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Monday, June 20th, 2005
11:43 am - Will Bill Gates give you $100,000 to forward this email?

probably not.

search it here : http://www.snopes.com

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11:27 am - Technorati!


Search to find out how popular a website is. (may take many minutes to finish the search)

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Sunday, May 15th, 2005
9:01 pm

I don't know if anyone has posted this yet but I just joined and just started google whacking and this is definately making it more fun!!! It makes finding useful things fun too!

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Monday, April 18th, 2005
4:04 pm - Found Database Resources.

The Main Big Listing : Magazines/Journals/Newspapers, Auto Repair, Biography, Business and Investment, Education, Grant Information, Health, Literature, Maps, Music.

EBSCO Research Databases : Business Information, Education, Health Information,
Magazines, Journals, Newspapers, Young Adults, Magazines, Journals.

eLibrary - newspapers, magazines, books, maps, pictures, audio/video, tv/radio transcripts. dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, other. (Click section icons to discover what media they search.)

Novel List : Author, Title, Series Name, Plot, Boolean Search, Article and List Search.

....... medical ...


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Wednesday, April 13th, 2005
11:05 pm

if you type in http://www.livejournal.com/~searchengines you end up here.
if you type in http://www.livejournal.com/~search_engines you end up in a news feed named Bigmouthmedia Search Engine News. The bio explains it is an "Search engine optimisation, marketing and online search industry news stories, gathered constantly by the bigmouthmedia team."

If you want search engine news, then this is the place to go. search_engines

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Friday, April 8th, 2005
7:35 pm - google trick #120

Type in the query box of http://www.google.com :


...it will act as a dictionary for all of your dictionary needs. it even looks up obscure slang and uncommon words.

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Wednesday, April 6th, 2005
11:46 pm - Shameless Search Engine Promo....

Gaviri Launches PocketSearch, The First Portable Search Engine

Gaviri PocketSearch™ is a portable search engine designed to work where you work rather than just on the desktop. PocketSearch installs on your portable drive so you can take your search engine with you, just as you do your data. You need Gaviri PocketSearch™ if you:

* Carry Your Data With You On Your Portable Drive
* Use Portable Drives to Backup Home or Office Files
* Use Portable Drives to create Home or Professional Digital Libraries
* Want an efficient way to search your portable drive whether at home, in the office or on the road


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Friday, March 11th, 2005
5:46 pm - google it.

found this gem for searching that can be placed on your website :



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Wednesday, February 16th, 2005
1:03 am - Search Engines of the World..

click to search all these sites in on one website :

OneLook® Dictionaries - 411 Locate - 7Search - MonsterCrawler - Goto.com/Overture - Price Grabber - About.com - Adobe PDF Search - Aliweb - Allthesites.com - AllTheWeb - AltaVista - Amazon.com - AOL NetFind Kids Only - AOL Search - Argus Clearinghouse - Ask Jeeves - Ask Jeeves - United Kingdom - Ask Jeeves for Kids - EZGOV - Awesome Library - Business.com - Celebhoo.com - CrossSearch - deBarcode - devSEARCH - DogPile - DoubleDozen - Education World - Electronic Zoo - Everyone.Net - Top20List - Family Friendly Search - Femina - FindIt-Quick - FirstGov - Go2Net MetaCrawler - goHip! - Google - Guide to Computer Vendors - InfoTiger - Network Solutions - InvisibleWeb - Ixquick - Jayde - JumpCity - Kanoodle - KillerSearch - KidsClick! - LawCrawler - Library Search Engine - Link Monster - Librarians' Index to the Internet - LookSmart - Lycos - LynxProwler - Managacenter - Globito - Metacrawler - MonsterCrawler - MSN Web Events - MSN Web Search - NBCi Search - Nerd World - The Net One - Northern Light Search - Redhotchilli.com - OneKey Smart Search - Open Directory Project - PepeSearch - Personal Seek - ProFusion - Xuppa Search - Scrub the Web - Searchalot - SearchCactus.com - SearchEdu - SearchGov - SearchHound - SearchingWeb - SearchKing - SearchMil - Search Internet.com - Starting Point - SuperCyberSearch - Surf Fast.com - Ultimate Directory - Thunderstone Web Search - Verio: Search - W3C - World Wide Web Consortium - WebCrawler - whatUseek - Who2 - WWWomen - Yahoo - Yahooligans! -

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Thursday, December 30th, 2004
10:47 pm

extensive updates, numerous search engines added. -->http://www.livejournal.com/userinfo.bml?user=searchengines

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Saturday, December 4th, 2004
3:20 pm - Search Engines Potential Impact On Society.


In the year 2014, The New York Times has gone offline.

The Fourth Estate's fortunes have waned.

What happened to the news?

And what is EPIC?


Originally posted and found @ matthew

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3:15 pm - Works for google.com, other engines untested.

learned this trick from macserialjunkie.com :

type in the google.com query box:

"name" intitle:"index of" "extension of type"

remove the quotes, accept from index of

press enter.

beatles intitle:"index of" mp3
star wars intitle:"index of" avi

to find elusive file types that are difficult to find with a regular search.

*JUST AddeD:

-inurl:(htm|html|php) intitle:"index of" +"last modified" +"parent directory" +description +size +(mp3) "Nirvana"

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3:14 pm - Welcome.

I would like to welcome everyone to this community and hope that we can all help each other find what we need to on the Internet.

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