View Poll Results: Which Search Engine Do YOU Use?

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  • Google

    53 79.10%
  • Yahoo

    20 29.85%
  • MSN

    5 7.46%
  • Other

    2 2.99%
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  1. #1
    More Cheesier Than Ever Cheesehead's Avatar
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    Which search engine do YOU use?
    Simple question. Just vote. Or if you wish, let @oogle have it with both barrels!
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    I usually use Yahoo (which I set as my IE start page), but switch to Google on searches where I know it'll return better results or if I can't find what I wanted in Yahoo.
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    I have both the Yahoo and Google search boxes on my start page. Seeing how very relevant results have been excluded from the latter as of late, I have been using the former, particularly on "niche-type" searches.
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    Yahoo is my start page but I have the Google search box up in my Firefox browser and I always use that to search. I just have this love hate relationship with Google.



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    I voted Google and MSN. I have been using MSN for my primary searches for months now. I still use Google for all things non-standard search; Area Code Lookup, Definitions, Phone Number Lookup, etc. 1 in 100 times I may need to use them for regular search, if that.

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    Yahoo search from my start page

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    Still Google, especially local and images, but I also like kartoo.com and vivisimo.com.
    I wish Google had mapping, and clustering options.

    Does anyone use eurekster.com or know what they pay? From their site:

    ("For big Search Parties, sponsored search results can earn you significant revenue")

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    I was faithful to Google for the longest of times, but I've now replaced them with Yahoo! and MSN. For me, the last straw was the AutoLink *cough* feature.

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    Kartoo.com
    Quote Originally Posted by KrisKringle
    I also like kartoo.com
    Check this out at http://kartoo.com/en_index.htm
    I never thought a search engine could be this entertaining!
    I really like the little genie!
    Good results too I might add.
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    Wow. Kartoo is pretty entertaining, indeed.
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    Didn't even know they existed....neat display of relivent links. I see without any effort I've paneled that one too. Eat your heart out Leader!
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    Hi Cheesehead, and All,

    My favorite search engine page is here at: http://www.bjorgul.com , and I usely use http://www.excite.com to search with.

    Love You,
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    G still gives the the most relevant results, but that's not saying much some times. Y! sucks, MSN sucks even more.

    The only SE that ever came close to Google in terms of quality was Alltheweb - then it ended up with Yahoo! who ruined it.
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    The poll is shaping up to look like what the reporting agencies are reporting, that Google is still the dominant SE, the one to beat.
    http://www.nielsen-netratings.com/pr/pr_050228.pdf

    "The only SE that ever came close to Google in terms of quality was Alltheweb - then it ended up with Yahoo! who ruined it."

    True, it's sad Yahoo got a hold of it. Also Teoma is very relevant, up there with the majors.

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    More of google's dark underbelly is being exposed all of the time, http://www.threadwatch.org/node/1774

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    what happened to do no evil?

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    Once the suits and the marketing weasels come in, the definition of "evil" changes dramatically (to them, anyway).

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    Regardless of the supposed "evil" looks like Google is the winner...

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    I voted *oogle and that's what I use but my daughter uses *ahoo and likes it alot better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheesehead
    Check this out at http://kartoo.com/en_index.htm
    I never thought a search engine could be this entertaining!
    I really like the little genie!
    Good results too I might add.
    I may have a new favorite engine!! It found things and linked to other things and it was all good stuff except the ebay ads of course.... "Buy Jay Leno at ebay!!!" LOL. Do a search on Jay Leno cars there and you will see what I mean..... damn, that man has some engine power!!!!! Car enthusist is putting it mildly.......
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    I just voted for Google because that's the first search engine I always try first.

    I should hate Google because they no longer send me visitors like they did in the past.

    But since they still have all of my pages listed somewhere on their directory and because the once in a blue moon visitor they send my way buys something 75% of the time, I decided to leave a search box for them on one of my pages.

    Last year Yahoo didn't mentioned me on their directory that much but now, 80% of my visitors come from Yahoooooooooo.

    Sal.

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    my vote goes to Google...

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    I'm with Google too!

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    Smile AllTheWeb, AltaVista, Eniro, Teoma and Yahoo !!


    As I have a technically oriented web site, I prefer the search engines that give more weight to on-page factors rather than this crazed link popularity nonsense.

    I use and recommend the AllTheWeb, AltaVista, Eniro, Teoma and Yahoo search engines. I even have links to all these search engines on every page of my web site.

    I have been thinking about adding DogPile and Vivisimo to a "Best MetaSearch Engines" section.

    I get the most traffic from Yahoo.

    I suppose G**gle would be okay if I had a popular Britney Spears web site.

    Google News is pretty cool, though!

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    Lightbulb "Add URL" feature
    Quote Originally Posted by HumbleFish
    Hi Cheesehead, and All,

    My favorite search engine page is here at: http://www.bjorgul.com , and I usely use http://www.excite.com to search with.

    Love You,
    HumbleFish


    Hi, HumbleFish,

    The "Add URL" feature on each of the 14 search boxes at

    http://www.bjorgul.com

    is a pretty cool idea !!

    Best,
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