What do you get when you google "foreigners": am I suffering from geo-location syndrome?

When I google the term ‘foreigners’ I get the following results:

Is this because I am searching from Taiwan, or is it because ‘foreigner’ is a dominantly Taiwanese term? What do you get when you search for ‘foreigner’ and how can I get out of the geo-location echo-effect?

Every link on mine has to do with the band, but I happened to listen to a couple of their songs recently.

Thanks for the reply. Did you add the make sure to add the “s”?

I spend most of my days asking this question.

BTW: love the band.

DoH. It was myself that forgot to add the “S”.

We teach what we need to learn.

Pluralization counts! Now all five of yours are in my top six. The wiki page for the band is the other one. Obviously I am in Taiwan as well. I’d say this suggests pretty strongly that location is a factor. We’ll have to wait for a non-resident of the beautiful isle to chip in.

Now mayhaps we are floating about in the same geo-location chamber, catching echoes instead of pokemon. We need someone outside of +886 to google the term ‘foreigners’ to see what comes up.

Pardon. I see you already said that.

I am in the East Bay , CA and i got this result by googling



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Foreigner | The Official Website

The Official Foreigner Website, Fan Club and Store.
Foreigner (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Foreigner is a British-American hard rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow Briton and …
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Foreigner may refer to: Alien (law), a person in a country who is not a citizen or permanent resident of that country. It does generally not include a stateless individual.
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Foreigner definition, a person not native to or naturalized in the country or jurisdiction under consideration; alien. See more.
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Foreigners.cz agency helps foreign/international students and expats in the Czech Republic to relocate and live here.
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Define foreigner: a person who is from a country that is not your own — foreigner in a sentence.
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foreigner (plural foreigners). A person from a foreign country. A private job run by an employee at a trade factory rather than going through the business.
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FOREIGNERS JOURNEY. This is the only venue where you can catch the best Foreigner Journey Tribute show in the US . AForeigner/Journey Tribute Show …
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Results for me, via Firefox on Ubuntu (not sure if default settings would make a difference, I haven’t knowingly changed anything), searching from within Taiwan.

Tfw someone publicly admits to listening to Foreigner.


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I got the same as OP. Taipei. EXPLORER!!! :confounded:

It might have something to do with which Google website you’re using. Is it google.com.tw or just plain google.com? I’m using google.com and I didn’t get any Taiwan-specific search results. There may be other google settings that I’ve adjusted in the past to be different from the default, but I’m not sure.

Yep, .tw for me.

I entertained the idea of having I Want To Know What Love Is play at my wedding for some comic relief but ultimately decided against it.

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Thanks for the replies. The .tw geolocation tends to bring the term up it seems. In other locations, it’s just a definition, or a band.