Challenge Brett

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by costefishnt, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. costefishnt

    costefishnt Cost Efish'nt³

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    ok. Since Brett has aquired a new title of Google Master I have decided to try and challenge his Googling. Anybody whom has an idea please post up. Let's see if Jan really did pick the right guy! ;D

    First Challenge:

    Who was the first person to fly fish?
    *Note, there is probably no record of whom was first, but as far as recorded history, when did fly fishing start and who is responsible for ticking me off with this ignorant fishing technique?.
     
  2. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    I'll play, I'll try one question each day.
    I've got a life, but I'm not so busy I can't deal with one a day.

    ;D
     

  3. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    Curtis, I hope you like reading.
    Apparently there are a multitude of opinions.
    It's an obscure subject that's become a personal obsession
    for specific people. That means they spent a ton of time
    and money researching the possibilities.
    Enjoy the read, err, reads.

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=history+of+flyfishing&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&oq=

    I liked this one:

    http://www.helium.com/items/1335319-fly-fishing-history
     
  4. costefishnt

    costefishnt Cost Efish'nt³

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    very interesting. I liked the second as well.

    Ok. One a day. sounds good. Thanks for your time.

    hmmmm what can I dream up for tomorrow.
     
  5. tom_in_orl

    tom_in_orl Founder of Microskiff, Member of the Gheenoe Army

    Using Google

    1. Find multiple examples of other websites referring users to microskiff.com for information. Provide examples and searches used.

    2. Efficiently search microskiff.com for common topics like jack plate, push pole, tunnel hull, boat ramps. Provide best examples and searches used

    3. Create a unique image search that shows images from users forum posts. Examples and search string again.....
     
  6. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    3 questions, 3 days
    Looks interesting, I'm going to have to learn exclusionary filtering.
    Tomorrow is going to be fun, thanks Tom.

    I'll do # 2 now since it's one I use regularly because the yaBB search
    doesn't function all that well.

    In the Google search window use this format...

    "text string to search for" site:microskiff.com

    example:

    "push pole" site:microskiff.com

    search result:

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=%22push+pole%22+site%3Amicroskiff.com&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&oq=
     
  7. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    Image searches, google already has that as a standard search.
    Google home page, upper left corner, images

    http://images.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi

    In the image search window input... microskiff.com

    result is a listing of every picture on the microskiff website

    http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=microskiff.com&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2
     
  8. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    Comments on other websites referring to microskiff.com
    turned out to be a simple search. Googles search algorithm
    automatically lists the domain as the first find, then excludes
    further listing of content from the website. Then displays all other
    uses of microskiff.com according to the algorithm's popularity determinations.

    In the google search window... microskiff.com

    results:

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=microskiff.com&btnG=Search
     
  9. tom_in_orl

    tom_in_orl Founder of Microskiff, Member of the Gheenoe Army

    Not bad but to achieve master status you need to at least use some of the advanced options.

    Using advanced image search set the following options

    Related to the exact phrase = microskiff.com
    Content types = photo content
    Filetypes = jpeg (optional)

    http://images.google.com/images?as_q=&gbv=2&hl=en&btnG=Google+Search&as_epq=microskiff+com&as_oq=&as_eq=&imgtype=photo&imgsz=&imgw=&imgh=&as_filetype=jpg&imgc=&as_sitesearch=&safe=images&as_st=y
     
  10. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    picky picky picky...

    all you asked for was:

    Note the use of the word "images", not "filetype".

    If you wanted to specialize by file format use the focused search format in the image search...

    "jpg" site:microskiff.com

    "jpeg" site:microskiff.com

    "gif" site:microskiff.com

    "png" site:microskiff.com

    "tif" site:microskiff.com

       ;D

    You want a specific answer...you have to ask a specific question... ;)
     
  11. tom_in_orl

    tom_in_orl Founder of Microskiff, Member of the Gheenoe Army

    If you include the site: or inurl: you will get less results because it will only display pictures hosted on the site vs. those in img tags.

    More efficient would be

    microskiff.com jpg OR jpeg OR tif OR png

    I choose to leave out gif because the format is not usually used for photos




    Just having fun....... Google hacking is a hobby of mine after seeing johnny long speak a few years back at defcon.
     
  12. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    I make no claims to being an IT pro.
    I was volunteered for this spot.
    First rule in life...never volunteer!
    What I know about computers was learned by breaking and fixing my own.

    ;D

    I look here for my filtering possibilities:

    http://code.google.com/apis/soapsearch/reference.html
     
  13. paint it black

    paint it black Paddling away...

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    Would you be able to find an old episode from Miami peacock bass fishing? It was from Alan Zaremba and Shaw Grigsby. I believe they were either fishing in the Blue Lagoon, or somewhere in Doral. I believe the name of the show was "One More Cast". But I might be wrong on that.
     
  14. islander1225

    islander1225 Well-Known Member

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    personally i just wish i could find a video online of the beat charlie more episode with tom in it lol.


    Alex
     
  15. paint it black

    paint it black Paddling away...

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    If you can find some footage of it, you would be the almighty Googler.

    Here's a description of the episode.


    "One More Cast with Shaw Grigsby 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Miami Peacocks Shaw and Captain Alan Zaremba ply the crystal clear canals in and around Miami, Florida for that exotic, colorful battler, the peacock bass. Throw in a tarpon, some largemouth bass and other species, and brilliant underwater shots and you have an unforgettable fishing adventure in the city."
     
  16. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    Best I can do...you'll have to buy the dvd from the websites


    [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXCckNRDE0s[/media]
     
  17. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    Who the heck is Charlie Moore?

    This is google's video search return for all Charlie Moore vids:


    http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=beat+charlie+moore&hl=en&emb=0&aq=-1&oq=#q=%22beat+charlie+moore%22&hl=en&emb=0
     
  18. islander1225

    islander1225 Well-Known Member

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    he does a show for espn and tom in orl was a guest on it one episode and they both fished out of lt25's i believe.



    Alex
     
  19. aaronshore

    aaronshore Well-Known Member

    I had saved that on my DVR until I upgraded to HD. New box, no saved shows. :mad: But, HD upgrade!!! [smiley=1-thumbsup3.gif]
     
  20. aaronshore

    aaronshore Well-Known Member

    I googled challenge brett and this came up....LOL
    http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4GGLL_enUS310US310&q=microskiff.com+challenge+brett
     
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