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GenericUI Standard Message Wording
a Reusable Shareware Design for Web-Based Applications

Situation Wording
Server inaccessible

This great wording was, stunningly, from Microsoft:

"We apologize, but the page is temporarily unavailable. The situation does not pertain specifically to your account, but the machine that holds the information. We do not expect this delay to last much longer, so please check the page again shortly.

We appreciate your support, and sincerely apologize for the inconvenience."

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