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User Info: TsundereAmiChan

TsundereAmiChan
2 weeks ago#1
Let's say we have a user named John. John makes a topic I really like. I wish to find that topic months later down the line but can not remember the name of the topic, only the TC.

I should be able to type in the search bar From: John and have it bring up all of John's topics. It's like how discord lets you search for all posts from a specific user, and you can go more specific than that. Say you remember the topic had Monkey in it. You would do Search: John, Monkey and it would bring up all topics on that board created by John with the word Monkey in it.
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User Info: TriforceSD

TriforceSD
2 weeks ago#2
Well, you can sorta do this by going to the user's profile. Unless they made it private, it shows all the activity of said user and shows where they posted. I guess you want to get a little more technical and find all posts or specific posts. I like this idea too and you have good intentions, but it could lead to abuse givin all the trolls on the site.

I'll sign but suggest that people have the right to not allow themselves to be searched except by friends, everyone, or noone.

I see your frustration, as a yahoo or google search doesn't always work well.
So yeah...

Signs with above conditions..
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User Info: FarplaneDragon

FarplaneDragon
2 weeks ago#3
I don't know if it's been directly shot down by the admins before or not, but usually this is something that gets very mixed opinions on and likely won't happen due to stalking concerns. For those that are going to say, "just mark/ban people that abuse it" I feel like post #8 in a previous topic on this sums up what I'd argue, so i'll just go with that.

https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/7-site-suggestions/75114082
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User Info: gnomefromnome

gnomefromnome
2 weeks ago#4
Fun fact, adding the #8 to the link brings you to post #8

https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/7-site-suggestions/75114082#8
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User Info: FarplaneDragon

FarplaneDragon
2 weeks ago#5
gnomefromnome posted...
Fun fact, adding the #8 to the link brings you to post #8

https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/7-site-suggestions/75114082#8


Hm, thought archiving broke that. Now I know.
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