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This is what you say when someone asks you for important advice in their life.
Your friend: "Last night I lost everything. My girlfriend dumped me, I lost my job and I'm starting to lose my grip on reality. What should I do, man?"

You: "Do a barrel roll!"
by Keael January 15, 2006
In Star Fox, you hit a Z or R button twice to barrel roll, which in turns, gives you a temp shield from lasers.

Also a fad saying for LUE
(Press Z or R twice.)

LUEer1: so I failed at life today
Random LUEer: Should of done a barrel roll
by dot dot dot January 30, 2004
Famous line in gaming culture, originating in the Star Fox franchise. The line is commonly associated with the character "Peppy", due to his tendency to instruct the player to perform the maneuver, commonly when a scripted ambush or similar event is occurring. Due to his insistence upon suggesting that Fox "Do a barrel roll!" in so many situations, it has come to be parodied as a panacea for all problems.
In the context of the Star Fox franchise: "Fox, it's an ambush! Do a barrel roll!"

In the context of internet communication: "I can't finish the last level of the campaign! Any tips?" "Do a barrel roll."
by The Glorious Leader April 15, 2010
Comes from Starfox 64. A character would command fox to do a barrel roll in order to prevent being shot to deadness.

A barrel roll is when a fighter pilot makes his ship turn over, very quickly, in mid-air. It makes the wings harder to hit.

It's more common practice to shout this phrase at friends while they play video games. Especially if they can't do anything roll-like. The purpose is to be obnoxious, and quote old video games. Two of most peoples' favorite things.
"Son of a white boy, my Sim will not stop crying!"
"Quick, do a barrel roll!"
by Cap'n Awesome August 11, 2006
The single most used phrase among gamers.

Spoken by Peppy Hare in the game Star Fox for SNES and more famously in Star Fox 64.
Gamer 1: How do I get beat Bowser?

Gamer 2: Do a barrel roll!
by Barrelrollmaster December 26, 2008
The command to make the Google search page to rotate 360 degrees on it's own.
"types "do a barrel roll" in google search"
"pages rotates on it's own"
"user going o_o"
by Ren97 November 03, 2011

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