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Old Feb 27, 2013, 10:22 PM   #1
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Bing It on = Fake

I saw a commercial for bing it on and tried it out. Turns out it's fake.

I searched a few random things, and got the side-by-side results. Then I opened 2 tabs, one for bing and one for google, and searched the same thing in both of them, and neither of the search results matched either frame on bingiton.

Furthermore, I searched the same thing 5 times, and got 10 different results...

AKA, those aren't real search results. I want my free xbox.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 11:28 AM   #2
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The next thing you will be telling us is that professional wrestling is fake .
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 12:04 PM   #3
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The next thing you will be telling us is that professional wrestling is fake .
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 02:19 PM   #4
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The next thing you will be telling us is that professional wrestling is fake .
That's real. So is voodoo, horcruxes, and fortune tellers.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 06:41 PM   #5
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An advertisement that deliberately misleads or manipulates the audience? Shocking, I say!
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 07:35 PM   #6
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Bingiton.com redirects to bing.com
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 08:37 PM   #7
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I saw a commercial for bing it on and tried it out. Turns out it's fake.

I searched a few random things, and got the side-by-side results. Then I opened 2 tabs, one for bing and one for google, and searched the same thing in both of them, and neither of the search results matched either frame on bingiton.

Furthermore, I searched the same thing 5 times, and got 10 different results...

AKA, those aren't real search results. I want my free xbox.
Those commercials were probably filmed months ago. The order of results on Google and Bing changes constantly.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 11:08 PM   #8
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Those commercials were probably filmed months ago. The order of results on Google and Bing changes constantly.
Even so, I tested the results YESTERDAY. It searches in real time, and came up with different results.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 07:30 PM   #9
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The results may be fake, but I tried it and it told me I prefer google.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 08:55 PM   #10
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 08:55 PM   #11
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The results may be fake, but I tried it and it told me I prefer google.
Me too when I did it when the older commercial first aired. I wish they would meet me in a mall so I could get a free xbox.
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Old Mar 4, 2013, 12:11 PM   #12
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The fact that they compare it to google tells you straight up that Google is top dog. No competition from my experience with bing
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Old Mar 4, 2013, 12:29 PM   #13
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Me too when I did it when the older commercial first aired. I wish they would meet me in a mall so I could get a free xbox.
Ha - I tried it and picked Google 5 out of 5 times. More relevant, recent results.
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Those commercials were probably filmed months ago. The order of results on Google and Bing changes constantly.
I find Google superior when you give vague parameters. Like when you want to search for something, but you don't remember exactly what it is. Google's search algorithm usually turns up the results you're looking for. I've little success with Bing in those cases.

When you search for something specific, I find both to be on par. No point in using Bing, IMO.
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Old Mar 6, 2013, 11:16 AM   #15
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Ha - I tried it and picked Google 5 out of 5 times. More relevant, recent results.
Pretty much the same here, 4 for Google, 1 for Bing. OOPS. I'm glad Microsoft commercials showed me how much I really do love Google.
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Old Mar 6, 2013, 03:23 PM   #16
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I can't stand Bing.
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The test is stupid, they try and trick you on question 2 by giving you the same or very similar search results but they really are from the same source google they just want to test and see if you know the difference.

Second its easy to spot which search is what by looking at the text. I prefer google and always have so it was easy for me to get the results I wanted.

For average internet user they wouldn't have any idea what they were picking.

I was 5 for 5 for google.
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I can't stand Bing.
You are not the only one.
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 09:08 AM   #19
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Hmm, Bing won 3 matches, Google won 1, and the last was a draw.

Meh, I don't feel like switching everything to Bing though (even though their mobile app is far superior than Google's IMO)
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Old Sep 3, 2013, 02:19 PM   #20
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sucks like other things

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Here is something to prove my point of bing it on being lame


http://www.punditpress.com/2013/02/t...ged-or-at.html

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i saw a commercial for bing it on and tried it out. Turns out it's fake.
Furthermore, i searched the same thing 5 times, and got 10 different results...

Aka, those aren't real search results. I want my free xbox.

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