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Elijah was bored again. He, Dom, Billy, and Sean were supposed to be having a great “hobbit reunion” and on the second day, when they all were supposed to go out, it rains. Sean was hogging the bathroom for at least another hour and he, Billy, and Dom had run out of things to say. So, of course, everyone was surrounding Lij’s cool new computer and surfing the internet. “So… how long ago did you get this, again?” asked Dom for the 5th time.
“5 months, Dom.” Answered Billy, “At this point, even I could answer that.”
“Oh…” said Dom, “I was just trying to make conversation, though.”
“Hey guys,” said Lij slowly, “I think I have an idea that could amuse us for a while…” Dom and Billy looked confused as Lij opened up a new browser window. They knew that no good was coming as he went to `google.com’
“Lij… what on earth?” asked Billy as Lij typed in “Dominic Monaghan” in the search box.
“I want to see how many results come up… it will be fun!” said Lij, eyes shining.
“This is stupid,” said Dom, leaning back in his chair.
“Do you have any better ideas?” shot back Lij.
“No, but… why me?”
“Because,” said Billy, “you can be embarrassed and not be scarred.”
“Uhhhhhh… sure!” said Lij, as he clicked `search’. They waited about 3 seconds and were shocked as Google came up with 186, 000 websites.
“HOLY CRAP!!” shouted Dom, standing and sprinting over to the computer, “Lemmie see that!” He scanned the results. “I have fan sites?!”
“Well someone’s feeling rather slow…” said Billy laughing.
“No, but… 186, 000?! Holy Crap! Do Billy now!”
“Now, wait just a minute…” said Billy turning serious, but Elijah’s typing was too fast for him. Billy’s jaw dropped as he saw 653, 000 results for his name pop up. “Oh my God!” breathed Billy as he scanned his results. “Billyboyd.net?? that’s not right…” said Billy as his face contorted to something similar to fear….