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    Difficulty in finding my old posts?

    This is a discussion on Difficulty in finding my old posts? within the Speak to the staff forums, part of the Website news category; It seems to have become more difficult to find old posts. I used to just click on 'view old posts ...

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      Difficulty in finding my old posts?

      It seems to have become more difficult to find old posts. I used to just click on 'view old posts or threads' and they would appear, but now when I do that it says 'searching the whole database is not a good idea' please refine your search. So if I search by username I only get threads I have started, if I put my user name anywhere else I get probably all the threads I have posted in but in no particular date order, so unless I can remember the thread title or I search through all the threads I don't stand much chance of finding it.


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      Re: Difficulty in finding my old posts?

      I get the same. It is possible we have so many posts that it is not feasible to show them all.

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      Re: Difficulty in finding my old posts?

      1. Click on your user name (top line, just to the right of "Welcome")
      2. On the resulting page, click on "View Your Threads or Posts"
      3. From the dropdown, click on either "View all your threads" or "View all your posts"
      4. Et voila! Scroll/Page through the results to find the post(s) you seek...
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      Re: Difficulty in finding my old posts?

      I am not seeing it. Clicking on my username brings up my Profile page with recent posts. Clicking More at the bottom brings up some more, but that only goes back 1 month.

      I have a sub menu bar with "View Your Threads or Posts" when I clicked it and select either option, threads or posts I get 'Please add more constraints to your search. Searches that return all or most of the database are a bad idea.',

      Am I missing something?

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      Re: Difficulty in finding my old posts?

      Doing the "View Your Threads or Posts" only takes you back for a year of posts.

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      Re: Difficulty in finding my old posts?

      Quote Originally Posted by speedyrite View Post
      1. Click on your user name (top line, just to the right of "Welcome")
      2. On the resulting page, click on "View Your Threads or Posts"
      3. From the dropdown, click on either "View all your threads" or "View all your posts"
      4. Et voila! Scroll/Page through the results to find the post(s) you seek...
      Yep that worked!
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      Re: Difficulty in finding my old posts?

      Now that is strange! Going in the way suggested works. I did not realize it was the same link as I had used before from a normal page. Anyone know why the same link can give different results, depending on the page it is on?

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      Re: Difficulty in finding my old posts?

      Probably isn't the same link. It may look the same but the coding on each page may be different.

      For any other web site I would call this sloppy programming; for Skyuser it is just quirky
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