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Old 01-10-2009, 01:34 AM   #1
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Default Prank Targets Google With 9/11 Symbol Search

A prank targeting Google has resulted in a 9/11 related symbol query of ? ¦¦ become on of today’s largest search terms.
The symbols, showing a plane flying into the World Trade Center have been searched for tens of thousands of times or more, placing the search term for several hours in the top 10 searched for terms in the United States.
At the time of writing it ranked at 13. Who is running the prank is unclear at this time, although we have a few ideas where it might be coming from.
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Old 01-10-2009, 05:29 AM   #2
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You mean: ✈ ▌▌
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how do you view mosat popular searches on google?
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Google Trends.

They seem to have removed it now, though.
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Old 01-10-2009, 07:06 AM   #5
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Google Trends.

They seem to have removed it now, though.
Yeah it's Google Trends, you can look up and compare search terms, even facebook.com and myspace.com for example. It's pretty cool.

http://www.google.com/trends

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Default Re: Prank Targets Google With 9/11 Symbol Search

There was form of this in the use of the letters NY Q33 which when put into wingdings shows a
Skull and Crossbones
Then a star of David
Then a plane
Then Two tower like objects.


With Q33 apparently being the flight number of the first plane to hit the twin towers.
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With Q33 apparently being the flight number of the first plane to hit the twin towers.
But, it wasn't.

http://www.hoax-slayer.com/wingdings-911.html
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