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Re: grouse


Kitty - the exchange rates for US dollars to euros or British pounds is on
the MSN money page if that helps.

On 7/3/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
>
> Because I am genetically paranoid, and knowing that Greedy Billy wants to
> compete in the search engine business, I wonder if your trouble is not
> Google gone amok, but Explorer. Maybe it's time to switch to Firefox [or
> whatever it's called].
>
>
> On Jul 3, 2009, at 5:06 PM, Kitty wrote:
>
> I know I've said it b4, but I hate upgrades.  This morning Win Explorer 8
>> jumped on board, and though it doesn't cause any real problems (so far) I
>> really dislike the way it grays out most of the web address, making black
>> only one word.
>>
>> But what's really ticking me this time is Google.  Idid NOT upgrade to a
>> new Google thing they kept pushing because I didn't know what would happen.
>>  I was just fine w/out it.  But they still changed things on me.  I googled
>> "currency conversion calculator"  and got:
>> Results: 1-10 of about 9,050,000
>>
>> Sounds good but they will only allow me to look at ONE - which is
>> something google wants to add to my igoogle toolbar - a toolbar I don't have
>> & don't want..  I could click on a right hand sidebar of sponsored links,
>> which of course I don't want.  I don't want to buy anything I just want the
>> exchange rate for a euro.  The largest portion of the search list page is
>> totally BLANK.
>>
>> Obviously this can't be right.  So I scroll and scroll until I'm past the
>> sponsored links and THERE they are.  I cannot immediately see my results
>> until I first look at what goolge and it's sponsors have to offer.
>>
>> Why does everyone want to slap another toolbar on my screen? I currently
>> have NINE available of which I allow 4 to show and that takes up 20% of my
>> screen as it is with small icons.
>>
>> Grrrr
>>
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
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> Inland Jim
> Willamette Valley
> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> Elevation 148'
> 39.9" Precipitation
> Hardiness Zone 8/9
> Heat Zone 5
> Sunset Zone 6
> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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