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    Proof that the Forum Search Works...

    I just wanted to post a happy story that demonstrates that searching the forums does in fact work:
    http://www.vbforums.com/showpost.php...8&postcount=22

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    Re: Proof that the Forum Search Works...

    That just proves someone on the forums knows how to use it. I'm still waiting for Joe to investigate why my recent posts aren't appearing as talked about here.
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    Re: Proof that the Forum Search Works...

    Yup, in fact (since I'm handicap with vbForums search) I use google. Which returns a lot of post from here Most of which are from years ago.
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    Re: Proof that the Forum Search Works...

    Yeah, it happens... what's usually funny is occasionally an old thread (like 4+ years dead) will get revived with "Hey I'm having the same problem" ....

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    Re: Proof that the Forum Search Works...

    What's even funnier is when somebody revives a 4+ year old thread to post a solution to it. How the heck did they find it, and why did they feel the need to post a solution after all those years? Might the OP still be waiting for some insight?
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    Re: Proof that the Forum Search Works...

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaggy Hiker View Post
    What's even funnier is when somebody revives a 4+ year old thread to post a solution to it. How the heck did they find it, and why did they feel the need to post a solution after all those years? Might the OP still be waiting for some insight?

    Hey you never know. Every day is a day this forum builds it's knowledge. If the solutions viable then hopefully the thread can still be helping anyone that comes across it even 4 years later .
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    Re: Proof that the Forum Search Works...

    Quote Originally Posted by DavesChillaxin View Post
    Hey you never know. Every day is a day this forum builds it's knowledge. If the solutions viable then hopefully the thread can still be helping anyone that comes across it even 4 years later .
    Totally agree, the number of times I've found a post describing EXACTLY the problem I've come across and no answer, or even worse, suggested fixes but no indication as to whether or not they've worked.

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    Re: Proof that the Forum Search Works...

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaggy Hiker View Post
    What's even funnier is when somebody revives a 4+ year old thread to post a solution to it. How the heck did they find it, and why did they feel the need to post a solution after all those years? Might the OP still be waiting for some insight?
    I would guess most times the responder did not notice how old it was.
    Now as to the consequences of the late response, there are three scenarios -
    1) OP is still looking for the solution, and a substantial reward may be forthcoming.
    2) OP is dead, and won't mind it being bumped.
    3) OP is alive (having solved it years ago) and should be shot dead, for not marking it Resolved, and for not sharing the solution with us.

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