Rick Roll Illustrated

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Rick Roll Illustrated

Published on August 02, 2016 with No Comments

Rickrolling is an internet phenomenon that is reported to have have begun in 2007. In short it has become a popular internet prank.  The premise is that the viewer clicks a link expecting to find a video or media with a certain content, but instead shortly after the media begins they instead they are presented with the 1987 song “Never Gonna Give You Up” by Rick Astley.

The concept has evolved beyond internet linking to prank in multiple mediums.
View several offline examples here.

Wedding Day Rick Roll

Rick Roll a Telemarketer

CNN Caller Rick Roll’s Station

Rick Astley himself Rick Rolls Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

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