Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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404 snack packs

Any site/connection message of "not available" loads a hypertext page full of wikipedia or comics; let the clicking continue!
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My wifi is dodgy and I sometimes get an "unable to connect" page.

I would like it much better if something like a browser add on had a variety of hypertext snack-packs that would load on the 404-like page. I could continue clicking and reading. Wikipedia might be good for me. I enjoy comics and a few thousand images of my favorite comics would also be nice. i think this could be easily accomplished with a browser add-on.

beanangel, Nov 09 2017

[bungston], your anno reminds me of this idea .... Tumbleweed_20Dispenser
[normzone, Nov 14 2017]


       // My wifi is dodgy //   

       There's your problem, right there ... if you fix your wifi, you won't need this idea at all.
8th of 7, Nov 09 2017

       Educational institutions could offer advanced degrees in this manner.
normzone, Nov 10 2017

       [+] This isn't an entirely new idea but good nevertheless. In the earlier days of the internet when 404 errors were quite common, advertisers were looking for ways to capitalize on all of that "eyeball real estate".
Jscotty, Nov 12 2017

       I saw something of this sort just now. My daughter, unable to connect, was having a tyrannosaurus jump over cacti.
bungston, Nov 12 2017

       My wife is dodgy and I’m not allowed to connect elsewhere..
AusCan531, Nov 14 2017

       Time for an upgrade, [Aus] ?
8th of 7, Nov 14 2017

       That's exactly how I read it the first time, too.
RayfordSteele, Nov 14 2017

       Google Chrome already loads a mini game when your connection fails.
aguydude, Nov 17 2017

       + yay a good one
xandram, Mar 13 2021


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