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Old 06-15-22, 03:07 PM
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So, it's simply being replaced by Microsoft Edge, which continues to advertise via Bing. Every few weeks, Windows 10 tries to get me to switch from my preferred browser to Edge, which of course I decline. Microsoft also keeps trying to get me to buy Microsoft 365, which I also decline. I stopped using IE on my PCs as soon as better alternatives like Chrome and Firefox became available. Anyway, good riddance to bad rubbish.
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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
What about dogpile that was a multi search engine if I recall. My little girl dog will not stay still her picture is blurred but she say my dad is cool anyways lol.


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Netscape Navigator will surely flourish now in it's absence.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
What about dogpile that was a multi search engine if I recall. My little girl dog will not stay still her picture is blurred but she say my dad is cool anyways lol.


He bought a Slipknot ticket for Knotfest 2022 for an Austin Germania Amphitheater show. Double the treats for me human.
Dogpile was great. Through it's diversity it gave not as much an insight but feeling for how to search and what there was to find and to be missed. Now we don't have search engines anymore, only engines that generate things they want you to look at.

But Google was immediately better, as in quicker more useful results, than dogpile. And it was still a search engine. The game 'google wacking' was also fun. Trying tot get only one hit with two query words. Impossible now for several reasons, one of them being that Google is not a search engine.
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Old 06-20-22, 05:23 PM
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I remember seeing a meme a while ago (that I can't quickly re-search), something like "Internet Explorer: The worlds #1 browser for downloading Chrome"
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