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Stevolende
2008-04-08, 11:00 AM
I just came on to look at how my Gun Club Tube 1984 set was doing. Entered the band name into the search engine hit search & got told that 'gun' was too short or too common a word for search requirement. i haven't seen what else this applies to but it strikes me as a bit shite. Is there any way around this?
I mean does that not render the band unfindable since it's only going to look for 'club' & that's if anything a far more common word.
Or do quotation marks help?

Five
2008-04-08, 04:13 PM
hmm... well, if you use advanced search titles only in the video section for "club" your show comes up at the top of the list
http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/search.php?searchid=2925345

searching two and three-letter words takes a lot of resources from the site and an exception could be made for "gun" but I'm not sure if that would really help the search. its like trying to find shows by the band "yes" or "the who" its tricky.

Jesus Christ
2008-04-28, 06:29 PM
yeah... if Daltrey/Townshend and Co. had forseen the Google generation, they might never have called themselves The Who.

that used to frustrate the hell out of me.

fisherofgold
2008-07-30, 11:18 AM
yeah... if Daltrey/Townshend and Co. had forseen the Google generation, they might never have called themselves The Who.

that used to frustrate the hell out of me.

you try googling television...tho i havr found some well wierd stuff by accident..so in the end i thank mr verlaine

Hitchiker_01
2009-02-18, 12:12 PM
Yet another one. Jet can't be searched for....

U2Lynne
2009-02-18, 01:35 PM
I'll add that to the allowed words.

Ma98734
2009-02-28, 05:21 PM
Led, from Led Zeppelin, if you want to get accurate results untainted by any other band, just a suggestion though, it's alright how it is now.

U2Lynne
2009-02-28, 06:16 PM
I added it.

U2Lynne
2009-02-28, 08:00 PM
Actually, I just removed it because for some reason, now if you search on "Led Zeppelin" (no quotes) you get no results. That makes no sense to me, but once I removed "Led" from the list, all was fine. :hmm:

Ma98734
2009-03-01, 12:17 AM
Actually, I just removed it because for some reason, now if you search on "Led Zeppelin" (no quotes) you get no results. That makes no sense to me, but once I removed "Led" from the list, all was fine. :hmm:

Makes me feel quite strange that for about 2 hours I kinda blocked a band from being searched, apologies to all affected! :rolleyes:

Weird......, hope you get around it ;)

U2Lynne
2009-03-01, 12:30 AM
Yeah, it was odd. Someone wrote to me about it and I was thinking they must have spelled Zeppelin wrong or something, but then I tried it and realized they were right. It doesn't really make any sense to me though.

Homebrew101
2009-04-30, 01:45 PM
Is there a good reason why one has to wait 20 seconds between searches?

At times I run a search and based on the search results wish to run another/finetune the search but get the 20 second message.

U2Lynne
2009-04-30, 02:32 PM
I think I can loosen that up to 10 seconds and it shouldn't hurt the site. Will that be OK?

daddyray
2009-04-30, 02:34 PM
I too would love that

Homebrew101
2009-04-30, 03:49 PM
Thanks Lynne :icon_hug:

kaisersauze
2009-07-23, 07:09 PM
Hi Lynne

Is it possible with the current settings to search the term 'REM/rem/R.E.M./r.e.m.' and get results?

If not, could you allow it? I just tried there, and I don't know if there are no torrents or the search is not allowed, but I get: "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms.".

U2Lynne
2009-07-24, 11:58 PM
You may want to try doing a tag search instead.

lava
2009-07-28, 06:02 AM
Any chance you could add Yes to the allowed searches?

U2Lynne
2009-07-28, 10:28 AM
Any chance you could add Yes to the allowed searches?
You will have to just use tags for that - http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/tags.php?tag=yes

kaisersauze
2009-07-29, 12:55 PM
You may want to try doing a tag search instead.

OK, did that and only got one result.

I am skeptical of there being only one R.E.M. torrent on the tracker.

dcbullet
2009-07-29, 03:54 PM
search by song title in quotes. That will get you several results. Unfortunately, there appears to be only a couple active REM shows going right now.

U2Lynne
2009-07-29, 04:14 PM
OK, did that and only got one result.

I am skeptical of there being only one R.E.M. torrent on the tracker.
People aren't being consistent in naming R.E.M. torrents. They are also listed under REM. I've just went and put both tags on all the torrents so now you can search for either "REM" or "R.E.M." in the tags. http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/tags.php?tag=r.e.m.

kaisersauze
2009-07-29, 06:18 PM
People aren't being consistent in naming R.E.M. torrents. They are also listed under REM. I've just went and put both tags on all the torrents so now you can search for either "REM" or "R.E.M." in the tags. http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/tags.php?tag=r.e.m.

You're just too good!

:kiss:

Alex231
2009-08-05, 04:05 PM
People aren't being consistent in naming R.E.M. torrents. They are also listed under REM. I've just went and put both tags on all the torrents so now you can search for either "REM" or "R.E.M." in the tags. http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/tags.php?tag=r.e.m.

You're just too good!

:kiss:

Don't be kissin' my lady!! :bop:

U2Lynne
2009-08-05, 07:50 PM
Don't be kissin' my lady!! :bop:
Hey! I like kisses! :gtfo:

kaisersauze
2009-08-05, 09:28 PM
Hey! I like kisses! :gtfo:

:kiss::kiss: