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Nerdiness Check - Nerd God

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Ok, so I've always maintained that the difference between a geek and a nerd is where the decimal falls in the paycheck. So I guess they didn't ask the question to get that right, but still, Nerd God sounds really, well... nerdy.

Carolyn (cshel) tagged me to take the nerd quiz, and only 1% are nerdier than I. Of course, she probably knew that before she tagged me.

So, to keep the tradition going, I'll tag NeO, Rumblepup, Matt Griffith and My Dad.

Google Product Search results still in index.

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Checking to see if some new products we added to the site were indexed yet, I came across another "oversight" on Google. A while back, it was reported that Google hadn't excluded www.google.com/products after the switch from froogle to Google Product Search, but today I found results which have been updated and are excluded by robots.txt but still in their index.

As you can see in the image below, print.google.com/products, which mirrors the GPS results, still shows in the SERPs, meaning those of us listed in Google Product Search are getting credit for some links from Google.com, but also that they have Search Results showing in Search Results again, which is something they told us they don't want anyone else to do.



Not only are there a few URL's listed, there are 219,000 URL's listed. Also, it appears to be updated recently since new products we've added in the past several days are showing up. Yet, when I check the robots.txt file, /products? is disallow…