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JugglingMonkeys
08-21-2007, 07:17
Perhaps i'm doing something wrong, but the forum search is not working for me.

for example i did a search for "Red" - e.g. Red Sea - and got no results.

any ideas?
(not about the Red Sea, but about using seach for the forums...)

Centerius
08-21-2007, 07:23
I believe you have to use a search term that is more than 3 letters long. Try using "red*"

JugglingMonkeys
08-21-2007, 08:24
Well, it gives no results at all for "Red Sea"

a good search feature is critical. Especially with the number of threads/posts increasing rapidly.

coralcrazed
09-13-2007, 21:01
I can never use the search and gt it to work for you. there should be a google for dummies book. :)

ScubaToys Larry
09-13-2007, 21:05
That is accurate... there is a 4 letter minimum set up for the search engine, but there is a way that we can over ride it and allow specific smaller words - and I'll try to get "red" and "sea" included in the available words sometime hopefully by tomorrow!

Sorry for the trouble!

diversteve
09-13-2007, 23:19
Type this in a Google search window:

Red site:forum.scubatoys.com

Actually this works for just about any 2 letter or longer term, just replace Red with what you're looking for...

diversteve
09-13-2007, 23:23
I can never use the search and gt it to work for you. there should be a google for dummies book. :)Actually there is:

http://forum.scubatoys.com/gallery/files/9/2/google.jpg

http://www.amazon.com/Google-Dummies-Brad-Hill/dp/0764544209

TommyB
09-14-2007, 08:13
There's an entire topic around here on the forums somewhere.
I'll have to find it and post it.

It was in essence a topic about all the 2 letter and 3 letter words that needed to be included in the search engine over-rides.

TommyB
09-14-2007, 08:16
Here's the topic

http://forum.scubatoys.com/showthread.php?t=868

Please add to this topic and I'll add the over-rides

JugglingMonkeys
09-14-2007, 08:46
Type this in a Google search window:

Red site:forum.scubatoys.com

Actually this works for just about any 2 letter or longer term, just replace Red with what you're looking for...

Yes. I should have thought of that - just use google!
thanks