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Let it Snow, Google!

Sunday, December 18th, 2011 by | Filed Under: Using The Internet
 
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Here’s a neat Easter egg that’s making the rounds right now. Did you know that if you go to Google.com and type in the search string let it snow that you’ll be given a wintertime surprise?

It’s true!



So, head over to everyone’s favorite seasonally-centric search engine and give it a try for yourself!

Note: You must hit Enter to complete your search – Google instant search does not work with this tip.

Also: This tip works in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox – Internet Explorer was unresponsive.

~Andrew

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8 Responses to “Let it Snow, Google!”

  1. Rodzilla says:

    You didn’t mention that once the snow begins to accumulate on your screen, you can clear it away by holding down the left mouse button and moving the mouse.

  2. Rodzilla says:

    Oh, and it works on my laptop with Windows 7 and IE 9

  3. Kevin says:

    Good one, Andrew. Merry Christmas.

  4. boxcar says:

    beautiful …

  5. Toni says:

    It was cool. I left the screen for a couple minutes and when I came back I was in a blizzard and had to defrost. Thanks for my morning chuckle. Merry Christmas everyone.

  6. Robert Sanders says:

    Andrew
    I just tried this in IE 9, and it works!

  7. Burt Beamer says:

    On the use of “let it snow”, My windows 7 computer running I.E. 9 worked very well on let it snow.

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