

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