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In this April 17, 2007 file photo, exhibitors (Credit: AP / Jens Meyer)

In this April 17, 2007 file photo, exhibitors of the Google company work on laptop computers in Hanover, Germany.

Google autocompletes Long Island

What do people think about Long Island?

It's a tricky question to answer, but one set of clues can be found in Google autocomplete search results. The Internet giant tries to save you time by showing you the most common searches related to the first few words you type in.

So we typed in some phrases about Long Island, to see how Google's users commonly complete the sentence.

Why is Long Island...

One of the top returns on a search
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One of the top returns on a search for "Why is Long Island..." turns up concerns about the expense of the area and questions about why it's not included as a part of New York City.

Long Island wants...

Thanks to a 2009
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Thanks to a 2009 "Daily Show" sketch with comedian Samantha Bee, some of the top Google searches for "Long Island wants..." have to do with secession.

Is Long Island...

Questions and concerns about Long Island Medium Theresa
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Questions and concerns about Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo crop up fairly frequently in these searches, but many Googlers again wonder why the Island isn't a part of New York City.

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Long Island is...

Again, Googlers point out the expenses incurred by
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Again, Googlers point out the expenses incurred by those living on Long Island.

Where is Long Island...

A number of those searching
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A number of those searching "Where is Long Island..." just want directions to the city or a hospital, but some might be interested in dropping by Theresa Caputo's set.

Who is Long Island...

Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo's identity ranks high
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Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo's identity ranks high on the list of autocompleted searches for Googlers typing in "Who is Long Island..."

Serial killers rank behind Caputo. Two of the most notorious include Robert Shulman and Joel Rifkin. Additionally, eleven bodies were found on Gilgo Beach in recent years, but the killer or killers have not been found.

How is Long Island...

Questions about Long Island's water quality, how Theresa
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Questions about Long Island's water quality, how Theresa Caputo's show is filmed and a recipe for a Long Island iced tea are among the top searches for "How is Long Island..."

When is Long Island...

Google's top autocomplete results for
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Google's top autocomplete results for "When is Long Island..." include some top local events like restaurant week and the pride parade.

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