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Trajanus07 Feb 2018 12:52 p.m. PST

All I get is the URL and a blank page!

Wherethestreetshavnoname07 Feb 2018 1:05 p.m. PST

See this

TMP link

There are other threads about the issue. It looks like another feature of the site is gone.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Feb 2018 2:17 p.m. PST

I use Google. Enter terms and add site:theminiaturespage.com in the search bar.

TMP search never worked for me anyway.

Personal logo Striker Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2018 2:17 p.m. PST

Not gone, "new & improved"

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian07 Feb 2018 2:38 p.m. PST

Temporarily turned off because it was causing problems with the database.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2018 2:49 p.m. PST

Wherethestreetshavnoname

That's definitely where all the talk would/should be. There and in the bugs and features board.

Dan

attilathepun4707 Feb 2018 9:13 p.m. PST

So, how long is "temporarily" likely to be?

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2018 10:56 p.m. PST

Shorter than "indefinitely". :)

Dan

Trajanus08 Feb 2018 1:24 a.m. PST

Thanks Guys.

I guess that means people can no longer be terse with newbies and tell them to use it! :o)

Must try Mark's work around out of curiosity.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP08 Feb 2018 3:36 a.m. PST

Lots on that here:

TMP link

Dan

Benvartok08 Feb 2018 10:38 p.m. PST

Really!? The old farts are terse with newbies on TMP? Time for a truth and reconciliation board!

DJCoaltrain08 Feb 2018 11:25 p.m. PST

I was gone for a year and it looks like a lot of the same folks before I left. I did miss the passing of some regulars I really liked, which saddened me. But it looks like the same faces as always.

Trajanus09 Feb 2018 2:09 a.m. PST

Well maybe not always terse but even I have to confess to getting cheesed when replying to the same question for the twentieth time so the Search was handy for dragging up what "Pearl of Wisdom" I had offered before.

In fact that's what I was doing when I discovered I couldn't!

Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2018 1:59 a.m. PST

Pity as it s one of the most useful feature of this site, that beats others and fessebook.

Personal logo jeffreyw3 Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2018 5:57 a.m. PST

The author search was useful, as it made it straightforward to check on additions to recent discussions that had slid off the front page. It would be nice to at least get that much back.

attilathepun4710 Feb 2018 9:14 a.m. PST

Ditto to jeffreyw3's comment. Bill needs to quit starting useless and silly polls, and get this FIXED!

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