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An Idiots Guide to Manipulating Search Engines As Easily As Women Manipulate You (was: Re: [SLUG] Apache serving .doc files)
This one time, at band camp, Paul Cameron said:
>Yes, good. A search engine pointer is helpful, but what use is a
>search engine without someone who knows how to use it to their
>It would be nice to have An Idiots Guide to Manipulating Search
>Engines As Easily As Women Manipulate You guide.
An Idiots Guide to
Manipulating Search Engines As Easily
As Women Manipulate You.
Step 1: type the string 'www.google.com' (sans quotes -- how layman do
we want?) into your favourite browser. Loading favourite browser and
entering text is beyond the scope of this mail, try the
Step 2: Think of useful keywords about the problem while the page
loads. In this case, "broken download netscape apache .doc" might be a
(!) Warning: this step has been rated Hard, due to the presence of
a Thinking requirement.
Step 3: Type in keywords into text entry box on google. Click on
Search button, or hit enter.
Step 4: Visual grep (more work!) for search results that look right.
Click on them. If it's not right, go back, try the next one.
Step 5: If you don't find what you're looking for, try excluding some
keywords, adding more, or a new set of keywords. You may have picked up
some new keywords in the pages you just looked at -- these may help to
track down the solution.
Step 6: The search engine is a tool, not a magic box; practice makes
 As per laboratory results; actual ease may differ from advertised
 HOWTO Not guaranteed to exist.
<Balial> This port may thing it's fortified, butt I seem to be mounting
a pretty good assault
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