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Typing "Do a Barrel Roll" on Google is the best four seconds you'll waste online

Typing "Do a Barrel Roll" on Google is the best four seconds you'll waste online
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(CBS/CNET) - Google searching "Do a Barrel Roll" could be the most enjoyably silly four seconds of your day.

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For those who haven't experienced it: all you have to do is type "Do a barrel roll" on Google. That's it. Then sit back and enjoy.

If it worked, the browser should have rolled over clockwise, as if it's doing a barrel roll. You'll get the same effect if you Google "z or r twice." Why? It's a reference to a classic Nintendo game.

Those of you old enough to remember Star Fox on the Super NES will recall this phrase uttered by Peppy Hare. You executed the move by pressing Z or R on the controller twice. It was used to deflect shots from enemies.

And for those of you who might be a little intimidated by barrel rolls, try typing in "askew."

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