… the URL bar only showed my typed history as I type.
… there was a dropdown arrow on the URL bar that showed my typed history, in order of visit frequency.
I’ve disabled as much of the “new” garbage as I can via about:config, but some of those settings don’t even work anymore. It appears there’s just no disabling “Firefox Suggest,” even though it doesn’t reflect my history very accurately.
The usefulness of Firefox’s URL bar has been deteriorating since Firefox 2, as far as I’m concerned.