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was it better before?
Posted April 12th, 2012 - 7:13 am by from Bastad, Sweden (Permalink)
I mean the old couchsurfing site was better according to me..

Like before I could immidiately see nearby travelers in my area. But now I cant see even a single one. And if I do a search on travelers to meet I almost always end up with "no search results"
It is strange because I live nearby big cities, and at the old couchsurfing design/system I was always notfied of nearby travelers.. but not now.. almost noone visits my town or nearby town.
I find it hard to believe..

so I think the search enginge doesnt work properly.
or do I do anything wrong?

Posted April 12th, 2012 - 8:36 am by from Paris, France (Permalink)
Usability of the site has only gone downhill ever since 2009 when the low bandwidth option was removed and one feature after the other removed or messed up, all of that because priority was given to cosmetic facelifts over functionality.

Posted April 15th, 2012 - 2:40 am from London, England
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Posted May 14th, 2012 - 11:32 pm by from Palermo, United States (Permalink)
I also agree that the new site features are not really that helpful compared to the confusion they cause. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" as they say in this country. I really liked the old site, it worked well for me. Now I have to re-learn how to use the site every time I come back to it.