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repeated questions

Post by meenuji2 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:59 am

the discussion board has many repeated questions and the topic searching facility is insufficient. I wanted to search the Theravada translation for verse no. 585 but could not do.

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Re: repeated questions

Post by cooran » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:18 am

Verse number 585 in which Nikaya?

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Re: repeated questions

Post by contemplating » Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:30 pm

I like to use Google to search websites/forums.

for example you enter this into Google for dhamma wheel: "search term goes here"

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Re: repeated questions

Post by mikenz66 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:32 pm

I agree with contemplating. The search facility in this Forum (and most other Forum software) is generally quite inferior to Google. The Google database may be hours or days out of date, but that's not a problem if you are searching for old topics.


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Re: repeated questions

Post by Cittasanto » Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:11 am

Although it is not on every page. Google saffron is available at the bottom of the home page.
but even google needs precise criteria to render the wanted result.
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