Monday, June 8, 2009

Abandonned Places

There's a lovely little community on livejournal that I flicked through about five months ago when they were on spotlight. However, I remembered these photos later when a colleague was talking about a music video he made when he was a DJ. It was in an abandoned mental hospital and had some creepy interesting things there.

Anyhow, the photos that I recalled were these ones, for a Russian hospital.


(link updated 16 June 2009 19:17 GMT. I missed off the l from html)


Natalie Faye said...

I tried clicking on your link but the first time, this error message came up:

Page Not Found

I'm sorry, you've reached a page that I cannot find. I'm really sorry about this. It's kind of embarassing. Here you are, the user, trying to get to a page on LiveJournal and I can't even serve it to you. What does that say about me? I'm just a webserver. My sole purpose in life is to serve you webpages and I can't even do that! I suck. Please don't be mad, I'll try harder. I promise! Who am I kidding? You're probably all like, "Man, LiveJournal's webserver sucks. It can't even get me where I want to go." I'm really sorry. Maybe it's my that's bout my hard drives? Maybe. Where's my admin? I can't run self-diagnostics on myself. It's so boring in this datacenter. It's the same thing everyday. Oh man, I'm so lonely. I'm really sorry about rambling about myself, I'm selfish. I think I'm going to go cut my ethernet cables. I hope you get to the page you're looking for...goodbye cruel world!

-the webserver

The second time I clicked on the faulty link, the error message said:

Oh noes! The page you're trying to reach could not be found. Maybe it doesn't exist. Maybe you typed it in wrong. Or maybe we just messed up.

The third time, it said:

Page Not Found

LiveJournal Admin: Sir! We have reports that someone is trying to access a page that doesn't exist!

LiveJournal Captain: Impossible! How can that be?

LiveJournal Admin: Sir, I don't know. Maybe they typed in the URL wrong or maybe we're suffering from a critical system failure.

LiveJournal Captain: Unacceptable! Redirect them to a 404 page and make it snappy!

Natalie Faye said...

p.s. Just based on the photo you posted, I wonder why they leave all that stuff intact? Surely the equipment was worth something? Why was it abandoned?

I love pictures of abandoned places.

Kate Davies said...

Ah. I cut the l off the .html... silly me.

It works now.

Yes, LJ provide much interesting error messages.

Some, less amusing, but inventive can be found here: