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Title attributes help with the optimization of a page?
If Google is doing that, they may be making search results less relevant rather than more.
A title attribute can be used in a number of different elements. Not just links. You can use them for your images, for your forms, for paragraphs.
We know about these seen as link titles:
Quote: "The title attribute may be set for both A and LINK to add information about the nature of a link. This information may be spoken by a user agent, rendered as a tool tip, cause a change in cursor image, etc."
But, there are other uses of title attributes in other html elements:
Quote: "7.4.3 The title attribute
title = text [CS]
This attribute offers advisory information about the element for which it is set.
Unlike the TITLE element, which provides information about an entire document and may only appear once, the title attribute may annotate any number of elements. Please consult an element's definition to verify that it supports this attribute.
Values of the title attribute may be rendered by user agents in a variety of ways. For instance, visual browsers frequently display the title as a "tool tip" (a short message that appears when the pointing device pauses over an object). Audio user agents may speak the title information in a similar context. For example, setting the attribute on a link allows user agents (visual and non-visual) to tell users about the nature of the linked resource:
Here's a photo of
<A href="http://someplace.com/neatstuff.gif" title="Me scuba diving">
me scuba diving last summer
...some more text...
The title attribute has an additional role when used with the LINK element to designate an external style sheet. Please consult the section on links and style sheets for details."
Why is there a problem with using a title attribute for determining relevance? While the titles for elements other than a or link describe something on the page in question, the ones attached to links describe the link to the page pointed towards. They are possibly more relevant for the page being linked to than for the page they appear upon.
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Hey people. Good weekend, some friends from out of town gave me a
surprise visit on Friday and took me out until around 3 AM or a
little later with them. Had a lot of fun. Saturday cleaned and
did laundry then went to a movie and hung out with a friend for a
while. Went to bed by 5 AM. Didn't wake up until 3 PM today. Finished
my laundry and finished the cleaning I left. No one's been home
all day which is awesome except for I'm broke and haven't had money
to go anywhere today. My friend's grounded and she put together
a SUPER RIDICULOUSLY FUCKING LONG survey quiz thingy from various
blogs and emails she's come across. She has been trying to get
me to fill it out for a while now. I'm lazy about those things.
Too many questions, but I got bored so I put on a CD into the
surround sound, rocked the house with Sevendust and Metallica and
filled it out finally. It took me forever. I can't stand sitting here for very long so
I kept doing parts and then getting up and doing dishes or floding laundry or dancing
around my room and then getting back to it. So here it is and I'll probably NEVER do another
one again as long as I shall live.
*^* ABOUT YOU .... *^*
Nicknames: Shorty, Pyro, Random, Split
City: Little Niche of Hell
Height: 5'6".... or so my drivers license
Natural hair colour: Dark brown
Current hair colour: Red with brown hilites
Eye colour: honey
Glasses or contacts?: neither although I should probably have one or the other
Do you live in an apartment or a house?: house
How many siblings do you have?: 4
Are your parents divorced?: not yet
What kinds of pets (if any) do you have?: a dog that's a spaztic little
attention crazed ADHD crackwhore
How many pairs of shoes do you have?: 3
What do your pajamas look like?: tank tops and little shorts .... perv :-p
What piercings do you want to get?: I wanna get my nipples repierced
What religion are you?: no set religion
-- FAVORITES --
Colors: Red, Black, Blue
Stuffed animal: my little white tiger
Video game: SX Tricky, MX Unleashed , Super Mario, Tetris
Game on a cell phone: black jack or poker
Board game: alcohol monopoly... must drink while you play and take
shots everytime you land on a corner, 2 shots if you go to jail :-D
Scents: coconuts, leather, Polo Sport Cologne
Comic book: batman
Cereal: pick one, i like too many
Articles of clothing: tilt jeans, band shirts, element belt
TV show characters: Hyde and Donna from that 70's show, stuey
from family guy
TV Shows: That 70's Show, Family Guy, Power Fuse, ATHF
Place to shop: pac sun, hells topic, punkadelic thrift shop
Place to be: my bed
Cities: New Orleans, Dallas, Vegas
Person to be with: la la la la...no comment =o)
In no particular order.....
Fuel, Godsmack, Breaking Benjamin, Tool, A Perfect Circle, Incubus,
The Ramones, Tonic, Nirvana, Old Metallica, Smile Empty Soul,
Sevendust, Crossfade, Drowning Pool, Element 80, Lo Pro, Everlast,
Staind, Hoobastank, Linkin Park, Korn, Distillers, Nickelback, Attention
Defecit, Bon Jovi, Matchbox 20, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Aerosmith, Bowling
For Soup, The Eagles, Jimi Hendrix, Alice In Chains, Ludacris, Saliva,
Authority Zero, Outkast, Deftones, Hatebreed, Saves The Day, System
Of A Dowm Soulfly, Static X, In Flames, Motograter......
