Google's millionaires love significant others who love hexadecimal!



  • (I suppose I should have a screenshot of this, but I'm not sure where to upload...)

     Google for "hexadecimal decimal rgb converter" sans quotes.

     Is anyone else getting a millionaire dating site as the first hit?  What could it possibly mean??  I can't imagine a more lame and/or insane Google bomb, but at the same time I can't fathom why Google would associate the two...

     



  • Yeah, same result here, wierd!

    I like this quote from the front page: "Every quality single is welcome here. You don't have to be rich or famous."

    But gullible gold diggers will be right at home! 



  • The Google cache version does say "These terms only appear in links pointing to this page: hexadecimal decimal rgb converter".

    That sounds to me like some sort of Google bomb, but I still have no idea why anyone would bother.

     



  •  My guess is that it's a by-product of a SEO/linking bomb. I get it as second result by the way, but I have enabled both Dutch and English websites (altough the site is english)



  •  Weird google search result



  • I have to ask: what makes a "hexadecimal decimal rgb converter" different from a regular "hexadecimal decimal converter" ?

    (that psyclops page looks kinda nice, but don't stray too far on the site)



  • You don't need "hexadecimal" or "decimal".  MillionaireMatch is still the second search result for "rgb converter" (sans quotes).  MillionaireMatch are notorious spammers, especially blog spam.  Recently, Google has been having a hell of a time because its own blogging service Blogger has had its CAPTCHAs cracked and spam Blogger accounts are being created in bulk.  Google indexes Blogger in real-time and weights the results highly.  What has happened is that Google has ended up indexing a bunch of these spam blogs and has taken terms like "s video rgb converter" and associated them with MillionaireMatch.  Whether this is a quirk in PageRank or is due to malformed HTML in the blog entries themselves, I don't know, but it is most likely the second. 



  • @Zecc said:

    I have to ask: what makes a "hexadecimal decimal rgb converter" different from a regular "hexadecimal decimal converter" ?

    (that psyclops page looks kinda nice, but don't stray too far on the site)

     Because it's easier to conver 0x149be1 into 20, 155, 225 than it is to convert 0x14 into 20, 0x9b into 155, and 0xe1 into 225.

    (After I had fooled myself into thinking 0x66 equaled 96, I could no longer trust my basic math skills and had to go hunting on Google...  And that psyclops calculator saved me MANY seconds of math.)

    Excelent explanation, Morbius.  Er... case closed!
    I did not know the golddigger site was so aggressive...  (Odd that a Google search for link:millionairematch.com doesn't yield more hits.)



  • @morbiuswilters said:

    ...informative stuff...

     

    Hey! Shouldn't there be a specific forum for stuff like this? 



  •  WTF...

    "Millionaire" is defined as those making $100000 or more per year.

    100k? That's it?



  • @miseleigh said:

    WTF...

    "Millionaire" is defined as those making $100000 or more per year.

    100k? That's it?

    A millionaire is someone whose net worth is over $1 million, not someone who makes over $1 million a year.  Someone brining in $100k a year would probably achieve that in short order, although it does sound a bit low. 


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