Searching the Internet/perpetual search

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Pat,
    I was wondering if there was a way to set up a search query which will continually search for a result. For example, say i searched for a surgical video: "landsmeer ligament repair of thumb" and at the moment in time there is no such video, but the search will continue through time untiljsuch a video exists, at which time i will receive a notification via e-mail.

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Hi, Rick.  I've used Google Alerts for that sort of thing for years and it works really well receiving notification emails when whatever I've plugged in shows up on the Internet.  Might work for what you want also.  Give it a try testing various keywords and such.  
http://google.about.com/od/personalizegoogle/ss/createAlertSBS.htm
Let me know if I can help more.  Which part of PA are you in?  I grew up around Latrobe.
All the best!  Patrick

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My expertise is searching the Internet for answers to almost any question or topic imaginable. I know how to ask the right questions. Just want to help others to try to find answers. The least I could do is try. I enjoy "the hunt."

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I have 25 years experience in looking for answers to the most bizarre questions. For the past few weeks I was listed in the "Miscellaneous" category and folks somehow found me. Please check my ratings there for the past three weeks.

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