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The Google Classic Search web page has remained unchanged for many years. Perhaps modified buttons would give better user experiences.
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from amabaie 2073 Days ago #
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Barry, I’ve been wondering this myself.  On the toolbar, I can go directly to whatever search buttons I have toggled on.  But on the main screen I don’t have the option.  And I have never used the "I’m feeling lucky" button.

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from bwelford 2073 Days ago #
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One commenter on the post also mentioned that you can use the Tab key to move from the keyword field to each of the successive buttons.  Usually that would be the first for the Web (Universal Search).  When there or some later button, the Enter key triggers the search.  Wow, that would be so sweet. :)

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from ChristianBk 2073 Days ago #
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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.  I think it’s entirely fine the way it is... adding buttons would be simplistic-design suicide.

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from bwelford 2073 Days ago #
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Clearly it works for some but the poll on the post is running 3 to 1 against the traditional and for the alternative so for many it is broke.  All the comments are in favor of the alternative.

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from MattCutts 2073 Days ago #
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Interesting mock-up--thanks for blogging it! There’s definitely a few people who would miss the I’m Feeling Lucky button. I think it’s one of the few sentimental things we do on the home page. :)

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from Halfdeck 2073 Days ago #
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It’s fine the way it is.

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from facundocorradini 2072 Days ago #
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Ia agree on the arguments against the "feeling lucky" button, but the mockup seems to go on the wrong way imho, because it saturates the interface. I think that google’s clean interface is the key to its success. And the "feeling lucky" button gives it some aesthetic balance and good vibes ;)

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