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Strange search results lately


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#1 OFFLINE   armophob

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 08:31 PM

The first couple times it happened I just brushed it off, but now I want to know if it is just me.
When I enter a phrase or word with parentheses around it in the search window. It brings back all the threads that I last posted in regardless of the words I used.
Then I go back and use the advanced search option and everything is fine.
Just me?:confused:

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#2 OFFLINE   makaiguy

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 09:17 PM

Parentheses? Did you really mean parentheses?

FWIW, I just entered a search for (whatever) that came up empty.
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#3 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 09:22 PM

I ran one with (courtesy) and it came up with a ton of threads. No real discernable pattern. Possible I had posted in each one, but it didn't bring up a lot of recent threads I've replied to.
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#4 OFFLINE   armophob

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 09:31 PM

Parentheses? Did you really mean parentheses?

FWIW, I just entered a search for (whatever) that came up empty.


sorry professor, I meant these thingys " "

#5 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 09:48 PM

I get different results for "apple" and "pear". I'm surprised I get results at all for pear. :)

PS: Call them "quotes".




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