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#95437 - Wed Jan 26 2000 06:16 AM SEARCH ENGINES
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Please share some of your favorite search engines here. And if you have some other sites that help in searching the web, please share those as well.

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#95438 - Wed Jan 26 2000 06:18 AM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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#95439 - Wed Jan 26 2000 06:20 AM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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Ditto: http://www.ditto.com

The Ditto search engine is "visual," hunting for images on the net. It has a list of keywords you can use and another list of themes such as Holiday, Animals, Sports, Current Issues, and entertainment.


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#95440 - Wed Jan 26 2000 06:23 AM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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Yep: http://www.yep.com

Yep provides search results based on quality or popularity, your choice. It ranks sites based on things like the time users spend there (popularity) and how often the sites are updated (quality). You can add your own two-net-cents worth to the ratings.


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#95441 - Wed Jan 26 2000 06:30 AM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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Acronym Finder: http://www.mtnds.com/af/

At Acronym Finder, you can look up abbreviations and acronyms, a surefire way to see what's behind the shortened treasures.


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#95442 - Wed Jan 26 2000 06:33 AM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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InfoJunkie: http://www.infojunkie.com/

InfoJunkie offers links to the latest stories on current events, technology, business, entertainment, and sports.


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#95443 - Wed Jan 26 2000 06:35 AM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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Scour: http:/www.scour.net

Scour bills itself as the "search destination for entertainment." It hunts for music, radio, movies, and software tools. Quick categories aim at stations, trailers, Web sites, and news, while a keyword search can take on audio, video, or images.


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#95444 - Wed Jan 26 2000 11:12 AM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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Free Internet Encyclopedia (Beta Version)
http://www.clever.net/cam/encyclopedia.html

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#95445 - Thu Jan 27 2000 12:11 AM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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http://dogpile.com
just about everything and very quickly.
love ren

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#95446 - Wed Jan 26 2000 01:16 PM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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Hi JoJo.....great topic!

Can't forget: http://www.askjeeves.com
http://www.mygo.com (has a bit of everything)
http://www.wholeworld.com

Librarians Index to the Internet: http://lii.org

Beyond General Web Searching: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/BeyondWeb.html

Great Dictionary site: http://www.orchy.com/dictionary/bigdic-s.htm

Fast Search All the Web: http://www.alltheweb.com

I also have a freeware program I downloaded that give you access to more than 150 of the Internet's most popular search engine. They're grouped into a lot of categories and it's usually quite successful. Well worth looking into @:
http://www.rashminsanghvi.com/turbo


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#95447 - Wed Jan 26 2000 04:55 PM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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#95448 - Wed Jan 26 2000 07:46 PM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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I have used a few search engines but I think the best one I have found is www.ask.com. Seems to come up with something I want everytime
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#95449 - Wed Jan 26 2000 08:19 PM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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Thanks for this brill idea (again JoJo!!!)I am now in the process of putting them all into a favourites file marked searching.... Watch the leader board next week !!!!.....Love ren... btw, does everyone use Gator??? < http://www.gator.com/ > I am a real 'Wally' with typing in addresses(esp my own) and this does it for you.(not strictly a search engine but a great help.)

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#95450 - Thu Jan 27 2000 02:23 PM Re: SEARCH ENGINES
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{b]Please put all further entries in the 'Computers and Technology' forum. Thank you.[/b]

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