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Jul 01, 2012, 05:09 PM
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yet another reason to drop google


http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-s...s-results.html

I've tried a couple searches on Google shopping ...

9mm Ammo
Smith and Wesson M&P Shield
Colt 1911

all came back with no hits.
Jul 01, 2012, 05:21 PM
Chillin till SEFF
bildo baggins's Avatar
Worked for me
Jul 01, 2012, 05:46 PM
U gotz cheeze burger?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by logan5 View Post
http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-s...s-results.html

I've tried a couple searches on Google shopping ...

9mm Ammo
Smith and Wesson M&P Shield
Colt 1911

all came back with no hits.
Your box is broke. Mine worx.
Last edited by RCWorks; Jul 12, 2012 at 11:13 AM.
Jul 01, 2012, 05:48 PM
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saltyzoo's Avatar
He's talking specifically of shopping. Click the shopping link.

So far, it's worked for any gun stuff I've searched for.

But I did finally find a replacement for google apps / mail for my bigger domains. zoho.com seems to be very good. I've been trying to get away from google mail for years.
Jul 01, 2012, 05:50 PM
Chillin till SEFF
bildo baggins's Avatar
I was hoping it wouldn't work. I love bashing google
Jul 01, 2012, 06:01 PM
U gotz cheeze burger?
RCWorks's Avatar
The same reason I dropped FeeBay...

Goober wants to be your mommie...

Quote:
Other prohibited categories

The following products are not allowed on Google Shopping:
•Vehicles
Guns, ammunition and knives
•Tobacco and cigarettes
•Traffic devices (Learn more)
•Products related to casino and gambling
•Products or digital goods that require additional software installation in order to be purchased.
•Products bundled with service plans. (Note: The only products that are allowed to be submitted with a service plan are mobile devices.)
Their loss, they won't get a cut of sales... Some sorry CEOs running loose in the world today.

http://support.google.com/merchants/...swer=188484#US
Jul 01, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Heard about this earlier today and tried it from my phone; nope, no shopping results. Just tried it again from my laptop and guess what.....nada. you Google, Yahoo still returns hits under shopping.
Jul 01, 2012, 08:40 PM
Start spreadin' the news.
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Nope - he's right


NO firearms related searches work - just searched for this earlier this week and had plenty of results - got this tonight:

Quote:
Your search - cimarron new sheriff - did not match any shopping results.

Suggestions:

Make sure all words are spelled correctly.
Try different keywords.
Try more general keywords.
Try fewer keywords.
Jul 01, 2012, 08:41 PM
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NO shopping results.... what a bunch of losers....
Jul 01, 2012, 08:42 PM
Chillin till SEFF
bildo baggins's Avatar
I wrote a white paper on google and their heinousness
Jul 01, 2012, 08:55 PM
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I wonder if this has something to do with it:

Quote:
Google Shopping

First, we are starting to transition Google Product Search in the U.S. to a purely commercial model built on Product Listing Ads. This new product discovery experience will be called Google Shopping and the transition will be complete this fall. We believe that having a commercial relationship with merchants will encourage them to keep their product information fresh and up to date. Higher quality data—whether it’s accurate prices, the latest offers or product availability—should mean better shopping results for users, which in turn should create higher quality traffic for merchants.
http://googlecommerce.blogspot.com/2...xperience.html

I have been getting a flag on Google shopping and ignoring it, about this change. Google Shopping was already missing the low price seller on a lot of items, leading me to believe they were charging for showing results anyway.
Jul 01, 2012, 08:57 PM
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Well, on the other hand, Bing returns nothing on torrent searches.
Jul 01, 2012, 08:58 PM
Start spreadin' the news.
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Originally Posted by Treetop View Post
I wonder if this has something to do with it:

http://googlecommerce.blogspot.com/2...xperience.html
Who cares? When you exclude a product or product group, because of some fringe ideology, as in this case, you lose. I just changed all my browser settings and canceled everything Google.

GOOGLE
Jul 01, 2012, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Treetop View Post
I wonder if this has something to do with it:

http://googlecommerce.blogspot.com/2...xperience.html

I have been getting a flag on Google shopping and ignoring it, about this change. Google Shopping was already missing the low price seller on a lot of items, leading me to believe they were charging for showing results anyway.
I know koolaid is nice on a hot day... but then again we have something more important to discuss.
Jul 01, 2012, 09:00 PM
Start spreadin' the news.
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Originally Posted by minivation View Post
Well, on the other hand, Bing returns nothing on torrent searches.
Really?

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