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My 3-year old daughter asked me yesterday about what a Gouldingi really is. I often answer her questions by us Googling on the matter together. It was a surprise to write "gouldingi" in the google search field and watch the two topmost entries. =) I learnt that a Gouldingi isn't what I thought it was. It's a robot. A Java robot! =) Have anyone else tried ego-surfing on their bot names? Of course the results are not as surprisning with names like SandboxDT. =) -- PEZ

Similar things happen when I search for Kawigi on Google. What is a Kawigi? What does it mean? Well, it's a computer science student at BYU, a guy who plays the online game Utopia, writes Robocode robots, works as a Teaching Assistant for an entry-level programming class... And it's the Pangasinan word for "left". You'll find 'kawigi' meaning that twice if you search on Google. Of course, it won't be that obvious, as rare as the Pangasinan language is on the internet, people who speak it are rarer. Siak so kano ya mansalita na pangasinan! -- Kawigi

You are a true ego-surfer. =) Where do people speak Pangasinan? -- PEZ

Why, people speak Pangasinan in Pangasinan, of course! If you look at, Pangasinan is the primary language in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th districts. Now I suppose you're wondering where exactly that map is a map of (can't you tell? It's right between Zambales, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet, and La Union!), a quick trip to the wikipedia ( ) would help you figure that out (map on the right). -- Kawigi

Wow, I've finally gotten this name on top of a search engine, considering I use it everywhere it's about time. Makes me a little curious what it means in Finland (and in which language), though, the .fi domain contains just about every hit not on the wiki, the repository (a search for my name on the repository is indexed! :P), or a few other places I use the name. -- Kuuran

=) I can dig some and see if I can find out what Kuuran means in Finnish. Probably a search for almost every page name on the wiki is indexed. That is because of a powerful wiki feature. If you click on the linked page title (top left on all normal pages) you perform a full text search on that title. Quite useful at times. And since google's (and other search engines) spidering follow all links on a page the search is about the first they do (if they follow the links in "reading" sequence that is). -- PEZ

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