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The End of the World...  (View post)

mak [PersonRank 5]

Tuesday, September 26, 2006
16 years ago4,140 views

...and the beginning is in the FIFA!

try this: http://www.google.com/search?q=where+is+the+beginning

iman [PersonRank 1]

16 years ago #

and ...
http://i9.tinypic.com/4d6uy6u.png

[Image fixed -Corsin]

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Has Google's one-box been gamed?

The target page for "Last" is an advertisement for boats. It doesn't contain the word "end", and it only contains the word "last" as a navigational link.

It would be nice if the Google one-box also gave a link to a cached copy so that we could see what is going on.

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

A Google query for [where is lost?]
http://www.google.com/search?hs=Qgo&hl=en&lr=&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial&q=where+is+lost%3F&btnG=Search
brings up a one-box linking to the Wikipedia article about a TV series called "Lost".

A much better answer would have been a link to the town of "Lost" in Scotland:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/3720848.stm

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

[Where are we lost?] and [where are you lost?] works too and returns a Q&A onebox. It seems Google ignores grammar specifics... [where are we einstein born?] returns "Albert Einstein — Place of Birth: Ulm, Germany".

mrmel [PersonRank 0]

16 years ago #

Where is nothing? brought a imdb link
and Where is all? first brought nothing then I capitalized the A then it brought up http://www.etherworx.com/~quinte/quintecal/?body=calendar&new_limit=500

in a one box
and then I uncapitalized the a and still got and kept getting Quinte Country.
Weird.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

[Where is nothing?]
Canada.

[Where is paradise?]
USA.

[Where is life?]
Arkansas.

Heh.

Kirby Witmer [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

how comes google has disabled the following search??

i thought it used to work.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=*.*&btnG=Search

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

A little off-topic, but a search for smilies such as :) and :-) brings up a very empty results page:
http://www.google.com/search?q=%3A-%29
compared to the usual failed search which displays a message "Your search ... did not match any documents."

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Shit, it doesn't find [where is my love?]

but it found [where is mother?] in "UK?" and [where is sister?] in USA ;)

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