Someone created a giant QR code in the sky with 300 illuminated drones. It was a Rickroll

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The inhabitants of Dallas found a strange constellation of stars drawn in their sky, generally clear as a result of light pollution, on April 1. The complex was clearly visible from many points in the city, and formed a well-defined QR code. Those who dared to scan it were redirected to the famous Rickroll video, one of the most popular and longest running pranks on the internet.

Behind this trolling was the Dalacian company Sky Elements Drone Showsspecialized in light shows with drones that it has drawn in the night sky from pokemon to flags, going through brand names and logos, with these aerial vehicles. For this occasion they used a total of 300 drones.

The prank was devised and developed by the Dallas company’s marketing department, whose managers thought there could be no better way to promote their services than trolling an entire city on April Fools’ Day, the day of the innocent for many countries. foreigners which is celebrated on April 1.

The 300 drones used are equipped with a GPS tracking system and High power LED spotlights, capable of shining at 1,000 lumens. The QR code had a size of about 30 meters wide by 76 high, and remained suspended in the Dallas sky for about 20 minutes last Friday, April 1, as reported by the Dallas Observer.

The company has explained to the Dalacian newspaper that they do not know how many people were able to see the QR code, but they have been able to record that some two hundred people scanned it and accessed the Rickroll video through it.

Rickroll trolling consists of a joke by which a link apparently of interest is sent that ends up leading to the video clip of ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ by Rick Astley, a song that dates back to 1987. The joke began to become popular at the end of the first decade of the 21st century, and has achieved such popularity that the video has surpassed the billion views in Youtubehas inspired miscellaneous items in the media and even has his own Wikipedia page.

Image | Sky Elements Drone Shows

The inhabitants of Dallas found a strange constellation of stars drawn in their sky, generally clear as a result of…

The inhabitants of Dallas found a strange constellation of stars drawn in their sky, generally clear as a result of…

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