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    CycleManiaque karlkras's Avatar
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    While we're talking about Searching...

    It would appear that there is no syntax for searching for a specific phrase? It would appear that this:
    Swift +Shift is equivalent to "Swift Shift", i.e., it returns all messages that contain both the works "Swift" and "Shift" which, if looking for a specific phrase, isn't so useful. Not even sure how I know about the "+" operator since I don't see it mentioned anywhere... must have picked it up from a similar forum system.
    So is there a secret handshake that will allow me to do this?

    ~k2

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Secret handshake:

    Go to Google and type in:

    site:bikeforums.net

    Add your search terms: "Swift Shift"

    = site:bikeforums.net "Swift Shift"

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&r...Swift+Shift%22

    Here are your results.

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    CycleManiaque karlkras's Avatar
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    Hmmm, the "outside of the box" approach. Works for me. Thanks! Still though, the internal search engine should be able to do this as well.

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    The internal search engine is much more limited. It's good for a quick search if you can remember the member name and forum, but not very useful for short words and multiple word phrases...

    Anyway, I hope this helps, and it works even when the search function isn't working properly .

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Thanks, East Hill

    By the way, you haven't brightened up Clyde's recently! Wuzzup?
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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Thanks, East Hill

    By the way, you haven't brightened up Clyde's recently! Wuzzup?



    You are right! I've been reading the posts, just haven't made comments. I'll dash over there...

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    Long haired freak. wethepeople's Avatar
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    And you haven't been visiting us in BMX. I bet you didn't even notice my new frame.

    For shame.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople View Post
    And you haven't been visiting us in BMX. I bet you didn't even notice my new frame.

    For shame.
    I know, I've been a bum... .

    As I told Tom, I have been working on a project...but that is no excuse for my neglecting important parts of my daily rounds.

    Consider me chastised, and I resolve to do better in the future .

    Well, if you guys forgive me, that is .

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    *boo*
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    *boo*
    Oh no, KT has not forgiven me ...

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