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What if Google disappeard?


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Poll: What if all of Google's services just vanish or become paid? All services including Search, Gmail, Talk, etc. (114 member(s) have cast votes)

What if all of Google's services just vanish or become paid? All services including Search, Gmail, Talk, etc.

  1. No it cant happen i'll be handicapped. (49 votes [46.23%])

    Percentage of vote: 46.23%

  2. Well there's always something else, life goes on. (53 votes [50.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  3. I am living without them now. (4 votes [3.77%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.77%

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#1
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Just the thought of it scares me. I guess i'm relying too much on Google :( .
The "POWER" to change.


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Votes seem to suggest that all voters are on the same side. :)
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**** right ! Google POWER !
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Power, Brains, Internet, Dominance ,Heart. Go Google, with its powers combined it will rule the world, the power is theirs, lol
(BTW rip off from the Captain Planet theme song)

I couldnt imagine it, i would have to use GASP Msn search (not that bad i guess, but google rules) I Despise yahoo

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Google sUx... Yahoo r0x!!!

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guess msn search isnt too bad...

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Before Google, we searched and searched and didn't know we were ever missing anything. There was a whole gang of Search Engines and we always seemed to find what we were looking for. At least I did!

Like they used to tell us in the Army, "no-one is indispensable."

If Google went away today, by tomorrow there would be another search engine ready and willing to step up and take up the slack.

Don't get me wrong though,,,,I use Google and share it with all my customers.
But if it just went away, I'd use something else.

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Google sUx... Yahoo r0x!!!

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nice unbased comment you make there.... next time your reply something, reply something contributing to the post... :angry:

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:hello: i lived without google since win 95 ,back then there was a bevy of search engines and like the posts above i always found what i needed,true google is the choice of today everyone remembers google mass exposure a catch phase now google it.but i dont use gmail gtalk etc so i could live without itand besides theres many aleratives and msn search is vastly improving.

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Google is my front door to the internet

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google is my home page...
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If not Google than Yahoo or something else. Lots of other search engines to give you practically the same results.

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yup, there are others, but well they are not as effective as Google. Besides going back to the past search engines is like swaping a BMW for a BMX for riding on a highway.
The "POWER" to change.

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Google is the cream of the crop of search engines for me. I've tried em all, but resolve to Google for anything I need to know now from spelling woes to space travel. Fast, realiable, up to date, not cluttered. Google is king!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Google is the best at present because of their smart Linux hacks and servers from any PC shop. (That's what they say ..)

I used to used AltaVista (which is now owned by Yahoo!) before Google, so would probably go back to that.

See also ..

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we NEED google, i use it at least 5 times a day


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we NEED google, i use it at least 5 times a day

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I agree, I use Google Suggest probably 30-40 times a day at least for everything. I would just walk around in the streets day and night not knowing what to do if Google didn't exist! LOL :wacko:

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I use Google primarily but fall back to www.vivisimo.com occasionally. I like the way it tries to catagorize the different results.

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fall back to www.vivisimo.com occasionally. I like the way it tries to catagorize the different results.

True, this search engine by them, uses the same engine (vivisimo) & created lot of hype when it launched - http://clusty.com/
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Google is by far the most superior than other search engines. If not google then there are others like yahoo and msn who are not far behind.

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I peed my paints just thinking about it.
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I broke the dead-lock. :lol:

All hell would break...

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i will use yahoo instead
wahahha

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I broke the dead-lock. :lol:

Fixed. ;) I'd miss Google's awesomeness but there are other decent search engines. Though I'd have to change my email address. :(
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it would suck if google got shutdown, Well there's always something else, life goes on.

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