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'zonSearch, because Amazon sucks

Tuesday 07 January 2003 at 2:10 pm

I used to use CDNOW to find music, and Amazon to buy it. Then Amazon bought CDNOW, and their search engine is gone. Pisses me off. Now if I want to find a track on some CD, I have to use Amazon’s search. And it SUCKS! Basically they decided to grab anything with some of the words you entered and return them in alphabetical order. What if I’m searching for the REM song Superman? 612 results, 10 (or 25 if you are smart) per page, it’s like page 47 before you get to the song title Superman, because there are so many bad results before it! At least at CDNOW you got real RELEVANT results first.

Well, I wrote this program last night for myself and whomever else wants it. It’s called ‘zonSearch. We’ll see how long before I get a Cease and Desist…hehehe.

Check it out: ‘ZonSearch


two comments

hiiiii- i found your site when i was bored in business class. yeh. It’s rather odd but interesting- i like how you steal quotes. yeh. What made you want to starta site called purplecow- they’re my favorite animals- and my nickname is bmoo- don’t think I’m odd or anything- I’m just overly bored. yeh. Later.

BaRbaRa
barbara (Email) - 13 01 03 - 13:15

yours is no better
rem is gay
john - 10 07 04 - 18:42


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