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Rickrolling is an Internet meme involving the music video "Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley. The meme is a bait and switch; a person provides a hyperlink which is seemingly relevant to the topic at hand, but actually leads to Astley's video. It is a prank of that was biggest in 2008-2009. If you do open such a link you have been Rickrolled.

Below is a list of comics that refer to Rickrolling.

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