I hope for them it's just growing pangs.<br><br>I've been going from Google to Cuil today for a few searches that I knew I had good keywords for, ones I knew would give me good hits. Almost every time what I was searching for on Google came up in the first link. Not the same with Cuil, I have not figured out how they determine results.<br><br>Here's Google's results for a search;<br><br>Circleville Ohio Police Department<br><br>Here's Cuil's results;<br><br>Cuil's.<br><br>WTF? I figured circleville ohio police department should show up in the first link or two like on Google. I have no idea of the logic behind their results. Plus it seems to temporarily have a problem with long searches. If you notice the results above show 127 hits but you can only get to a few, the forward arrow doesn't work. Take the word department off of each result above, Google still puts the right link first, and Cuil will now display more results but still nothing pertaining to what I'm looking for on the first page. The first link or two should be to the Circleville Police Department.<br><br>Let's try toyota camry license plate bolt size;<br><br>Google<br><br>I get a heavy server load message.<br><br>Take out camry and I get a hit woo hoo.<br><br>Take out size now, still nothing useful. 3 very unhelpful pages. Click on the first hit. If I wanted skull screws I would have searched for skull license plate bolts. If I'm searching for the size of toyota camry license plate bolts, in the first many hits I expect something related to license plate bolts, it's a very common item.<br><br>The less words in a search the more hits you get.<br><br>Again for their sake I hope it's just because they are so busy.<br><br><br><br>------>#1 - JD's Trivia game<br><br>------>#2 - MM-MCF Trivia game
that's been my experience as well. i think they went on their promotional tour a wee-bit early. i wonder how many people checked em out today and won't go back. they'll never get a chance to make a first impression again.<br><br>--<br>[color:red] Kansas Jayhawks -- 2008 National Champions </font color=red>
Loc: Central Florida
Well, color me not impressed, at least in terms of giving me the warm fuzzies about myself. It doesn't generate any hits on my name, only on the first or last name. Patoooie.<br><br>Google, on the other hand, leads off with a spiel about some grants I administered and then a bunch of stuff related to my contributions to help write the new science standards for the state of Florida.<br><br>
Tried it a few more times in a real search using someone's name and what research project they work on. Mixed bag. Sometimes it would do a great job but one needs to keep the word count down or it balks. I've earmarked it for future reference. Might try it out once the dust settles.<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Loc: Lancaster PA USA
Did I miss it, or did nobody in this thread mention what a complete cock-up the name "CUIL" is?<br><br>If you have to explain the pronunciation, it ain't no good.<br><br>Kweel?<br><br>Koo-Ill?<br><br>Kyew 'l?<br><br>Not good.<br><br>"This is not here."
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<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>a complete cock-up<p><hr></blockquote><p><br>That phrase always reminds me of one of the funniest episodes of the BritCom called The Thin Blue Line, with Rowan Atkinson as an inspector and David Haig as a detective. Atkinson had made a mess of something, as usual, that got Haig in trouble. Haig's line to Atkinson:<br><br><blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>It's your cock-up, my ass<p><hr></blockquote><p><br>Skip the comma! <br><br>[color:red]</font color=red> [color:orange]</font color=orange> [color:yellow]</font color=yellow> [color:green]</font color=green> [color:blue]</font color=blue> [color:purple]</font color=purple>
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