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  1. #1
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    What is a Google Spider?

    Hi, I was searching the "who's online", and it lists all the members' names, then it lists "guests". However, after guests and mixed in is listed "google spiders".

    Can someone tell me what in the heck a google spider is? And why they are listed as a spider and not a guest.

    Sherlock

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    That is the googlebot - it caches pages on websites so when you do a google search you get hits on that site.

    Its basically gathering info so people can find websleuths when they search keywords on google.. cool huh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casshew
    That is the googlebot - it caches pages on websites so when you do a google search you get hits on that site.

    Its basically gathering info so people can find websleuths when they search keywords on google.. cool huh?
    kewl!

    Sherlock

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    Sherlock was this today? I have ben worried google hadnt been around lately.
    Welcome to the World Baby Caleb!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tybee204
    Sherlock was this today? I have ben worried google hadnt been around lately.
    Yes today. In fact it is still listing a lot of spiders.

    Sherlock

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    Google Spider Viewing Forum
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    that was @ 1:17 my time...so about 10 minutes ago

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    OK Cool, that solved my latest delimma of not knowing how to fix something
    Welcome to the World Baby Caleb!!!

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    When Paul and I started our forum I was noticing these weird IP #'s going through every forum for hours and it freaked me out so I banned them LOL

    Then I found out later is was google bots so I let them back in

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casshew
    When Paul and I started our forum I was noticing these weird IP #'s going through every forum for hours and it freaked me out so I banned them LOL

    Then I found out later is was google bots so I let them back in
    What type of forum do you and Paul have?

    Sherlock

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    It's for one of our businesses - we sell wavemaking systems for saltwater aquariums - www.oceansmotions.com/forum (it's not fun or exciting) LOL


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    Gosh..

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherlock
    Hi, I was searching the "who's online", and it lists all the members' names, then it lists "guests". However, after guests and mixed in is listed "google spiders".

    Can someone tell me what in the heck a google spider is? And why they are listed as a spider and not a guest.

    Sherlock

    I really don't know what a Google Spider is but THERE'S A COUPLE OF THEM NOW!!!!!!!

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    ewwww Jovin... yuck LOL

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    Doesn't it make you want to reach for a big thick magazine to whack them with?

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    No it makes me want to throw my monitor out the window on the front lawn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casshew
    No it makes me want to throw my monitor out the window on the front lawn.

    That's a little drastic dont'cha think?

    :0)

    Sherlock

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