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If you’re a fan of Star Wars, you need to see this. Or more specifically, you need to run this trace route on your computer.

On a Mac or Linux, you can run the trace route by opening the Terminal and typing the following:

traceroute 216.81.59.173

On Windows, you can run the trace route by opening the command line and typing the following:

tracert 216.81.59.173

And once you do that, sit back and let the trace run, you’ll be in for quite a treat.

If you have some trouble running a trace route, don’t worry, you can see the secret Star Wars message here.

[Hat tip to Sam Phippen for the scoop]

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