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creole
is it me or is has the search feature hasn't been used before starting a topic..

posting a topic with another same thread makes the forums more messy.

i think we should have warnings for this.

i can understand if it's your first mistake, but you'd probably be using the search now before posting a new topic (or at least i do). if consistency continues, warn them prz.
Harp
this.
creole
I know, but some members don't search before posting.
Gigi
It's not really that big of a deal, just ask a mod to either close or merge the topic. If we start being anal about it, people will either stop posting threads or start complaining about mods abusing their power and then go on a spamfest. _dry.gif
DoubleJ
QUOTE(Gigi @ Mar 15 2009, 04:01 PM) *
It's not really that big of a deal, just ask a mod to either close or merge the topic. If we start being anal about it, people will either stop posting threads or start complaining about mods abusing their power and then go on a spamfest. _dry.gif

^Agreed

Can you please point out some of these threads or actually use the report feature once in a while.
Simba
hate the report feature, lol
Simba
well, I guess it's great for spamming mods' inboxes
superstitious
QUOTE(ArjunaCapulong @ Mar 15 2009, 03:10 PM) *
well, I guess it's great for spamming mods' inboxes

To this day, I've only received a few.

But yeah, I appreciate the concern for the lack of searching, but the best thing to do is point out the thread(s). Making a feedback topic regarding members' inability to search for something isn't going to be terribly fruitful.
hypnotique
QUOTE(divergent @ Mar 15 2009, 03:08 PM) *
loveee the report feature

I have love/hate relationship with report.

Some i really take and look into and others is just either noob error or just someone being a jerk
Maccabee
I dont like the search. You can only enter one word and it has to be longer then 4 letters and it searches the content not titles. Finding threads is a real on this site. If something is in new posts and its not the next day i dont know where to go to find it.
mipadi
We should form a committee to discuss what can be done about members' failures to use the search feature!
Simba
I guess cB members are just incredibly unoriginal
mipadi
QUOTE(jcp @ Mar 15 2009, 04:37 PM) *
I dont like the search. You can only enter one word and it has to be longer then 4 letters and it searches the content not titles. Finding threads is a real on this site. If something is in new posts and its not the next day i dont know where to go to find it.

The advanced search feature is much more powerful and flexible.
Harp
QUOTE(jcp @ Mar 15 2009, 04:37 PM) *
I dont like the search. You can only enter one word and it has to be longer then 4 letters and it searches the content not titles. Finding threads is a real on this site. If something is in new posts and its not the next day i dont know where to go to find it.

One word? laugh.gif
Maccabee
QUOTE(mipadi @ Mar 15 2009, 03:38 PM) *
The advanced search feature is much more powerful and flexible.

Theres an advanced search feature?
Mikeplyts
loool.gif
creole
QUOTE(jcp @ Mar 15 2009, 01:37 PM) *
I dont like the search. You can only enter one word and it has to be longer then 4 letters and it searches the content not titles. Finding threads is a real on this site. If something is in new posts and its not the next day i dont know where to go to find it.

You can enter more than one word. If the title is short, then use a word from a post from that thread that is has four letters, and you're all set. ;D
Gigi
Yeah you're completely not utilizing the search function to its fullest.

Forums --> Advanced Search

From there you can search with multiple words, search in the topic title or the entire post, or in a specific subforum...etc. But it still has to be over 3 letters.
Maccabee
OMG! I have never even noticed the drop down box under forums! haha
DoubleJ
QUOTE(jcp @ Mar 15 2009, 04:50 PM) *
OMG! I have never even noticed the drop down box under forums! haha

The end.
karmakiller
LOL, yes, there is an advanced search. If you're that bothered by people making a topic that has already recently been made, then just post in that topic that there's already one on cb and a mod will merge them.
hypnotique
QUOTE(jcp @ Mar 15 2009, 03:50 PM) *
OMG! I have never even noticed the drop down box under forums! haha

oh holy mary mother of god.
saintsaens
QUOTE(Gigi @ Mar 15 2009, 04:01 PM) *
It's not really that big of a deal, just ask a mod to either close or merge the topic. If we start being anal about it, people will either stop posting threads or start complaining about mods abusing their power and then go on a spamfest. _dry.gif

this.
butre
And he saw that it was good.
illriginal
View New Posts is being overused mad.gif
brooklyneast05
view new posts is the best feature on this whole damn forum
illriginal
QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Mar 15 2009, 11:35 PM) *
view new posts is the best feature on this whole damn forum


This ^ stubborn.gif
hypnotique
QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Mar 15 2009, 10:35 PM) *
view new posts is the best feature on this whole damn forum

i never use it.

I like my fast reply.
superstitious
QUOTE(illmortal @ Mar 15 2009, 10:33 PM) *
View New Posts is being overused mad.gif

QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Mar 15 2009, 10:35 PM) *
view new posts is the best feature on this whole damn forum

QUOTE(illmortal @ Mar 15 2009, 10:35 PM) *
This ^ stubborn.gif

Wha? laugh.gif

I use view new posts religiously, then I'll hit up topics I'm curious about.

QUOTE(hypnotique @ Mar 15 2009, 11:11 PM) *
i never use it.

I like my fast reply.

You can have your cake (view new posts) and it eat toooooo (use fast reply in topics after using view new posts).
Medi
I've only noticed a couple of topics that have been made on course of a new member making an accidental duplicate topic. Don't sweat it. Always nice to have a clean topic for new discussion. ^_^
Harp
^me too biggrin.gif
illriginal
QUOTE(superstitious @ Mar 16 2009, 06:50 AM) *
Wha? laugh.gif

I use view new posts religiously, then I'll hit up topics I'm curious about.


You can have your cake (view new posts) and it eat toooooo (use fast reply in topics after using view new posts).


stubborn.gif
hypnotique
LOL i always forget about VNP.

I just go through the forums and randomly spit out words.
karmakiller
I love View New Posts. Otherwise I'd probably miss some threads in the forums less traveled.
butre
I use My Assistant. VNP is for losers.
Medi
The my assistant is a pop-up. I hate pop-ups. >_>
hi-C
VNP is love.
butre
QUOTE(Medi @ Mar 16 2009, 07:30 PM) *
The my assistant is a pop-up. I hate pop-ups. >_>

That would imply that it opens in a new window.
Simba
QUOTE(superstitious @ Mar 16 2009, 06:50 AM) *
You can have your cake (view new posts) and it eat toooooo (use fast reply in topics after using view new posts).
wait wat
Joanne
QUOTE(Medi @ Mar 16 2009, 05:30 PM) *
The my assistant is a pop-up. I hate pop-ups. >_>
QUOTE(9001 @ Mar 16 2009, 05:47 PM) *
That would imply that it opens in a new window.

That sometimes happens to me when I don't let the page fully load first.
butre
QUOTE(Joanne @ Mar 16 2009, 08:00 PM) *
That sometimes happens to me when I don't let the page fully load first.

Slow internet.
Medi
QUOTE(9001 @ Mar 16 2009, 06:47 PM) *
That would imply that it opens in a new window.

Yes, it's a new window. I don't like it. :-/
fainaru
I have used the search to search my username.

/end talking about stalking myself.
abzz
i've noticed this, too.
butre
also bump
abzz
also bump?
butre
Yeah, you bumped an old topic.
abzz
why can't you do that?
-no one told me this.

butre
If you've got something to add, or it's become relevant again, then there is no problem.
manny-the-dino
Yeah abzz, please stop. Like CJ (Buttsex) said, if you have something significant to add or it's become relevant again, then go ahead and post. If not, please don't bump the topic.
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