Old 01-02-2018, 01:26 PM   #1
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Why can't I use booleans to search this forum?

Any search with more than one word treats the words as an "OR" providing the same results list as if I had searched each word individually. This forces me to make a new post for something that has likely been answered many times. The more keywords one adds, the wider the search becomes (defeating the purpose of searching).

Has someone already suggested this? I couldn't tell you.
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Old 01-02-2018, 02:41 PM   #2
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The forum search function really is abysmal. Better use Google search.

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Old 01-03-2018, 04:09 AM   #3
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As a new user I couldn't find the forum search info. I now also use Google, which tends to be better.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:49 AM   #4
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I'd also use a better search if it were available. I think vBulletin allows different search engines and it's not too difficult for an admin to install a better one.
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Old 01-03-2018, 07:48 AM   #5
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Just create a custom search engine, then bookmark it so you don't have to keep creating like I always do.

https://cse.google.com/cse/publicurl...49:mlcbfn-mmvk
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Old 01-03-2018, 10:49 AM   #6
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