Way too many to name them all.... :)
-=- DO YOU -=-
Play any instruments?: Yes
What kind?: Drums and piano and a little vln
Watch TV more than 60 hours a week?: No
Like to sing?: Yes
Have a job?: Yes
Have a cell phone?: Yes
Like to play sports?: Yes
Have a boyfriend/girlfriend?: nope i dont :( haha
Have a crush on someone?: nah not a crush
Live somewhere NOT in the united states?: No
Have more than 5 TVs in your house?: hmmm.... actually yeah
Have any special talents/skills?: does writting or tying a cherry
stem with your tongue count?
Excercise daily?: Usually a little in the morning
Like school?: Didn't like it when I was there
~*~ Do you think you are ~*~
Sluttly?: it depends on what day it is... haha
Hyper?: 90 % of the time
Fair?: about? in general yeah i guess
Good Looking?: HELL NO
Funny?: i make people laugh
Annoying?: when i try to be
Slow?: when i first wake up yeah, the rest of the time no
Wild?: yep, depends on what i'm doing
Good?: not as good as i could/should be
Sarcastic?: more often than not
Lazy?: everyone has their days
Evil?: It happens
=+= CAN YOU =+=
Sing the alphabet backwards?: not very quickly
Stand on your tip toes without wearing shoes?: not since i was a little me
Speak any other languages?: yup
Go a day without food?: i have before
Stay up for more than 24 hours?: yeah
Read music, not just tabs?: yeah
Roll your tongue?: Yes I can
Eat a whole pizza?: One of those really tiny ones yeah
*** HAVE YOU EVER ***
Snuck out of the house?: not since I was maybe 12
Cried to get out of trouble?: only with a police officer
Gotten lost in your city?: Yeah
Seen a shooting star?: yup
Been to any other countries besides the united states?: Canada =)
Had a serious surgery?: unfortunately
Stolen something important to someone else?: nope, bad karma
Solved a rubiks cube?: only because i took off all the stickers
and put them back to look like i solved it
Gone out in public in your pajamas?: hasn't everyone done that
Cried over a girl?: nope
Cried over a boy?: 2
Kissed a random stranger?: uh huh yep yep
Hugged a random stranger?: Yes
Been in a fist fight?: yeah
Been arrested?: yeah
Laughed and had milk come out of your nose?: nope
Pushed all the buttons on an elevator?: Yes
Swore at your parents?: It's happened before
Been to warped tour?: twice
Kicked a guy where it hurts?: yeah, not to be mean but he
wasn't being very friendly with me
Been in love?: twice unfortunately, it sucks when it's over
and even more when it's your fault it's over
Been close to love?: gee i wonder......
Been to a casino?: nope
Ran over an animal and killed it?: nope
Broken a bone?: yes
Gotten stitches?: too many
Had a waterballoon fight in winter?: yeah
Drank a whole gallon of milk in one hour?: only if using it in
cereal can count otherwise no
Made homemade muffins?: no, the kitchen is not my friend
Bitten someone?: Yes ...and I'm not sorry
Been to disneyland/disneyworld?: No but my parents have
without us... 6 times
More than 5 times?: Not me
Been to Sea World?: Once, I was like 5
Been to Six Flags?: Every Spring, Fall and Summer and
some Winters too
Been to a waterpark?: yeaaaah!
Been to the beach?: yup
Burped in someones face?: yup
Gotten the chicken pox?: haven't you?
Had the police called on you?: yes
Went paintballing?: used to do that a lot
Gone to a kegger?: oh yeah
Gone to a college or frat party?: yep yep
Snorted cocaine/smoked crack?... you coke head
people are stupid, that stuff might make you feel like
Superman but you're fucking yourself up so damn bad it
makes me want to try and slap some sense into your
Been used by someone?: I think everyone has....
Commited suicide?: obviously not.... I think the word
should be "attempted"....
Mutilated yourself?: the word "mutilated" makes my
skin crawl for some reason
Got wasted?: yeah
Ran away from home?: a long time ago
Been in court?: yeah
Shot or held a real gun?: yeah
Been shot by a real gun?: unfortunately
Been arrested?: yep
Smoked pot?: yeah
Had sex?: YEAH!
Gave oral sex?: uh huh
Recieved oral sex?: yeah!
~!~ WHENS THE LAST TIME YOU ~!~
Brushed your teeth: 3 hours ago
Went to the bathroom: this morning
Saw a movie in theaters: last night
Read a book: earlier today
Had a snow day: in Texas? it never snows THAT bad
in my part ofTexas
Had a party: I go to other peoples parties, last time I
HAD the party was for my 10th b-day
Had a slumber party: never have. never have been a
fan of girls, never had enough girl friends at one
time to have one. And having my guy friends sleep
over can't count because we were watched like
hawks by my dad until he passed out in his Lazy-Boy.
