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View Poll Results: Which search engine do you use?
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Bing/Yahoo 2 votes (7.69%)
DuckDuckGo 8 votes (30.77%)
Google 18 votes (69.23%)
Other (AOL, Ask Jeeves, etc) 1 votes (3.85%)
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 26. You may not vote on this poll
Which search engine do you use?
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mindwaves
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Dec 14, 2014, 08:26 PM
 
Select the ONE that you MAINLY use across all of your devices (phone, desktop, laptop, tablet). You can choose two, if you must.

I used to be exclusively Google, but switched to Bing on my laptop and iPad a few months ago, but kept Google for my iPhone (mainly for location awareness). However, I have switched to DDG for my laptop and iPad now, and have kept Google for my iPhone.

I like how DDG keeps location aware searches an option on my laptop and not as default, unlike Google.
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Dec 14, 2014, 09:46 PM
 
AltaVista.
     
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Dec 17, 2014, 12:21 PM
 
google or duckduckgo, depends
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Dec 17, 2014, 03:09 PM
 
DuckDuckGo
     
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Dec 17, 2014, 04:23 PM
 
duck duck go unless a) the results are poor, or b) I want to use google's shopping view.
     
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Dec 17, 2014, 04:45 PM
 
As an experiment, I switched to Bing on all platforms after Apple dropped Google for Bing in Siri. I haven't noticed any difference, other than Bing Images/Videos being somewhat better than Google Images/Videos.
     
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Dec 17, 2014, 05:33 PM
 
DDG mostly. Google as a backup if I think the DDG results were thin.
     
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Dec 17, 2014, 07:25 PM
 
Every time I see DDG, I think of duck duck goose not DuckDuckGo. Haha
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Dec 18, 2014, 09:06 AM
 
Google, if only because I can't seem to easily limit searches by time on Bing (i.e. last 24hrs, week, month, etc.)
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