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Freddy Mercury Doodle: Possibly the Best Google Doodle Ever?

5 September 2011 BY

It must be hell working at Google and being responsible for thinking of new Google Doodles. Not because it is no fun, but because the challenges are becoming almost impossible. How can you beat the idea of the latest Doodle every single time? Gone are the days in which relatively easy doodles were just being drawn. Today Google maybe have raised the bar so high they possibly might never make a better one anymore.

Today it would have been the 65th birthday of the lead singer of Queen, Freddy Mercury. And somebody must like Queen at Google because they went all out. If you click on the Doodle, this happens:

Is this the best one ever? Will Google be able to top this? What do you think?


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