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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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To be fair, Sam Bailey and Matt Cardle managed to restore what had been the natural reality TV music show order by getting to to the top spot following the 2009 "Rick Roll" - but it's become increasingly meaningless since then.
They are as follows: Executive Director Paul Drof: 716-622-9201; Director of Infrastructure Mike Kessler: 716 425-6418; Chairman Ted Janese: 716-812-4239; Director of Technical Services Rick Roll: 716-123-4567; and Water Maintenance Manager Rich Rottella: 716-238-3411.
Originating as a variation of a "bait and switch" image macro meme, called a (http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/duckroll) duckroll , on 4chan, an website image board known for spawning various Internet memes, the "Rick Roll" is executed by deceiving a user to click on a link to Rick Astley's 6 "Never Gonna Give You Up" under the premise that it's a link to an interesting image, video, or other type of content.
"FieldCentrix continues to evolve its solution with global business in mind," said Rick Roll, CEO of FieldCentrix.
Rick Roll, vice president of sales and marketing for Hackney, says "We've engineered Dockmaster in response to the input of beverage distributors, who told us the limitations of their box-vans was hampering their bulk delivery efficiency.
And finally, this employee is determined to 'Rick Roll' everyone who uses Street View to wonder around his office, as he's playing Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up on his laptop and desktop.
Hackney & Sons, Inc.'s Rick Roll discusses the changing beverage body market, and Hackney's place in it
The quick About section says only, "Looking for UFO's, Bigfoot, Paranormal activity Current events a rick roll or two lol."
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.