Greatest Easter Egg Ever

ContraI tried this and it worked for me.  You can’t have played “Contra” for the original Nintendo system without having tapped this code in dozens of times. Now, you can do it in Google Reader, too!  Crazy. ‘Konami Code’ Appears in Google Reader | Game | Life from

By typing the code, sans the NES’ occasional “Start” and “Select” additions, (up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A) at the initial Google Reader screen a shrugging ninja pops up in the left-hand sidebar, as if to say … something. Honestly it’s a bit of a baffling easter egg.

3 thoughts on “Greatest Easter Egg Ever

  1. I tried typing it in the e-mail address and it didn’t work. Thoughts?

  2. You don’t need to type it into a given form. Just let the page load and start typing. You don’t need to even hit enter at the end of it. Just type it blind.

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