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A Googlebug

Found by fluke.

1. Search for

css 'text-wrap'

[Include the single quotes.]

(for the lazy click on my sig)

2. Notice the suggested search before the search results:
"Did you mean: css 'text-wrap text wrap"

3. Click on the suggested link.
4. Repeat 2 and 3 for a while.
5. You'll get to step 5 eventually.

For the lazy, Google keeps suggesting a longer and longer search term of the same two words:

"Did you mean: css 'text-wrap text wrap text wrap text wrap text wrap"

Can you find any other search terms that do the same thing?
Jonks Send private email
Friday, May 12, 2006
 
 
Doh... I just tried to tweak the Wikipedia page for Recursion to link to itself.  Mediawiki seems to be smarter than me today.  :(
KC Send private email
Friday, May 12, 2006
 
 
Bug rejected, back to user: Unable to reproduce.
Kyralessa Send private email
Friday, May 12, 2006
 
 
Strange, seems to be fixed.
Perhaps Googlebods are reading this forum?
Jonks Send private email
Friday, May 12, 2006
 
 
"Bug rejected, back to user: Unable to reproduce."

Or are the developers at the Googleplex just really, really fast at fixing anomalies in their code?
Karl Perry Send private email
Friday, May 12, 2006
 
 
Or does it have something to do with it comming from a Personalization engine that try's to pick results based on what he's searched for before?
Shane Harter Send private email
Saturday, May 13, 2006
 
 
I was able to reproduce it at the time... not anymore though.  Good call Google.
KC Send private email
Saturday, May 13, 2006
 
 
Maybe it was some sort of geeky joke...
anon this time
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
 
 

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