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Why doesn't my Google group show up in Google Search?

I created a group three days ago. It is a private group (meaning people need permission to become members) but everyone can ask to join. I specifically marked "List this group in the directory", and ...
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What does “I'm feeling lucky” button do?

I am using Google many years, but I still don't know what does "I'm feeling lucky" button, and why it's placed there. Explain me .
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How to show Google's word definition

If you type certain words in Google search, for example loquacious, Google will show some kind of dictionary definition for it, as well as how to spell the word. But for other words the word ...
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Is it possible to list resulted papers by number of its citation in Google Scholar?

I use Google Scholar to search papers a lot. When I type in the key words, Google Scholar finds papers which contain those key words. I’m wondering, can Google Scholar sort these papers by their ...
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Report web pages that aren't properly filtered by Safesearch [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Report Google web search results that contain offensive images In Google Search, is it possible to report web pages that aren't properly filtered by Safesearch (when ...
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Report Google web search results that contain offensive images

In Google Image Search, it's possible to report individual offensive images. How can I report web pages (or entire websites) that contain offensive images? These pages occasionally show up in search ...
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Google Search with Special Character [closed]

What is the output provided by google when we search given below format "Keywords" "Keywords"/ "Keywords"/*
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Google seach query without omitting similar results

Many times google omits search results which are similar (you can click on the last results page to show the omitted ones). How can I query google search without omitting the similar?
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How to search CSS / JavaScript files with Google?

Is there a way to find CSS / JavaScript files that contain certain keywords: in the title ? in the code ?
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Filter specific words from Google search suggestions

I'd like to stop specific search terms (such as "gaming", "newgrounds", and "knowyourmeme") from appearing in my Google Search suggestions, since these terms tend to distract me from what I'm actually ...
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Search Google for exact string including hyphens [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I search for a keyword with special characters in Google Search? How to search the internet for terms with special characters I'm trying to do searches on ...
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How can I reduce/ remove YouTube results in Google search?

I've noticed YouTube videos getting a lot of 'love' from Google in recent searches. This is actually quite annoying. One recent search yielded 10 unrelated videos on page one! Is it possible to ...
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Prevent many results from same domain in Google search

A few months ago Google changed their default behavior so that there is no limit to the number of results listed from the same domain. Previously, it would list one or two results and provide a link ...
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Google: exclude a certain page from search [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to exclude a domain from Google search? I sthere a way, when I'm using Google search to construct the query such that it will not show me the results from a certain ...
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Sort search results by popularity

Is it possible to sort Google Search results by popularity for a given search term? Also, is it possible to sort results by popularity for a specific website (e. g., Wikipedia)?
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Why doesn't Google's “I'm Feeling Lucky” feature work in this specific case?

Why does this work: http://www.google.com/search?q=azure+ray+site:en.wikipedia.org&btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky And so does this: (Note: loads YouTube video) ...
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How to search an embedded Google Spreadsheet in Google Sites?

I would like to know how I can make embedded spreadsheets searchable in Google Sites.
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Is there a way to tell Google I don't want results from a certain website?

If you are logged into your Google account, search results are personalized for you based on what Google thinks you are more likely to be interested in. Is there a way (other than creating a custom ...
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Googling for a string not in another

Is there a way to search Google for a Web page that has a specific word even not as part of a specific phrase? For example: Let's say I want to search for license, and my search turns up many pages ...
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Why do YouTube results in a Google search lead to a redirect page?

I've noticed recently (last few weeks) that when I click on a youtube video from a Google search I get taken to a redirect page (happens instantly) before I actually land on the video on youtube.com. ...
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How Can I Get Google to Stop Thinking I'm A Bot

So, I'm getting the occasional CAPTCHA message, which is irritating but fine, but occasionally Google just blocks my network wholesale. I've submitted automated requests to unblock it, but I have no ...
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Searching Google for files and pages which contain .something

I am doing some security research, and am wanting to search Google for hidden files that have been accidentally included in websites. These hidden Unix files are all ".filename" and ...
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How can I do a Google search about github without getting results from public repositories?

I tried to search a private code base on github for a string that included a [*. It gave me a pretty 500 error page so I jumped over to Google and searched for "github search special characters". ...
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Is it possible to turn off Google Search's word filter?

I've noticed that search suggestions (such as "marijuana", "The Pirate Bay", and various "swear words") are now being censored, i.e., not appearing in search suggestions despite being popular ...
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Exclude results from Google Search where keywords are in link titles instead of content

How can I make Google search exclude link titles from showing up as matching when I want the keywords to match on page content? For example, I want to find out how I can use the Kendo UI grid ...
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How can I find cached file of Google Chrome? [closed]

What I want to do is making application that uses chrome cache file which is saved in local disk. (Only separate cached file. e.g. f_001bf0) ChromeCacheView application is very similar with my ...
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Is it possible to search for a specific HTML tag within a site using a search engine?

