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Konami Code unlocks dinosaur in hat on Vogue website

Update: Also works on other Conde Nast sites. Clever girl.

Update: Looks like it works on other Conde Nast sites too. Try Wired.co.uk, for instance.


Original story: Dinosaurs, so named by the palaeontologist Sir Richard Owens in an attempt to evoke their size and majesty, have long been thought extinct, but internet sleuths have discovered evidence that they may not be as dead as we think. In fact, they may be lurking within the website code of popular Conde Nast fashion publication Vogue, waiting for the right moment to emerge again.

If you want to put this theory to the test, head over to Vogue.co.uk and tap in the Konami Code. You remember: up up down down left right left right B A.

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