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Which search engine to do use?

by FrankQC / May 14, 2009 / 11:58 AM UTC

In your browser, the search engine at the end of the URL, what do you use and why?

Google
Yahoo!
Wikipedia
eBay
Package Search (for linux)

Other? If so, what?

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Google Google Google
by BookMama2 / May 15, 2009 / 7:40 AM UTC

I google, google, google all day long. Hubby and son are Yahoo fans, but I'm a googler from the word go.

Why? couple reasons. They find stuff, especially tiny phrases that I remember from something I read two days ago... really well and really fast.

Secondly, I like that they are A SEARCH ENGINE first and foremost. I use the Google taskbar mostly, but if I do go to their homepage, what does it expect me to do... SEARCH. Yahoo wants to tell me 10 signs my guy is cheating and 5 foods I should eat and ... you get the idea.

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Haha yeah I get what you mean.
by FrankQC / May 15, 2009 / 8:58 AM UTC
In reply to: Google Google Google

Yahoo has lots of things in it whereas Google is just clean and simple. You can make it complicated using iGoogle SHOULD you want it. Or else you can just stay with the classic Google layout and just use it for accessing your Google account and searching the web.

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Google all the way
by TechTest / July 19, 2010 / 3:17 PM UTC
In reply to: Google Google Google

Google - It finds small phrases and such way better than any other. I have a good memeory, so I'm always looking up sites, books, things I've read based on specific snippets I remember.

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i use goodsearch
by sexydarin / May 22, 2009 / 11:38 PM UTC

it domates a penny to a charity of your choice for every search you make. It also makes donations to your selected charity if you purchase from selected online stores. It is powered by yahoo. If you want to give to charity the easy and inexpensive way try www.goodsearch.com

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99% of the time Google
by jonah jones / May 23, 2009 / 12:16 AM UTC

partly for the same reason as BookMama2, you remember a phrase or just a few words from a song and Google will usually supply the goods

1% wikipedia (taking into account that any info found there is all based on 'freelancers' and not exactly carved in stone)

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Both Yahoo and Google
by Dango517 / May 23, 2009 / 2:55 AM UTC

Yahoo for buttons and bookmarks

Google for spell check and relavent searches

I often need two search engines at one time. If I had room I'd run three search engines.

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Great PQ--I mean PR
by helsharmar / May 23, 2009 / 7:16 AM UTC
In reply to: Both Yahoo and Google

If you use Google for "relavent" searches, I guess you didn't use it to spell relevant.

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a search engine that has both
by cmpbllrck / May 24, 2009 / 1:20 PM UTC
In reply to: Both Yahoo and Google
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not much to choose from
by richteral / May 24, 2009 / 2:47 AM UTC

Google is the Big Daddy, so choice No. 1; it delivers well.
Yahoo an option if I am signed in; it works fine.
But quite deliberately I prefer to set my homepage at Cuil - it is black and quirky, which makes it easy on the eye and refreshing for the mind. Serendipity rules OK.

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I use Clusty
by TomD / May 26, 2009 / 10:10 AM UTC

Clusty clusters the search into groups which narrow down what I may be looking for. If something is not found in Clusty, I'll try a second time in Google. If not in Google, I won't continue looking.
Tom in California

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GOOGLE
by goldentraders / June 11, 2009 / 12:20 AM UTC

I use Google all the time... It actually gives the closest article related to my search... But to look for more extensive topic, I use Yahoo!

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Google
by iremel / June 14, 2009 / 11:50 PM UTC

I thought there is only one, GOOGLE. It's easy to use and not cluttered.

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Google
by cristi777 / June 22, 2009 / 4:44 AM UTC

I use Google all the time. It offer me most relevant results.

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google
by why636 / July 3, 2009 / 10:40 AM UTC
In reply to: Google

its the best ask anyone no one likes bing its gay

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(NT) Bing isn't that bad.
by FrankQC / July 3, 2009 / 11:33 AM UTC
In reply to: google
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hi
by fairy2010 / July 27, 2010 / 3:38 AM UTC
In reply to: google

I think 80% people saod they are using Google. I'm also using google for any search.....

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Google is King
by Williamer / August 2, 2010 / 7:45 AM UTC
In reply to: google

Bing! Hahaa what a joke! I use Google, even though it is a big money grabbing monster who has monopolised our world. http://www.google.com.au also has search restrictions on it..there is a black list! Disgusting.

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Which search engine to do use?
by GreatGazoo25 / July 24, 2009 / 2:53 AM UTC

Google

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Search
by gargamel360 / June 12, 2010 / 10:07 PM UTC

Ixquick......really, I'm serious.

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got to be google
by justin9640 / August 17, 2009 / 8:52 AM UTC

this searches are the fastest and since i have a google search bar on the top of my browser it's just a no brainer.

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Bing is Awesome!
by IanBro / August 23, 2009 / 1:45 AM UTC

I like Bing since of there changing photos everyday... and it's easier Happy

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That's a strange argument.
by Kees Bakker / August 23, 2009 / 1:59 AM UTC
In reply to: Bing is Awesome!

Searching isn't about the picture on the first screen, I'd say. In fact, putting a picture on the first screen slows it down. So it's a reason to NOT like bing.

Kees

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Bing can't find MS info!!!!
by radspot / August 25, 2009 / 3:50 PM UTC
In reply to: Bing is Awesome!

Just installed Win7 64Bit RC update KB972047...wanted to know just what it was...clicked from installation list in Win7...claims no information available...go to an XP machine, go to MS.com, search site, search web, search support, search support, with and without space between letters an numbers...the best Bing could tell me...no document matches, etc...enter KB972047 in my firefox google search bar...and below is VERY FIRST RESULT!!! MS should be embarrassed!

Download details: Update for Windows 7 Release Candidate (KB972407)
Aug 24, 2009 ... Install this update to resolve an issue in which there is loss of access to shared data on a computer departing a homegroup or when joined ...
www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en... - Similar

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Search engine
by maceman69-234090513641357 / June 3, 2010 / 12:38 AM UTC

I use a lot Google and Wikipedia, sometimes Google Scholar.

Maceman

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Search engine...
by out_fisherman / June 10, 2010 / 5:53 PM UTC
In reply to: Search engine

IXQUICK.

No ads, doesn't save IP address,
and usually finds what i need.

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(NT) (NT) Bing.
by ndfan236-2348608485923434 / June 19, 2010 / 11:17 AM UTC
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google
by orenmilk1 / June 21, 2010 / 4:30 AM UTC

I am using google all the time
I think it is the best

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Search engine
by lailagwb / March 17, 2012 / 1:55 AM UTC

In my opinion Google is the best search engine.

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google
by mylovem / March 27, 2012 / 11:40 PM UTC

google , it inform me of special day. Happy

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Google #1
by KenHusveg / March 28, 2012 / 2:01 AM UTC

...but lately I've been experimenting with DuckDuckGo.

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