In the printed version of Ready Player One lies an "easter egg" hidden in some misspellings from which readers can deduce the site where a competition took place.

I read the book last and then gave it away to a friend who was interested, so I cannot get back to it. Can anyone scan me that page or tell me where it is so that I can ask my friend to send me a photo? I've gotten really curious, so much that I'd read the book again, which I cannot do.

  • Are you referring to the url for the first gate from the contest last year? – phantom42 Sep 27 '13 at 14:43
  • @phantom42 Yes... – Dimitrios Mistriotis Sep 27 '13 at 15:45
  • then there's this website, which is anoraksinvitation.com – user65430 Apr 29 '16 at 21:22
  • Sorry is this question from 2013 marked as a duplicate of a question asked in 2014? – Dimitrios Mistriotis Sep 4 '17 at 15:01
  • Age and which came first isn't a measure of which should be marked as a dupe or not. However, the questions aren't dupes to begin with, so... whatever. – phantom42 Sep 6 '17 at 14:20

It's not quite a "misspelled url", so much as a hidden url found by searching for typos in the printed version of the book.

The URL for the first gate is:


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