Over the years, I was taking screenshots of error messages that are creative, funny, or just useless. Here’s my current collection. I’ll keep adding more images, but if you have your favorite error message, add its image in comments, and I’ll add it to this blog with proper credits.
4 thoughts on “Creativity in error messages”
The International Olympic Committees – 404: https://www.olympic.org/404.html
Just in case, its need to be explained: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has designed its ‘404 error’ page template based on the failure of the Olympic ring from the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.
Another classic is . . .
Username and password do not match.
We won’t tell you which.
They just don’t match.
And now, you’re dead to us.
– Amanda J Clark .com
Hi, you could try this one: http://www.kareyhelms.com/testpage “This is somewhat embarrassing, isn’t it? It seems we can’t find what you’re looking for.” .I think it’s very cute wording for the error message 🙂