Arr! Thanks, matey! Done fixed 'er in Chrome licket-split like!
Michael Evan Karpeles <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> Howdy hackers,
> Not happy with the revamp Google did on their homepage? I personally
> think Google's new flashy interface and 'everything' side bar sucks.
> After 5 minutes of searching for how to revert to the old Google
> search look-n-feel, I considered writing a custom search script and
> then putting it on my cems account. Instead, I realized that Google
> hasn't updated other languages to have the same look and feel...
> Obviously Google likes to have a little fun because they have a series
> of languages / lingo's that start with xx- . There's borg, pirate,
> hacker, elmer fudd, etc. The two that I liked were xx-hacker and
> xx-pirate. So, I'm going to be a pirate or a hacker and set my new
> homepage to either:
> * http://www.google.com/webhp?hl=xx-pirate or
> * http://www.google.com/webhp?hl=xx-hacker
> Basically, this sets your 'lingo' aka language of choice and
> conventions from the standard default of 'en' for English, to custom
> xx-pirate' or 'xx-hacker'. Problem solved. Same great Google
> searching, no annoying 'everything' sidebar, and the lingo is even
> more to the savy 'n liken', aye matey? 101!!1_shift1!.
> - Michael E. Karpeles