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The best 404 page ever

7th December 2002

The best 404 page I have ever seen. Text reproduced here in case they ever change it:

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I websurfed, weak and weary,
Over many a strange and spurious website of 'hot chicks galore',
While I clicked my fav'rite bookmark, suddenly there came a warning,
And my heart was filled with mourning, mourning for my dear amour.
"'Tis not possible," I muttered, "give me back my cheap hardcore!" -
Quoth the server, "404".

This is The best 404 page ever by Simon Willison, posted on 7th December 2002.

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