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Google doodles Halloween
October 31, 2012 6:06 AM   Subscribe

A Halloween doodle from Google. Be sure to click around, and save the kitty for last.
posted by doctornemo (20 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
Delightful! Thanks for the kitty tip.
posted by Carol Anne at 6:10 AM on October 31, 2012 [1 favorite]


...and the call was coming from the front page of Google!!!
posted by item at 6:10 AM on October 31, 2012 [4 favorites]


Oh, I missed it! (It's just after midnight on November 1st here and the doodle doesn't show up when I click your link or go direct to the Google homepage). Is there somewhere I can click through to to see it anyway?
posted by lollusc at 6:26 AM on October 31, 2012


I dressed my dog up as a cat for Halloween. Now he won't come when I call him.
posted by netbros at 6:27 AM on October 31, 2012 [5 favorites]


lollusc, here's a link to all the US doodles from 2012. Halloween isn't there yet, but perhaps it will be tomorrow?
posted by insectosaurus at 6:31 AM on October 31, 2012


KITTY!

Actually made an audible growl of delight at that animation, mid-office. Whoops.
posted by ominous_paws at 6:33 AM on October 31, 2012


TOMORROW? I can't wait until tomorrow! Someone said there's a KITTY.

(I should really go to bed.)
posted by lollusc at 6:34 AM on October 31, 2012 [1 favorite]


why are those disembodied boobs two different colors?
posted by nathancaswell at 6:44 AM on October 31, 2012 [1 favorite]


It doesn't show up for me either, though it's Oct. 31 here, and I use regular google.com no matter how insistently they try to make me use google.gr.

But I found it here.
posted by taz at 6:46 AM on October 31, 2012 [1 favorite]


Google doodles lost their charm for me when I read about the patent they have on them: Systems and methods for enticing users to access a web site. Get enticed!! There's a cat.
posted by arsey at 7:06 AM on October 31, 2012 [2 favorites]


I dressed my cat up as a cyclops for halloween. All I had to do was turn it around.
posted by HuronBob at 7:07 AM on October 31, 2012 [4 favorites]


...and the call was coming from the front page of Google!!!

...and hanging from the search bar was...a bloody hook!
posted by Mr. Bad Example at 7:20 AM on October 31, 2012 [3 favorites]


Wow - the patent arsey links to is absolute gibberish. there is so much wrong with that being patented. Sigh. But we've had this conversation before haven't we.
posted by samworm at 7:45 AM on October 31, 2012


Huh. I'm at the office and there is no animation. Boo. will try at home.
posted by pointystick at 8:19 AM on October 31, 2012


pointystick: "Huh. I'm at the office and there is no animation. Boo. will try at home."

I'm at the office and there is no sound. Double Boo!
posted by Big_B at 8:51 AM on October 31, 2012 [1 favorite]


arsey: Google doodles lost their charm for me when I read about the patent they have on them: Systems and methods for enticing users to access a web site. Get enticed!! There's a cat.
They've also patented ideas for the explicit purpose of preventing others from patent-squatting on ideas, so unless they've threatened to prosecute for it, I'd say give them the benefit of the doubt.
posted by IAmBroom at 9:03 AM on October 31, 2012


Nicely done: the quick rattling door sound at load to indicate what's clickable.
posted by ryanshepard at 9:55 AM on October 31, 2012


I'm in Belgium, my Browser is Chrome and I'm using a 10.7 macbookpro. Whenever I try to access google.com I'm redirected to google.be

Any idea on how I can force Google to display the US version of its home page, featuring the doodle ? Thanks in advance.
posted by Baud at 10:48 AM on October 31, 2012


Easter egg.
posted by ryanshepard at 12:18 PM on October 31, 2012 [1 favorite]


If you missed it (like I did):
http://www.google.com/doodles/halloween-2012
posted by acrunchysignal at 12:08 PM on November 1, 2012


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