To search ... or not to search


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  1. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I was going to use the search tool of the forum, but I don't know now if I should. I'm sooooo confused. I keep going back & forth. What to do, what to do? What are the pros and cons of searching? And if I do search, does it void the warranty? What is Verizon's policy on searching? And, are there any good apps that would help me search? Of course, just free apps. I don't want to have to pay for any search apps. And what is a search widget? Maybe if there was a 1-click solution to searching, it would be easier for us noobies. And if I do search, is there a way for me to UNsearch? Man!, I wish someone would do a video and post it on YouTube of searching. Then, and only then, might I even consider searching.

    Thanks. :)
     

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  2. huytung

    huytung Well-Known Member

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    lmao +1
     
  3. Geezer Squid

    Geezer Squid Well-Known Member

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    LMAO +2 :D

    I laughed out load when I saw the title.
     
  4. jives

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    I considered searching once and after hours of contemplation I finally committed myself to actually do it. In the spirit of full disclosure, I actually searched a few times, with several different keywords even. Let me tell you this, it's not all that its cracked up to be. I mean, I went all out, even using the advanced search options and everything. And when that big moment came, and all those search results that really weren't related to what I had originally searched for presented themselves, I was disappointed to say the least. Not a single thread title, not one, that even contained the keyword I searched for. Needless to say, I'm now a bit jaded. I'm not sure that I have it in me to search for anything ever again...topics, threads, happiness, love... I just don't think its worth it anymore. :)
     
  5. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

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    You know what makes it worse?

    When you post a new thread, and the forums auto-search for you of similarly titled threads!

    SIGH.
     
  6. PhilosoRaptor

    PhilosoRaptor Well-Known Member

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    I lol'd. I didn't even read the other thread, I just saw this thread right below it and had to click on it instead, haha.
     
  7. jives

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    Tell me about it! After my quest for topics and threads related to that which I was about to post, and after consulting with my astrologer as to whether posting would be a good idea at all, I took the plunge and created a thread. Behold, up pops this box advising me to take a look at these other threads which may have already addressed the groundbreaking news that I was about to spring on the world. Imagine my excitement when not a single one of the proposed threads addressed it. I was on top of the world, I'm gonna be the first...finally, I've amounted to something, FINALLY...:)

    BTW...This forum is great for real. It seems to be the most useful and resourceful of all the Droid/Android forums floating around the interwebs. Tons of great stuff here.
     
  8. smacinskyjr

    smacinskyjr Well-Known Member

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    Thanks a lot messenger 13 i just just spit soda and a small piece of twizzler out of my nose!!! Needless to say it was not enjoyable!
     
  9. ccousinsjr

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    That's what confuses me, it's blatant.
     
  10. DaygosDankest

    DaygosDankest Well-Known Member

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    You know what bugs me, people who take message boards too seriously
     
  11. kennyidaho

    kennyidaho Well-Known Member

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    I think that there is a majority of users that don't search because they just don't know how to articulate their issue or question into something that would provide search results. Searching is a bit of an art form in my opinion.
     
  12. CRPercodani

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    What gets annoying is all the threads about the same things popping up every couple days/weeks. We lose so many good threads due to this. For awhile I thought we had fixed the situation by moving/merging all the duplicate threads or ones that touched on the same subjects but it seems to be getting bad again now. I am calling out to the other guides here to start moving and merging threads again, and Joe if you are interested in helping out let me know, I will ask about setting you up as a guide. Your always on here and you would definitely be a big help if your up to the task. PM me if you want.
     
  13. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

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    That settles it, I'm going back to my iPhone.
     
  14. skunkpbguy

    skunkpbguy Well-Known Member

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    I have searched and searched for 2.1 Search, do any of you have it and could you link me to it? As noted above, it must be a one-click search and spelling errors must not slow it down. Also, how to do I overclock my search? Also, how do I get my Droid to give me free Cheetos?
     
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    0/10

    try again some other time
     
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    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

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    Rating threads is so 1/10
     
  17. ccousinsjr

    ccousinsjr Well-Known Member

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    Joe for President!
     
  18. milrtime83

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    I agree to an extent. But this particular post is a parody of the "to root or not to root" threads of which there are 5 or 6 with the exact same title that shouldn't be too hard to find in a search.
     
  19. kennyidaho

    kennyidaho Well-Known Member

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    I understand that. I had a mini freak out in the Sprint Hero forums because 3 or 4 times a day someone would make a post saying "I installed handsent/chomp and now I am getting two notifications". At times these threads would literally stack up on each other.
     
  20. inssane

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    Man after my own heart, lol.
     
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    messenger13 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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  22. Gunner

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    Wow Joe. Somebody has some free time there.
     
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    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

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    You used some assembly required twice. :)

    Totally stealing that anyways though, that's some funny sh!t lol
     
  24. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Believe it or not, I have assembled that list of disclaimers over years and years of being on forums. Every time I think I see a disclaimer that I haven't heard of, I throw it in there.
     
  25. clintiepoo

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    I printed that (made a couple edits) and am putting it up at my desk at work.
    If somebody asks me a question, I can show them that when I answer. Love it.
     
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