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why is google so popular?

Discussion in 'Chill Out Forum:' started by tim, Aug 1, 2009.

  1. tim

    tim Senior Member

    because people are retarded.

    i walked downstairs, and asked my sister to go on facebook so i could show her something.

    instead of typing in the address bar "" she googled... ""

    tried it with youtube too, she did exactly the same.

    each time she went out of her way to miss the address bar and search google.
  2. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    or to stupid to read site addresses?
  3. tim

    tim Senior Member

    she knows the site address, obviously!

    just doesnt realise where to type it.
  4. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    wow! (I wanted a short sharp response, but curse you 5 character minimum!)
  5. Renniks

    Renniks Senior Member

    I use firefox toolbar to go to most of my sites, that goes through google I do believe.

    eg to get to facebook I just type 'facebook' and it "im feeling lucky"s it and hey presto I'm there.
  6. br3n

    br3n Senior Member

  7. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    haha @ Br3n! thats a cunning idea actually!...I have to admit I am the same, i have google set as a homepad and i just wack in "design forums" and there we go lol
  8. Music To The Eyes

    Music To The Eyes Senior Member

    Even easier - with Firefox you can type in fa and comes up in the drop down menu!
  9. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    lol, Hey Helen! How are you? your just as lazy as the rest of us then!
  10. Music To The Eyes

    Music To The Eyes Senior Member

    Hey Glen, I'm alright thanks, you? I'm probably the laziest person on this forum! Can't remember the last time I typed a URL in full...
  11. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    thats what multiscreens in safari are for!
  12. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

  13. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    I have a page like that too set as my homepage for PSP/PS3 and I even included a Google search box at the top ;)
  14. charles

    charles Senior Member

    or just type facebook and ctrl+enter for dot coms

    also google chrome has that cool page that thumbnails your sites
  15. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    I hate when people Google URLs!

    Although, you might notice now, because domains are getting scarce people are actually advertising search queries rather than URLs. There's a TV advert at the moment and at the bottom of the screen it says 'search site' rather than 'go to'. Can't remember which it is though.
  16. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    Yes I saw an ad saying search "bla bla" on a Dutch tv commercial. I think it was for some kind of bank but I can't remember.
  17. TickTock

    TickTock Member

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