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After some experiment, I firstly confirms that ServiceRequests works fine with the code below.

  var ros = new ROSLIB.Ros();

  // If there is an error on the backend, an 'error' emit will be emitted.
  ros.on('error', function(error) {

  // Find out exactly when we made a connection.
  ros.on('connection', function() {
    console.log('Connection made!');
    var getListService = new ROSLIB.Service({
      ros : ros,
      name : '/get_list',
      serviceType : 'rosbridge_test_service/GetList'
    var request = new ROSLIB.ServiceRequest({});
    getListService.callService(request, function(result) {

  // Create a connection to the rosbridge WebSocket server.
  ros.connect('ws://localhost:9090'); //98

I figured out that your code call the service twice almost simultaneously. And it seems to cause a problem when rosbridge creates a message cache. I have tried to investigate to solve this issue but the exception arises from ros core library which I can't track down more deeply.

Thus, I would suggest to clean up the server code logic to call service once. rosbridge is able to handle multiple connections and multiple service calls. However, this case was too extreme...