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That's right folks, forget about limiting your parameters.

For instance, I entered (including quotes): "gemini twins"

I received (2) results in .25 seconds. Additionally, I could click "show omitted results", which returned (7) more in .48 seconds.

I used the same technique for "3 fly". Results = 107 in .37 seconds.

Might be useful for some of your searches.
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Blindbo, you forgot to warn everyone just how addictive Google is.
Most of the photo's of my favorite Magician's I have taken off of Google and have found websites of many Magician's, past and present.
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Great post, I had great luck with doing this and extremely fast.
I'm not sure if I get everything, but it is still more than the nothing I was getting before.
Thanks for the tip.
Nick Zender

I bet a post of this in the tech area would help a few people.
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Just tried it myself - WOW - what a good find Blindbo !
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Actually, your search results will be more effective if you use the proper Google syntax. When searching this site for, say, gemini twins information, write it like this: +"gemini twins"

The "site:" command limits the search to just the one site listed.

The + says that this phrase is required to be in the resulting pages.

The quotes are used when a phrase, as opposed to a single word, is being searched for.

You'll get more returns from a given search, and there will be nothing returned from other sites.
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