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I know you can see ads running in different country to where you're located by doing a search and adding &gl=2 letter country code. eg for Australia &gl=au.
Is something like this available for viewing different city/region searches please?
For some ads, you can add the exact name of the city/state you wish to view, and sometimes this will bring up local ads even if your not in the area.
I had to do this a few days ago for an Adwords campaign I'm running in a nother part of the US. It's not exactly easy, but it should work.
Go to [stayinvisible.com...] and find the country you're interested in, then click on the "whois" link for each listing to view the city location of the selected proxy server.
I really wish Google would offer something like this.
I'll pass along the comments in this thread to the right folks, in the Feedback Report that I'm preparing at this very moment. (Or at least I will be after I click 'Submit'!)
I just stopped by to see if there was any feedback that I'd overlooked, and sure enough, I found some good stuff I'd missed before. It's been a pretty busy week.
(On a related note, I'll be out of the office tomorrow, and not able to post on WebmasterWorld. Back on Monday!)