Why am I not listed at bing.com?

I am having English exams next week so I am trying to post this in English to maybe improve my writing. I also figured that this way I get correct spellchecking. Although I found the settings, Windows Live Writer did not let me choose German here.

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Anyway, another advantage of getting this text out in English is hopefully resulting in more people reading it. When Microsoft linked www.live.com to www.bing.com I tried to use Bing as my major search engine. Before that I already knew about it, but I kept using live and another well-known se. So Bing “came out” for me that day and I ended up wondering, why I am not listed. My primary website is www.neokc.de and I could not find a single reference to it.

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When I was searching for “neokc.de” I found at least some entries of this blog. Searching for my name resulted in finding my twitter profile at www.twitter.com/halllo and my Windows Live Profile. So I am listed. What is not listed is my website and this a big deal for me.

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So I signed in at the Webmaster Center of Bing. This looked all promising so in spite of minor doubts I went through the website authentication process. I do not even know why I made authentication code blur, since you can see that on my websites meta information. Anyway, I had my website authenticated. At least it looked like it.

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After that I was wondering why there was no data appearing in Bings crawling summary. So I went forth to see whether any crawling issue happened. What I am seeing in the issue list is a file not found HTTP result. This is very weird because my website is totally accessible by any browser or other search engines.

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I was opening the HTTP verifier, which is http://www.microsoft.com/search/Tools/default.aspx, to figure out what the problem is and why Bing is claiming to not be able to find my site. The HTTP status code that I get is “200 OK”, as expected. The thing that is confusing me since, is the result of HTTP conditional GET. I says that it is not enabled. I do not really know what that means so I am going to find out.

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I am hosting at http://all-inkl.com. If anybody can help on this matter, please feel free to contact me, preferably on twitter at www.twitter.com/halllo. If I get any information about if it is really that, that keeps Bing from indexing me, I am going to post again.

Have a nice day.

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