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bjrocky Jul 21, 2006 08:30 AM

I go to Advanced Search, enter 'bjrocky', and get nothing.
Same with topics that I have posted, like Dinard and Rapallo.
Any tips? I'd like to reply to the recent query on Brittany, but have no old posts. Many thanks.

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    bjrocky Jul 29, 2006 09:34 AM

    Great, that explains it - I think! I'll go browsing there.

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      bjrocky Jul 24, 2006 12:18 PM

      Next question - when I enter say "Dinard" in the French Board, once again, no response, even though I have posted information on Dinard in the past. Try it and see.
      What arcane code do I need now?

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        PayOrPlay Jul 27, 2006 06:04 AM

        Try searching Dinard on "All Boards" instead of only France only--I got a half-dozen results including several from you, mostly on the International Board. Explanation: they didn't move the old posts from International to the new sub-divided international boards.

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        bjrocky Jul 24, 2006 12:15 PM

        How are we supposed to know that? Have I missed something somewhere along the line?

        1. Chris VR Jul 23, 2006 02:55 PM

          There are some tricks to the search box and I don't know them all, but here's a search that returns some results for you.

          You do need to make sure you are searching "all forums" and it seems there needs to be something in the search box- you can't just leave it blank. In this case I just put in "i". Not sure how different terms such as "a" or "and" there would affect the search.

          http://www.chowhound.com/search/std?q...

          1. shirlotta Jul 21, 2006 05:45 PM

            i'm having a similar problem. i noticed that "my CHOW" is missing a bunch of my old posts. the advanced search function isn't working for me either. i went to the boards looking for a recent post that had disappeared from my CHOW, and it was there. what's going on?

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