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bemahan
1245785.  Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:33 am Reply with quote

When I search a user's post by clicking on their name in a post or thread, it only lets me look at the first page. If I click on 'Next' or a specific page number, it says "no topics or posts match your search criteria".
It's been that way for ages but I've never bothered asking before.
Btw, I'm not really a stalker, it's just the easiest way to catch up on specific users. :)

 
'yorz
1245786.  Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:36 am Reply with quote

I've mentioned that phenomenon a few times already. I can only access the first page of my own posts; no other are available - although the amount of posts is stated.

 
suze
1245791.  Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:17 am Reply with quote

I think this is to stop the forums crashing.

You'll be aware that some common words are not found by the search. That is done deliberately, because searching the forums for every instance of the could break the Internet.

So it is with the more prolific users. If you asked the search for every post that - say - I have ever made, it would run out of room. So it stops after the first page.

 
PDR
1245793.  Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:48 am Reply with quote

You can also see the first ten posts a person made by doing a search and setting the order to "ascending"

PDR

 
Alfred E Neuman
1245801.  Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:52 am Reply with quote

Nicky's posts have all gone missing too...

 
PDR
1245811.  Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:30 pm Reply with quote

I gather the NSA took them away for analysis. Along with those of Peter Dow and Joeontheland.

PDR

 

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