Student Hides Rick Astley's Song In College Paper

I once wrote the football results in the middle of a literature paper to see if the teacher was really reading it. This guy included Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up in acrostic form. Updated.

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The computer science student, Reddit user Mayniac182, spent five hours formatting his paper into the acrostic Rickroll you can see in the video and the image below.

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Update: Mayniac182 just told me that his class is getting the papers back tomorrow. If the professor returns the paper without marking the rickroll, he's thinking about playing the video I made in the class projector. Check back tomorrow for the final outcome of the story. [Buzzfeed via Geekosystem]

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arianabarr
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Never tired to hide anything, but often would write unrelated essays/answers if I didn't know the right thing to say.

For example, when doing calculus entrance exams at U Chicago, I really had no idea how to do calculus because I'm no good with abstract concepts... so I drew a bunch of alien cartoons. My answer to "what is a limit?" was something along the lines of "there's only so many answers and so the limit is when there's... no more." and drew a picture of a brick wall with a little alien named "equation" slamming into it. I got placed into the 3rd quarter of calc. fail.

Another time I had an ancient civilizations course and had no idea what the answer was to a question, so I wrote a 2 page essay about hummingbirds, due to having just watched a PBS special on the topic. I was informed that "this university is one of the best in the country, and no place for jokes." also fail.