March 6, 2000
8:58 PM   Subscribe

Oh my, talk about your imperfect applications of technology. I'm searching for an image of one of those "Hello my name is..." badges for a little joke, so I tried out Lycos' image search engine. After about five pages into the search for images containing "hello", a porn image would pop up on almost every search page. "Hello" is a generic term, so there's pictures of babies and kids right next to some gnarly stuff. Here's an example of a kid and a hello kitty image juxtaposed between some interesting images. Here's another: doll, doll, people screwing each other's brains out, hello kitty mouse....
posted by mathowie (4 comments total)

Sing along! "One of these things is not like the others; one of these things isn't the same..."
posted by othermatt at 9:22 PM on March 6, 2000

see where an innocent 'hello' can lead?
posted by de at 11:03 PM on March 6, 2000

Did you find the "Hello, My Name Is..." image you were looking for, eventually?
posted by litlnemo at 3:14 PM on March 7, 2000

No, I actually didn't. There was only one like it in the search results, and the server was unreachable. I ended up with one made in photoshop instead.
posted by mathowie at 3:37 PM on March 7, 2000

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