Idea: a chain of popup stores. (I don't know what it even means, but it seems like everything is now either a chain or a popup store.)
Cuil, or not.
I'll say 'not' and very odd. I did a search of old article I wrote and it attached random images that were not related to the story. any ideas why that would happen?
posted by Larry at 1:43 PM on July 28, 2008
posted by starfire at 1:50 PM on July 28, 2008
I agree. Very slow and the images seem to be unintentionally hilarious (and 80% unrelated to the search result).
posted by cushie at 2:14 PM on July 28, 2008
I can tell you that this is going to fail right now because the verb does not roll of the tongue as easily as "Google" does.
I "cuiled" myself???
I "cuiled" home remedies for my bladder infection?
No, no, no.
I just cuiled myself and I got scant results. Unacceptable.
posted by natasha at 4:30 PM on July 28, 2008
posted by ovenpunch at 6:22 PM on July 28, 2008
Give it time people.
posted by Drew at 7:50 PM on July 28, 2008
posted by jtaylor118 at 10:29 PM on July 28, 2008
Hey let's give it a name nobody will be able to pronounce intuitively, you know, while we're trying to get known and passed around by word of mouth.
posted by Eric at 10:47 PM on July 28, 2008
"Cuil" in Irish is actually pronounced "kwill". As in, "I just kwilled myself". Awful, awful name.
posted by Catherine at 10:14 AM on July 29, 2008
I think it's funny and fitting that everyone has been beta-testing this thing by Cuiling ... themselves.
posted by katiebakes at 11:39 AM on July 29, 2008
PSH! Cuil failed the ultimate test: PORN.
posted by natasha at 12:42 PM on July 29, 2008
Saying a site is too slow the first few days after launch is not a valid criticism as no one really knows how infrastructure will perform until it starts getting hit by real users. That said, the name alone will kill it.
posted by sac at 4:05 PM on July 29, 2008
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