publication date: Thursday, January 4, 2018 (part of Winter 2018)

category: Music

clue: He never gave up on trying to replicate the success of his #1 smash hit three decades ago, and Internet pranksters never let down an opportunity to use that song for a laugh.

explanation: Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" is both a hit song from 1987 and a long-lived Internet prank in the form of Rickrolling. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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