YTMND Easter Eggs

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There are many features that end up forgotten in YTMND... this is where they can be added. These "easter eggs" are frequently found in Max Goldberg's news bulletins.

TO DO List

This page has ideas, completed changes, and suggestions for improvements to YTMND. It is not editable by non-administration. The place to suggest your ideas is the YTMND WIKI.


The YTMND Spy, via news post on August 1, 2006, is also discussed in the YTMND WIKI article YTMND Spy. It displays a live view of users' comments, votes, and registers, with an option to view the activity for only the viewer's sites.

YTMND Statistics

This "nifty feature" was brought to our attention in an April 15, 2007 news post. It uses flash to display running statistics for user vote spread, user moderation vote spread, and comment data.

Special YTMNDs

Random YTMND or

This link will generate a random YTMND, from or, respectively.

The Truly Random YTMND Creator (almost assuredly NSFW)

This link, given to us on April 5, 2007 by max in a news post, takes random text, a random image (be it animated or not), random placement of the two, and a random sound from four random sites in the YTMND database and combines them to create an original, "truly random" YTMND that, to quote max, is often "better than most users' "serious attempts" at making a YTMND."

Row Your Boat

In max's YTMND rowrowrowyourboat, he proposed that users create their own YTMND's with audio of the song 'Row, row, row your boat' and post the addresses in the comments of that site. Users responded, and soon this link was created: it gives a steady stream of 'popups' of the users' websites, creating a cyber-canon of the song.

Popups Please

During the madness of the The Night of the Unicorns, max made the profile page for shadydragon's site produce pop-ups for anyone who clicks it!

Unviewable YTMNDs

This WIKI page presents us with a list of sites that can't be viewed for various reasons.

Special Assets

The "lol" Collection

A curious collection of random images (11 in all) buried deep within YTMND's asset management system.It is likely that these images were placed there by max as a test of the asset system or image uploading. Here is the full set of them:



From time to time, when is down for a bit of maintenance, an error page will appear (the "Current reason the site is down" changes with each occurrence) explaining the incident with one of these two songs playing in the background. Other times, we just end up with another Night of the Unicorns...

YTMND Shirts

A couple of pictures showing possible YTMND T-shirt designs.

YTMND April Fools jokes

Since Max Goldberg purchased on April 1, 2004, it has become something of a tradition for him to play jokes on April Fool's Day. Each prank has spawned off a number of YTMNDs...



A year after its creation, on Apil 1, 2005, max turned into a !!CAUTION: NOT WORK SAFE!! disturbing flash.



On April 1, 2006, as an allusion to (parody of?) YTMND's conflicts with, max set up YTMNDworld and freaked out a large number of people.



YTMND users were suprised on April 1, 2007 to discover that when trying to access, they were shown a page describing "YSPACE". When a link was clicked on that page, users were then shown a flash of the current president of the United States then, George W. Bush, with keatonkeaton999's remix of "You just fell for the trap" playing in the background. Afterwards, max mentioned it in a news post.

The YTMND Mosaic

This site is a simple flash device featuring a picture of Sean Connery from the original YTMND, yourethemannowdog, that the user can manipulate. Don't forget to zoom in, though, as it says in the January 23, 2006 news post. The image is really a mosaic of the first 100,000 YTMNDs!


This page shows how YTMND is doing financially, from sponsors. It shows the total money raised and needed through sponsors for past and current goals.

Legal Issues

ebaumsworld, scientology, Sonic (PDF), and Tom Mabe

You can learn all about YTMND's legal history with, the Church of Scientology, Sega, and Tom Mabe (from howtoprankatelemarketer) at these links, respectively. BONUS: You can find the case files for the Dustin Diamond controversy HERE (PDF).

YTMND User Demographics Survey

Users of YTMND can take a survey here about their media intake, demographics, income, etc.


Once a user has finished the above survey, they are rewarded with a picture of their username in the style of the YTMND logo. If one ever wishes to see the image again, they need only go to the address mentioned above.

Redirect Pages

Max has set up several websites to help misguided users. If is typed incorrectly, the following sites will NOT redirect:

These sites are also discussed in the YTMND WIKI article This is not Y T M N D.

Recent Searches

This page lets the user see 18 of the most recent searches in, just like users used to see in the old layout's front page.

YTMND Clipboard

The YTMND Clipboard, it is said, was created on a whim by max many moons ago. Users would get the option of accessing their computer's clipboard when viewing a YTMND. If they consented, the contents, if in a text format, would be added to the YTMND clipboard. Alas, the feature was disabled some time later.

Argon Lasers If you happen to go here wandering around, you get a message of no color with nothing but a simple message. Previously this was a way to link a vote to any user, but it was replaced with the message.

Add to Favorites

This link will add the original YTMND, yourethemannowdog, to your favorites.

Unofficial Easter Eggs

These easter eggs are in no way affiliated with, but are still useful in conjunction with the site.


Gabbly Chat is a tool that turns any website into a chatroom without software installation or even registering. It is also discussed in the YTMND WIKI article Gabbly Chat.

Wayback Machine*sa_/

The Internet Archive Wayback Machine saves webpages so they can be viewed in the future even if they have been changed. Since is changing constantly, this is a useful tool to see some history.

Archive Of YTMND Contributions

Again from the Wayback Machine, these were ytmnd-like sites (contributory to that were around before existed. They were subsumed into ytmnd culture.

Alexa Website Information

At this website one can view detailed information about and traffic data for