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  Reply # 334598 25-May-2010 16:10 Send private message

If I want a NZ site I habitually add just add "site:.nz"

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  Reply # 334613 25-May-2010 16:24 Send private message

yeah but to type that is 6 more characters...




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  Reply # 334627 25-May-2010 16:42 Send private message

dman: yeah but to type that is 6 more characters...

 
Lol, .. what's your process?

Do you use the standard "nz" tacked on the end or do you actually click the new "Pages from New Zealand" in the left-nav? 




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  Reply # 334634 25-May-2010 16:47 Send private message

1st option: don't bother with doing anything different, it is the easiest way.... yes even when I want NZ sites
2nd: add "nz" to the search string IF I know beforehand I want a nz site AND I think they're unlikely to be on the first page of results
3rd: clicking on "pages in nz"




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  Reply # 334636 25-May-2010 16:55 Send private message

Cool, thanks for the feedback.

I'm very similar to your selection i.e. depending on what it is I'm looking for.

We threw the question around our office for a bit and didn't come up with a conclusive answer to what the norm is.

Anyone else changed their habits since Google Layout changed? 




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  Reply # 334711 25-May-2010 19:15 Send private message

as you can see I don't use the "in nz" feature much now and didn't then (well, I did.... but almost never as the first option)

what would be more interesting to hear from is people who normally always did searches in nz as their FIRST one, if such a searching creature exists?




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  Reply # 334934 26-May-2010 09:54 Send private message

dman: what would be more interesting to hear from is people who normally always did searches in nz as their FIRST one, if such a searching creature exists?


I would have thought that the creature is now completely extinct with the default requirement to do a regular search before you can select Pages from New Zealand?

The only way you could search Pages from New Zealand first would be to pre-enter the country code into the URL?

Unless I'm missing the question :) 




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  Reply # 338069 3-Jun-2010 21:42 Send private message

I meant who did that PREVIOUSLY :)




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