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#1 OFFLINE   crp

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 07:53 PM

What do people here use to search for images? For me, neither Google or Bing cut it, though if i could mash them together ...

Google: problem is that images it returns often have nothing to do with the criteria  dry.gif . So why did Google list them? Because the criteria appears in the web page that the image was on. For instance, search for "motorbike" and images with automobiles will be among them.

Bing: images listed are much more concise to the criteria, somehow they seem to be 'parsing' the image. But there is no way to limit the date range or even to list them in date order  pinch.gif . So there is no way to look for new images of motorbikes.


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#2 ONLINE   V.T. Eric Layton

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 09:08 PM

I use Yahoo (Bing) mostly. I'm reluctant to do so, but occasionally I do go to the dark side and use Google Images. sad.gif
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Posted 29 February 2012 - 11:42 PM

In my Firefox search bar I've installed the following search engines. I use these before I do a Google search.

http://www.metacrawler.com/info.metac.t1.2/search/home
http://yandex.com/
http://blekko.com/
https://duckduckgo.com/
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