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The inventor of the Rickroll makes himself known

Over 54 million views. These are the video statistics of the very first “Rickroll” video done in 2007 by YouTube user “Cotter548.” He recently did an “Ask Me Anything” on Reddit and the story, like most videos that went viral on the Internet were really just lucky accidents compounded with the right timing. In his case, it was a combination of the GTA IV release together with Family Guy picking up the steam. Have a read.