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Topic # 112211 30-Nov-2012 13:36 Send private message

Notice this week that i can no longer tick the box for new zealand search results only????




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  Reply # 725140 30-Nov-2012 13:37 Send private message

After searching, click the search tools button, then change the "The Web" dropdown to "Pages from New Zealand"

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  Reply # 725142 30-Nov-2012 13:44 Send private message

took me a while to find it as well and its annoying, not sure what they changed the design as there is nothing in the side bar as of yet.




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  Reply # 725143 30-Nov-2012 13:46 Send private message

Thanks, very annoying having to do this compared to how it used to be




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  Reply # 725145 30-Nov-2012 13:50 Send private message

Apparently you can use the firefox version for older behaviour:

http://www.google.co.nz/firefox

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  Reply # 725146 30-Nov-2012 13:51 Send private message

Moved this to correct forum. And set the answer too - OPs if you see an answer please use the appropriate button to mark it.




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  Reply # 725150 30-Nov-2012 14:03 Send private message

I always just append site:nz to the end of my search.

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  Reply # 725151 30-Nov-2012 14:03 Send private message

:nz <search>

still works too

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  Reply # 725157 30-Nov-2012 14:39 Send private message

Oblivian: :nz <search>

still works too


I just type in 'NZ' at the end

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  Reply # 727442 5-Dec-2012 14:19 Send private message

jonb:
Oblivian: :nz <search>

still works too


I just type in 'NZ' at the end


I would seem using the method above and the search tools option then pages from New Zealand, yields different results.

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  Reply # 727458 5-Dec-2012 15:05 Send private message

I use "site:nz" in my query, which restricts the results to .nz domains.




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  Reply # 727461 5-Dec-2012 15:10 Send private message

Using site:nz will exclude sites such as metservice.com and will therefore restrict results further than the "classic" NZ search.

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  Reply # 727462 5-Dec-2012 15:12 Send private message

Yep, but that's often what I want. NZ targeted sites with a .com URL are stupid and don't deserve my attention.




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  Reply # 728193 6-Dec-2012 18:20 Send private message

Really annoying.

The design change is more minimal, but less practical by far.

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  Reply # 728217 6-Dec-2012 19:26 Send private message

Loaf: Really annoying.

The design change is more minimal, but less practical by far.


They have been doing quite a few annoying changes lately. One is with image search. At one stage parts of image search additional option were missing, but I see they now have the at the top of the page instead of down the side. 

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  Reply # 728363 7-Dec-2012 08:23 Send private message

I'm now getting no results at all (blank page) from a search

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