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The best 404 error pages of any websites

Most companies have boring 404 pages – but some use them to have a bit of fun.

WHEN YOU TYPE in the wrong web address, you end up on a 404 page.

Most companies have boring 404 pages that try to get you back to the site’s main page – but some clever companies to more. They use 404 pages to have fun.

We have a round up of the best 404 pages on the web.

A few years ago, a thread was set up on Quora for people to find the best 404 pages on the web. After looking at these submissions, as well as the 404 collections on Mashable, 404 Research Lab, and elsewhere on the web, we’ve put together our favourites.

The Lego 404 page is completely appropriate.

The 404 page for this golfing company is appropriate – it’s a bunch of men looking for a lost ball.

Bosco pops up if you put in a wrong address on the RTE website.

The TechCruch error page is caught with its pants down

South Park has a rotation of 404 pages featuring characters from the show.

This digital media agency in the US lets you play some Pacman inside the 404.

This internet company in India lets you rotate the cube. It’s weirdly addictive.

Not too sure what to make of this one

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If you land on the 404 page of restaurant start-up app Nosh, you get an actual video of some guys killing a webpage.  That’s a lot of work.

Smooth work in this political 404 page from Canada’s NDP party.

Another unusual one – this time from a search engine for gyms in Australia.

Finally, BedMap goes for a classic, using a Back to the Future reference for its error page.

- Jay Yarrow

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