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Old 02-14-2005   #1
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8 - 10 results per search

anyone else notice that some searches turn up 8 results, some turn up 9, and some 10? any idea why this is? I have my own conspiracy theories but lets see what anyone else thinks
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Old 02-14-2005   #2
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Yes indeed i've been seeing this for quite some time now.

Also noticed that for some searches MSN limit the number of results to 250 (compared to the ~1000 for G and Y!)
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Old 02-15-2005   #3
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anyone else notice that some searches turn up 8 results, some turn up 9, and some 10? any idea why this is? I have my own conspiracy theories but lets see what anyone else thinks
Do you mean it says results 1-10, but only shows 8 or 9?
or do you mean total results?

this is interesting, do you have any examples?
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Old 02-15-2005   #4
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hi -- no I mean it says "results 1 - 8" or sometimes "results 1 - 9" and then goes on to show only that many results.

here's some examples:

computers - 8
laptops - 8
cars - 10
clothes - 10
airfare - 9

two term searches:
discount airfare - 10
insurance quotes - 10
used cars - 8
search engine - 10 (this is a funny one -- take a look yourself)


I just picked these terms out randomly. I'm sure there are more with 2+ terms that only return 8 results, or 9.

It's nothing major but I do find it somewhat annoying. like I said I have my own theories but I personally get tired of all the anti-microsoft stuff so I'll just keep it to myself for now lol but any other ideas are welcome
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