February 20, 2005

Number One in Goat Diapering

Aces Full of Links has just earned an auspicious distinction. In a Google search for “goat diapering,” Aces Full of Links is at the top of the list!

How did I learn of this impressive accomplishment? It came to my attention when I got my first goat-diaper-related viewer email. The name has been changed to protect the identity of the reader:

Do you know what can be used for a diaper for a male Pygmy Goat? We have 2 year old one that we have had since he was a month old. And he has been in the house most of the time since we have had him.

I am using adult diapers now, but sometimes they aren’t put on right, and they leak. He has been altered also, so he doesn’t have real smelly urine. I have been trying to find some answers about this, but I just don’t know where to go to find them. I hope you can help me. Even if you can’t, let me know that you can’t, please. I just wish I could find something that would fit better.

Thank you!
Nanny’s Nanny

By the way, his name is Marshmallow.

Dear Nanny’s Nanny,

I have expertise with neither goats nor adult diapers, so I’m afraid my counsel in this matter may fall short of your expectations. Regardless, I think it’s only fair to you that I make an effort, using what expertise I do have.

I am sorry to hear that the adult diapers aren’t working for you — is that why you’re reluctant to try them with the goat?

Perhaps it is the nature of the goat’s alterations that are giving you trouble. If you have altered him to be, for example, an elephant, then even the largest diaper will be insufficient. If, on the other hand, you have altered him to be a chicken, then no diaper is necessary and you will reap dividends in the form of fresh eggs! There is a lesson to be learned somewhere in there.

Marshmallow is a cute name for a goat. But for his own safety, keep him away from sticks, chocolate, graham crackers and hungry Girl Scouts. Take my word for it — things could get ugly.

Cheerio and best wishes,
The Aces Full of Links Advice Team

[Update: Now when you search on “goat diapering” you get this post, rather than the original. So here is a link to the original post that led to this blog becoming #1 in goat diapering.]

Posted by James at February 20, 2005 8:46 AM
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that's nothing. A comedy group I'm in at school is the second result for "boobs" on the yahoo video search, there is actually a reason for this, and no, it isn't porn. Also, a google image search for "baby seal" has Janet Jackson's right boob as the second result.

Posted by: Sean D. at February 21, 2005 9:34 AM

It's sad how little respect Goat Diapering commands in the world today. Young people!

Posted by: James at February 21, 2005 10:07 AM

Don't you just love the expression "That's nothing"???

Yeah, me neither.

Posted by: Chuck S. at February 21, 2005 1:19 PM

Don't you love people who search for "boobs" on Yahoo video search?

Posted by: Maggie at February 21, 2005 3:09 PM

What a boob.

Seriously, how in the world did "goat diapering" get the searcher to your blog? I am intrigued _and_ disturbed, all at the same time.

Posted by: Patti M. at February 22, 2005 12:24 PM

I'm betting it had something to do with the mobile petting zoo you had at your house, no? Wasn't there something in that post about some animals, including a goat, wearing a diaper in the house?

"That's nothing!" - Gee, he doesn't sound too insecure does he? Isn't it great to be older and cynical and able to expose people's flaws more freely and easily? ;-)

Posted by: briwei at February 22, 2005 4:33 PM

Quite correct, Brian. In fact, if you click the link in my blog post, the link that Google returns is the link to that story, where I mention "goat diapering."

Posted by: James at February 22, 2005 4:42 PM

It looks like your article is the only place on the web that has the words goat and diapering side by side. How's that for a dubious honor :)

Posted by: Jay at February 22, 2005 9:12 PM

But is it a google whack?

Posted by: briwei at February 23, 2005 12:27 AM

Unfortunately no. For it to be a googlewhack, it would have to be a search without quotes.

Posted by: Chuck S. at February 23, 2005 8:31 AM

what the heck is a google whack?

Posted by: Jay at February 23, 2005 11:21 AM

The definition below is from http://isp.webopedia.com/TERM/G/Googlewhack.html:

Googlewhack a search term containing a combination of two or more words that will produce only one single search result in the Google search engine. This means finding only one single webpage on the entire World Wide Web that contains your search query. Googlewhacking is the name given to finding such a search result, and is considered to be a “web sport”.
The rules to Googlewhacking are simple:

1. You cannot use quotation marks in your search query,
2. The words must be found listed in dictionary.com,
3. The page must be an actual article or webpage with information not just a list of words.

One problem facing Googlewhackers, is that when a googlewhack is found and reported on the web, this means your query will no longer count as a googlewhack since the page it was reported on will most likely be indexed by Google, thus creating more than one search result for your Googlewhack.

Googlewhacking was created by Gary Stock in January 2002

Posted by: Patti M. at February 23, 2005 11:24 AM

Afer many attempts at a googlewhack, I came up with a quasi-googlewhack: chitinous virgule returned only three hits.

It might very well qualify as only one link looks legit, one gave me a 404, and the last one was "webcams.gangbang-orgy..." so I decided not to click on it.

Posted by: Patti M. at February 23, 2005 11:31 AM

James, I just realized the words in quotation marks is going to drive a ton of crap to your blog.

I would suggest you delete what's in " " and replace it with the word rude.

Sorry about that. No porn intended.

Posted by: Patti M. at February 23, 2005 11:33 AM

No porn intended? LOL! I love it!

Posted by: briwei at February 23, 2005 3:39 PM

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