It should come as no surprise that this year\u2019s Web Business 50 judges spent a lot of time online. Between visits to serious news and technology sites, they occasionally wandered, landing on some lesser-known, off-the-wall Web addresses. Here is a sampling of their favorite sites that didn\u2019t make it into the Web Business 50 winners\u2019 list but offer (besides entertainment value) some compelling lessons.\n\n\n\n\n\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nWhat it does\n\n\n\n\nIdea you can steal\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDancing Paul, \nwww.dancingpaul.com\n\n\n\n\nPaul struts his stuff to tunes ranging from Michael Jackson\u2019s "Beat it" to "Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats. Site visitors control Paul\u2019s arm and leg movements as well as background scenes and backup dancers.\n\n\n\n\nUse interactive Web technologies to keep surfers hooked.\n\n\n\n\n\n\nThe Dialectizer, \nwww.rinkworks.com\/dialect \n\n\n\n\nInstantly converts English text to several comic dialects from Cockney to "Swedish Chef." Hilarious.\n\n\n\n\nQuick response time for any Web application keeps visitors coming back.\n\n\n\n\n\n\nNew England Lost Ski Areas Project,\n www.nelsap.org\n\n\n\n\nChronicles the history of now-defunct New England ski areas. \n\n\n\n\nWell-organized and researched content will create a Web following, no matter how obscure the topic.\n\n\n\n\n\n\nWeb Economy BS Generator,\n www.dack.com\/web\/bullshit.html\n\n\n\n\nMakes fun of technology jargon with an application that instantly generates hilarious phrases.\n\n\n\n\nAdd clever and fun applications to your website to create a loyal following.\n\n\n\n\n\n\nGuess the Dictator\/Sitcom Character,\n www.smalltime.com\/dictator.html\n\n\n\n\nA just-for-fun site that offers a "Who am I?" quiz for sitcom and current events aficionados.\n\n\n\n\nKnow your audience.\n\n\n\n\n\n\nThe Onion, www.theonion.com\n\n\n\n\nSatirizes the daily news.\n\n\n\n\nClean presentation and sharp content plus humor equals Web success.