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Search is your Friend

Discussion in 'Adventure Quest 3D' started by Aaddron, Apr 21, 2014.

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  1. Aaddron

    Aaddron Moderator Staff Member GameOgre Moderator

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    Hello all, over the past month we've deleted and merged countless and no I'm not exaggerating... countless double threads. It's not really fun and it's very time consuming. I know some of you have complained about it too. Believe me, we hear you and experience it ourselves but we also need your help to fix it. Introducing the Search Box:

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    It's located at the top right of the forum. Just click enter what you wanna search into "Search...". We HIGHLY advise you use this awesome feature and here are some tips for using it.

    First, use Advanced Search

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    This will help narrow down what your looking for. On the Advanced Search page it also helps to search just threads and posts, select that here:

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    To narrow it down further it helps to select a specific section if you know that's where what you are looking for should be, like a MOBA:

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    If you want to search "MOBA" you would select the MOBA section on that list.

    Next is Terms and probably the most important part of searching. First I HIGHLY recommend using "Search Titles Only".

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    This will help narrow down the results significantly and help quickly find if the topic already exists. As for the terms, less can be more!

    For example if you want to find Warwick vs Lee Sin? just type Warwick, Warwick vs Lee Sin? can work but I've found more words can add to the results. I recommend just using one defining word like in our example Warwick and then use your browsers search (ctrl + F) on the results page to look for "Lee Sin".

    An example of doing this in Chrome:

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    Regardless of using your Browsers Search or not, less can still be more. Use defining words instead of full sentences, avoid broad words like League of Legends. If you want the League of Legends Quiz, then search for quiz in the MOBA section. Quiz is used a lot less than League of Legends so it'll find a lot less topics. Try a few different combinations of words especially if you have a lot of results, it might cut it down significantly.

    Overall we know the search isn't perfect, we have a front row seat to that. ^^ but please consider using it before creating a new thread. Help us help you. :)
     
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  2. usbjaj

    usbjaj New Member Ogre Warrior

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    Yeah this is what other ppl shoud use before opening any thread.
     
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    Aki013 League of Legends Player Ogre Veteran

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    Yeah,i its true.. nice info Aaddron :D
     
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    nikiwild New Member The Pit

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    Aaddron Moderator Staff Member GameOgre Moderator

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    Thanks :) Well it's good to see it did absolutely nothing, already a few new double threads LOL.
     
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    DancinGDeaD Master of ADC Ogre Warrior

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    Thank You for this info. Aaddron! :)
     
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    Mordekaiser Dealer of Death Ogre Veteran

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    SKT T1 Bengi Clubbed for Multiple Accounts

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    well you did awesome job with it but no point when people won't use the search button and there will always be double threads :(
     
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    MilanDiamond New Member Ogre Regular

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    Thanks Aaddron,nice info :)
     
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    Aaddron Moderator Staff Member GameOgre Moderator

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    Also want to add, please use the report button if you see a double thread or spam. Click that little red triangle in the top right corner of the post.
     
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    savicaa New Member The Pit

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    I was killing my self when i wanted to help someone :)
    Now i can just share him this link!
    Thanks , Aaddron! :)
     
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    arZ Banned The Pit

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    Search is the best button in this forum ...
    But I would say that ppl dont use it ...
    Or they never use it ...
     
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