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  1. JaguarXJ6

    JaguarXJ6 F1 Veteran

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    Go to www.google.com

    Type in miserable failure

    Click on 'I'm feeling lucky'
     
  2. maranelloman

    maranelloman Guest

    That is pretty_****ing_tacky...
     
  3. lukek

    lukek Formula 3

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    it is juvenile and petty, too.

     
  4. JaguarXJ6

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    I will be very surprised if Google doesn't get some negative publicity for this. They deserve it.
     
  5. lesterm

    lesterm Formula Junior

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    Apparently Google had nothing to do with this.

    http://www.newsday.com/business/ny-bzgoog1206,0,2339508.story?coll=ny-business-headlines

    Also, I checked other search engines and 'miserable failure' yields the same results, albeit a few notches lower.
     
  6. bert308

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    normally the search words are marked if you look in the cached version of the site found, this time it says:
    These terms only appear in links pointing to this page: miserable failure

    My guess is that some jokers made many pages containing "miserable failure" with a link to the Bush site, google is probably not involved, just it's search engine is fooled, again.
     
  7. JaguarXJ6

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    Ahh, thanks for the explanation :)
     

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