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  • Member since
    September 2012
search forum feature
Posted by GMorrison on Sunday, December 15, 2019 10:06 AM

I'm not satified at all with the function of FSM's "Search Forum" feature.

I have no idea how these thing's are designed.

I use a regular browser search with the term Finescale Modeler and whatever the subject is that I'm searching for.

It works very quickly.

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.


  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Monday, December 16, 2019 9:20 AM

Good tip, Bill.

I used to get all bent out of shape because the forum search here is so bad. No longer. If I were the forum owner, I don't think I'd spend the money on an improved search function either.

You post gave me an idea. Though I often use Google to search for stuff I'm researching here at FSM, I have been frustrated from time to time not being able to find some old thread of mine or another.

You just made me think. Three keywords; my username, 'finescale' and the subject has pulled up each one so far. Thanks. Yes



  • Member since
    December 2018
Posted by Ted4321 on Monday, December 16, 2019 10:13 PM

I always use Google and search "cs.finescale" + whatever I'm searching for.  Learned that trick over on the model railroader forum.  It works.  The consensus is that the forum search does not work as a user would assume. 

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