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What exactly is a Yahoo! Slurp Spider?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by thatK30guy, Dec 24, 2006.

  1. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Noticed a bunch of them on now. What the hell are they, in layman terms? :confused:
     
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    They're search 'bots'. They troll through the forums noting subject lines and thread content so when someone uses Yahoo to search it'll link to here as a search result.

    You'll also see google spiders in here from time to time too.

    Rene
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    i know thats what they are but i would like to also know how they can be pming someone. i have seen that several times that one is pming someone:confused: :confused:

     
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    It's magic, man... Magic...
     
  6. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Earvin Johnson? :doah: :haha:
     

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