I thought that many of you would enjoy these humorous web pages that I have found recently. Please use the comments section to add more. We will keep this page up in order for more funny sites and jokes to be added as I find more and as you find more. Everyone who adds a joke or adds a link to a related joke, parody, satirical page, etc about design, will get a link to their website in parenthesis beside the listing.
404 Error Pages
A depressed Server’s 404 Page - This is my favorite 404 page ever. You will most likely find this funny as well.
You are a Loser - A 404 Page that is very insulting.
Weapons of Mass Destruction - A humorous 404 page saying that the weapons of mass destruction could not be found.
404 Page with Terrible News - A 404 page that breaks the news to you that you have found the wrong page and then lists humorous reasons why you might be on this 404 page.
END & BEGINNING OF THE INTERNET
The End of the Internet - The last page of the Internet with helpful instructions on how to get back to the first page.
Off Button - A button to turn of the internet.
First Page of the Internet - The first page of the Internet and a link to the last page of the Internet.
Geoshities - Really funny, make sure to read all of the text on the page…A parody of Geocities.
Golden Rules of Bad User Interface - A humorous collection of tips for bad user interface design.
10 Signs You May Have Webular Standarditis - A top ten joke that web designers might be able to relate to. - A top ten joke that web designers might be able to relate to.
A Cartoon : The Web Design Session - Watch 2 web designers decide whether to make a website clean and easy to understand or rather to make users choose between meaningless options and advertisements.
10 Google Headlines That You Don’t Want to Read - These are very funny.
A Cartoon : The Design Clients - A cartoon about a web designer showing his clients a website that he is designing. Its cute.
Hexadecimal Color Codes That Look Dirty - Hexadecimal color codes that look or sound dirty, but are in fact merely colorful
You Never Visit Your Mother’s Site Anymore - Not that you should care, Mr. I-Have-My-Own-Site-Now. A satirical news story (fake news) about a son who never visits his mom’s website anymore.
Ads Too Intrusive Save 1-% on Your First Purchase Right Now at Egghead - A satirical news story (fake news) … Detractors Claim Online Ads Distracting, Irritating
Hackers Beg Boring People to Stop Encrypting E-Mail - A satirical news story (fake news) ….security experts concur most of you have nothing worth encrypting anyway
Interview with a Search Engine - A satirical news story (fake news) about the very first interview with an actual search engine.
Gore Puts Internet up for Sale on eBay - A satirical new story (fake news) about Al Gore putting the Internet up for sale.
How To Build A web Page In 25 Steps - A humorous list of ways to build a web page in 25 steps.
The Dark Side of Publishing on the Web - Anyone who runs a website will appreciate this one.
Smallest Website on the Net - This website claims to be the smallest website on the net, I agree.
Kewl Web Pages - I think that this is a joke page, but I am not positive.
I Hate Flash Intros - A page from somebody who hates Flash Intros. He made a flash intro that never ends (unless you hit the back key).
Firedfox - A parody of Firefox.
The Unspoken Rules of Graphic Design - A funny list of rules for graphic designers.
The Patron Saints of Graphic Design - A humorous and beautiful page about the unknown saints of Graphic Design.
The Way Graphic Designers Used to Work - Pictures of the tedious way graphic design and layout used to work. Not funny, but put a smile on my face because I’m so happy that things aren’t like this anymore.
You’ve Been Into Graphics Too Long If… - A list of reasons to realize that you have been into graphics too long.
Graphic Designer’s Judgment Clouded by Desire to Use New Photoshop Plugin - A fake news story from the Onion.
Area Man Knows All The Shortcut Keys - A fake news story by the Onion.
Ad-Agency Print Buyer Can’t Believe They Want To Add A Perf This Late In The Game - A fake news story by The Onion.
PHOTOSHOP / PSP
Acquired Paint Shop Pro Syndrome - The Centre for Disease Control in Atlanta today announced the identification of a new disease.
If Leonardo Had Photoshop - A comic of what Leonardo Da Vinci Would have Been Doing if he had access to Photoshop
You Know You’re Addicted to Photoshop When… - A humorous list of the signs and symptoms of Adobe Photoshop addiction
How to Use Paint Shop Pro - Supplies you will need: 1 computer, 1 chair, 1 desk, 1 cat, 1 spouse, 1 car, 1 copy of Paint Shop Pro, one 6-pack, clothing optional.
You Know You Are Addicted to PSP When… - A list of ways to know whether or not you are addicted to Paint Shop Pro
You Know you’re been spending too much time on Paint Shop Pro … - Ways to know that you have been spending too much time using PSP.
Black Guy Photoshopped In - A fake news story by the Onion.
Difference Between Freelance Designers & Onsite Designers - The difference between working in-house and freelance…
Gaping Void - This smart entrepreneur thought of this great idea, putting cartoons on the back of business cards to be remembered. They are called ‘blog cards’ and some of the cartoons are funny…and if you ask me, a great idea for freelancers.
Guide to Using Printers - A very funny document giving advice on printers that will just make things much worse.
A New Way to Print - A picture that will make you smile.
You Know You Are a Font Fanatic When … - An About.com Forum thread listing ways that you can find out whether or not you are a font fanatic.
Helvetica Bold Oblique Sweeps Fontys - A fake news story by the Onion.
Fontly Speaking - Another fake news story by The Onion
2 Cheesy Font Jokes - These are cheesy jokes, but enjoy anyway.
Another Cheesy Fonts Joke - Even cheesier fonts joke than the one above it.
This is Broken - A project to make businesses more aware of their customer experience, and how to fix it. There are humorous mistakes that have been made, and some of them are on websites.
You Are an Internet Addict When … - Since many of us are web designers, I figured that many of us are also internet addicts. Read this humorous list.
Rules for Surviving Web Addiction - A list of ways to survive web addiction.
Idiotic Tales of Computer Users - You will be amazed at how stupid people can be.
Photography Humor - A thread about Photography humor found on the Graphic Design forum.
Microsoft Obsecurity - Worlds most secure server faq … a parody.
(I don’t Know Where I Found The Below Joke - Please Let Me Know if You Know)
Ever wonder what all those advertising terms really mean?
NEW - Different color from previous design.
ALL NEW - Parts are not interchangeable with previous design.
FOOLPROOF OPERATION - No provision for adjustments.
ADVANCED DESIGN - The advertising agency doesn’t understand it.
REDESIGNED - Previous flaws fixed - we hope.
YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT - We finally got one to work.
MAINTENANCE FREE - Impossible to fix.
MEETS ALL STANDARDS - Ours, not yours.
SOLID-STATE - Heavy as hell.