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I can't search !

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in their infinite wisdom the admins of this forum decided to only allow moderators and admins to search.

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Yep, oblivion got it right. Only Moderators, Super Moderators and Administrators can search, regular users (at the moment, I dunno about the future) cannot search.

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DooMBoy said:

Why?


Um...dunno, ask King Ling. Probably because he doesn't want to turn it on. I would rather have PMing. Searching isn't important.

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I'd rather have searching. If you want to PM someone, you can always contact them via:

-e-mail
-ICQ
-AIM
-IRC

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DooMBoy said:

Why?

Probably because it places quite a bit of load upon the server.

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fraggle said:

Probably because it places quite a bit of load upon the server.



True enough. There's at least a thousand members on these Forums.

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Maybe they did it to make it harder for peeps to bring up old threads from WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYY back in the day!? I ain't quite sure why they did it myself.

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Da_Esco² said:

Maybe they did it to make it harder for peeps to bring up old threads from WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYY back in the day!?

If I wanted to do that, I could just click on page 50 and reply to the first thread I see.

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EvisceratoR said:

Conclusion: the mods made an irritating choice !


No the WEB MASTER made a choice to disable searches because :

fraggle said:

Probably because it places quite a bit of load upon the server.

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Linguica said:

What are you people talking about? The search page works just fine.


Heh, for you maybe.

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EvisceratoR said:

Conclusion: the mods made an irritating choice !

Evaluation: you're a dumbass.

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Archvile64 said:

I'd rather have searching. If you want to PM someone, you can always contact them via:

-e-mail
-ICQ
-AIM
-IRC

And if that doesn't work, they can just post something on the general forums like:
hey DooMthing_696, I e-mailed U but U did not reply, and then i tried to get U on YIM, but U havn't been on for liek a month so I wan't U to tell me how to find wads for dOOm liek U said U would tell me.

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DooMBoy said:

Why?

financial trouble with getting a decent search engine for the public :/

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[03:44] <KDarigal> yeah, why the hell can't people search at all in the DW forums
[03:45] <BigBadGangsta> KDarigal : moderators can
[03:45] <pritch> ask the man himself, he's here
[03:45] * BigBadGangsta can ^_^
[03:45] <BigBadGangsta> pritch : huh?
[03:45] <Linguica> strange because i turned it back on
[03:45] <KDarigal> hm
[03:45] <BigBadGangsta> You did?
[03:45] <BigBadGangsta> Neato
[03:45] <KDarigal> how recently?
[03:45] <Linguica> like yesterday

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KDarigal said:

Yes, and now we can actually use that lovely link that says "View New Posts". ::applauds::


Heh, we couldn't before?

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