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Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. This will culminate in my release of an MBOX file including full headers. More here. 2021-03-21: Screw it. MBOX file here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Details of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret start Monday August 17. More here.
Google has been lying about the penalty against this site for years. My conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty starts dropping August 17. More here.

Definition of DOA

DOA

adjective

  • abbr. dead on arrival. used to describe patients pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

    Last edited on Sep 18 2004. Submitted by Anthony V. on Sep 18 2004.

  • acronym for "dead on arrival". Used to describe equipment that arrives in non-functioning condition.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Anthony V. on Sep 18 2004.

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Definitions include: acronym for "do not disturb".
Definitions include: acronym for "I love you like a sister."
Definitions include: acronym for "fuck off and die".
Definitions include: acronym for verbal diarrhea.
Definitions include: acronym for "Too Embarrassed To Buy In The Shops".
Definitions include: acronym for "piss off early, tomorrow's Saturday".
Definitions include: acronym for "fuck all" (meaning "nothing".)
Definitions include: acronym for "who gives a fuck".
Definitions include: "nothing much".
Definitions include: acronym for "bowel movement."
Definitions include: acronym for "funny looking kid", an insult used by doctors in the UK on medical charts.
Definitions include: displeasing; "uncool".
Definitions include: acronym of Someone that Impersonates or Mimics a Pimp

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Other terms relating to 'arrival':

Definitions include: acronym for "Estimated Time of Arrival."

Other terms relating to 'dead':

Definitions include: to bring up a subject that was resolved (or should have been resolved) long ago.
Definitions include: be in serious trouble.
Definitions include: unintelligent, unwise, inefficient, etc.
Definitions include: to deliberately ignore someone when you meet them.
Definitions include: acronym for "drop dead gorgeous".
Definitions include: to consume or use up.
Definitions include: silence on the radio.
Definitions include: "serious"; "not lying".
Definitions include: without money
Definitions include: extremely drunk - passed out or near to passing out.
Definitions include: extremely tired.
Definitions include: of an activity, an insurmountable obstacle.
Definitions include: a person who simply lays there during sex, without responding.
Definitions include: dead people or persons.
Definitions include: accurate; "dead on".

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

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