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Is this the best Google search Easter Egg ever?

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If you were worried that we might go a day without more Star Wars related news surfacing, worry no more.

Google has paid homage to the film series’ iconic title sequence by making their search results really hard to read.

By typing in the phrase ‘A long time ago in a galaxy far far away’ you can get your search results in the familiar scrolling yellow text from the films.

Those who want to add extra authenticity to the experience can click the speaker icon to hear the Star Wars theme in all its glory as your search results glide past.

You can also hit pause and scroll through the list at any time.

Google has become known for its Easter Eggs, the most famous of which may be the ‘do a barrel roll’ trick which makes the search results screen do just that.

The latest Easter Egg follows the launch of a website which allows Google users to add a Star Wars theme to Google services.

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Visitors to the ‘Awaken the Force Within’ page will have their Google services transformed with a new theme for Chrome, Gmail, Chromecast, Maps, the Google app, YouTube, Android Wear, Calendar, and more.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be hitting theatres in two weeks and has already sold $50m advance tickets.

If nothing else, in the midst of all the fever surrounding the film, the new Easter Egg makes watching all the all the Star Wars related websites disappear into the abyss quite a soothing experience. So give it a try!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens on December 17 in the UK.

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