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Old 07-17-2014, 07:34 PM   #1
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Google is your friend...

What is the craziest, silliest, or most ridiculous thing you've ever looked up online?

I'm currently in nursing school, which means people ask me a lot of silly questions.
DH just announced, "hey, I have a medical question, why is urine yellow?"

I told him to google it.




So, have you ever searched for the answer to an equally strange or silly question??
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Old 07-17-2014, 10:42 PM   #2
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Yes. I Googled "Can turtles breathe through their butts."
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Yes. I Googled "Can turtles breathe through their butts."
My son is reading with me and now he really wants to know what led you to start wondering about turtles breathing through their butts?
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Old 07-17-2014, 10:56 PM   #4
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When our company finally got internet, it was one ONE PC. We were all encouraged to go play with it at lunch as it was already known this would be something we'd all use for business one day. I've been involved in the sport of mud racing for years, so I searched that quite a bit. Somewhere along the way, I discovered a female mud racing club called "dirty women". I wanted to tell my wife about some things I saw on the site, but couldn't remember the url (they were all REAL long then). So, I searched "dirty women" on the company computer in a lunchroom full of people.









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My son is reading with me and now he really wants to know what led you to start wondering about turtles breathing through their butts?
Ahhh, I got one of those emails ages ago with all sorts of inane "interesting facts". So I got curious...
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Old 07-18-2014, 05:12 AM   #6
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I figured we weren't the only ones who had searched something a little strange or "out there."

Denisem: so what was the verdict, was it fact or fiction? I refuse to look it up. lol.

Gumbo: How many women were in the lunchroom?
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Old 07-18-2014, 08:21 AM   #7
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Gumbo: How many women were in the lunchroom?
A few, just glad none of them turned up as search results. That might have been awkward.
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Old 07-18-2014, 08:26 AM   #8
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What is the craziest, silliest, or most ridiculous thing you've ever looked up online?

I'm currently in nursing school, which means people ask me a lot of silly questions.
DH just announced, "hey, I have a medical question, why is urine yellow?"

I told him to google it.




So, have you ever searched for the answer to an equally strange or silly question??
Do share!
I Googled a couple days age "Why don't Florida residents pay Federal Income Tax?"
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Old 07-18-2014, 10:20 AM   #9
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I figured we weren't the only ones who had searched something a little strange or "out there."

Denisem: so what was the verdict, was it fact or fiction? I refuse to look it up. lol.

Gumbo: How many women were in the lunchroom?
Certain species of turtles can breathe through their butt.

The statement "a duck's quack does not echo" is false.
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I Googled a couple days age "Why don't Florida residents pay Federal Income Tax?"
I bet I know why.
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Certain species of turtles can breathe through their butt.

The statement "a duck's quack does not echo" is false.
You learn something new every day.
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Old 07-18-2014, 05:02 PM   #12
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I mostly use Google to check word spellings.
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Old 07-18-2014, 07:07 PM   #13
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When our company finally got internet, it was one ONE PC. We were all encouraged to go play with it at lunch as it was already known this would be something we'd all use for business one day. I've been involved in the sport of mud racing for years, so I searched that quite a bit. Somewhere along the way, I discovered a female mud racing club called "dirty women". I wanted to tell my wife about some things I saw on the site, but couldn't remember the url (they were all REAL long then). So, I searched "dirty women" on the company computer in a lunchroom full of people.









Whoops.
We've had a couple of those types of whoops over the years.
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There is a Dick's Wings and BBQ here, as well as Dick's Sporting Goods. Trying to find their locations. Not using the full name of the business

My DD2 while trying to look up a video of a cat that had fallen in a bathtub googled wet (name for kitty here).



I "bing" more than I "google". Google wasn't giving me decent searches, so I switched over. We've earned 4 or 5 $5 off coupons for Gamestop over the last year.
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Old 07-18-2014, 07:35 PM   #14
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I Googled "long pig" once.

Won't be doing that again.
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Old 07-19-2014, 08:37 AM   #15
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At work, a few co-workers and I email each other to help break up the day. It can get comical quickly. As part of the routine I will post images in my emails. You can google so many images it is ridiculous. It is funny how the silliest search will pull up a picture of a naked lady. Yesterday I googled Neil Diamond albums and viola there was a naked lady "forever in blue jeans" but nothing else.
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