Google is more than just a search engine. Most people use it on a day-to-day basis without knowing that there are many funny Google tricks that even exists. Over the years of its existence, Google has released many tricks to test their technology and to entertain their users. Some are no longer working and the remaining ones which still work at present are listed in this post. However, these tricks apply only if you are using a Google Chrome Browser. So please keep that in mind whenever you try any of the tricks below.
16 Funny Google tricks you should definitely try:
Try these funny google tricks on your Google Chrome browser first, and then you can show off with your friends and colleagues.
1. Do a barrel roll
Let’s start with the do a barrel roll, which is one my favorite funny google tricks. If you google do a barrel roll, you will see the Google result page perform a 360 degree rotation just like a barrel roll. It also works on smartphones as well.
Open your Google Chrome browser and type the keyword ‘askew’ and you will see a tilted version of your result page. It is barely noticeable at first while you show it to your friends or colleagues, however it gets noticeable after a minute. Here is the link to observe this fun google trick effect – click on askew.
By definition, askew means ‘not in a straight or level position’, for those who were wondering why the word askew. And yes, it also works on smartphones as well – I have tested it myself for you.
This is not exactly what we can refer to as funny google tricks, but I wanted to add it in the list because it is worth being included. If you google ‘recursion’, you will see that Google will re-ask you if you meant the word ‘recursion’ even if you typed it right. Try clicking on the link here – recursion.
4. Google Gravity
As the name suggests, this fun google trick has got to do with the effect of Gravity. As you check the link url, you will see the whole of the search bar,menu icons and sign in button crumble to the bottom due to the effect of gravity. However this was one of Google Chrome experiments and you can only access it through this link here – Google Gravity.
5. Google Space
This is also one of Google Chrome experiments which is known as Google Space and has as effect all items within the browser to float around slowly just like in Space. In fact, it is the opposite of Google Gravity which we have described previously, that is, there is no gravity. You can access the link here – Google Space.
6. All the Google Doodles
For almost any events and occasions around the world, Google changes its logo accordingly to something really unique and nice. If you have missed some of the logos, this is the link to check out all the cool doodles – that’s how Google call them. You should definitely check it out, it’s really worth the view.
7. Epic Google
Epic by definition means majestic and impressively great. When you click on the link Epic Google, you see all items becoming bigger and bigger and bigger. It can be really disturbing, if you dont search something quickly via the search bar. Try this fun google trick in front of your friends.
8. Weenie Google
This is the opposite of the Epic Google; as the name suggests, weenie refers to a tiny thing. So click on the link url Weenie Google and you will see the most tiny Google search bar ever as it gets progressively smaller. Be sure to take your spectacles if you want to find the search bar.
9. The answer to life the universe and everything
In life, there are many ups and downs, but when you are experiencing the difficulties in life and struggling to know the meaning to your existence and the answer to life, the universe and everything, you can ask Google and he will give you the answer. If you google ‘the answer to life the universe and everything‘, you get a straightforward answer ’42’, which is really specific to such a broad question.
10. You’ll never find Chuck Norris
If you search for Chuck Norris on Google, the latter knows that you wont find him and says,”Google won’t search for Chuck Norris because it knows you don’t find Chuck Norris, he finds you. And in the suggestion list, Google suggests to run before he finds you or look for someone less dangerous. You can see that on the link here – Chuck Norris finds you.
This is one of the most funny google trick that you will find on the net. If you want to have your name as a replacement logo for Google just like I did below, go to this link Goglogo. You will be able to fool your friends and I am sure they will be really impressed.
You want to show your partner on Valentine’s Day how much you love her, but you are a nerdy geek? Then there is a funny google trick which can help you out. Type the following code (sqrt(cos(x))*cos(200x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.7)*(4-x*x)^0.01, sqrt(9-x^2), -sqrt(9-x^2) from -4.5 to 4.5 in google search bar and it will plot a wonderful graph in the form of a heart to send to your valentine. You can check the link here – Valentine Heart.
13. Google Mirror
This is one of the coolest trick you will find on Google. It does exactly what the name says, that is, it mirrors the Google Search page along will all its components. In short , you get a mirror image of the Google Search page and just imagine, you also have the url in reverse. And whats surprising is that you can type a search and the results will also be in reverse. Try it, its really worth it. However, you can access it through this link here – Google Mirror.
Some Funny Google Tricks to Play games
There are also some fun google tricks which most people are not aware and which are represented by games on the Google Chrome browser itself. I have listed them below for your convenience. Be sure to tr them out; they are really worth it.
14. Zerg Rush
Here you have got a really cool game if you google zerg rush on the google search bar. You get a series of G’s and O’s coming down and eating all the text on the screen, and you can kill them by aiming and clicking with your cursor before they get to the bottom just like in the game Space Invaders. If they manage to get to the bottom of the screen, the game is over and you even get a score which you can share with your friends. It’s a really cool and funny google trick, which I am sure you will surely try.
15. Tic Toe Tic
This is the popular Tic Tac Toe that people know of. You can try and play it in the office when you have some spare time. But here, you just need to google Tic Toe Tic (spelled differently) and will be able to start playing. You can check the link here- Tic Toe Tic.
A treasure-trove of fun Google tricks won’t be complete without mentioning Google’s Pac-Man doodle. On May 22, 2010, the 30th anniversary of the classic game, people around the world woke up to a search engine sporting an actually playable mini-version of Pac-Man. And naturally, hundreds of millions of people spent hours playing the game, basically slowing down productivity to a halt. Check link here – Pac-man.
Hoped you like this funny google tricks which are really cool and which help you impress your friends. You can also check another post on weirdest websites related to the wonderful world of the Web. Please share if you like and comment if you want to add some funny google tricks to this list to share with us and others.
Update: I have found other funny google tricks to add to this list. You can try them out and share if you want others to try it too.
17. Atari Breakout
This is one of the nicest google trick ever if you are a geek and fan of arcade games. You just to type “Atari Breakout” in the Google search bar first and secondly click on ‘Images’ tab and you will see a game of Arkanoid appear and you can start playing too. Click here to test it out.
On typing the keyword ‘Festivus’ in the Google search bar yields as output results of its definition and also an aluminium Festivus pole on the left hand side.
Festivus is both a parody and a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 as an alternative to the pressures and commercialism of the Christmas season. The non-commercial holiday’s celebration, as depicted on Seinfeld, occurs on December 23 and includes a Festivus dinner, an unadorned aluminum Festivus pole, practices such as the “Airing of Grievances” and “Feats of Strength”, and the labeling of easily explainable events as “Festivus miracles”. Click on link here: Festivus.