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    Why Not Us? greenie's Avatar
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    That US Politics Forum one is hilarious. I love the captions!
    Who shot who in the what now?

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    This came out in the paper this morning, but I first saw it a couple of days ago. Go to google, type in miserable failure, and hit I'm feeling lucky

    One by one, the penguins are stealing my sanity

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    Quote Originally Posted by tracylee
    This came out in the paper this morning, but I first saw it a couple of days ago. Go to google, type in miserable failure, and hit I'm feeling lucky

    My god!

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    Interesting story about how this was accomplished:

    http://www.wnd.com/news/printer-frie...TICLE_ID=35996

    Saturday, December 6, 2003

    ELECTION 2004
    Google 'miserable failure': It's Bush
    Phrase typed into search engine brings up biography of president

    Posted: December 6, 2003
    1:00 a.m. Eastern

    2003 WorldNetDaily.com
    Users of the popular search engine Google who type in "miserable failure" will find the official White House biography of President George W. Bush pop up as the first entry.

    Though often intoned by presidential candidate Richard Gephardt, D-Mo., the phrase appears nowhere in the Bush bio page.

    Silicon Valley-based Google is not responsible for the search-engine result, according to New York Newsday.

    Computer users rigged it by posting the phrase on Web pages and linking it to the Bush biography, the paper said, in a technique called Google bombing.

    A Weblog enthusiast said he spontaneously joined in the prank in late October.

    "I thought it was absolutely one of the funniest ideas I've ever heard," Don Waller, owner a Web design company in New York, told the paper. "This is just one of those spontaneous things that a blogger will post something and other bloggers will say, 'This is a great idea.'"

    Newsday said White House spokesman Ken Lisaius had no comment, and Google did not return phone calls.

    Creating the association apparently required no more than 32 pages with the phrase "miserable failure" linking to the Bush bio.

    Just before the Iraq war began, tricksters rigged Google to bring up a page ridiculing France for its refusal to join coalition forces. A search for "French military victories" brought up a spoof page modeled after the standard "no documents were found," which asked, "Did you mean 'french military defeats?'"

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    Okay, here are links to two odd pages:

    Alien sightings, Michael Jackson's face, and other strange things...
    www.anomalies-unlimited.com

    The moving story of a headless chicken and his will to live...
    http://www.miketheheadlesschicken.org/story.htm

    Enjoy!
    Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
    - Albert Einstein

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    That's pretty funny! Interesting that someone can just rig it. Thanks for the info.

    When I was traveling to Orlando for a wedding last weekend, I heard the original version of that song "Hooked On A Feeling." All I could think of was Hasselhoff with a fish in his mouth.

    Just had to add that that Wacko Jacko page is hilarious!

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    Not too weird, but makes me laugh every time

    http://www.misshappy.net/monitor.htm

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    Kind of interesting...

    http://www.anti-bored.com/dp/3-10.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mdrio9
    I was one of the 2% I thought of koala, then apple...

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    Antoher interesting google search is "weapons of mass destruction" and then click I'm feeling lucky.... think you got an error page? Check again... this cracked me up.

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