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GloPro's avatar GloPro said

Regarding your answer:
I am genuinely impressed by most of your answers. I consider your thoughts and opinions more than most. Thanks!

April 11th, 2014

johnpowell's avatar johnpowell said

Around midnight I got to thinking. Why couldn’t I use a remote server to get Google search results and strip out all the bullshit. Like the cookies and tracking. And the ads…

My initial though was use cURL and use nokigiri to parse the results. Apparently google doesn’t like this and actively checks for it.

So plan B… Use the google search api. Unfortunately it only returns the top 8 results. Then I thought that I barely ever look further than that without refining my search.

So after about 10 hours of work we have… http://stfudamnit.com/ryan/google/index.php

No cookies and no tracking. Totally rough but I was drunk when I wrote it.

October 13th, 2013

Mr_Saturn512's avatar Mr_Saturn512 said

Haha, it’s not a big deal. And yes I agree about your original response. It’s just that when I returned to see my answers I got this huge wall of debate and I was like “Oh God, what——what is this? What happened?”

September 18th, 2013

jonsblond's avatar jonsblond said

Regarding your answer:

You win. :)

October 19th, 2012

Yetanotheruser's avatar Yetanotheruser said

Thanks for the add. I’ve enjoyed our intellectual exercises!

July 29th, 2012