I love Yahoo search!

Here’s yet another question that I had which I would never have found the solution to if it wasn’t for Yahoo. Google couldn’t give me the answer.

My search is: “which of the following has an element that is less than any other element in that set” (with the quotes)

If you try the search without the quotes, you get meaningless results.

I tried Google first (why do I even bother?). It told me:
Your search – “which of the following has an element that is less than any other element in that set” – did not match any documents.

Then I tried Yahoo search. Two results, both exactly what I was looking for. Answered my question quickly and clearly. The results were:
Real math sat iic: how to do # 35, 48
A long list of math questions I need help on

Thanks, Yahoo! (Well-deserved exclamation point)
If you can’t find it with Google, try Yahoo. This isn’t the first time.

9 Responses to “I love Yahoo search!”

  1. andrew247 says:

    I just tried the search in Google and I did get a result:

    Results 1 – 1 of 1 for “which of the following has an element that is less than any other element in that set”. (0.17 seconds)


  2. Elliot Lee says:

    You’re right! Now it does. Google probably found the link from my blog.

  3. andrew247 says:

    Nope. :)
    “This is Google’s cache of http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/showthread.php?t=195166 as retrieved on 30 May 2006 19:38:53 GMT.”

    Cache link

  4. Elliot Lee says:

    Well then, another bad thing about Google is that it doesn’t return consistent results. You might get bad (or no) results sometimes, and good results other times depending on which server you happen to hit. It seems that I’ve mostly been hitting the bad servers :)

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  7. Manish says:

    Google is screwed nowadays. i switched to yahoo nowadays to get better results. just compare SERPs for some competitive keywords and you will realize that google is no longer providing relavant results compared to yahoo.

  8. Zoe says:

    Hello same here.. I used to be a dedicated google person but then I found when I needed more information, certain times Google let me down. I love Yahoo now. I’ve even changed my default pages to search.yahoo.com/.

    I know, Google is the elephant and still has a lot of poeple do use google cuz people are simply dumb and lazy to try other search engines and definitely google has won peoples trust and we cannot ignore google and not that I dont like it but I suppose they have kept a lot of security stuff like the duplicate content issue and blah.

    Cheers for posting this..lol

    God bless!

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