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Warning Search Facility has changed

We have disabled search whilst we tweak, it will return within the hour.
(Its been switched back on again!)

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I wondered what happened I love the search feature.
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I thought everyone used Google anyway









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We have disabled search whilst we tweak, it will retun within the hour.
If this turns out to be the cause of the server problems you owe me a Beanie
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If this turns out to be the cause of the server problems you owe me a Beanie
No Disrespect intended PD. but we already knew of the problem with VB search facility and the CPU drain, the problem is the dreaded "common words"
When the search engine button returns it will only search for 100 possibles instead of the 500, which will also reduce the new post results too, we are merely monitoring this as we try everything in our power to resolve/improve the server issues through optimisation, there comes a point where we must stop throwing RAM & money at the problem and I guess that time is now.

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These words are now ignored in a search: and or a is it an to alfa romeo.
We only show 20 posts per search result page.
Only 100 results in total from any search will be offered.

Its worst case scenario so lets see what happens at peak times.

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No Disrespect intended PD. but we already knew of the problem with VB search facility and the CPU drain, the problem is the dreaded "common words"
When the search engine button returns it will only search for 100 possibles instead of the 500, which will also reduce the new post results too, we are merely monitoring this as we try everything in our power to resolve/improve the server issues through optimisation, there comes a point where we must stop throwing RAM & money at the problem and I guess that time is now.

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Well. I'm still smarting about the Snowman comp, this just adds to my red face!!!!!!

I'll get a free Beanie one day

But seriously, I do know a thing or two about running php forums and since I only just joined I don't know really of yours/your boffins knowledge on this. My first suspicion when I saw how your last posts were triggered and server issues was that search was the problem.

NOW CAN I HAVE MY BEANIE?

(you know when you finally relent and I get my Beanie I will want a Fleece? )
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Well. I'm still smarting about the Snowman comp, this just adds to my red face!!!!!!

I'll get a free Beanie one day
(you know when you finally relent and I get my Beanie I will want a Fleece? )
Thanks for your advice, it is appreciated!
Ref the fleece, its my guess that the shipping will be worth more than the fleece itself
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Ref the fleece, its my guess that the shipping will be worth more than the fleece itself
That ain't my problem!
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Okay, I checked them out

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That ain't my problem!
It is if you cannot to collect it from London!
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It is if you cannot to collect it from London!
You can post to my London apartment then.....

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Ah so this is why I lost my links

Fingers crossed it'll help the forum and stop me getting kicked off
 
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Ah so this is why I lost my links

Fingers crossed it'll help the forum and stop me getting kicked off
Doubt it, it's all a conspiracy. The buggers in control of this site already did me out of a Beanie earlier today, now they are trying to do me out of a fleece as well.

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Doubt it, it's all a conspiracy. The buggers in control of this site already did me out of a Beanie earlier today, now they are trying to do me out of a fleece as well.

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Doubt it, it's all a conspiracy. The buggers in control of this site already did me out of a Beanie earlier today, now they are trying to do me out of a fleece as well.

Watch your step
Oi watch it, I can see you being a handful!
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Oi watch it, I can see you being a handful!
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