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Google has completely fucked itself RANT ALERT

anne on E. mouse cow (867445) writes | about 9 months ago

User Journal 3

Unbelievable, google have lost all control of their senses, why:

Unbelievable, google have lost all control of their senses, why:

1) "searches in quotes" no longer does an exact search.
2) Search-for-words-together also does not work.
3) Only 6 results on the first page.
4) Only 5 results out of 527,000 shown and then I get completely irrelevant "Results for similar searches".
5) Google.com redirects to wrong country.
6) Google.com/ncr search not working.
7) + operator does nothing.
8) And while I'm at it, image search options GUI is shit, badly laid out, confusing headings etc.

Simple search: 'frostwire set seed ratio'
Relevant results, BIG FAT NADA ZERO NONE

Did I get volunteered into google shit version testing without being asked or something, I've noticed how sites like to do that, different users getting different versions of a site, my response to this is:

I DON'T FUCKING LIKE IT GOOGLE, FUCK OFF YOU FUCKING MONEY WORSHIPING ADVERTISING WHORES.

3 comments

Google in my mind (1)

ElectroVaping (2983501) | about 9 months ago | (#44280047)

Imagine going to the biggest library in the world (a real one with real books - remember those?). You walk in the door only to be greeted by the librarian. You ask for books on - enter your own subject matter here -. The librarian looks at you and thinks for +/- 0.0001 milliseconds and hands you a 6-10 books. (no one does to page two and you know it) BUT you can see the section of books dedicated to your subject and you would like to explore them all and pick the one you want not the 6-10 the librarian has decided you read. Internet = Bigest library on the planet 98% of searches done on one website i.e. one website controls all the knowledge on the planet (roughly). In my mind this is a problem especially when this website changes its algorithm all the time and what the librarian handed you today will be something completely different the next day, and the next and the next... There is something called social memory. Your mom knows the recipe to a cake so you don't remember it because she can always remind you. Its been proven that this memory has been shifted to google. But google changes its algorithm all the time so the recipe you get from your mom is never the same and never the one you actually wanted.

Re:Google in my mind (1)

PuZZleDucK (2478702) | about 9 months ago | (#44280645)

what the librarian handed you today will be something completely different the next day, and the next and the next...

Worse, If you tell your friend: "I found this great info on you should look at it" then the librarian hands them different books... at the same time.

"So have I been wasting my time doing this" (1)

PuZZleDucK (2478702) | about 9 months ago | (#44280623)

1) "searches in quotes" no longer does an exact search.

I was wondering if it was just me... this sucks.

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