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#1 Post by Cam » Fri Feb 26, 2010 6:55 pm

Whats with the search engine? How do I search for topics relating to Port Road?

"The following words in your search query were ignored because they are too common words: port road.
You must specify at least one word to search for. Each word must consist of at least 3 characters and must not contain more than 14 characters excluding wildcards."

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#2 Post by monotonehell » Fri Feb 26, 2010 7:41 pm

Cam wrote:Whats with the search engine? How do I search for topics relating to Port Road?

"The following words in your search query were ignored because they are too common words: port road.
You must specify at least one word to search for. Each word must consist of at least 3 characters and must not contain more than 14 characters excluding wildcards."

cheeers,
Cam.
The forum based search is limited as searching through this much text really puts a strain on the server.

Look up a little in the blue header. There's a "Google customer search" there that will do a much better job. Type "port road" WITH the quotes and you will get a good result.
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#3 Post by Norman » Sat Feb 27, 2010 2:52 am

monotonehell wrote:
Cam wrote:Whats with the search engine? How do I search for topics relating to Port Road?

"The following words in your search query were ignored because they are too common words: port road.
You must specify at least one word to search for. Each word must consist of at least 3 characters and must not contain more than 14 characters excluding wildcards."

cheeers,
Cam.
The forum based search is limited as searching through this much text really puts a strain on the server.

Look up a little in the blue header. There's a "Google customer search" there that will do a much better job. Type "port road" WITH the quotes and you will get a good result.
That'd be Custom Search, Mr. Hell :P

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#4 Post by monotonehell » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:39 pm

Norman wrote:
monotonehell wrote:
Cam wrote:Whats with the search engine? How do I search for topics relating to Port Road?

"The following words in your search query were ignored because they are too common words: port road.
You must specify at least one word to search for. Each word must consist of at least 3 characters and must not contain more than 14 characters excluding wildcards."

cheeers,
Cam.
The forum based search is limited as searching through this much text really puts a strain on the server.

Look up a little in the blue header. There's a "Google customer search" there that will do a much better job. Type "port road" WITH the quotes and you will get a good result.
That'd be Custom Search, Mr. Hell :P
:lol: It's amazing the difference between what my mind says and what my fingers type sometimes...
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#5 Post by Cam » Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:31 pm

Thanks Mono, Google it is! .
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#6 Post by peas_and_corn » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:27 am

Alternatively you can just go straight to google itself and type the following:

"Por Road" site:sensational-adelaide.com

and it'll give you results from this site only.

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#7 Post by monotonehell » Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:48 pm

peas_and_corn wrote:Alternatively you can just go straight to google itself and type the following:

"Por Road" site:sensational-adelaide.com

and it'll give you results from this site only.
No you can't *cough cough*ad revenue*cough*.
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#8 Post by Prince George » Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:16 am

Then could we drop the built-in search box that sits just above the forum list, and move the google-powered box down to that more visible location?

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#9 Post by peas_and_corn » Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:05 am

monotonehell wrote:
peas_and_corn wrote:Alternatively you can just go straight to google itself and type the following:

"Por Road" site:sensational-adelaide.com

and it'll give you results from this site only.
No you can't *cough cough*ad revenue*cough*.
Err... last time I checked this search function worked. Unless this is a shot at Google?

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#10 Post by monotonehell » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:47 pm

peas_and_corn wrote:
monotonehell wrote:
peas_and_corn wrote:Alternatively you can just go straight to google itself and type the following:

"Por Road" site:sensational-adelaide.com

and it'll give you results from this site only.
No you can't *cough cough*ad revenue*cough*.
Err... last time I checked this search function worked. Unless this is a shot at Google?
No, I think Howie gets a little cash flow from Google for S-A, which is a good thing. :)
(Correct me if I'm wrong)
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