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Play ''Snake'' on YouTube While Watching a Video

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Something perfect to go along with all those videos of cats.

Watching videos on YouTube can be a fun way to pass the time. Playing computer games is another fun way to pass the time. Now with this easter egg from YouTube, you can do both.

Play Snake on YouTube

We've tried it out for ourselves and it works! In our experience, however, it works only when using the Flash player for YouTube, but not in HTML5.

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    adikos , July 27, 2010 12:08 PM
    lol. next we're going to be overlaying gorillas.
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    adikos , July 27, 2010 12:08 PM
    lol. next we're going to be overlaying gorillas.
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    jfem , July 27, 2010 12:21 PM
    Wow, is this a secret?
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    kikireeki , July 27, 2010 1:03 PM
    Easter egg!
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    rohitbaran , July 27, 2010 1:17 PM
    Google is being playful.
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    JasonAkkerman , July 27, 2010 1:29 PM
    Gorillas, snakes.... ahhh QBasic, we had some good times.
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    aznpwned , July 27, 2010 2:01 PM
    Snake? Snake? SNAAAAAAAAAAKE!
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    makwy2 , July 27, 2010 3:09 PM
    Wow... this is useless. The game isn't great and it has to be played over a video screen. Now Google Pacman.. THAT'S a good Easter egg!
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    willgart , July 27, 2010 3:25 PM
    flash only???
    too bad for Apple...
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    borisof007 , July 27, 2010 3:56 PM
    In before snakes on a plane reference
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    Anonymous , July 27, 2010 4:21 PM
    Snakes on a video!
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    rohitbaran , July 27, 2010 4:34 PM
    willgartflash only??? too bad for Apple...

    Youtube's new video player is HTML 5 based.
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    willgart , July 27, 2010 4:36 PM
    The article says "flash only", doesn't works with HTML5...
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    JPHD , July 27, 2010 4:55 PM
    lol... from the title of the article I thought it would be Snake from Metal Gear Solid. I knew that game as Nibbles instead. Live and learn.
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    Kryan , July 27, 2010 5:04 PM
    MAN that guy sucks at snake...you see him miss the one "apple" about...a million times!!!! lol
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    bin1127 , July 27, 2010 6:22 PM
    KryanMAN that guy sucks at snake...you see him miss the one "apple" about...a million times!!!! lol


    lol missed the same target 10 times.
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    Gin Fushicho , July 27, 2010 7:20 PM
    I guess Google got bored one day.
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    eddieroolz , July 28, 2010 1:10 AM
    Hey I didn't know this, might give it a shot.
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