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billdozer
08-23-2012, 5:47 PM
Searching is a skill. You have to be clever and try to use terms that the search will recognize and respond to.

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/billdozer/7847511140/" title="search by Biltwell Inc., on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7139/7847511140_7bea026a5f_z.jpg" width="640" height="444" alt="search"></a>

Search really common things like "ride" and you are going to get a million results. Try narrowing it down to something more specific like "how to not ride like a jack off" and see what you get in return.

You can get more specific and get way better results if you use the advanced search. It takes a little longer but works better. Follow the instructions below.

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/billdozer/7847494342/" title="Advanced-Search by Biltwell Inc., on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7121/7847494342_c3c7630e69_z.jpg" width="619" height="437" alt="Advanced-Search"></a>


<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/billdozer/7847494440/" title="advance-search-detail by Biltwell Inc., on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8438/7847494440_8906eeac29_z.jpg" width="640" height="394" alt="advance-search-detail"></a>

Hope that helps.

ARBY
08-24-2012, 6:37 AM
If you have to search to find things that were once right in front of your face I call that making things harder, not better. But hey, that's just me - I hate change.

2stroketim
08-24-2012, 11:58 AM
Tried to search for "TECH:"
1st listing in the returned results was the gun thread from the JP:

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa135/timdtheman/docs.jpg

Not 1 "TECH" thread?

billdozer
08-24-2012, 9:12 PM
Tried to search for "TECH:"
1st listing in the returned results was the gun thread from the JP:

Not 1 "TECH" thread?

Yep, making that search feature work better is on the top of the task list for stuff that is happening behind the scenes over the next month or two.

If you've just got to find the old TECH threads in the mean time, use the word "Rating" at the top of the forum and it will load all 5-star threads first. All of the old TECH threads have a 5-star rating and should come up. (Of course there will be other stuff in there too.)

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/billdozer/7854691430/" title="Picture 17 by Biltwell Inc., on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8444/7854691430_3ab32c2465_b.jpg" width="944" height="583" alt="Picture 17"></a>

Mickey
08-25-2012, 7:04 AM
According to the subject, I just cant stop laughing to this image.

Best Regards

/Mickey

djturnz
08-27-2012, 10:59 AM
Tried to search for "TECH:"
1st listing in the returned results was the gun thread from the JP:



Not 1 "TECH" thread?
I think you missed step 2 (search Titles Only)

Allen
03-19-2013, 12:17 AM
BUMP (please read)