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The 10 games and tricks that the Google search engine has to spend free time

Google hides many tricks and surprises. They are known as “easter eggs” or Easter eggs and appear when a phrase or keyword is typed in the search engine. Also, there are puzzles and games to challenge your intellect and pass your free time.


1. The Crooked Seeker

If the word “askew” is searched for, which means “crooked” in the Google search bar, the results page will be displayed slanted.


2. 360 degree swivel

By typing “do a barrel roll”, the browser page will do a quick 360° turn. Not suitable for those who get dizzy easily


3. The Breakout Game

4. Pac Man

Typing Pac-Man in the search engine will bring up an image of the popular game and a button that says “play”. Just press there to start having fun with this classic.


5. Ta Te Ti

When writing “ta te ti” andIn the browser you will see a board with a green background, in addition to the cross and the circle. You have to press on the box where you want to place the element and you start playing, with the machine as your opponent.

6. The Bat-Signal

When typing “bat signal” in the search engine, the Batman symbol will appear, in yellow and black. If you press there, the page will immediately go dark, the famous icon will appear, and a few seconds later you will see the famous character slide across the screen.

7. Answers about the universe and more

If the question is written in the search engine, in English, “answer to life the universe and everything” which in Spanish translates as “response to life, the universe and everything” the calculator appears with the number 42. This refers to the novel Intergalactic Traveler’s Guide by Douglas Adams. In the story, a group of explorers of hyper-intelligent beings build a computer called Deep Thought to give them the definitive answer to these mysteries of life.

After seven and a half million years pondering the question, Deep Thought says that the answer is 42, which leads them to think that the question was poorly posed and must be formulated again to arrive at a correct answer.

8. Fun facts and trivia

PTo look for fun information or curiosities you can write in the search engine Fun facts/ I’m feeling curious (Fun facts/ I feel curious) and there you will see several results. Like this one, where Johnny Depp is said to have played Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean merchandise, including the movies and the video game The Legend of Jack Sparrowas well as the Disneyland ride and attraction The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow.

9. The Cha Cha Slide

If you put the name of the song “Cha Cha Slide” in the Google search engine, a YouTube video will appear along with the lyrics and a microphone icon next to it. If the microphone is pressed, the lyrics slide to the right and then to the left. Then a succession of icons appear that are pressed and the search engine does different pirouettes.

This makes the seeker “dance” to this song by American artist DJ Casper, also known as Mr. C The Slide Man. The song was released as a single in August 2000, spending five weeks on the chart. Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 83. In 2020, 20 years after its launch, the search engine added this hidden surprise that is still valid.

10. The characters of Friends

If you write the characters of the famous Friends series, you can also find hidden surprises. Thus, for example, when typing the name of Chandler Bing, in the highlighted information box, next to his name, an icon of an armchair appears and when pressed, a chicken and a duck appear, alluding to some episodes of the program.


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