In the Comments for this post, I tried the first URL I point to below and got a 404.
I noticed there were extra characters in it, excised those, and the URL worked.
I then took that now-clean URL and pasted it into a new Comment.
See the screensnap:
How very MySpace of TechCrunch.
And a nice way to guarantee that “the Conversation” stays among the Tech Circle Jerkers.
Really, how low can one site sink?