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These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

Google’s autocomplete service provides search suggestions. At times, they work fine, but sometimes they’re hilarious.

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Google’s search suggestions can sometimes be hilarious. (Photo: <i>The Quint</i>)

Google’s autocomplete service provides a list of possible suggestions from previous searches when you start typing words into the search box. It usually works out just fine, but sometimes, their options can get hilarious.

Where...

These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

After much speculation about Rahul Gandhi going missing mysteriously, trending topics #WhereIsRahul and #RahulOnLeave remained a source of amusement for the Twitterati.

Even though Rahul resumed office after his 58-day sabbatical in April, Google still seems to suggest where he is, when we type “where”.

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Is It Bad If...

These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

Indians seem to be obsessed with poop and poop talk. We’ve all had days of loose motions, solid motions, mucus-filled motions, and coloured motions.

Google’s suggestions on searching for “is it bad if” clearly revolves around our habit of constantly trying to flush our systems, happily.

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How Can I...

These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

Failed in exams? Lost the love of your life? Or worse still, read a Chetan Bhagat novel? It seems Indians have enough reasons to die.

After all, what’s the point of living if you don’t feel alive. And that’s what Google suggests when you type “how can I”.

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Why Am I Not...

These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

‘Men are from Mars, and women are from Venus’ is a cliché that Google seems to have internalised.

And hence, when you type “why I am not”, Google decides to throw up several ‘lady issues’. 

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Why Do I Have...

These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

After all the poop talk, there’s another thing that interests us all — yes that is good ‘ol flatulence. So as you type “why do I have”, Google obviously thinks you are talking about gas.

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What Does...

These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

The randomness of this suggestion needs no further elaboration.

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When Will We...

These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

You might have hated the Akshay Kapoor-starrer Welcome, but it does not mean everyone did. At least that’s what Google suggests when you type “when will we”.

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Who Can We...

These Google Search Suggestions Are So Bad, They’re Actually Good

We suspect Bejan Daruwala is somehow behind this. 

(At The Quint, we are answerable only to our audience. Play an active role in shaping our journalism by becoming a member. Because the truth is worth it.)

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