Your Wednesday Moments of Zen

First, the Warcrack dances:

Second, one of the things I realy, really like about the internet is how certain things can go “cyber” and become cultural (subcultural, actually- most people on the street would look at you funny if you said you had been Rickrolled) phenomenons. The newest one is the Rickroll, which is popular on forums that dorks like me frequent. People will allegedly post a link to an authoritative video source, users will click on the link, and what they will find is the following:

The intertrons is a funny, funny thing.

12 replies
  1. 1
    Billy K says:

    Rick Roll may be newer and funnier, but how about some props for the good old-fashioned Duck Roll?

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    Rome Again says:

    Zen is becoming a new and interesting feature, but I have to wait until I get home to view it, because it’s not websensible.

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    sidereal says:

    I had no idea that Rick Astley invented white dancing.

    What were the production values on that video? Buck ten? Buck twenty five?

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    Perry Como says:

    Did you see the video of the warrior and priest 2 man Ony? Mmmm, yeah. That’s the only time they got me.

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    Off Colfax says:

    Re: Rickrolling

    At least it’s not the old goat.se gag. That one got me a couple of times before I stopped clicking comment links on Stupid Videos.

    Re: WoW Dance: Thank God they didn’t include the female human dance. I may have had to blow up my computer for accidentally playing the macarena.

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    ChristieS says:

    ::sigh:: I spent many a fabulous hour in clubs dancing to Rick Astley. Ah, the memories. Christmas, I’m getting old, lol.

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    Louise says:

    Rick Astley — the voice you heard was a large black dude…and then you saw the video.

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    pharniel says:

    heh. i could have done with more alizee;)
    and the macarena and whatever the took the draenni female dance from.

    and the female tauren dance. no fucking clue what that is.

    but otherwise, good show y’all.

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    Tommy says:

    OOH! OOOOH! Family Guy!!!

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    Jon H says:

    “Buck ten? Buck twenty five?”

    That should be in quid, silly. Low values of quid, but quid nonetheless.

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    sidereal says:

    “Low values of quid, but quid nonetheless.”

    A tuppence, then.

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    JWeidner says:

    A bit OT, but since Warcraft came up, I thought I’d post the following: Boy, 10, visits Blizzard courtesy of Make a Wish Foundation. Just a real touching and cool story about a local kid here in OC who’s been stricken with brain cancer – Blizzard took him in and made him the first outsider to create a new character for the game.

    I’m not into Warcraft, but I am a gamer – always nice to see the gaming community come together for one of their own.

    See also: Update

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