Multiple bangs at the same time? The old sea snake of propositions :)

romainlg Translation Manager romainlg
Created: 3 years and 7 months ago

I was wondering if I could use multiple bangs in the same request to leverage the ultimate form of DuckDuckGo's power:

"Hats !i !b !y" I typed in my address bar, with a smug look on my face. Upon pressing enter I raised a single eyebrow.

Turns out my duck searched for "hats !b !y" on Google image. My arms falling to my sides I stood there gasping.

Then I searched if it was ever discussed. Well it already was discussed... Up to 5 years ago!


3 years ago

5 years ago

5 years ago too


I can understand that the feature could be regarded as marginally helpful. But to me it's absolutely useful!

I always search for infos on multiples websites and search engines, so I retype and rebang multiple times. I sometimes even use the !bl bang to get the blinders..!


Romain :)

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i am new to hashbangs becuz i never used them and wasnt really sure how. oh i know you put letters and the exclam but the meaning escaped me.

SO I COPY PASTED YOUR HB & wow, quack thats cool!

i am a learn-by-do type. i actually need examples to learn. sure am glad you posted that.
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