Made fun of someone: 5 minutes ago
Tripped in front of someone: last night
Went to the grocery store: about 2 hours ago
Got sick: don't remember
Cursed: just now :)
~*~ Quick Name.....~*~
Someone who makes you laugh: my littl brother
Someone that makes you cry: Steven or Dave L
Someone that makes you feel love: *crickets chirping*
Someone who pisses you off: Bill
Someone who is annoying: Angey
Something that makes you happy: MUSIC
Someone who you want to kill: no one, that's too horrible
Someone who you think deserves the best: Dave M
Someone who's always high: Ernesto, Rich, Drian
Someone who would turn psycho: Me... hahaha
Sassyest person you know: me
Sweetest person you know: JJ
Most spontaneous person you know: Me or Brandon
Someone you haven't seen in a long time and miss: Christina
Hottest person you know: Can't pick just one so.....Shaun,
Michael B, Anthony P, and Chris
Someone who has hurt you recently: Dave, Steven, Mike..and I know
y'all will all read and ses this
*()* PICK ONE *()*
Water or Soda: water
Fruit or veggies: Fruit
Black or white: Black
Lights on or lights off: Lights off
Shower or bath: Shower
TV or movie: Movie
Book or Magazine: depends on what I
feel like reading
Car or truck: Truck
Crunchy or Smooth Peanut Butter: either way works
Body spray or lotion: Spray
Cash or check: Cash
Pillows or blankets: Pillows
South Park or Family Guy: Family Guy!!
Chinese food or mexican food: chinese
Rock or rap: Rock
Rollerblade or Skateboard: both
Chocolate or vanilla: Both
Day or Night: Night
French toast or french fries: french fries
Strawberries or blueberries: strawberries... i hate anything
to do with blueberries
Tattoos or Piercings: both
Ocean or swimming pool: ocean.. no beach by the pool
Hugs or kisses: depends on who it's from
Cookies or muffins: cookies
Pink or purple: N E I T H E R
Cartoons or Sitcoms: cartoons!
Cat or dog: dog, i hate cats
Peanut Butter or Jelly: Both!
--- LOVE AND ALL THAT CRAP ----
Do you believe there is someone for everyone?: Not anymore
What is your idea of the best date?: see a concert or good live
music somewhere, eat, hang out anywhere afterwards
What was your first kiss like?: I don't remember, I was like 4
How old were you when you got your first kiss?: hmm.. 4
Do you think love is a load of shit?: No, I think it's something
that Hallmark people created to brainwash people into a false
sense of well being and also to make a lot of money off of
Whats the most sexual thing youve done with the opposite
sex?: Hm, we'll save that conversation for a rainy day or a
boring monday or something
*_* WORD ASSOCIATION *_*
Good charlotte: shitty
Knife: my pocket
I am: an ugly bitch
~-$-~ R@nd0m S+uFf ~-$-~
What time is it now?: 7:30
Whatcha doin?: this survey, listening to sevendust full
blast because no one else is home.... :)
What kind of mood are you in?: happy.. im jamming and
no one's home, gotta enjoy it :)
What day is it?: Sunday
Whens the last time you called someone?: 4:30
Are you bored?: why else would I have filled this thing
out which by the way is ridiculously long....
How much money do you have right now?: $150 in the back and
$21 on me
Are you hungry?: Nope
What shampoo do you use?: suave or pantene pro v
What are you going to do when youre done with this?: dunno
If you could have any magical power what would it be?: mind reading
Have you ever had a picnic?: Yes
What decorates the walls in your bedroom?: Band posters, pictures
of friends, concert ticket stubs, blacklight posters and 2 blacklights,
paint, a couple other random things
Do you like sarcasm?: yes, too bad it's lost on so many people
When was the last time you did something sexual with the
opposite sex?: this passed weekend since technically
Sunday starts the week... lol
Did you ever have a skip-its when you were young?: yeah
What about sock em boppers?: still have some, lol
Are you wearing any socks right now?: nope
Do you have a website? What is it?: this one that you're
reading right now on blogdrive
Do you like throwing popcorn or gummy bears at random
people during movies?: haha yeah
Do you like making out during movies?: making out most
anytime is never bad...sheesh
Hottest Celeb?: Johnny Depp or maybe Brad Pitt no no
nevermind, definately Depp
What's the last thing you bought?: Chicken Quesadilla
Are you superficial?: nope
^*% -- WOULD YOU EVER??? -- %*^
Sky dive?: don't know
Bungee Jump?: yeah
Race a car?: i have before
Have a one night stand?: i have before
Play strip poker?: i have
Run away?: i have a long time ago
Curse at a teacher?: i have before
Go deep sea fishing?: I'm not a big fisher
Not take a shower for a week?: nooooooo
Swim in Jell-O?: haha sure
Ask someone out on a date: I have before
Lie to someone to make them think better of you?: no, then
they think better of what I'm making up, not me
Go scuba diving?: maybe
Go streaking?: sure
Write a book?: Yeah
Mess up someones car?: it depends, not badly i wouldn't
Become a rockstar?: sure
Mud wrestle?: sure
Go skinny dipping?: yeah i'd do it again.... :)
Get a private area pierced?: I wanna get my nipples
re-pierced, I got mad when they closed up
Have casual sex?: yes
~*~What do you think of~*~
Abortion: I'm not for it in general. I think if the girl is raped
then she should have the option and it's her decision. I think
if you just fuck around and then end up pregnant then it's
your own fault and at least have the baby and put it up for
adoption if you don't want to have it. Don't have sex unless
you can handle and deal with all the reprocussions.
