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LightSeed
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Search Terms?

Postby LightSeed » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:25 pm

I'm confused about the search box. Every term I try to search is too common. I understand, there are tens of thousands of posts here and several hundred of them I'm sure deal with "rebirth" for instance. If I'm interested in reading the most recent discussions on "rebirth" I have to pair it with another search term, such as "rebirth questions" and then I get too few results. I feel like I'm missing something.....?
"Monks, a statement endowed with five factors is well-spoken, not ill-spoken. It is blameless & unfaulted by knowledgeable people. Which five?

"It is spoken at the right time. It is spoken in truth. It is spoken affectionately. It is spoken beneficially. It is spoken with a mind of good-will."

— AN 5.198

LightSeed
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Re: Search Terms?

Postby LightSeed » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:35 pm

Nevermind, answered my own question by reading this post over at Dhamma Wheel:

http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... ead#unread

Gives some great tips on using google to search the forums.
"Monks, a statement endowed with five factors is well-spoken, not ill-spoken. It is blameless & unfaulted by knowledgeable people. Which five?

"It is spoken at the right time. It is spoken in truth. It is spoken affectionately. It is spoken beneficially. It is spoken with a mind of good-will."

— AN 5.198

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Re: Search Terms?

Postby catmoon » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:39 pm

Something you might find useful: The search function sometimes kicks you to an SQL error page. Often, simply redoing the same search will work.
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LightSeed
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Re: Search Terms?

Postby LightSeed » Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:48 pm

Good to know! Thank you! Love the avatar, by the way.
"Monks, a statement endowed with five factors is well-spoken, not ill-spoken. It is blameless & unfaulted by knowledgeable people. Which five?

"It is spoken at the right time. It is spoken in truth. It is spoken affectionately. It is spoken beneficially. It is spoken with a mind of good-will."

— AN 5.198

catmoon
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Re: Search Terms?

Postby catmoon » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:15 pm

I like yours too. But it gives me this strange urge to run outside and chase things!
Sergeant Schultz knew everything there was to know.

LightSeed
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Re: Search Terms?

Postby LightSeed » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:28 pm

:rolling:
"Monks, a statement endowed with five factors is well-spoken, not ill-spoken. It is blameless & unfaulted by knowledgeable people. Which five?

"It is spoken at the right time. It is spoken in truth. It is spoken affectionately. It is spoken beneficially. It is spoken with a mind of good-will."

— AN 5.198


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