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You’ll Never Use YouTube The Same Way Again

by Nick Vitrano

Members of the Nintendo generation know well the several variations of the Contra cheat code (say it with me): up-up-down-down-left-right-left-right-B-A-start.  Everybody knew it, but you still felt special (and a little naughty) when you’d use it.  On that note, was there a more useless weapon in Contra than fireball?  Spread…now that’s where it’s at.  Fireball – you make me sad.

Anyway, secret codes, no matter how secret, are just plain cool.  So here are a bunch for ya for your next trip through the YouTube waters.  They all do work.  I don’t think I’ll ever actually use any of them, but like I said, secret codes are just plain cool, especially if you’re the one enlightening those around you: