One of my favorites is on Vimeo - if you crack open the JS console, it pitches you on applying for front in dev work with them.
Message on console:
"Do you come here often?
If so, we'd love to talk about opportunities on the IE team:
Read the top comment, then scroll waaay down to the bottom.
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Of course it also runs on IIS, and this is MySpace we are talking about, so the geek cred is questionable here.
$ curl -v www.reddit.com
> GET / HTTP/1.1
> User-Agent: curl/7.30.0
> Host: www.reddit.com
> Accept: */*
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
< Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
< Server: '; DROP TABLE servertypes; --
We'll send a tshirt to the first person to find them all :).
The original submission title was probably tongue-in-cheek, but I'd bet the creator of the page had SEO in mind. Getting a ton of pg lovers who probably also link programming to link to a programming page on the site would be killer for SEO.
This is similar to creating a unique 404 error page that can generate tons of backlinks.
# robots.txt file for YouTube
# Created in the distant future (the year 2000) after
# the robotic uprising of the mid 90's which wiped out all humans.
either way that page's html does not come in compressed.
tutorspree does indeed load with gzip:
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 21:19:05 GMT
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Content-Type text/html; charset=utf-8
Date Fri, 10 May 2013 21:24:38 GMT
the majority of my tests resulted in these: http://www.seochat.com/seo-tools/check-server-headers/?go=1&...
I got my headers in Chrome on Windows 7.