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Google holidays include "christmas", "hanukkah", and "apache license"

David Bloom [PersonRank 1]

Sunday, December 16, 2007
6 years ago4,745 views

A Google search for "apache license" triggers a border of Christmas tree ornaments alongside the adwords. This doesn't affect searches such as "apache", "license", "pache license", or "apache licens".

Try it here: google.com/search?q=apache+lic ...

Zim [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

Can't see it. Are you logged in?

Avrohom Eliezer Friedman (AEF) [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

I couldn't see it either – but then I disabled experimental search and it worked – try that

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

google.com/search?q=apache+lic ...


img47.imageshack.us/img47/2676 ...

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

How did you get these? :/

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

America Only judging by ionuts url..

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

A few more....

Christmas Trees:
google.com/search?hl=en&q= ...


farm3.static.flickr.com/2083/2 ...



Christmas Lights:
google.com/search?hl=en&q= ...


farm3.static.flickr.com/2179/2 ...



Hanukkah Candles:
google.com/search?hl=en&sa ...


farm3.static.flickr.com/2203/2 ...



Kwanzaa Candles:
google.com/search?hl=en&cl ...


farm3.static.flickr.com/2181/2 ...



Zim [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

[put at-character here]AEF: I tried, but nothing happened. :/

Avrohom Eliezer Friedman (AEF) [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

hmmm......you're not part of any experiments....

are you in the US?

George R [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

Searching for snowman produced a trim of these snowmen.
google.com/search?gl=us&q= ...

Below are the images.

google.com/images/snowman.gif
google.com/images/tree.gif
google.com/images/cha6.gif (Hanukkah)
google.com/images/k3.gif k3.gif (Kwanzaa)
google.com/images/ornaments.gif
google.com/images/light.gif

[Removed "http" on request to prevent autolinking which resulted in forum oversizing the results. -Philipp]

reez beez [PersonRank 1]

6 years ago #

[moved from new thread "christmas balls in google search page" -Philipp]

never seen it before


srv0106-10.oak1.imeem.com/g/i/ ...

Jake's View [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

I got a candy cane border for the search "delete caches", which makes no sense.

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

Screenshots of the Snowman and Candy Cane borders:


farm3.static.flickr.com/2378/2 ...



farm3.static.flickr.com/2005/2 ...

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

I'm still ain't getting these.. :/

David Bloom [PersonRank 1]

6 years ago #

It might help to start your search from google.com/ncr

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

Still.. nada..

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

[Moved from "Google Adds a Snowman in their Ads" – Tony]

I typed in "infiniti fx chrome tail lights" and got little snow-mans next to the ads. I am not able to replicate it with any other search query. Is anyone else getting this?


img264.imageshack.us/img264/98 ...



www.google.com/images/snowman.gif

Search-Engines-Web.com [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

[Moved from "Some Google Adwords Given a Holiday Touch" – Tony]

freezepage.com/1198078863VHNHP ...

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