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Message 1032567 - Posted: 10 Sep 2010, 17:37:09 UTC

The list of statistics website URLs gets randomly
shuffled up every time I access the page, or at least
shuffled up quite often. If a commercial website
shuffled up a product list every time a customer
logged on, they'd be flogged. I have an app that
randomly shuffles up 4 buttons at the bottom every time
I start it, and it's infuriating. In that case, I
infer that their intent is to annoy me into accidentally
pushing the button that says "Buy now!". Bzzzzzt.
What's SETI's excuse? If it's some misplaced notion
of fair play, it's just as fair to randomly shuffle
up the websites JUST ONCE (everyone has same chance),
and set them in that order. Or order them alphanumerically
by domain name. Or numerically by
IP address. Or - great idea - do what all the search
engines do but don't publicly say: them that pays the
most, gets ranked higher in the results!!

Somebody had too much time on their hands on that
feature...
Stuart

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Message 1032625 - Posted: 10 Sep 2010, 19:09:07 UTC - in response to Message 1032567.

umm these are free sites. To not show favoritism towards any one list they shuffle the list. It's not a matter of selling anything since they all provide their lists as a free service.

My suggestion is to just bookmark the one you want and use it. Links are just that and will be shuffled
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