Talking Headers: Part 3: The Fun

In Part 1 of the series on interesting headers, I talked about leaking hostnames. In Part 2, it was PHP errors. In Part 3 I bring you... the funny stuff. Not funny, like how Mark Mcgwire's rookie card is now $5 on ebay compared to the hundreds it once was (and that I have 5 of them for some reason), but funny like watching a 1984 episode of Miami Vice and wondering how humanity survived the clothing and hair.


Note, a link to each site is on the header name:


I thought "x-hackers" typically got government jobs, or at least wrote books?



At least these guys at admit they cobbled it together... but gave themselves credit nonetheless:



Nick, Mic, or Andy (or all three?) must also get the warm fuzzies from Ashley, beacuse they've also got:



I'm not quite sure what to make of this next one, but I'm pretty sure it freaks me out just a little, like clowns. Actually, clowns freak me out a lot:



And finally... one that should need no explanation or almost-witty comment:



There are certainly tons more funny or odd headers out there, and I tried not to duplicate those in Andrew Wooster's post--what else have you seen?

Labels: Headers| HTTP| Research
Comments
brite_crawler | ‎06-26-2009 04:13 PM

The Slashdot headers include Futurama quotes.

(anon) | ‎09-19-2010 10:27 PM

The x-my-pokemans header I threw on my "iRev.net" web hosting service as a "bug" to set my little box apart from the zillions of other hosts out there.  Fun to search out the google results on it, like your site here!

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