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FAST: spotting the update

9:52 am on Jun 23, 2002 (gmt 0)

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While skimming through different outlets of FAST'S db I noticed the serps are switching on and off old serps and updated results.
At ATW I get old results most of the time, while Lycos.com gave me more fresh serps.

At Lycos.de I have updated results for searches restricted to german results, while unrestricted serps reflect the update.

Hitting reload often changes serps too. Anyone recognized a pattern yet?

2:47 pm on June 23, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I've seen sporadic different serps on some of the partners. Seems to be different depending on where and how you search. Hitting reload sometimes give different serps too.


5:41 pm on June 23, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I agree with you too shifting results and it does matter how you search.

(pssst heini is the backyard digging done yet)


1:40 am on June 24, 2002 (gmt 0)

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My experience here in Australia identical to the above. Haven't been able to discern a pattern.
Seemed to be switching around using three SERPs for up to 72 hours. Then, a couple of hours ago, threw in a totally different conglomeration but now seems to be back to original three.