Search facility

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Is it me - or does this forum no longer have a search facility? I'm quite prepared to concede that I'm missing the b######g obvious if that is the case and someone can point me to it! Today I wanted to post a photograph on a thread of some years vintage - because it's specifically relevant to that - rather than create a new, disjointed thread. But there does seem to be a forum search facility and googling the subject matter plus 'Key Publishing Aviation Forum' doesn't help - with the result that I can't find the old thread.

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Searching was switched off whilst some work was done on Friday. It will be restored tomorrow.

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Thank you. Fingers crossed for its return tomorrow.

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Searching has now been restored.

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It's pretty well useless. Put in a topic title dating back only four months and it fails to recognise this. Don't Key Publishing find the present set-up a tad embarassing? Don't they see that it presents them as a dinosaur in a digital age? Or maybe they don't care?

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It's rubbish.
I tried to find an old thread, so I entered the first word (a place name) and it said it wasn't restrictive enough (and no, it wasn't Duxford).
So I enter the exact name of the thread and nothing is found.

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Sorry to be so late but I've generally given up looking in this section of the forum.
I'm quite prepared to believe it's now even worse but the Search facility's been hopeless for years since a previous system update.
Personally I find Google more successful than the site search.

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It's rubbish.
I tried to find an old thread, so I entered the first word (a place name) and it said it wasn't restrictive enough (and no, it wasn't Duxford).
So I enter the exact name of the thread and nothing is found.

Can you tell me the search term that you used please so I can have a look at this.

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So I enter the exact name of the thread and nothing is found.

Can you tell me the name of the thread please ?

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After the better part of two months, I don't recall. Sorry.

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FORUMS - Search function?

It does now, thanks for this.