I’m Feeling Doodly, Playful, Artistic: Google’s “I’m Feeling Lucky” Button Gains New Choices

I'm Feeling Doodly

I’m Feeling Doodly | The well-known “I’m Feeling Lucky” button on Google’s home page now has new alternatives, including “I’m Feeling Playful” and “I’m Feeling Trendy.” When clicked, the well-known “I’m Feeling Lucky” button will always take users to the top page of results in Google for a certain search (if Google Instant is off).

On Google’s home page, the well-known “I’m Feeling Lucky” button has been changed to

The addition of additional options like “I’m Feeling Trendy” or “I’m Feeling Playful.”

When clicked (if Google Instant is turned off), the venerable “I’m Feeling Fortunate” button always directs a user to the first page that appears in Google’s results for a certain search.

The button now offers the following new options for some users:

  • I’m Feeling Doodly: random doodle
  • I’m Feeling Playful: random interactive doodle
  • I’m Feeling Artistic: random Google Art Project
  • I’m Feeling Hungry: search for restaurants
  • I’m Feeling Puzzled: random A Google A Day question
  • I’m Feeling Trendy: Google Hot Trends
  • I’m Feeling Stellar: image search for [orion+nebula]
  • I’m Feeling Wonderful: random World Wonder Project

After seeing a post by Jérôme Flipo on Google+, the Google Operating System blog learned about the new feature. Here is an example in video format:

Google has used the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button. Additionally, it altered the button to read “I’m Steering Lucky” as part of an April Fool’s joke in 2012, changed it to say “Insert Coin” as part of its 2010 Google logo tribute to Pac-Man, and used it to show a New Year’s countdown in 2009.

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