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View Poll Results: Which search site do you prefer as your primary search?
Yahoo 0 0%
Altavista 1 2.78%
Dogpile 0 0%
Metacrawler 0 0%
Infoseek 0 0%
Lycos 0 0%
Google 33 91.67%
Webceawler 1 2.78%
Ask Jeeves? 1 2.78%
other, plese post 0 0%
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Old 04-07-2002, 11:46 AM   #1
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Thumbs up favorite search engine?

what's your favorite search engine?
Old 04-07-2002, 01:11 PM   #2
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Right now I think google is hands down the best. I hear that Teoma is trying to take what google did and make it better, but that is a daunting task and it remains to be seen if this can be done.

Old 04-08-2002, 04:24 PM   #3
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I'm affraid I can't answer. I use many of them on a very regular basis. I know that Yahoo uses the google search engine, but sometimes it is easier to find things with Yahoo. I also use some specific ones, like EuroFerret, for doc searching.
Old 04-08-2002, 04:40 PM   #4
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I use yahoo, Google, and Altavista, and I find that AltaVista results are usually more accurate to what I am wanting.
Old 04-10-2002, 12:40 AM   #5
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Google of course, it's very fast and really accurate for my searchin' needs.
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i hate ask jeevs, alta vista usually shows a bunch of porn sites if there is an x in the word. so i would have to say, Google.
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Google!! Makes other search engines feel inadaquate.
Old 04-10-2002, 02:09 PM   #8
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Originally posted by TeRG
i hate ask jeevs
You're not the only one. It was, however, designed for people that don't really understand how to use proper search engines. (2x)
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Google all the way baby.............
Old 04-10-2002, 03:00 PM   #10
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two words
"Page Rank"

check it out, it is the reason that you get meaningful result as apposed to the other engines that return the site that has your search string appearing the most times.
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....and Google is run on Linux


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