It'll be a while till we find out -- Google hasn't set a timeline for when it'll make its choice -- but already some cities are making Seattle's efforts look like the kid who started working on his science project the night before the fair.
Topeka, Kansas temporarily changed its name to "Google." Same with Sarasota, Florida, who took the sunnier sounding "Google Island." And now Duluth, Minnesota has brought out the big guns with a video from Sen. Al Franken.
Handicappers say Seattle's chances of winning Google's love are less because this is Microsoft territory. But the real problem might be that we're not sucking up enough.