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An odd Google result

  1. Jul 2, 2006 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    Sometimes I find it easiest to search for a thread by Googling my name + something that I remember posting. For some reason this seems to work better than using the thread title sometimes.

    Quite some time ago...at least months, and I am quite certain that this was on my old computer, I googled my name and "Harley Davidson" to find the "What was it?" thread in the General Discussion forum. Just now I wanted the thread again, but I googled "What was it" and my name. The hit that resulted was correct, but when I looked at the address, it had the thread address + highlight "Harley Davidson"!!! :surprised

    What the hell...? Google knew who I was and linked to the previous search? Is this possible? Or must it be that I have made this search [using Harley] on this computer? But even if so, I clear cookies and files regularly.
     
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  3. Jul 2, 2006 #2

    Ivan Seeking

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    Was it strictly the name "Ivan Seeking" that made the link? But if so, why was only Harley Davidson highlighted?
     
  4. Jul 2, 2006 #3
    it doesn't know its you, i get the "showthread.php?t=18777&highlight=Harley+Davidson"
    too.

    and i haven't ever searched Harley Davidson.
     
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