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ukgimp

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Compare The Market
« on: September 13, 2018, 09:48:50 PM »
Search for that. Server error.

6 hours plus now.

Weird.

High traffic brand site.

https://www.similarweb.com/website/comparethemarket.com#overview

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Re: Compare The Market
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2018, 10:54:42 PM »
Cool find

"compare the" is also broken (with or without quotes).

If you add any term, other than "market" or you add a term after "market" it all works

They must be working on some comparison algo this is triggering, but for some reason it's breaking it
« Last Edit: September 13, 2018, 10:56:48 PM by ergophobe »

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Re: Compare The Market
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2018, 02:30:42 PM »
Noticed this last night - very strange. I've been getting the server error message searching on just "compare" also. Can't remember seeing Google reporting this for a search term before -

Server Error
We're sorry but it appears that there has been an internal server error while processing your request. Our engineers have been notified and are working to resolve the issue.
Please try again later.

Adam C

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Re: Compare The Market
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2018, 03:01:46 PM »
Thats incredible.

Will be interesting to see the fall out.

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Re: Compare The Market
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2018, 04:46:44 PM »
Fixed

searching on just "compare" also.

I was getting the standard results - dictionary entry and top 10

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Re: Compare The Market
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2018, 05:01:53 PM »
Weirdly, it's fixed for me now for [compare the] but still broken for [compare the market] or ["compare the"]