Who the hell is Lauren, you ask? Lauren is the wife of one of the developers of the game, who happens to be born on Christmas. The hunt for this Easter Egg began after a developer revealed there was "one Easter egg in Halo 3 that I don't think anyone has found – I stumbled across it in code a while back. It only happens on a specific day…so good luck" (Bungie Mail Sack). YouTuber Lord Zedd set his console's date to Christmas and discovered this sweet message.