List of I’m Feeling Lucky Google Search Tricks

What is I’m Feeling Lucky Button?

Most of us do not notice an additional button on Google homepage named as “I’m Feeling Lucky”. When you type the keywords and click on this button Google will directly go to the webpage of the first result. This indicates that the user is feeling lucky to get what he was searching for. According to Wikipedia, this button cost Google $110 million a year as 1% of search results bypass the results page thus not viewing advertisements.

Google Search I am Feeling Lucky Button
Google Search I am Feeling Lucky Button

You can hover the mouse over the button to see it starts spinning with different options. Depending upon the result, you can click and view the results. On some cases, like “I’m Feeling Wonderful” or “I’m Feeling Artistic”, it will directly go to the webpage of Google Arts & Culture. However, you will still see the normal search results page for some cases like “I’m Feeling Adventurous”.

I am Not Seeing the Button?

With Google changing the searching method frequently, there are few reasons you may not see the i’m feeling lucky button.

First reasons is that when you type the keywords, Google will show predictions hiding the i’m feeling lucky button. In order to use these tricks, don’t select the result from the predictions. You should type the keyword and click on the “I”m Feeling Lucky” button.

Second, Google introduced instant search function and made it default. Basically when you start typing keywords, the search box will move to up and the buttons will disappear. This way less number of people will use “I’m Feeling Lucky” option and hence more advertisement revenue for Google. Still you can view the option in the dropdown when you are typing the keywords as shown below:

Choosing I am Feeling Lucky from Google Instant Predictions
Choosing I am Feeling Lucky from Google Instant Predictions

Complete List of I’m Feeling Lucky Tricks

When clicking on “I’m Feeling Lucky” link or button, the first website on the search results will open automatically. This means they are third party sites and not owned by Google. Though, you will see Google Search page in most cases they are meant for fun and not real Google Search. However, most of those pages work when you search with keywords using Google Custom Search. In some cases, you will see the message like “Sorry, Google Search API has been shutdown…”.

KeywordLucky Search Result
Google GravityElements fall in gravity
Google Anti GravityElements behave like anti gravity
Google SphereElements rotate like sphere
Google EpicGrow bigger
Weenie GoogleShrink smaller
Google TiltTilted Google Search page
Funny GoogleOpens funny search page
Google PacmanPlay pacman game
Do a Barrel RoleRotate the page
Rainbow GoogleGoogle rainbow search
Google UnderwaterUnderwater search
Google MirrorMirrored elements
RecursionDid you mean: wrong suggestion
Google LocoSame as Google Gravity
Annoying GoogleOpens the page with annoying search
Ninja GoogleOpens ninja Google search page
Google SnakePlay snake game
Google Energy SavingTake you to energy saving search page
Zeng RushFalling balls game break the results one by one
Find Chuck NorrisOpens funny Chuck Norris search page
Google KlingonOfficial Google Search Klingon page
Google SongOpens Youtube song about Google

Top 10 I’m Feeling Lucky Google Tricks

Though this option cost heavy for Google it’s fun to use and has lot of tricks. Below are the top 10 I’m Feeling Lucky tricks, try it out yourself and have fun.

1. Google Sphere

Type google sphere in the search box and click on the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button. You will be landing on a results page and moving the mouse will trigger a tag cloud rotating like a sphere on the screen.

Google Sphere Lucky Search
Google Sphere Lucky Search

2. Google Gravity

Do you want to see how things fall down when there is no gravity? Type google gravity and hit the i’m feeling lucky button. You will see the whole screen is breaking and the elements are falling down as if there is no gravity.

Google Gravity Lucky Search
Google Gravity Lucky Search

3. Rainbow Google

Want to see a Google with rainbow colors. Type rainbow google and hit the luck button. You will see a rainbow Google search page like below.

Rainbow Google Lucky Search
Rainbow Google Lucky Search

4. Google Loco

Similar to “Google Gravity” you will see all the elements on the page are falling down without gravity. The result will go to the same experimental page of Google Gravity.

Google Loco Lucky Search
Google Loco Lucky Search

5. Google Epic

Type google epic and hit the lucky button. The elements on the results page will grow bigger and excessively.

Google Epic Lucky Search
Google Epic Lucky Search

6. Google Pacman

You will be knowing that you can play T-Rex dinosaur game in Chrome when there is no internet connection. Do you know that you can also play Pacman when bored? Type google pacman and click on the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button. You will directly land on a github page and start playing the Pacman game on the browser window.

Google Pacman Lucky Search
Google Pacman Lucky Search

7. Google Mirror

Type google mirror and hit lucky button to see the mirror Google site with everything is mirrored like below.

Google Mirror Lucky Search
Google Mirror Lucky Search

8. Do a Barrel Roll

This is a fantastic one among all. You can type do a barrel roll and click the lucky button to rotate the whole screen like a roller.

Do a barrel roll Google Lucky Search
Do a barrel roll Google Lucky Search

9. Google Underwater

Do you want to use Google Search under the water? Try google underwater and hit the lucky button. You will see the Google search box underwater.

Google Underwater Lucky Search
Google Underwater Lucky Search

10. Recursion

This fun works with normal Google Search. Generally, Google will suggest a correction when you typed keyword with spelling mistake. There is one exception word that Google will show “Did you mean:” suggestion though it’s a correct word. Type recursion and hit enter or normal “Google Search” button. Google will show you “Did you mean: recursion” option. Clicking the suggestion will not remove that message, it will load again on the search results.

Google Search Recursion
Google Search Recursion

Well, the list goes on and many new tricks are available in recent days. You can try any keyword with Google as prefix or suffix to have fun.

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  1. How do I remove a newly added horizontal scrollbar to Google Search’s search results pages? Despite clicking on to my Internet Explorer icon, then properties, then adding “Maximized” to Run:, nothing changes! Then I realized that I need a “WRAP CSS download” of some kind (like the Word Wrap feature under Notepad’s “Format”!), that would cause the Google Search search results display to Wrap; and thereby, hiding (I’m hoping!) the horizontal scrollbar!
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