Incest: That's sick. I don't understand why anyone in
their right mind would or could look at a family member
in that way AND take action on it and do something.
War: It's ugly. Very very ugly. The more jealousy
and hatred you have the more war we'll have.
Homosexuals: As long as they're not forcing it on me or
crying about being a minority or any other BS like that I
don't care really.
Homophobes: Get over it, not everyone's going to be
the way you want them to be, and as long as they're
not shoving what they think in your face, leave it be.
Feminism: They need to shut the fuck up. They can
just get down off their little high horse and stop bitching
about how they need men for nothing because it's
just not true. When you come down to it, right down to
it, there's one thing you absolutely need a male for. And
there's absolutely no way around it and it's one of the
absolute most important things in the world. You need
a man for his sperm. A woman can't do it ALL BY
HERSELF. I'm sorry feminists, that's one thing you
HAVE to have a man for, no doing that for yourself.
And if we stop conceiving children, the human race
will eventually die out. So tough luck, men are a
huge part to the key of creating life. Deal with it.
Satanism: I'm not for it, can't say I agree with it. But
it's not my place to judge you and say you're wrong
for it. Just don't hurt innocent people, that's bad.
Racism: It's like saying "I now hate all redheads
from this day on." You should dislike people based
on morals or character or personality or something
other than their skin color or ethnic background.
Christianity: Well... a big part of my family are all
Christian. I'm very undecided as far as religion
goes. I just study a wide variety of religions and
try and get all my millions of questions answered
and hopefully before I die I settle on a set belief system.
Love: I said this earlier. But... since it's been presented
again. Love comes from the Hallmark corporation. These
people invented it for reason number 1, to brainwash
people into a false sense of extraordinary gushy well
being. 2 for the Hallmark people to make an obscene
amount of money.
Superficiality: I don't think you need money, expensive
cars, designer clothes or huge houses to make you
happy. I think someone could own every luxury car
in the world and live in a 20 bedroom mansion with
closets full of Versace and have millions of dollars...
but that doesn't mean they're any more happy than a
person in a one bedroom apartment who shops at
wal-mart and walks to work everyday because they
have no car. I don't think people should need "things"
to make them happy. It takes more than that.
MTV: sucks, FUCK mtv
Sushi: not my cup of tea
Cheese: don't eat it a lot
Rock music: I LOVE IT. It's the love of my life.
Showers: love showers, so nice and relaxing
Sex: love that more than showers and rock
music combined :-p seriously...
What time is it?: 8:05
What are you drinking?: water
Are you glad this survey is over?: yeah, my ass is sore from
siting down so long
Scuba News from NewsTrove.com:
News-Star OnlineDrew Lynn Black 05/16/04 -
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"Drew Lynn Black
Drew Lynn Black of Shawnee died Thursday, May 13, at a local hospital. He was 27.
The son of Lynn Dale Black and Megan (Young) Ross Lerner, he was born July 22, 1976, in Oklahoma City. He had resided in the area since 1982 and attended school at Bethel.
He was married to Mary Manning and was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. He worked as a paramedic for REACT Emergency Medical Service and served as a Bethel Acres volunteer firefighter. He was a certified scuba diver."
Baseball contracts are no trivial pursuit -
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"Those were the days: mornings, tracking missiles for McDonnell Douglas Corp. 5,000 miles from California, and lunch breaks, scuba diving in the South Pacific.
Now, he's more likely found tracking a Jermaine Dye home run and lunching with venture investors.
As CEO of 2-year-old NetInformer LLC, Pinter, 49, is busier than ever these days.
His six-person wireless messaging company has landed in the big leagues this year through a partnership with the Oakland A's and Anaheim Angels to run text messaging trivia games at those teams' home games."
Command Sergeant Major, 196th Infantry Brigade -
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his 25 years of service, CSM Champaco has held numerous leadership positions
which include; Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, RIP Instructor,
Intelligence Sergeant, Chief Instructor, Senior Army Advisor, Battalion
and Brigade Command Sergeant Major."
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