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    Google Hammock Image

    For the first day of summer Google has a hammock as one of their daily images at the top of their search page. Actually it comes up as a different image first but clicking on the image cycles it through a few options with the hammock being one.
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    That's awesome. Nothing like a hammock to bring about feelings of summer, at least to non hammock enthusiasts. Of course our little community is filled with people who think otherwise.

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    Where's the L gone ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shewie View Post
    Where's the L gone ?
    The 'L' is the tree trunk.
    I ride a recumbent.
    I like to HAM it up on the CW.
    I use Linux.
    I play go.
    Of course I sleep in a hammock!

    Rug.

    Hang On!

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    Alright hammocks are getting the attention that they deserve!
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    Thanks, Knotty!
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    Cool!

    On a related topic, I'm sorta creeped out by the way Google follows me around the net, like a can on a string, with their targeted ads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    Cool!

    On a related topic, I'm sorta creeped out by the way Google follows me around the net, like a can on a string, with their targeted ads.
    Using firefox with the addons "noscript" and "adblock" will fix that for you, and probably make your Internet browsing experience better. It did for me!
    oldgringo's reply to my worrying about owning extra hammocks:

    How many pairs of underwear do you own? Do you refer to them as "extras", simply because you're not wearing all of them as we speak?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    Cool!

    On a related topic, I'm sorta creeped out by the way Google follows me around the net, like a can on a string, with their targeted ads.
    That's how they make their money and how they're able to provide relevant info. Google has so much info on us it's scary. For the moment at least they don't seem to be abusing it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kukri View Post
    Using firefox with the addons "noscript" and "adblock" will fix that for you, and probably make your Internet browsing experience better. It did for me!
    Or use Scroogle http://www.scroogle.org/cgi-bin/scraper.htm
    after clearing your cache.....same google search, without all the evil.

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