Re: Mozilla Easter Eggs

I'm not a real doofus, but I play one at a national laboratory. (
Fri, 31 Jan 1997 12:08:23 -0600

There's more. One error (at least!) in the following. There *is* an
about:1994 page.

Now we know what these folks do in their spare time. (Not anagrams!)



From: glen mccready <>
Forwarded-by: Keith Bostic <>
From: Tim Wright <>
-- The Microsoft Windows 95 Product Team!
-- These intructions have to be followed precisely or
nothing will happen.
-- Appears to be the ultimate easter egg site...


You can get Mozilla to show up in the Netscape icon by going to the URL


You'll get a page with a quotation from the Book of Mozilla, and, on all
subsequent pages, instead of showing the meteor shower in the Netscape
logo icon as a progress indicator, Mozilla will rise up and breathe fire.

Also, if, before you go to


you go to:

which is Jamie Zawinski's home page - the Netscape logo icon will be
replaced by a compass.

Product: Netscape 3.0 Windows
Description: Mozilla Uber Alles
Submitted By: Wayne Lorentz (
Date Submitted: Friday, September 20 1996 at 01:16:13 PM

1.Open Netscape
2.In the Location: box type "about:authors"
3.This version will tell you the authors egg has been
removed, but look at the title bar for a message
about Mozilla.

Product: Netscape 3.0
Description: More about: eggs
Submitted By: Tony Wooster (
Date Submitted: Thursday, October 10 1996 at 12:46:43 PM

1.Load up netscape..
2.For the netscape logo type "about:logo" in the
location (Without the quotes)
3.For the java logo type "about:javalogo" in the
location (Without the quotes)
4.For the quicktime logo type "about:qtlogo" in the
location (Without the quotes)
5.AND For the RSA Encryption logo type "about:rsalogo"
in the location (Without the quotes)

Product: Netscape Navigator (any version)
Description: History List
Submitted By: Aaron Breckenridge (
Date Submitted: Sunday, October 20 1996 at 02:19:55 PM

1.type the following:

Product: Netscape Navigator 3.0 (and others?)
Description: Copyright Date in Big White "N"
Submitted By: Robert Brooks (
Date Submitted: Monday, October 28 1996 at 02:00:28 PM

1.Go to Netscape's Version Info screen (Help/About
Netscape, or "about:")
2.Move pointer around the big "N" graphic.
3.The white portions of the "N" are mapped to
4.... but there's no egg at "about:1994"! 1994 is the
original copyright date.
5.You can see how it's done by viewing the Document

Product: Netscape 3.0
Description: Hidden mozilla pictures.
Submitted By: Frederik De Bleser (
Date Submitted: Tuesday, December 10 1996 at 12:03:39 PM

1.Try about:franšais to get Mozilla on a table
drinking wine
2.Try about:deutsch to get Mozilla in lederhosen
3.(Maybe this works with other languages as well...)

Product: Netscape Navigator 3.0
Description: View contents of Netscape cache.
Submitted By: Jason Percle (
Date Submitted: Tuesday, January 07 1997 at 09:14:44 PM

1.In the location box, type "about:cache" without the
2.This will probably take a while to load, depending
on size of cache.

Product: Netscape 3.01 Gold
Description: Mozzila Picture
Submitted By: Eric Small (
Date Submitted: Thursday, January 23 1997 at 11:53:02 AM

1.type about:gold in the Location field


From: glen mccready <>
Forwarded-by: Keith Bostic <>
Forwarded-by: Herb Peyerl <>
Forwarded-by: Raphael Martelles <>

Follow the steps below if u are using win95, it's real.

1. Open Excel for Windows 95 with a blank worksheet
2. Scroll down to row 95
3. Click on the number 95 to select the whole row.
4. Press Tab once to move to column B
5. Select Help/About
6. Hold down Ctrl+Alt+Shift and click on the Tech Support button
7. A window labeled Hall of Tortured Souls appears
8. Directly ahead of you are stairs with a scrolling cast list -- go
up and take a look around - use cursor keys
9. But there's more ! Go back down the stairs and type "excelkfa" (no
10. The wall diappears, and there's a winding path to navigate to see
pictures. Tread carefully!