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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" as a joke. 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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We've been Rick Rolled! Rick-rolling is a prank where people tease you with an email or link that just takes you to Astley's song.
In a surreal, April Fools' turn of events, Lobushkin had initially declined to comment, and even Rick Rolled those who tried to click through a tweet to see an "official statement."
While I struggled to deactivate all of the emitters in our aircraft that might aid the bogie (we assumed it was an Iraqi), Rick rolled us upside down and pulled us down towards the dark surface of the water.