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What's your favorite Android Easter egg?

What's your favorite Android Easter egg?

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Quick, what's the first thing you should do when you update Android? The answer, obviously, is going to settings and repeatedly tapping on the version number until weird things happen. Sometimes it's a sea of jelly beans. Sometimes it's a Flappy Bird clone. At one point it was ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (but only temporarily).

Google has a long history of hiding Easter eggs throughout its product cycle — even the much-derided Nexus Q has a Magic 8 Ball feature — but the Android version Easter egg is one of the most consistent and enjoyable oddities. As part of their 20 percent time — wherein Google engineers can spend approximately one day a week working on tangential projects — Nat & Lo took a brief look at the history of the Android "version number" Easter egg, which dates back to "Zombie Gingerbread."

There's no sign of Marshmallow's goof (spoiler: it's another Flappy Bird clone), but if you're so inclined, Nat & Lo previously made a behind-the-scenes look at the Marshmallow statue.

But now we want to hear from you:


What's your favorite Android easter egg?

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  • 3%
    Zombie Gingerbread
    (25 votes)
  • 1%
    Honeycomb's REZZZZZZZ....
    (11 votes)
  • 15%
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nyandroid
    (142 votes)
  • 14%
    A sea of happy Jelly Beans
    (134 votes)
  • 5%
    KitKat's #Brandroid
    (45 votes)
  • 23%
    Lollipop's Flappy Droid
    (212 votes)
  • 6%
    Marshmallow's Flappy Droid 2.0
    (54 votes)
  • 1%
    Something else entirely (add in comments)
    (12 votes)
  • 32%
    I just like clicking things
    (304 votes)
939 votes total