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[citation][nom]Soda-88[/nom]You can turn SafeSearch off, you know...[/citation]
According to the article even if you do turn it off they will still censor material.
If you're looking for adult content, you can find it without having to change the default setting -- you just may need to be more explicit in your query if your search terms are potentially ambiguous
So they're saying that I now need to make changes to my search to explicitly tell them I want adult material. I just want the most relevant results - adult or not. Now I am getting the most relevant non-adult results only.
 

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try to search for "porn" or "blowjob". No explict images returned. How much more explict do i need to be?? thats ridiculous.
 

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this is all part of googles plan to feed traffic towards bing:

"Antitrust? Bing is killing us in searches from 10:00pm-1:00am"
 

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[citation][nom]Fokissed[/nom]Google has tweaked the SafeSearch filter so that porn doesn't leak into image search results.Perhaps you missed the subtitle.[/citation]

Correct me if i'm wrong, but tweaking the SafeSearch filter and turning it completely off has no correlation whatsoever. You can avoid all this ranting and bickering if you turn off Safesearch completely and get all the uncensored content to your desire. It's a On/Off switch or a True or False statement.
 
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"hotdog into a fat bun" no longer comes up with dodgy links? oh man, do i really need to be less ambiguous? :p
 
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Safe Search currently CANNOT be turned off in the U.S. The only option is to uncheck "filter explicit results," which produces results that in no way resemble anything near what a search result would usually look like with Safe Search disabled. The unchecking of "Filter explicit results" may approximate what "moderate" once looked like. The ridiculous assertion that one must be more explicit with search terms is belied by the fact that explicit search terms will show nothing explicit.

If there is a method to disable safe search, nobody in these comments has explained how to do it, whether a user is logged in or not. Simply compare a Google.uk search result to Google and you will see how the results are dramatically different.

Filtering out inappropriate content is very important for many users, but forcing adults to to receive censored results is immoral. What it means is that we are trusting Google to decide what terms and content qualifies as worthy of making its way through the algorithm. A more detailed and specific search by the user has no better results than the general terms.

Why in hades would users not be given the option to turn off a filter?
 
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Google is inadvertently chasing its users away. I actually had too use Bing when Google wasn't pulling up my searches.
 

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That isn't a "stock image of the fat guy". That's Youtube user boogie2988 as his character Francis.
Some sort of credit should be given using his likeness like that, imo.
 

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Years ago, when our first baby was on the way, I wanted to set up the nursery. I went to Yahoo and entered "nursery". I knew that was broad and I'd have to do some filtering, but I had no idea what to filter so I was going to look at some results and filter accordingly. Well, I learned about the sexual fetish of infantilism, where adults receive sexual gratification from either being treated as infants or treating other adults as infants, including changing poopy diapers. The first 156 results were related to infantilism. I figured plant nurseries would be the biggest challenge to filter. It was sheer morbid curiosity that led me to checking out all those links. I never imagined that baby nursery would be so far down the list of search results. And the infantilism sites were well done, because almost none of the home pages suggested the sites were about anything other than human infants. I finally just asked relatives for help, because I didn't dare search online anymore. It was as educational as watching Rocky Horror for the first time.
 
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