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Forum Searches - A Tip

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Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby Rhino » 04 Jan 2014, 11:34

The search functions on forums are generally pretty ordinary.

Here's a tip I find useful sometimes: - Use Google - Add your search terms and just add vyak to it.
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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby Robeld » 04 Jan 2014, 12:25

Good tip rhino, just tried it and works a treat. :thumbsup: :clap:
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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby vikodin » 04 Jan 2014, 12:50

Rhino wrote:The search functions on forums are generally pretty ordinary.

Here's a tip I find useful sometimes: - Use Google - Add your search terms and just add vyak to it.

I'll add another tip for google searching vyak posts
If your searching for a certain members post put their forum name in the search as well as vyak.
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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby Rhino » 04 Jan 2014, 18:05

vikodin wrote:
Rhino wrote:The search functions on forums are generally pretty ordinary.

Here's a tip I find useful sometimes: - Use Google - Add your search terms and just add vyak to it.

I'll add another tip for google searching vyak posts
If your searching for a certain members post put their forum name in the search as well as vyak.


That's true Jaryd. You can put as much information as you like into your search.

Vyak posts will almost always be the first result shown.

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You can then click on the last line shown above (more results from vyak.net) and open up all the search results.

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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby maverick » 04 Jan 2014, 18:09

Great info guys.
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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby Wedge » 05 Jan 2014, 08:58

Very helpful Rhino, I will give it a try! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby Bretty » 09 Jan 2014, 16:44

Mods can we get this as a sticky on every page :up:
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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby Rhino » 20 Jan 2016, 10:59

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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby HughAdam » 20 Mar 2019, 17:56

Great tips man.
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Re: Forum Searches - A Tip

Postby Steve_R » 21 Mar 2019, 21:27

You can get even better results using advanced Google search methods, which can help find the needle of information in the haystack of rubbish.
http://jwebnet.net/advancedgooglesearch.html
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