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- Guy Macon
May 10, 2004, 2:08 am
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Found something interesting today...
Do a Google search for [ allinurl:www.guymacon.com ]
[ http://www.google.com/search?allinurl%3Awww.guymacon.com ]
then click on "repeat the search with the omitted results included"
[ http://www.google.com/search?q=allinurl:www.guymacon.com&filter=0 ],
then look at the last page of the results
[ http://www.google.com/search?q=allinurl:www.guymacon.com&start=30&filter=0 ]
and you will see a bunch of "phantom pages." None of these actually exist,
but my website redirects all invalid URLs to my resume page.
Do a Google search for [ guymacon msi mht ] and you will find one of
these Phantom pages.
Any ideas about how these came to be?
Guy Macon, Electronics Engineer & Project Manager for hire.
Remember Doc Brown from the _Back to the Future_ movies? Do you
have an "impossible" engineering project that only someone like
Doc Brown can solve? My resume is at http://www.guymacon.com/
Re: Phantom Pages
Are these real files on your server, the ones in the URLs?
Nice beard, btw. Almost Damian-class. Mine pales by comparison :(
A quality online comic strip for the discerning reader.
With shagging in it.
Re: Phantom Pages
No. They don't exist, but the following line in my
ErrorDocument 404 HTTP://WWW.GUYMACON.COM /
...redirects them to my root page.
The question is, how did Google index them? I have never used
any of them, and indeed never heard of them until yesterday.
Find out how Google decided to index them and you may find a
undiscovered method that Google uses to find new pages.
Also note that they have not triggered a duplicate page penalty.
I think that induhvidual has already recieved far to much attention.
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