Marketplace oddities?

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  1. Dan.Droid

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    My brother and I both have a Moto Droid, and we're sitting here talking and sharing apps we found. He found an app that, when I do a search for it in marketplace, doesn't come up.

    I can see the search result on his screen, and I use the exact same search string he does, and don't come up with half the list he got.

    My Droid is older, from launch, and his is only 3 days old, if that matters.

    Is there an option some where that is restricting my searches? He says he hasn't changed anything for settings.
     
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    You have 2.01

    He has 2.1

    Compare "about phone" in settings
     
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    We both have 2.1-update1.
     
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    hrm, same roms?

    Market might not recognize your phone as 2.1.
    Can you see any lwp's? ie "pongur"
     
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    I've done several searches for lwp's and have several running. I did a search for Pongur, since you specifically mentioned it, and it comes up quickly.
     
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    That is odd. What is the search term that comes up with nothing for you?
     
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    He found a lwp that was the Droid Eye, so I did a search for that. I got a list of stuff, but it was about a third of the list he got, and the specific lwp he found wasn't listed. So, I did a search for Droid Eye Lite, which was the name of the actual lwp, and absolutely nothing came up.
     
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    You sure its not Droid eye live and not lite?
     
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    Yep. Droid Eye Live is a paid lwp, and red. The one he found is free and blue.
     
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    Weird I dont get it either..
     
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    also dont get it
     
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    I'll go into a Verizon store Monday and see if they can figure something out. Thanks for trying.