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TheBovrilMonkey
TheBovrilMonkey

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Location: High Wycombe, England
Member Since: 3rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 2629
Posted:For some bizarre reason, when I put my member number in the search, making sure it's going to search all forums for posts with any date, it only returns a few posts.

Does anyone know why this is?
I'm trying to find the one handed staff move thread I started a while ago, but I'm only getting posts from a maximum of a few days ago.


But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake.

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Flynt
Flynt

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Member Since: 12th May 2002
Total posts: 5635
Posted:Dear Bov sir,

i think Cass and Pele mentioned that they were having probs with searching by member number..... seems to be still happening.

I would suggest searching for the phrase one handed staff, or, what you called the actual thread, rather than using your member number, you are bound to get better results.

also, make sure your search function is set for the maximum number of days available `
goodluck!


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TheBovrilMonkey
TheBovrilMonkey

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Location: High Wycombe, England
Member Since: 3rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 2629
Posted:Cheers Flynt

Yeah, I remember that other thread Cass started about it, but I couldn't find it again to read through it.

The problem is that I can't remember what I called the thread, just that is was a fair while ago. Some time around march I think.
Oh well, I think I'll have another go with the search engine, then I might start looking through the pages one by one.
I'm assuming it's in the staff moves section, and there are relatively few threads there, so it shouldn't take absurd amounts of time.

edit... I've just found it, it was only on page 3 - I think we need more people adding to the staff section (including me, I don't really add much there)

[ 06 November 2002, 23:14: Message edited by: TheBovrilMonkey ]


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Malcolm
Malcolm

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Location: HOP
Member Since: 18th Nov 2003
Total posts: 997
Posted:I just reindexed the discussion board files to see if that helps your search.

Regards

Malcolm


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TheBovrilMonkey
TheBovrilMonkey

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Location: High Wycombe, England
Member Since: 3rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 2629
Posted:Cheers Malcolm, that's certainly helped - I'm getting a load of my posts now.
Bizarrely, it's still not returning all of them though


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