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Old 06-12-2019, 02:11 PM
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Hi,
I just posted an entry in the Boating forum asking about the best way to charge batteries on the boat. I tried searching first because this question must have been answered before but search results are not as helpful as they could be because users enter thread titles like “need help”, “battery issue”, “battery problem”, “battery”, etc. After checking around 10 “battery problem” results I just said the heck with it and asked the question again.
Is it possible to add text to the new post “Title:” header that says something like Title: *title should indicate thread content, e.g. “Yamaha 2003 OX66 Losing RPM’s At Full Throttle”, not Engine Issue”

Also, I tried to use advanced search but couldn’t find a post with all my keywords. What is the best way to find a post containing all keywords? Neither a comma or + delimiter seemed to work.
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:19 PM
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Hi,
I completely forgot about the option of viewing the entire site. I usually am viewing a reduced view. That is why I couldn’t find an FAQ that included keyword hints and asked you about keywords. I didn’t see a tags option on the new thread form. How do I do that on a thread?
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:59 PM
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2 suggestions:
  1. Use the top-right search box, put in your search terms (such as "how do I charge batteries on the boat"). You'll get one set of results.
  2. Go to the search dropdown (between New Posts and Quick Links), Advanced, enter your search term and select "Search entire posts. You will get something like this.
These two search options use different engines and you'll get different results.

Also, remember, search is HARD. The biggest company in the history of the world became the biggest because they mastered internet searches!

Speaking of Google... you can also google "thehulltruth how do I charge batteries on the boat" and you may find what you want.

Or it may not exist yet.
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