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August 24, 2005

Google Talk Now Available and Easter Egg Uncovered!

After much speculation and rumor, Google has just launched its IM/Voice Chat product, Google Talk. Rumors flew throughout the day until the application was officially announced in a cryptic message sent to those connected to Google's test jabber server.

The client is currently for Windows only, but other platforms can connect using other Jabber and IM clients.

Easter Egg Uncovered:
I've noticed on the about the screen a series of numbers in a very light grey text:
Screenshot of About screen

After some speculation in #lockergnome, Helio discovered that the play numbers translate to, "wumpusgame". Then David figured out that if you invite [email protected] and IM that user, "play" you can play 'HUNT THE WUMPUS'

Posted in Google , Software & Downloads by usrbingeek at 2005-08-24 00:34 ET (GMT-5) | 1 Comments | Permalink


I love me an easter egg!

Posted by: Mush at August 24, 2005 11:04 AM

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