Yeah, there are some weird (but apparently popular) suggestions there.

coc -> cocaine first, and then coca cola
peg -> pegging (sexual practice) is third, higher than anyone named peggy
ob -> Osama bin Laden first, and Obama nowhere on the list
oba -> gets Obama to 3rd place, but even searching for obama still has Osama bin Laden as the first result
mur -> Murray-Darling steamboat people (what the heck???)

One other oddity: Searching for a digit works great for 1 through 9. But searching for 0 doesn't bring up ANY results, either for the suggester, or for prefix search. Doing an actual search on enwiki for 0 brings up a disambig page with lots of reasonable candidate results.

Kevin Smith
Agile Coach, Wikimedia Foundation

On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 1:53 PM, David Causse <> wrote:
Hi, is updated with a score that integrates pageviews.

Pageviews solve most of the problems we encountered in the previous formula unfortunately we now see some porn related suggestions.
- x will suggest xxx
- po will suggest pornhub just below poland in 2nd position. And is ranked #6 for the query 'p'

I just wanted to let you know about this and would like to know if it's something we should address.

Thanks for your feedback.


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