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"What happened to the "Search" functions?" Topic

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2018 10:45 a.m. PST

There are not anymore in the front pages of the Fórums…

DA BUG eat them?… (smile)

Or is only me?….


Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian09 Jan 2018 11:42 a.m. PST

Temporarily turned off.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2018 3:37 p.m. PST

Aha !

Thought it was me (or my PC!)

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2018 9:52 a.m. PST


Hope it can be fixed soon….


Striker12 Jan 2018 1:44 p.m. PST

Still turned off. And just when I actually wanted to use it.

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP18 Jan 2018 1:51 p.m. PST

Would it be possible to get a rough indication as to how long the search function will be turned off?

jeffreyw3 Inactive Member19 Jan 2018 1:23 p.m. PST

Bill, would it be possible to restore just the author search? The rest I can do without.

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2018 1:40 a.m. PST


Cacique Caribe Inactive Member21 Jan 2018 1:12 p.m. PST

"I can't get no
Searching functions
I can't get no
Archived notions
So I cry, and I cry, and I cry, and I cryyyy …"

Dan. :)

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2018 7:26 a.m. PST

It seems only you and Mick truely understand Dan!

Cheers JJ

Black Cavalier Inactive Member05 Feb 2018 12:35 p.m. PST

Wow, search turned off for almost a month. This is getting serious.

Being able to search for prior conversations and tap into the vast storehouse of knowledge is one of the key benefits of TMP.

Although I wonder if this is an editorial ploy to drive up the post count since everyone has to post their questions since they can't search for their answers.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP06 Feb 2018 8:28 a.m. PST

It is certainly inconvenient.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian06 Feb 2018 5:53 p.m. PST

The search routines put a lot of stress on the forum databases, which increases the incidence of bugs. So, while I am working on the bug issues, I'd like to keep database stress to a minimum.

As a compromise, I will probably restore searches for Supporting Members, and see how that goes.

Cacique Caribe Inactive Member08 Feb 2018 3:35 a.m. PST

I hear sleepy time (chamomile) tea helps lower stress too. I'm not sure how well it works on databases though. :)


mgdavey12 Feb 2018 8:30 a.m. PST

A workaround I use is to use Google with the term "" in the search box.

custosarmorum Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2018 4:45 p.m. PST

Any idea if/when you will turn on the search function for Supporting Members?

kcabai15 Feb 2018 5:22 p.m. PST

Any idea if/when you will turn on the search function for Supporting Members?

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP16 Feb 2018 7:29 a.m. PST

Any idea if/when you will turn on the search function for Supporting Members?

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 8:37 p.m. PST

I searched for it but didn't find the answer.

Legion 405 Mar 2018 7:06 a.m. PST

So "Search" is still not working ? frown

kcabai16 Mar 2018 4:52 a.m. PST

Do you have any idea if/when you will turn on the search function for Supporting Members?

Capt Flash11 Apr 2018 7:36 a.m. PST

Search still not working. Not currently a supporting member, though.
But I will add that this also hurts advertisers here. Not being able to search out what TMPers have said about products means they may lose sales…

John Leahy21 Apr 2018 6:44 a.m. PST

Preaching to the choir Cap! I do not understand why it either has not been fixed or why Bill has not said that it cannot be fixed. Either way, we should be given an update about it. Tmp is just not as important to me without it.



Volleyfire22 Apr 2018 1:30 a.m. PST

I tried searching for stuff on here over the past couple of months without realising why the Search option had been (temporarily) dismantled.I couldn't find what I was looking for on each occasion, wasted hours of time, and got pretty frustrated.Any news on when it might be up and running again, and how we could access the function if/when it does please?

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