Who do you search with?

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Who do you search with?

  1. Google

    68 vote(s)
    91.9%
  2. Yahoo

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  3. MSN

    1 vote(s)
    1.4%
  4. AltaVista

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Other

    3 vote(s)
    4.1%
  1. Ian

    Ian Administrator

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    MSN has launched a new beta search engine (http://beta.search.msn.com/), supposed to rival google. I have given it a go, and I'm not impressed so far. It is also very much a clone of google, but too cluttered.

    Google is search of choice for me!
     
    Ian, Nov 12, 2004
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    Quadophile Hon. Acoustical Engineer Moderator

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    Google for me too. Just like one uses a dictionary. Can't do without it!
     
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    Techy VIP Member

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    google, google, google!

    never needed anything else.
     
    Techy, Nov 12, 2004
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    floppybootstomp sugar 'n spikes Moderator

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    :eek: Great Googly Moogly :eek:


    Dat's da one pour moi :D
     
    floppybootstomp, Nov 12, 2004
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    Reefsmoka Cookie Monster VIP Member

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    I use nothing but google. Never really tried the others, google just seems to do the job for me ;).
     
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    Google can even do maths - its great!

    Try searching for "what is 4500 kilovolt amps in horsepower?" and it gives the answer!
     
    Ian, Nov 12, 2004
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    Quadophile Hon. Acoustical Engineer Moderator

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    Looking at the results so far the poll question should have been:

    I use Google: Yes / No

    and the tally would still be 100% in favour of Google

    :D
     
    Quadophile, Nov 12, 2004
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    KGB-911 The Laptop Nut VIP Member

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    I always use google!

    But.... Why is Ask Jeves not on the list?

    That is a commonly used engine!
     
    KGB-911, Nov 12, 2004
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    I can only fit a few options, hotbot, lycos, aj, and lots of others are missed out :)

    I think google is the king ;)
     
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    floppybootstomp sugar 'n spikes Moderator

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    But.

    You were given a reference figure for horsepower in that question, so don't take the real life answer as 'gospel' with reference to your course work question ;)
     
    floppybootstomp, Nov 12, 2004
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    Yeah - sorry I should have mentioned I didn't use that answer in the coursework ;)

    I have been playing with the maths functions and working out strange sounding things like:

    "what is 3 billion carats per cubic meter in slugs per cubic foot" (it actually works!)
     
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    floppybootstomp sugar 'n spikes Moderator

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    That's good. Got the old grey matter working overtime eh?

    Believe it or not, questions like that do actually have relevance to real life scenarios, you can never know too much. One day, you may have to make a decision where that knowledge will help you.

    Gawd, I so sound so old farty sometimes... ;)
     
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    I have been absorbing information for 20 years of education so I can't wait to start using it ;)

    I hadn't actually come across kVA much before, so I'm going to have to read up on it now incase it crops up again!
     
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    What about good old copperknickers(Copernicus)best of all worlds,uses em all
     
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    Ian Administrator

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    Well, google seems to be taking the lead! I thought it would have got around 70% I didn't realise it would be as much as the mid 80%'s!

    Microsoft's new search engine has lots of catching up to do!
     
    Ian, Nov 18, 2004
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    g-o-o-g-l-e
     
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    google ftw
     
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    I use google. all the way! lol I tried some of ther others like AltaVista and Yahoo but they just bug me for some odd reason and google has a lot on it, shoping.. mail.. News and other stuff.. I know the otehr ones do too but I jsut like Google.
     
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    I have used others, but find google to be the best as it is a very 'user friendly' search engine.
     
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    I allways search with

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    andy j, Feb 12, 2005
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