Google Easter eggs are a kind of intentionally hidden message, joke or a feature. Easter Egg Google, in the name of honoring or because of the fan base a particular product or service has, integrates into the search. Google Easter Eggs can be found by searching for that particular product or service. Users find these easter eggs in the Wiki bar or in the search results.
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Easter Egg Google
A list of well-known Google Easter Egg search terms is presented here with what they do and how they work. You can simply search for the term and find the hidden easter egg in the search result.
1. Atari Breakout
The Breakout is an arcade game published by Atari in 1976 and since then it is one of the most loved and played games of all time. To honor the game and it’s publisher, Google integrated the game into their image search. So, when you search for “Atari Breakout” in Google Image search, you will be presented with a beautiful full-width Breakout game. You can play as long as you want or till you clear the complete block.
2. Super Mario Brothers
Yet another game released in 1985 and is so popular even today. To cheer the huge fan base and show their love for Super Mario Brothers, Google released an easter egg into the search. When you search for Super Mario Brothers in Google, you will find a Power-up in the wiki bar or side bar.
A super cool and tricky Google easter egg. Do not read the trick completely and search for “Askew” in Google search and find out if you have figured out the easter egg or not. Did you? Okay, the meaning of Askew is “not in a straight line”. If you have figured out, then you are awesome, but believe me, many don’t. So, what Askew does is display the results in a slight tilt position. Check from the top and you will notice it now 😉
4. Blink HTML
This is a straight out trick. When you search for the “Blink HTML” in the search, a list fo results with blinking “Blick HTML” keyword is displayed. So, if the result has either the word “Blink” or “HTML”, then only the words from that result will blink constantly.
A Seinfeld holiday festival which is celebrated with a Festivus Dinner, an unadorned aluminum Festivus pole and practices such as Feasts of Strength and etc. When you search for the term “Festivus”, all the results will be displayed along with an honorary” pole” to the left of the results section.
6. Z or R twice
Similar to the “Do a Barral Roll” trick, the “Z or R Twice” also rolls the entire results screen twice when searched for the keyword “Z or R Twice”. A funny little trick.
7. Google in 1998
When search for “Google in 1998”, you will be redirected to a results page with search results for the term “Google” and is displayed in the format of how Google displayed results in 1998. Kind of a history lesson within the search 😛
8. Bletchley Park
As a center for codebreakers for Britain, the Bletchley Park search has a direct and visible easter egg in Wiki bar. The Matrix version of the name “Bletchley Park” is displayed just under the Map of the park.
9. Flip a Coin
Have you ever had a trouble tossing up for something? Well, you should check this out. Google provides coin toss with Flip a Coin method. All you need to do is search for “Flip a Coin” and the result will be displayed right at the top of the results page. You can flip unlimited times, but you have only two options, either Heads or Tails.
10. Play Dreidel
A Dreidel is used to play in the traditional Hanukkah game in Jewish homes. As an honorary mention, Google integrated the Dreidel in the search. When you search for “Play Dreidel”, you will have a Dreidel displayed at the top or the results with which you can play and have fun.
11. Bacon Number
If you ever wanted to find out whether an actor or actress worked with Kevin Bacon or not, then you can use the Google Easter egg trick to do it. Simply use the “actor/actress name + bacon number” and you will get the result. For example, search for “mark Wahlberg Bacon Number” and you will the result 2, as Mark and Kevin Bacon worked alongside in two movies Crazy Stupid Love and Date Night.
13. Conway’s Game Of Life
If a word or a phrase is formed by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase, then it is called an Anagram. For example “Cinema” can be formed by “Iceman”. Since anagrams are so popular, Google tricks users with the Easter egg “Nag A Ram” when searched for “Anagram”.
15. Google Pac-Man
It must be considered as a Google Doodle, but then, not all doodles are displayed in the search results. Yes! Search for Google Pac-Man and you get to play the Google Pac-Man Doodle right in your search results.
16. Webdriver Torso
A YouTube account created by Google in 2013, and posts videos of slides accompanied by beep sounds in order to test the performance of YouTube. The channel ahs frequent video postings and you can notice some videos are published at the same time.
17. The answer to the ultimate question of life the universe and everything
Inspired from the comic science fiction “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, when you search for the term “the answer to the ultimate question of life the universe and everything”, you will get a direct answer “42” displayed in the Google calculator.
18. Fun Facts or I’m feeling curious
Integrated directly into the search, when you search for “Fun Facts” or “I’m feeling Curious” a simple fun fact will be displayed on top of Google results. You can even go for another one by click on “Another Question”.
19. Hover your mouse over the “I’m feeling lucky”
Many of you know about the “I’m feeling lucky” trick. But do you also know that you can a lot more from it? Yeah! Simply hover your mouse cursor on “I’m feeling lucky” and a replaced term will appear. When you click on that, you will be redirected to an associated projects of Google.
A regular production of Metrical beats or clicks is called as Metronome. It can used for several purposes like checking BP, etc. To access the trick, you simply need to search for the term “Metronome” and you get the result on top of the page.
21. Solitaire or Tic-Tac-Toe
Again, both Solitaire and Tic-Tac-Toe are Google Doodles integrated into the search. Use the keyword “Solitaire” or “Tic-Tac-Toe” and search in Google to get the live doodles with which you can play the games right on Google Search.
22. Bubble Level
Yet another simple easter egg trick by Google. We all know bubble level is used to balance the accuracy or a plane or anything. So, when you search for “bubble level” in Google, you get an accuracy bubble showing the accuracy level of your device.
In typography, Kerning is a process of adjusting the space between characters. When you search for “Kerning” in Google, a list of results for the search term is displayed along with an easter egg. If you carefully observe, in all the results, the term “Kerning” is displayed by 1 space separation.
24. Once in a blue moon
A phenomenon of the occurrence of an addition Blue Moon is often termed as “Once in Blue Moon”. The Blue Moon if formed rarely and Google calculates how long it takes to form a “Blue Moon”. Simply search for “once in a blue moon” and lookout for the top result.
25. Klingon Google
The Klingons are a fictional extraterrestrial humanoid warrior species in the science fiction franchise Star Trek. A language was developed for the species while filming the movie. Ever since the first series came out, Start Trek developed a huge popularity and Klingons have become popular. As an easter egg, when you search for “Klingon google”, the first result you see is in Klingon.