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Old 10-17-2005, 02:27 PM   #1
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Default Follow-on from 'miserable failure'

We've all heard about what happens when you type "miserable failure" into Google.

Now try typing french military victories into Google and see what you get.

   
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Old 10-17-2005, 02:33 PM   #2
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I can understand the first search results <gg> but why nothing for French military victories? Bono conquered most of Europe, didn't he?

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>>annc: We've all heard about what happens when you type "miserable failure" into Google.

I'd never heard about this one...what a hoot!!!


>>Now try typing french military victories into Google and see what you get.

Weird...

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Old 10-17-2005, 02:42 PM   #4
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Um, the joke is in the suggested alternative.

   
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Google must've changed or fixed it, whatever it was, because I just tried it and got no suggested alternatives. <shrug>

   
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Old 10-18-2005, 12:44 AM   #6
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Google must've changed or fixed it, whatever it was, because I just tried it and got no suggested alternatives. <shrug>
The sure way to get the suggested alternatives is to go first to Google.com, type in french miliary victories and then select I'm feeling lucky

   
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select I'm feeling lucky
Aha! That was it, the missing instruction!

   
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Aha! That was it, the missing instruction!
I got the trick result without it the first time, so left it out in my post.

   
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