Google Just Gets Me: The Lighthearted and Insightful Hangover Cure Search

Noah Silverbrook

Updated Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 12:00 AM CDT

In an age where technology seems to understand us better than ever, a recent image making rounds on Reddit perfectly captures this phenomenon. Titled "Google just gets me," the image is a screenshot of a Google search results page on a mobile device, and it has sparked both amusement and astonishment among users.

The screenshot showcases a search query that reads: "thlenol or advil fkf hangobef." Despite the garbled text, Google manages to decipher the intended search with impressive accuracy, displaying a notification that reads: "Showing results for Tylenol or Advil for hangover," and also suggests the search instead for "thlenol or advil fkf hangobef."

Below this notification, the main search result delivers crucial advice for those nursing a hangover. The highlighted text warns against taking pain relievers containing a************, such as Tylenol and Excedrin, after a night of drinking. The combination of alcohol and a************ can severely damage the liver. Instead, it recommends opting for a******, i******** (Advil), or n******* (Aleve) for pain relief. The search result also includes a link to a Campus Health article from the University of Arizona, titled "What's The Best Hangover Cure?"

Reddit users were quick to react to this image. One user humorously noted, "The fact that it googled this from the intelligible string given is both awesome and frightening." Another user offered a practical solution: "Cut out the drinking. Problem solved!" Meanwhile, a third user suggested, "Drink Gatorade after a night out," adding their own hangover remedy to the mix.

The image is a testament to Google's advanced algorithms and their ability to understand and correct even the most garbled search queries. It also serves as a reminder of the importance of making informed choices when it comes to managing hangovers. So, the next time after a night out, remember to reach for i******** or a****** instead of a************, and perhaps consider hydrating with Gatorade to help ease the morning-after blues.

Google's intuitive response to the search query is both a source of amusement and a valuable lesson in the do's and don'ts of hangover management. It’s moments like these that remind us just how far technology has come in making our lives a little easier, one search at a time.

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Top Comments from Reddit


Drink Gatorade after a night out


The fact that it googled this from the intelligible string given is both awesome and frightening.


Cut out the drinking. Problem solved!

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