I have meant to keep a list of the fonky ways folks have stumbled across Left of the Dial. But, of course, I never have. Because I am full of good ideas and plans and actually do but the smallest percentage. Which explains how someone else got around to writing Shakespeare in Love seven years after I told folks I was going to write a novel almost exactly like it. Oh, and the iPod? Also my idear. As was mint cookies ‘n cream ice cream.
Okay, that one’s not true.
Anyhoo, here’s a partial list of ways people found this here blog just in the past few days.
I am the first hit for:
"i'm not used to it" Offspring lyrics
I am the first (and second) hit for:
lyrics to " mister roboto" by sticks
For helpin’ me escape just when I needed to.
I am the second hit for:
I am the second (and third) hit for:
huck finn "i am one of you forever"
The third for:
song that sounds like the neon lights part of cult of personality
I have no idea what song that is. But I know this: it’s not as good as the original.
The third for:
robert steinback random thoughts
Got a TON of those this week—someone must have assigned a report recently.
lyrics "how can i let" "walk away" "John Mayer"
Heh. Given how I do nothing but rag on Mister Desperately Needs to Be Slapped, that one amooses me greatly.
filles de kilimanjaro pronunciation
50 DRIVE TIME ANTHEMS LISTS
The restlessness edgy anxiety bored of Daisy The Great Gatsby
On this one, Google wants to know if I mean:
The restlessness edgy anxiety board of Daisy The Great Gatsby
Yes. Yes, I do. The Edgy Anxiety Board is a panel on which Daisy served in her free time.
Ninth (and tenth) for:
john mellencamp keyboard piano pedophile
11th (and 12th) for:
gary larson the far side penguin singing i want to be me
Just that search made me smile.
minivan rooftop carrier that does not require crossbars
And the first (and only) hit for:
"Lee Phillips" Asset Protection "green arrow"
I’d really like to know the story behind that.
Can you just imagine how disappointed these seekers must have been when they actually checked this joint out?
Also of interest, to me at least, is just how many people use search engines other than teh Google. Why? It’s like choosing generic soda over Coca-Cola even though the price is the same. Isn’t it?