Downtime can be entertaining

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Don’t you just hate it when a site you trying to visit is down for maintenance? It usually causes users to get ticked off, especially if it ends up happening too often. This actually happens to [Crazy Egg](http://www.crazyegg.com) more often then we’d like because of the constant upgrades and tweaks we do. Due to this we decided to create a Crazy Egg maintenance game. (Flash 7+ required)

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Neil Patel
Neil Patel is the co-founder of KISSmetrics, an analytics provider that helps companies make better business decisions. Neil also blogs about marketing and entrepreneurship at Quick Sprout.
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  • http://www.didntyouhear.com Cory OBrien

    Great idea. Love the game too. I just wish you could go up and down too.

  • http://www.brajeshwar.com/ Brajeshwar

    Awesome idea and an equally awesome game.

  • http://www.mychurch.org/joesuh joe

    Nice sound effects. Got to round 6 :)

  • http://smoke-hammer.com/ esotericsean

    hah, that’s pretty fun :)

  • http://www.menuism.com Justin

    Awesome idea and game! You should make that available to users all the time :)

  • http://www.pronetadvertising.com Neil Patel

    Justin, we would do that but we are creating a much better game for Crazy Egg.

  • http://www.intensedebate.com Josh

    Great game. Just wasted 30 minutes of my life. I’m addicted.

  • http://www.themulife.com Muhammad Saleem

    This is a great idea. I think more people should implement this. Rather than seeing a site down and just turning away, this way people might actually stick around in the hopes that the site will soon be back up.