Tim (littlebluedog) wrote,
Tim
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googlewhacking off

Believe it or not, there are (or were, prior to this post) no Google search results for "maharaja car freshener." 1 Who'da thunk?

There's a practice that highly imaginative and/or bored people do called googlewhacking, in which the goal is to find a two-word combination that yields one (and only one) search result. Such a combination is called a googlewhack.

Related concepts include googlewhackblatts, which are single words that yield one result, and antegooglewhackblatts, single words that yield -no- results.

Following the nomenclature above, a two-word combination that yields no results should be called an antegooglewhack. However, in kind of a delicious manifestation of irony, the word antegooglewhack is itself an antegooglewhackblatt 2 (or was, prior to this post).

I feel a (vastly overinflated) sense of responsibility upon discovering this. For generations hence, serious googlewhacking historians will eventually navigate to my little corner of the internets, tracing the origin of this semantic discontinuity. I'd better clean it up around here. Maybe I should figure out how to code a splash page with my voice intoning something like ... oh I dunno ...
WELCOME TO TIMBOCOM.
THIS IS TIMBOCOM, WELCOME.
THIS IS TIMBOCOM, WELCOME TO TIMBOCOM.
YOU CAN DO ANYTHING AT TIMBOCOM, ANYTHING AT ALL ... THE ONLY LIMIT IS YOURSELF.
WELCOME TO TIMBOCOM!
THIS IS TIMBOCOM, AND WELCOME TO YOU, WHO HAVE COME TO TIMBOCOM.
THE INFINITE IS POSSIBLE AT TIMBOCOM.
THE UNATTAINABLE IS UNKNOWN AT TIMBOCOM.
WELCOME, THIS IS TIMBOCOM.
Or not. Back to work.



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    Met a guy today with a Peace dollar to sell. Usually I don't arrange meetings for just one coin, but this one was a date I've been looking for…

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