WordPress is Fun – Even When it’s Down

The other day I complained that Google was no longer funny, the infamous “cross your fingers” error message was replaced by a “serious” one (probably approved by lawyers…)

Well, is still fun, even when it’s down. Here’s their error message:

“Confessions Of A Server

OH MY! Life is so unfair! What did I do wrong to be born a server in this day and age? I could have been a nice simple bicycle that people happily rode around on all day. But no, I’m stuck inside this metal case serving web pages instead. I never even see the light of day and all I can hear is the rush of the air-conditioning!
Well, no more! I’m relaxing here with a cup of tea and a biscuit until someone shows me some love and attention.

It never takes them long to fix me when I kick up a fuss so check back in a few minutes and I’ll be chugging along merrily again.!

The web server
( – where even the machines have life!)”

I love it.. how can one be angry with the outage (as long as it’s not more than 5 minutes), when we get the server’s personal attention?


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  1. awesomeee message.. i simply loved it .. even the machines have a life .. great!!

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