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search engine and talked-to-death posts

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:44 pm

IMO it would be nice if you could allow allow some leeway for somewhat redundant threads until you have the search feature fixed. I don't know how others use the forum, but for me personally the forum is about half as useful without a search function when moderated as normal, and with selective finding of older threads being mostly undoable, and yet still any redundant discussion removed.

Don't get me wrong, love the place and all that but being that it seems like there is an indefinite period of time before search is fixed, the policy on moderating redundant threads could loosen a bit.
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Re: search engine and talked-to-death posts

Postby Dronma » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:02 pm

I agree with Johnny. I have also a hard time here to find the threads in which I am interested since history, through "View your posts", does not function either.
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Re: search engine and talked-to-death posts

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:14 pm

We are working on getting the search functions working again. In the meantime, here is a way you can search specifically for anything in this site:

site:http://www.dharmawheel.net search function

Just change where it says 'search function' to whatever it is you want to search for. It might be a good idea to bookmark that link for quick reference.

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Re: search engine and talked-to-death posts

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:29 pm

A little embarrassed I did not think of doing that, thanks;)
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Re: search engine and talked-to-death posts

Postby Grigoris » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:23 pm

Dronma wrote:...through "View your posts", does not function either.
That's weird, it works perfectly for me. Anybody else having the same problem as Dronma?
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Re: search engine and talked-to-death posts

Postby Ayu » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:46 pm

Depends on the date.
In April there were these problems. Since some time in early summer these things are fixed. :thanks:
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Re: search engine and talked-to-death posts

Postby Dronma » Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:23 pm

gregkavarnos wrote:That's weird, it works perfectly for me. Anybody else having the same problem as Dronma?


My post was on April 12th. Everything works fine now!
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Re: search engine and talked-to-death posts

Postby Grigoris » Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:50 pm

Dronma wrote:
gregkavarnos wrote:That's weird, it works perfectly for me. Anybody else having the same problem as Dronma?


My post was on April 12th. Everything works fine now!
Whooops! I didn't notice the date! :emb:
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