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5 posts • joined 4 Sep 2007

Microsoft: New Live Search 'as good as Google'

Dave

Search for 'suse'

On Google, it's what you'd expect. On the live search thing, first hit is the Scottish Union for Supported Employment. They must actively do this...

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Dave

Search for 'open suse'

Even better - google brings back opensuse.org as top hit, as you'd expect. Live serach claims:

We did not find any results for open suse.

Search tips:

* Ensure words are spelled correctly.

* Try rephrasing keywords or using synonyms.

* Try less specific keywords.

* Make your queries as concise as possible.

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419er needs $2k to buy portrait of Queen

Dave

So he wants money then?

Why don't you ask for his bank account details, etc, etc? This is surely all topsy turvy for a 419...

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Fancy an invisible dog that dances on stilts?

Dave

Think it'll be like this...

http://invisibility100.tripod.com/

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Eurostar inaugurates UK high-speed track

Dave

London-centric Britain

Once again, funding was approved for London's benefit; the rest of the country has to put up with that. Yes, it's twenty minutes quicker for those already in the south east of the UK, but what about the rest of us - what happened to the Eurostar terminals planned for Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, etc? We're all paying for this - surely the money would have been better spent opening out the direct service to the whole country, avoiding the bottleneck that is London.

Dave

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