I want to search a single website for pages that do or do not have a canonical URL specified (<link rel='canonical' href='http://www.site.com/pageCannonicalUrl.htm' />). Is it possible to do ...
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Why does a search term with an ampersand get truncated? [closed]

Go to Google Image Search and put this in the search criteria (remove the double quotes and make sure there is a trailing space): "d&d animated series " Search gets truncated to "D". Why?
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What happened to Google Scholar search by subject area?

It was possible to restrict search in Google Scholar by subject area, e.g. it was possible to select Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics in Advanced Scholar Search, which had the same ...
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How to force Google to use a keyword? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Search for multiple unrelated words in Google Search I've noticed recently that Google force-feeds me certain results even if I explicitly demand that a particular ...
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How can I make Google do one-shot searches in a specific language only?

When I use Google to search the web, I usually get German results first and English results later when I use search terms that make sense in both languages. Since I am German and live in Germany, this ...
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Search Google for a term with square brackets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I search for a keyword with special characters in Google Search? I am trying to search something on Google.com using square bracket(s). Example: "[something" ...
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Can I remove the limit of number of languages in Google Search results?

I see I can select only eight languages for Google Search results. Is it possible to do a search in all languages?
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Anonymize a Google Search URL

If I search Google Images for mountains of madness lovecraft, I get something like this URL: ...
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Exclude number range in Google Search

I would like to exclude search results containing numbers in a specific range. My best search term so far was: foo -1950..2009 Google, however seems to ignore the minus sign and return results with ...
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Is it possible to disable Google Universal Search (not see videos & images in results)?

In 2007 Google introduced Universal Search (sometimes called blended search), and started including images and videos in the regular search results page. I don't want to see those results. I know how ...
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Personalize Google Search to show certain sites based on keyword or term trigger

Can I set some sort of preference to say, when df is typed, set the first result to be bay12games... on my computer alone and not for the entire web? Say I want to type this in Google Search: df ...
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How to use Google Search + Your World?

I have read the official blog, but still I am not able to see how do I use this feature? I have tried a lot of Google Searches but nothing shows up. I have taken this pic from net, I do not see any ...
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Activating Google's “block results from this site” when you need it

Google search occasionally shows a "block results from this site" option but I am not sure when/why. I tend to always be logged in to my Gmail/Google account and like that it can personalize based on ...
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Request pull down of a Picasa album attached to my name in searches

Using Google I found a Picasa album of mine of a mission trip to Bolivia. I never gave permission to put it out there for everyone. Or at least I don't remember doing so. How do I take it offline and ...
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Why doesn't Ctrl+click work in Google's search results, and how would I give feedback to Google?

When I get search results from Google, the feature of Chrome to open the link in a new window when I use Ctrl + click doesn't work. (I believe I've seen this occasionally in some versions of Opera as ...
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Is there preference settings so Google stops favoring recent news?

Doug Saunders ask, on Twitter, Is there a way to turn off Google's recent-news precedence so it strictly searches by backlink count, as it used to do?
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Set Google SafeSearch by location/browser

My preferred browser is Chrome and I'm firmly in the Google camp. When I'm at work I would rather have my SafeSearch settings be set to "Strict", just in case some of my random searches catch on ...
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Excluding all URLs containing a specific word

Suppose I enter the following search string: msdn proxy website I get a list of results that contains (among other results) sites which have the word msdn in their URL. What if I want to exclude ...
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Can we teach Google Search sites that we prefer?

I know we can teach Google which sites we want blocked, but is there a way to let it know what sites we prefer. For example, when I search for a movie title I would rather Rotten Tomatoes to come up ...
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How do I find the earliest / original instance of an image on the web?

I'm curious about the etymology (aka "origin") of this image I found on the web: How would I go about finding the earliest websearch result for this image? Yes, I can use TinEye to find other ...
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Searching for a particular term on Google under a specific website domain

I want to search on Google for some terms but the requirements are that the website's domain name must be .edu. How do I set up my search to filter out all those websites and domains that do not end ...
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Using Google Search to find what a symbol means without knowing what it's called

I was doing math homework and wanted to find out what ⊃ means, so I entered the symbol ⊃ in Google Search. However, I got no search results. How can I use Google to find out what symbols mean?
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Do your +1's affect your own Google results?

Your Google plus connections' +1s affect your own Google results. But how about your +1s? If you +1 a site, will it affect your own Google results? For example, if you +1 Stack Exchange, will Stack ...
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Filter Google search results to keyword appearing in subdomain or domain itself

While I'm aware that an allindomain operator doesn't exist, I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to achieve this with allinurl or similar in Google Search. allinurl: returns results containing the ...