04/13/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Best 404 Error Pages EVER: 17 Awesome 'Page Not Found' Messages (PHOTOS)

On the Web, "404" doesn't refer to Atlanta's area code, rather it's an HTML status code meaning a connection was made to a Web site's server, but the requested page could not be found.

Reaching 404 pages can be incredibly frustrating, and oftentimes a user is greeted by a generic, dull message such as, "Page cannot be found."

But over time, Web designers have gotten creative and developed their own 404 pages which make getting an error message just a bit more fun.

Here's a collection of the best 404s we've seen. Vote on your favorites and let's see who deserves the honor of No. 1! Have you seen other cool ones? Send them in!