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Great Earth Day Logo
Google is so creative at times!
jimh009




msg:213763
 4:56 am on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Just saw the logo on Google celebrating Earth Day. Living in Montana, I can really "relate" to this tastefully done and nice looking logo!

Jim

 

troels nybo nielsen




msg:213764
 8:38 am on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Seems that #1 in the SERP is down for the moment. And I doubt that it is *my* link that gives them trouble. :) Guess that it can be a mixed blessing to be that close to Google's logo.

HelenDev




msg:213765
 12:31 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Just saw the logo on Google celebrating Earth Day

...and there was me thinking it must be the start of the fishing season...

HelenDev




msg:213766
 12:35 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

yeah, but my colleague also thought it was world fish day... perhaps an illustrated globe would have been better?

trillianjedi




msg:213767
 12:38 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Guess that it can be a mixed blessing to be that close to Google's logo.

My thoughts exactly. I did mention that this morning, but it didn't make it through pre-moderation for some reason.

TJ

creative craig




msg:213768
 12:53 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

The last time that they done some thing like this with their logo, the number one site was hit so hard they had to put a page up saying their site is unavailable due to being number one on Google and that they would have like Google to warn them first!

adfree




msg:213769
 1:00 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Wondering if they include their Google-logo-attraction-visitors-traffic numbers when presenting their performance data to the fincncial community prior IPO ;-)

Maybe they should consider a special IPO logo where folks can auction the initial share price:

[logoogle.com...]

trillianjedi




msg:213770
 1:05 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

they would have like Google to warn them first!

I think they absolutely should. It's a bit irresponsible in my opinion.

TJ

waynet




msg:213771
 2:04 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

I wonder how many millions of visitors google is sending that site, or at least trying. I bet there were expecting higher traffic for today, but not nearly that much.

If Google did give them a few days warning, what could they have done, maybe a server upgrade or stripped images off the site? No ordinary server would be able to handle that kind of traffic.

conroy




msg:213772
 2:32 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

I like the guy who has an adwords ad up for some financial service.

Sanenet




msg:213773
 2:35 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Must be local - I'm not seeing it.

troels nybo nielsen




msg:213774
 2:47 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

It might be good to remember that there are differing opinions as to which day is the real Earth Day. Does this logo mean that Google have made their choice?

(The other option is Equinox.)

trillianjedi




msg:213775
 2:55 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Yahoo have also made today their choice.

TJ

HelenDev




msg:213776
 2:55 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

The other option is Equinox

Aren't there two equinoxes a year?

troels nybo nielsen




msg:213777
 3:11 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

> Aren't there two equinoxes a year?

Yeah, but none in April.

ScottM




msg:213778
 5:46 pm on Apr 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Yes, logo is great! Forced me to bump up my plans of getting my boat out of storage and wetting a line.

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