Google Hangouts Easter Eggs Bring Jocularity, Ponies into Hangouts

Google Hangouts
Google Hangouts

Right after Google announced the separation of Hangouts from Google+, users found a bunch of Easter Eggs in the system. Simple commands will bring out Ponies, change the background color, dinosaurs and even a KONAMI Cheat.

Google Hangout Easter Eggs

/ponies – watch a pony run across the chat

/pitchforks – brings and angry mob to the screen

/ponystream – more ponies. Perfect for any girl slumber parties!

/bikeshed – changes the background color for everyone

/shydino – This little dinosaur is shy. No wonder  – he’s small and the last of his kind!

KONAMI cheat – Up, Up, Down, Down, Left Right, Left Right, B – A – Enter – This changes your local background.

*more added as we find them

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About J Powers

Podcaster, Blogger, IT Specialist. Been working in IT for over 15 years. Supported Windows 95 upon initial Launch and have worked in desktop, server and Web site support roles. Started Geekazine in 2007 and launched 5 shows from it. Speaker on many topics in Podcasting and technology. Also a musician.

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