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Top 10 Rick Roll facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Despite the popularity of Rick Rolling, Rick Astley has only earned 12 dollars in royalties from YouTube for his performance share.

  2. Blizzard Entertainment buried encrypted text in their anti-cheat software and a useless function which delivered the encryption key for hackers to find. It was a youtube link to a rick roll

  3. In 2008, as part of a float, Rick Astley "Rick Roll'd" the entire Macy's Day Parade.

  4. Rick Astley was totally cool with Rick Rolling

  5. Rick Derringer sang lead vocals on the number one hit Hang On Sloopy, scored another hit with Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo. He produced Weird Al's Grammy Award winning songs Eat It and Fat, and penned Hulk Hogan's theme song Real American.

  6. Rick Astley's song "Together Forever" has become one of the 2nd most watched video on Youtube due to the commercial success of the "Rick Roll"

  7. There's a Phone number you can give to someone to rick roll them.

  8. When you try to access an old Geocities website you get Rick Rolled

  9. The US Government Ricked rolled the Panamanian Government in the invasion of Panama (the image is part of the playlist they used in Noriega's capture, more info in the comments)

  10. There is a Rick Roll phone# 248-434-5508

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The Rick roll hotline (1-985-655-2500) is officially dead. It was working just last year!

At least is wasn't a rick roll" is the nicest thing you can say about Reddit on April Fool's day

Rick Astley performed a "rick roll" at the Macy's Thanksgiving day in 2008

If you press the 'test' link next to 'send message notifications in my browser' under messaging options in your account preferences, Reddit Rick Rolls you.

If you press the 'test' link next to 'send message notifications in my browser' under messaging options in your account preferences, Reddit Rick Rolls you.

If you press the 'test' link next to 'send message notifications in my browser' under messaging options in your account preferences, Reddit Rick Rolls you.

I will never Rick and Roll... Ever again. Because I missed that gag. But this is brilliant.

The term Rick Roll is actually about a prank/meme involving Rick Astley, and not WWF/WWE wrestler Rick Flair. I thought it had to be the name of a move R.F. had done in the ring, like a "signature move". "The more you know."

Rick Astley has only earned $12 in rights from Rick Rolling (as of 2010).

Rick Astley's net worth is $16,000,000 - he's rolled us all the way to the bank

Rick Astley has made only $12 from Rick rolling because he did not write the song, nor does he hold any rights to it.

There is a french version of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" (the Rick Roll)

Rick Astley has only made $12 from Rick rolling

my wife didn’t know what a Rick Roll is, and I’m not sure how to process this information

Rick Astley First Learned of Rickrolling by getting rick rolled

YouTube Rick Rolled everyone on April fools 2008

Manuel Noriega, former Panamanian leader, may have been the first person ever to get Rick Rolled, when the US govt blasted music at him during his removal from power in 1989. He had holed up in a foreign embassy in Panama.

Rick Astley Rick rolled the world with the fosters home for imaginary friends. THIS JS LEGENDARY!

Rick rolling is a common internet phenomena and could be happening to you right now according to this article.

When you attempt to visit an old Geocities website, you get rick-rolled!

"Rick Roll" was actually based off an earlier meme called "Duck Roll" were the victim would get sent an image of a duck with wheels.

Four months ago the original Rick Roll video was finally taken down from YouTube from a copyright claim.

The original Rick Roll video was taken down on YouTube

There's a brazilian version of Rick Roll called Whatsapp's Big Moan, consisted of hiding inside videos/voice messages an audio of a girl moaning very loud

The famous "Rick Roll" music video was digitally remastered replacing female dance with Miley Cyrus.