Type do a barrel roll in your Google search bar and enjoy

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#1  Edited By Masha2932

Google seems to love their gaming references. After their homage to Pacman with a playable logo(http://www.google.com/pacman/), Google turns heads(sorry) with a nice reference to the Star Fox franchise.  
  
 Go ahead try it for yourself .  For those who need help 
 
1. Go to Google.com 
2. Type in do a barrel roll 
3. ?????? 
4. Profit   
5. Just kidding with 3 and 4. Sit back and enjoy.  

 Credit to Gamesradar.com for the article http://www.gamesradar.com/google-do-a-barrel-roll-when-you-type-it/ 

So with that in mind what projects or neat references would you like Google to tackle next? Or have there been other Google doodles in other countries that I'm not aware of.  
 
Personally I'm surprised they haven't done anything with Sonic's 20th Anniversary but I guess Sega had to be involved. Also nothing on Zelda or Metroid as far as I'm aware of. Maybe they can do more of these in the future. 
 
 
EDIT:  
 
TYPING ' Z OR R TWICE' ALSO WORKS (Thanks to GB user MattBradz who has a similar topic. I feel like I should flag his post but I won't since there is no reason both threads cannot co-exist)
 
Some people are reporting problems when using safari and Opera(Thanks GB user animathias)
 I used Chrome for this. Does it work on Internet Explorer and Firefox?

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#2  Edited By TheHT

Holy shit that jumped me.

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#3  Edited By beard_of_zeus

That was delightful. :D Thanks.

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#4  Edited By Video_Game_King

Somebody type "Guile's theme goes with everything" and tell me if anything happens.

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#5  Edited By Cloudenvy

Holy jebus did that make me disoriented.

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#6  Edited By TheHT

@Video_Game_King said:

Somebody type "Guile's theme goes with everything" and tell me if anything happens.

lol nothing. konami code works on GB though. and a bunch of other sites.

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#7  Edited By SpartanAmbrose

This is why I love the internet.

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=( Don't forget Opera - which of course it doesn't work in.

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#10  Edited By musclerider

What most people would call a barrel roll is actually called an aileron roll.

The more you know.

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#11  Edited By erik_wolff

Nothing happened. I'm using Firefox.

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#12  Edited By jonano

man thats cool

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#13  Edited By Dany

that was awesome

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#14  Edited By W0lfbl1tzers

@musclerider said:

The more you know.

Makes me a dull and uninteresting person.

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#15  Edited By MooseyMcMan

It's so dumb.

But so awesome.

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#17  Edited By 71Ranchero

So many fun things you can do in a search bar :P Type in "kick" before youtube on a video page to save it for example.

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#18  Edited By MaddProdigy

@EuanDewar said:

lol'd hard, so true. now that it's spreading over internet i might go so far as to say millions

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#19  Edited By MrKlorox
@Atramentous said:

So many fun things you can do in a search bar :P Type in "kick" before youtube on a video page to save it for example.

Kick? I thought it was keep.
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#20  Edited By 71Ranchero

@MrKlorox said:

@Atramentous said:

So many fun things you can do in a search bar :P Type in "kick" before youtube on a video page to save it for example.

Kick? I thought it was keep.

I think "save" also works. I just prefer kick because thats how I have been doing it for a while.

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#21  Edited By Masha2932
@EuanDewar said:

It's the 4th here in Australia though.
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#22  Edited By MrKlorox
@Atramentous said:

@MrKlorox said:

@Atramentous said:

So many fun things you can do in a search bar :P Type in "kick" before youtube on a video page to save it for example.

Kick? I thought it was keep.

I think "save" also works. I just prefer kick because thats how I have been doing it for a while.

Ah cool. The Keep site stopped working a few days ago, but Kick/Save totally still does. Thanks.
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#23  Edited By Evilsbane

@MaddProdigy said:

@EuanDewar said:

lol'd hard, so true. now that it's spreading over internet i might go so far as to say millions

Yea is it sad that it Really Is the highlight of my day?

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#24  Edited By Hitchenson

I accept Google as our overlords, because they are fucking awesome.

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#25  Edited By benpicko

I wa surprised that this worked on the mobile version.

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#26  Edited By vager

It's all CSS3, so most modern browsers can do it.

Here's giantbomb.com constantly doing a barrel roll: http://www.vager.net/randoms/gb-spin.html Too bad you can't watch video while it's spinning. That would be fun to watch. Right click, view source if you want to see how it was done.

Also did this, using the same technique:

You get a cookie for guessing the reference correctly.

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#27  Edited By Masha2932
@Vager: Nice. Can I make any site spin and if so how do I do it?
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#28  Edited By vager

@Masha2932: Right click, save as the page. Edit it in notepad and change "http://www.giantbomb.com/" near the bottom to the site you want.

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