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Shannon MacDonald [PersonRank 1]

Friday, April 17, 2009
9 years ago10,193 views

I typed in www.ggooooggllee.com into the address bar and it came up with Foolgle. The page was similar to the Google homepage. It had Foolgle written in large, colourful letters on the screen above the typing bar. It had two buttons underneath the typing bar. One read: Foolgle Search. The other said: I'm Feeling Lucky. If you click the 'I'm Feeling Lucky' button, a small pop-up pops up reading: You felt wrong. Then you close that and another random pop-up pops up and the random yellow bar at the top of the screen.

My problem is: Whenever I type something into the typing bar and press 'Enter' or the 'Foolgle Search' button, it comes up with a number on the left-hand side of the screen.
I've read another forum where the person said that he typed 'hi' in and got porn or something. But I didn't.

Help?

Zim [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

My guess is you are pressing way too long the keys.
The correct URL is google.com :P
(and, actually, you get what you search for here)

George R [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

blogoscoped.com/forum/115367.h ...

Shannon MacDonald [PersonRank 1]

9 years ago #

Yeah, I know I can get my info from goole, Zim.

BTW! Learn Grammar!

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

[put at-character here]Shannon

Not everyone on this forum is a native English speaker, I seen many native English speakers do much worse than Zim, including yourself.

1. "One read: Foolgle Search. The other said: I'm Feeling Lucky." When you are quoting a page or telling someone about what is on a page, you use quotation marks. Colon's are for use when starting a list, not as you have used them. Therefore your sentence should have read ‘ One read "Foolgle Search". The other said "I'm Feeling Lucky".’

2."My problem is: Whenever I type..." Again, here there is use of a colon where it is not permitted under standard English usage. The only other use for a colon is when you are making a statement when the text succeeding it has the role of apposition to the preceding. Example: "The man couldn't drive home: He was drunk".

In your situation you could have used "My problem is this; whenever I type..." or "My problem is that whenever I type..."

3. "Then you close that..." Standard personal pronoun use dictates that this be "When that is closed..." or "When one closes this..."

4. "I've read another forum where the person said..." What person? Personal pronoun use again dictates that this should be "I've read another forum where a person said..."

5. "...or something. But I didn't." 'But' is a world that is used to join two sentences together and shouldn't be used at the start of a sentence. This should be "...or something but I didn't. "

6. "...that he typed..." should be "...that he had typed..." if you are trying to use the correct tense throughout the entire sentence.

Good day to you!

By the way, "typing bar" is not the correct term.

Shannon MacDonald [PersonRank 1]

9 years ago #

Thanks for that. I don't really care much for my own grammar. It just irritates me when people try to write something and miss out words.

I forgot the correct term for the "Typing bar".

Good day to you, too, James!

beussery [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Just wanted to mention, that doesn't seem to be a Google site:
whois.domaintools.com/ggoooogg ...

jacob [PersonRank 0]

9 years ago #

its for april fools

Shannon MacDonald [PersonRank 1]

9 years ago #

Really? How did you find that out?

jacob [PersonRank 0]

9 years ago #

foolgle...
fool-gle
as in april fools.
also if u look it up on google, it will show u what its meant for.
they also have one that will make the two O's in google disappear. its only a trick with the mouse though.

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