Fun:Argumentum ad Google ranking

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Argumentum ad Google ranking is an attempt to argue that one's position is more valid than one's opponents because a particular key word returns one's website, or search keywords, higher ranked or more often than one's opponent's website or keywords.

Unfortunately it is impossible to determine attitudes ("how many came to laugh and stayed to guffaw helplessly?").

Anecdotal evidence suggests that there is a strong link between search engine ranking and machismo.

Not to be confused with argumentum ad Google ad ranking, which is a similar argument based on advertisement ranking on search engines.

Example of the argument in action (based on actual comments)[edit]

Gentlemen! I will envision your precious nostalgia, enabling me to destroy atheism on the internet. You should all be rebelling over Operation tuba, which will likely give Conservapedia a top result on a certain search engine starting with G.

Gentlemen, behold!

It appears to me that your yelps are entirely amusing. Where it concerns evolutionism and Communism, I think you need to be reminded that your "evolution" article only gets 20 hits a day. In fact, by a time of my choosing, it is likely Question Evolution! will have lost all vestiges of credibility. :) :) :)

Rest assured, Operation London Mosquitoes is gathering steam!!! Lastly, a certain campaign is still in its infancy.

Sincerely,

Conservative

As you can see, this comment by a certain gentleman at a Christian website in regards to the obesity of the gentlemen at an evilutionist evolutionist site is an excellent display of machismo. Anyone who argues like this is clearly at the top of the scale, and will likely impress the Christian Spanish and Indian ladies, whereas militant atheist Señor Dawkins will likely have sand kicked in his face!