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Message 1153712 - Posted: 18 Sep 2011, 22:46:37 UTC - in response to Message 1153698.

What's to stop someone setting up some sort of automation that would do searches via a macro & 'artifically' generate money?...

The simple fact that Goodsearch will delist a charity where there's evidence of such kind of dishonesty ought to be enough. I really hope nobody is immature enough to attempt that kind of nonsense.
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Message 1153878 - Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 13:12:49 UTC

hello, it's a great idea, I have earned 4 cents, but you continue to earn
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Message 1153913 - Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 15:40:46 UTC - in response to Message 1152802.

You can log into GoodSearch through your Google, Facebook, Twitter or Yahoo! account. If you do whatever icon you have set up for that account shows up on GoodSearch.

OK...the kitties would like to help out too, their little paws do a little searching now and again.
How do you get your Seti avatar to display there?


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Message 1153915 - Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 15:46:25 UTC - in response to Message 1153712.

What's to stop someone setting up some sort of automation that would do searches via a macro & 'artifically' generate money?...

The simple fact that Goodsearch will delist a charity where there's evidence of such kind of dishonesty ought to be enough. I really hope nobody is immature enough to attempt that kind of nonsense.
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Agreed. Let's all play it above board and search manually for things we would search for anyway. GoodSearch isn't going to solve all our financial problems. But if we keep at it, a thousand bucks or so a year wouldn't hurt us.

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Message 1154449 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 11:31:09 UTC

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Message 1154523 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 15:42:32 UTC

I joined in and also got this email today.

Dear Chris,

University of California - SETI@home is close to winning the $1,000 donation in the GoodSearch Registration contest!

As of today, University of California - SETI@home has 82 total registrations. The charity with the most new registrations by September 30th 2011 will claim this donation. You can help your charity win by spreading the word to friends, family and colleagues.


C'mon guys get searching!

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Message 1154529 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 15:53:34 UTC

The kitties just had Dad register....
Meow!

Would be great to get that bonus prize for the most new supporters...
Let's get going!
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Message 1154550 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 16:29:39 UTC - in response to Message 1154529.

I'm in!
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Message 1154568 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 16:59:52 UTC

Me too---simplicity itself

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Message 1154579 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 17:28:35 UTC

It's the default on my mum's machine, but dad is too reluctant & moody to change...

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Message 1154593 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 17:51:01 UTC


's now more elaborate with the seti

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Message 1154612 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 18:36:48 UTC

Sure, why not? I do wish they used Google, but oh well.

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Message 1154620 - Posted: 21 Sep 2011, 19:22:41 UTC

Great suggestion Blurf

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Message 1154825 - Posted: 22 Sep 2011, 8:27:14 UTC

I'm in too.

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Message 1155040 - Posted: 22 Sep 2011, 22:57:18 UTC

I'm in also !

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Message 1155180 - Posted: 23 Sep 2011, 9:26:50 UTC

Me too!
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Message 1155399 - Posted: 23 Sep 2011, 21:14:40 UTC - in response to Message 1152016.

Uli I would like it if you would join us at Planet X Plutonians ....... geno. The money idea is great! I'm using GoodSearch.....

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Message 1155550 - Posted: 24 Sep 2011, 8:04:12 UTC

I have added goodsearch in my firefox toolbar for quick usage.


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Message 1156581 - Posted: 27 Sep 2011, 10:44:14 UTC

I don't like having any toolbar on my browswer, but more than happy to use goodsearch which is now added.

Nice one Eric & Well done Blurf.
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Message 1156647 - Posted: 27 Sep 2011, 15:17:50 UTC - in response to Message 1156581.

I agree, toolbars can be annoying, and I especially hate when they get installed with totally unrelated software. Fortunately, as far as I can tell, the goodsearch "toolbar" just changes the search box in the existing toolbar.

What I would like is a way to turn off the frames around the pages if you click through the search results.
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