Being fooled by a seamingly awesome YouTube
video link given on a forum or a blog which is ultimatly a link to the music video of Never Gonna Give You Up from the 80's english pop star, Rick Astley
The infamous "rickroller" below named marcellus67 will promote, in the following example, on a forum thread, a particularly incredible video by using of exagerated sensionnalism with the idea to catch the attention of those deviant perverts. Those same perverts, overly excited by the idea of that primate pleasuring that whore, will click on that YouTube
link with the quickness only to hear the first note of Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley
and be amazed by his ginger
Posted on May 11th 2007, 11h26, by marcellus67
INCREDIBLE!! DOUBLE FISTING OF A THAI PROSTITUTE BY A CHIMPANZE!!
omg, you guys.. You HAVE to see that video, it's so gnarly!
Posted on May 11th 2007, 11h28, by hornyjim
FUCK YOU MARCELLUS!! THAT WASN'T FUNNY AT ALL. I HAVE BEEN F*CKING RICKROLLED.
to be tricked into clicking a link of a Rick Astley video.
ZOMG!! thats the 4th time i've been rick rolled today.
To be tricked, through any method, into clicking a link that takes you to the Rick Astley video "Never Gonna Give You Up".
FFS, thats the third time I have been rick rolled today!
tricking someone to click a link that takes you to Rick Astley's 'Never gonna give you up' music video.
click here to see Halo 3 video!
To be tricked by a forum troll into clicking on a Rick Astley music video.
*clicks link* Damnit, rickrolled again! Wtf is this shit. Hmm he's kinda sexy actually. I think I'm gonna watch the whole thing.
To trick someone into watching a Rick Astley video, commonly used on gaming forums when asked for proof of a game/movie trailer or any other type of video evidence.
I asked bob to see the Halo 3 trailer but instead he Rick Rolled me.
Similar to the Duckrolled internet fad that was around about a year ago. Rickrolled is generally used on forums, message boards, or IRC. You click a link expecting to see something relating to the thread, and instead it takes you to the Rick Astley music video "Never gonna give you up".
Popularized by the SomethingAwful and World of Warcraft forums in March of 2007, it's starting to disperse onto more websites as of May.
Someone posts a thread that says "check out my new car", when you click the link it takes you to a YouTube video of Rick Astley's "Never gonna give you up" music video. To which you usually reply with a derogatory remarks or "RICKROLLED."
Deceiving a person or people to somehow watch, or see the "Never Gonna Give You Up" video by Rick Astley.
Rick Rolling can also be a real life act of the music clip - normally by playing the song and having an impostor sing or dance to the video. Thus "Rick Rolling" the unsuspecting audience.
It is popular on video's that promise exclusive footage - such as a GTA4 gameplay, Or Halo3 exclusive.
Someone just came into the stadium dressed as Rick Astley and danced, while the music was playing. We all got Rick Rolled.
Clicking the link to a video of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up", thus being Rick Rolled.