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Do Search Engines Suck?

Since the early days of the web, search engines and "portals" (like Yahoo, Excite, AltaVista and InfoSeek) have been the pervasive way to get around. Are they delivering the goods?
Which search engine or directory works the best? You may check more than one.
Alta Vista
Excite
InfoSeek
Lycos
Newhoo (Netscape)
Web Crawler
Yahoo
Other
Are you satisfied with the results you get from search engines?
They work well for me
They need improvement
I don't use them
Are you satisfied with portals and directories?
Yes, they work well for me
They need improvement
I don't use them
Do you think it would make it easier to surf and find things if more sites linked with each other?
Definitely
I'm not sure
No way
Do you think the surfing experience could be improved? Click the top three changes only.
Link more related sites together
Have a system that knows what I like
Make searches better
Organize directories better
Reduce the "clutter" of sites
Have someone help me find things
This poll was created on 1998-12-09 19:38:22 by dave