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Old 12-08-2002, 12:14 AM   #1
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UPDATE:

There's an official way to score your Googlewhacks that I wasn't aware of.

Basically everything is the same except you

multiply your results

This provides more of a challenge as to find the perfect balance of high results for both words

PLease use this method in score reporting

My record using the official multiplication way

biomechanical sawhorses

4,024,800,000




Most Googlewhacks involve combinations of uncommon or rare words ..

The more common a word is, the harder it is to include it in a Googlewhack

Two common words in a Googlewhack is the most challenging


I have an idea on how to score Googlewacks based on the commonness of the words used..

First, find a Googlewhack (try to use as common as you can words). Remember, word lists don't count.

Then do a Google search on each word in your Google whack (the more common a word is, the more results it will get)

Add the results from both words (UPDATE: Multiply them for the official way).. and that is your Googlewhack score.

Here's an example.

My Googlewhack is biomechanical sawhorses

A search for biomechanical has 129,000 results

A search for sawhorses has 31,200 results

My Googlewack score: 160,200

Official multiplied score is 4,024,800,000


My new Googlewhack record[/b] (addition way)

sex hasenpfeffers

157,000,031





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Old 12-08-2002, 12:29 AM   #2
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can I put them in quotes?
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Old 12-08-2002, 12:34 AM   #3
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can I put them in quotes?
no
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Old 12-08-2002, 12:37 AM   #4
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just two words?
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Old 12-08-2002, 12:46 AM   #5
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polymorphic crossbeams - 223,000 + 14,200 = 234,200 points for me
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Old 12-08-2002, 12:48 AM   #6
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polymorphic crossbeams - 223,000 + 14,200 = 234,200 points for me
nice!


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Old 12-08-2002, 12:58 AM   #7
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polythestic ownage. polytheistic: 25000, ownage 30900 = 55900.

If you search for "polythestic ownage" without the quotes, you get exactly 1.

Does that mean I win?

<edit>
Oh wait, I get it now, my bad.


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Old 12-08-2002, 01:06 AM   #8
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anandtech abrasions

anandtech: 169,000
abrasions: 107,000

Total: 276,000
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Old 12-08-2002, 01:11 AM   #9
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Man I hit the jackpot:
java muckrakes: 32,800,000 + 169 = I'm done with this, when someone beats this I'll look again
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Old 12-08-2002, 01:38 AM   #10
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Quote:
Originally posted by: RaynorWolfcastle
Man I hit the jackpot:
java muckrakes: 32,800,000 + 169 = I'm done with this, when someone beats this I'll look again
Ahh ... Nice strategy !


Sorry to burst your bubble now

sex hasenpfeffers

sex gets 157,000,000 results

hasenpfeffers gets 31 results

NEW GOGLEWACK WORLD RECOR 157,000,031




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Old 12-08-2002, 01:40 AM   #11
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You have all been own3d.

Pseudorhombicuboctahedron (17) Pseudorhombicuboctahedron definition here
sex: The rest of the internet. (179,000,000)

Total: 179,000,017



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Damnit!
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Old 12-08-2002, 01:45 AM   #12
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You have all been own3d.

Pseudorhombicuboctahedron (17) Pseudorhombicuboctahedron definition here
sex: The rest of the internet. (179,000,000)

Total: 179,000,017

Sex only gets 157,000,000 results

and Pseudorhombicuboctahedron is not listed in dictionary.com ... Thus not a true Googlewhack

Both words need to be underlined (linked) in the blue part

And you used a list for your result..,



Nice try though
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Old 12-08-2002, 01:46 AM   #13
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sex: 174,000,000 seems to change moment to moment.

<edit>
just got 178,000,000, then 179,000,000

<edit #2>
now 168M. Just click on it a few times.
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Old 12-08-2002, 01:47 AM   #14
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isnt this supposed to be like golf? lower the score the better?
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Old 12-08-2002, 01:49 AM   #15
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and Pseudorhombicuboctahedron is not listed in dictionary.com ... Thus not a true Googlewhack

Both words need to be underlined (linked) in the blue part

And you used a list for your result..,



Nice try though
Well, you should have told us that first

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Old 12-08-2002, 01:52 AM   #16
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What browser are you using ?


I'm consistently getting 157,000,000 for sex


By the way

Here's the official Googlewhack rules
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Old 12-08-2002, 01:53 AM   #17
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scoring is done my multiplying the 2 results, methinks.

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Old 12-08-2002, 01:54 AM   #18
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What browser are you using ?


I'm consistently getting 157,000,000 for sex


By the way

Here's the official Googlewhack rules
Regular old IE. <screenshot removed just in case> Not that Iam arguing with you or anything, just wierd.
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Old 12-08-2002, 01:56 AM   #19
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scoring is done my multiplying the 2 results, methinks.

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makes more sense .. didn't know there was already a scoring system..

guess that prevents everyone from using sex as one of their words


I'll update my first post

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Old 12-08-2002, 01:57 AM   #20
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Quote:
Originally posted by: deftron
Quote:
Originally posted by: RaynorWolfcastle
Man I hit the jackpot:
java muckrakes: 32,800,000 + 169 = I'm done with this, when someone beats this I'll look again
Ahh ... Nice strategy !


Sorry to burst your bubble now

sex hasenpfeffers

sex gets 157,000,000 results

hasenpfeffers gets 31 results

NEW GOGLEWACK WORLD RECOR 157,000,031


3 letter words aren't allowed either.

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Old 12-08-2002, 01:58 AM   #21
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The goal is to get two really common search words, and when put together they have very few results, ideally one. But, both the words have to be able to be looked up at dictionary.com, so "That AndyTriboletti" would not qualify.
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Old 12-08-2002, 02:00 AM   #22
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why dont i understand this......i guess im tired
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Old 12-08-2002, 02:05 AM   #23
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Insect poeciliid

edit: according to the rules in the faq, i got

117,528,000
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Old 12-08-2002, 02:15 AM   #24
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Sabellian + cauliflower

close, 2 matches together, both in the dictionary.

Sabellian + sublingual gland

got a match of 1, but i don't think it qualifies since there is 3 words. it's in dictionary.com
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Old 12-08-2002, 02:38 AM   #25
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AHHHHH!! I just wasted 45 minutes of my life trying to find a 'googlewhack'

For what? I think I'm addicted.
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