Google Gets Crop Circles Logo, Flying Saucer Steals The “L”

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Currently, most Google search properties that are currently in a time zone that is September 15th, such as Google UK, are sporting a special Google Doodle that links to a search result for crop circles. It seems likely this logo will appear in the US soon.

The logo shows a flying saucer above a series of crop circles that spell Google. Well, almost — the L has been abducted. That similar to the last Google flying saucer logo from ten days ago, where an O was taken.

If you look at today’s logo’s file name, it’s goog_e.gif — reflecting the missing L. The last logo was go_gle.gif – reflecting the missing O. So that’s O, then L — what are they going to spell?

Postscript: If you look at the coordinates Google tweeted, you will see some added information about the location. Specifically, “Woking … is the town in which the Martians first land in H. G. Wells’ science fiction novel The War of the Worlds.” HG Well has his 143rd birthday coming up this September 21st, so maybe the mystery will be solved on that day?

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Logos | Top News

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  • http://hotpads.com hotpads

    I think there is a tractor in that image in the process of making the L in the crop circle.

  • coyotefeather

    umm id like to buy a vowel!!! lol :P

  • bugmen0t

    “the L has been abducted”….Well look again!!! I think hotpads got the idea. The Tractor is making the L.

  • http://www.facebook.com/stoneoz StoneOz

    bahaha,. i think if any conspiracy to to the images ,. perhaps a message tht soon letters or ppl start disapearing, not because of abductions,. but Ascention,. tbh the whole O,L wat tht spell? ,. well wat could google be analgramed as,. buggered if i know,. but i do know more ppl tht unconditionally Consistently Love ,. Seat the energy in thier chakra & open thier pineal gland & mer ka bah outta here.. Peace & Love~ <3

  • Matt23
  • glennmor1

    I would assume from the letters, it may eventually spell LOGO. Interesting to see what goes missing next..

  • ned

    I think that the next letter to go will be “A”. Like an evil ET I think AOL will be seen again.

  • rodsbot

    You could see a Crop Circle collection from Google Earth here : http://www.rodsbot.com/google-earth-crop_circle-0.htm

  • http://www.tag44.com tag44

    Must be the UFO in the space saucer eaten up or stolen the Google letter L

  • http://www.cucumbermarketing.com Helen

    Love Google Doodles! :)

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