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Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by w666, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. w666

    w666 Senior Member

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    Frustrated by the ineffective search engine here? Me too! Use google instead! Here's how:

    1. Open the native google home page in your browser "www.google.com"

    2. enter your search term, using the following syntax:

    search term site:www.mylespaul.com

    3. Example:

    sg plans site:www.mylespaul.com

    4. Voila!
     
  2. Barnaby

    Barnaby Senior Member

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    Great thread - it should be a sticky! There's so much information on this site that people just don't know how to look for, so they start threads asking questions, which simply adds to the mess.

    Thanks for this!!!:thumb:
     
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  3. bossaddict

    bossaddict @david.beason on IG Premium Member

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    Exactly how I do it as well. Good info.
     
  4. Skyjerk

    Skyjerk Meatbomb Silver Supporter

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    For the love of god, someone make this a sticky! :thumb:
     
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  5. LtDave32

    LtDave32 Desert Star Guitars Super Mod Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    Good idea!
     
  6. LtDave32

    LtDave32 Desert Star Guitars Super Mod Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    Now made a sticky.
     
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  7. w666

    w666 Senior Member

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    Yay!
     
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  8. KRaZeE

    KRaZeE Senior Member

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    You can narrow it down even further. Say you only want results from the Luthier's Corner regarding SG Specials.

    1. Click on the Luthier's Corner.
    2. Copy the address out of your browser's address bar.
    3. Search as OP suggested, but use the copied address for the site.
    4. ???
    5. Profit!!!

    For example: sg special site:www.mylespaul.com/forums/luthiers-corner
     
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  9. ARandall

    ARandall Senior Member

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    Yep - the top sticky.

    Now to get people to actually read it!!
     
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  10. grohlstheman

    grohlstheman Senior Member

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    Awesome...can't believe I just saw this
     
  11. fatdaddypreacher

    fatdaddypreacher V.I.P. Member

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    thanks, w666. you're a lifesaver. i even stopped trying to search the forum because it was so ineffective. i agree. there is waaaay too much valuable info to be had. it's a shame it's so difficult to search it.
     
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  12. LtDave32

    LtDave32 Desert Star Guitars Super Mod Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    Totally forgot about this. Very useful and to-the-point results when you use the Google engine in this manner.
     
  13. drmmrr55

    drmmrr55 Senior Member

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    Thank you, I know most people here are good, and don't treat relative newbies with disrespect. Especially people who have been here for years....they should know better.....Thanks again!
     
  14. thorn3686

    thorn3686 Junior Member

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    nice tip ... thanks
     

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