rickroll


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rickroll

To provide Internet users with a seemingly legitimate link that redirects to the music video for Rick Astley's 1987 song "Never Gonna Give You Up." I thought I was reading a reliable source until I was rickrolled. Now "Never Gonna Give You Up" is stuck in my head!
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Five million Rickroll votes saw Never Gonna Give You Up adopted as The New York Mets' anthem for their next six games.
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Just like that, the app designed to host six-second video loops was home to a never-ending RickRoll.
However, a friend had already shared the Vine with his network and the RickRoll loop at gone viral.
RICK ASTLEY Catch the 80s icon and star of a million Rickrolls at the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
Rickrolls are misleading links with a subject that promises to be exciting or interesting.