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Old 05-26-09, 02:45 PM   #1
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A lot of people are very quik to admonish people for posting without searching. After having just tried to use the search function on this forum. I can see why people go ahead and post. For those of you that are so quik to jump on them have you tried use this feature, and did it get you any useful information?
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A lot of people are very quik to admonish people for posting without searching. After having just tried to use the search function on this forum. I can see why people go ahead and post. For those of you that are so quick to jump on them have you tried use this feature, and did it get you any useful information?
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any other stupid questions?
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Old 05-26-09, 02:49 PM   #3
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any other stupid questions?
This IS bike forums. So that must be a rhetorical question.
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Old 05-26-09, 03:05 PM   #4
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Search function usually works properly if you use good keywords and choose "in thread title". It's not a perfect machine, but it does serve its purpose when used appropriately.
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Old 05-26-09, 03:11 PM   #6
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You need to search for how to effectively use the search function.

Duh.
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I've used it with good success. It's much better than saying 'I'm a noob', 'This is a stupid question', or 'Asking the same question for the umteenth time'!
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You did use the "Advanced Search" right?


They did change it a month or two ago, and it hasn't worked properly since, and I've been asking them to go back to the way it was ... but it is basically functional.
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Old 05-26-09, 07:38 PM   #9
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Yes, I use it all the time and it works fine. Many people just don't use search engines effectively.
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Old 05-27-09, 05:25 AM   #12
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You did use the "Advanced Search" right?


They did change it a month or two ago, and it hasn't worked properly since, and I've been asking them to go back to the way it was ... but it is basically functional.
I have never used the search feature on this, or any other forum. Use Google, and type "site:www.bikeforums.net" at the end. i.e., this:
assos site:www.bikeforums.net
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the search function is the best way to search for a plethora of snarky answers to every question
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A lot of people are very quik to admonish people for posting without searching.
I only admonish people who post in the wrong forum and spell "quick" wrong............
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