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Someone seems to have spiked Google

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Someone seems to have spiked Google

If you put this in the search box "Senna the Soothsayer"  you get this lady as the top result http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/our-scientists/senior-scientists/julia-slingo ; Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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VileReynard
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Re: Someone seems to have spiked Google

If I try it on DuckDuckGo I get a link to a Youtube video: "Upper Pompeii - Beware The Ides Of March" [sic].

Cliff_Jordan
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Re: Someone seems to have spiked Google

Guess what comes top of the list if you try "hummingbird"!  (Clue: it doesn't  have feathers.)
VileReynard
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Superuser
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Re: Someone seems to have spiked Google

Maybe Google demonstrating their sense of humour? Quite apt in a way though. Cheesy
David
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Re: Someone seems to have spiked Google

Would that be a Google giggle ?
Razer
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Re: Someone seems to have spiked Google

Everybody's results are going to differ because google fix the results according what they think you should see.
Mattz0r
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Re: Someone seems to have spiked Google

Too bad they can't bring up what I want before I search for it then, would save a few extra seconds Tongue
hitachi
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Re: Someone seems to have spiked Google

If I put in hummingbird I get a Register article explaining googles new search algorithm called hummingbird
Razer
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Quote from: Mattz0r
Too bad they can't bring up what I want before I search for it then, would save a few extra seconds Tongue

All in good time. *time warp accompanied by the sound of harps*
G-cog™ from Google. Gearing up your day with precognitive search. Don't type, just open your browser and let G-cog™ tell you what you're not aware you were thinking of.*
*Google Inc. is not responsible for possible porn floods.