Via infosift comes the secret history of the hamsterdance

The page, launched in August 1998, grafted the high-speed Roger Miller sound clip onto 392 images of happily dancing hamsters. The page had only 800 visits in its first seven months -- but in the four days after that, there were 60,000. By June, the number of visitors had reached 17 million.

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