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The victim of an anonymous web link (sent by chat or email) that links to a video of "Never Gonna' Give You Up" sung by 80's pop star Rick Astley.
"Dammit! I just got Rick Roll'd again!"
by James Touhey May 18, 2007
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A method of guessing on a multiple choice test that involves looking at the position of the second hand. If the hand is between 12 and 3 the guess is A. If the hand is between 3 and 6 the guess is B. Between 6 and 9 guess C. Between 9 and 12 guess D.
I passed my test! Thanks to the Clock Method
by ET4444 November 12, 2007
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To be linked to Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" video unsuspectingly, typically on YouTube.

Also used as "Rickrolled"
You just got Rickroll'd
by Nick in San Jose May 21, 2007
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An online prank where the user is unknowingly misdirected to a video of Rick Astley. Usually done with YouTube videos related to unconfirmed gaming news.
I wanted to see GTA IV footage but got Rick Roll'd instead.
by Churchskiz June 04, 2007
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To be given a link to a cool video on youtube only to find that the link actually takes you to the video for Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up". A popular practical joke on message boards such as Gamefaqs.
Guy 1: There's a new trailer out for the Simpsons movie! Click here!
Guy 2: Hell Yeah! (clicks link)
Video: We're no strangers to loooovvvvvee
Guy 2: Dammit! I've been rickroll'd!
by gjakl;s June 04, 2007
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What happens when you click on a link/video, thinking it's something of interest (like porn, free online movie/show, or something your friend recommended), but it leads you to the music video for Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up".

This trick is pretty common because the video or link looks promising with an according title and thumbnail.

(NOTE: Very common on Youtube)
Man 1: "Hey dude, I'm sending you this link to this killer porn site! Best ever!"

Man 2: "All right!" (clicks on link)

(Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" plays)

Man 1: "Dude! You just got Rick Roll'd!)
by Urbanly Challenged October 24, 2009
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When you are mislead to believe you are watching something interesting, then suddenly get a glimpse of rick astley singing "never gonna give you up" which then leads the victim to a disease of curse words and death threats to the one who was doing the Rick Rollin'
Jeff: watch this super cool video!
Kyle: oh you bastard...
Jeff: RICK ROLL'D
Kyle: Screw you!
Jeff: hahaha
Kyle: i'm gonna kill you!
by super leet March 12, 2009
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