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6. Tilt

We couldn’t resist squeezing in one last item.  First, go to your regular Google search page.  Now type the search term "tilt" into the search box (without the quotes).  Take a look at the screen.  And who says Google has no sense of humour? Another fun Google search term to try (this does not work on all browsers) is "do a barrel roll".

Finally, if you want to turn your Google browser into an old-style pong game, type "Atari breakout". Click on the link that says "Images of Atari Breakout" (click on the link, not the images). This turns your Google search engine into a giant pong game. Say goodbye to the rest of your evening...

Further Research

Hopefully, this article has provided you with some new and innovative ways to search for your ancestors.

There are over 15 articles on the GenealogyInTime Magazine website that relate directly to Google genealogy searches.

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Here are a couple of Google search articles to help get you started:

A Guide to Performing Online Genealogy Searches

A Country Guide to Google Search Engines

Ten Innovations in Online Genealogy Search

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