Inaccurate Search Results

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Inaccurate Search Results

Unread post by Figueroa » 2022-09-05, 03:09

I did a forum search for "mail.com", both with and without the quotes. Came back with 769 results. Unfortunately, approximately none of them actually contain the string mail.com.

Is there anything I can do to improve my search?

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Re: Inaccurate Search Results

Unread post by moonbat » 2022-09-05, 03:23

Here you go. Restrict it to search within topic titles.
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Re: Inaccurate Search Results

Unread post by Figueroa » 2022-09-05, 03:43

Thanks!

However, I see that of the 4 results, only 2 of them have the search string. Why are the other two showing up? (tumblr & yahoo)

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Re: Inaccurate Search Results

Unread post by Moonchild » 2022-09-05, 08:34

Figueroa wrote:
2022-09-05, 03:43
Why are the other two showing up? (tumblr & yahoo)
Forum software limitation. Because normally a period is a separator character, it will search for "mail" AND "com" separately, not as a single expression.
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