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RichP
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PostTue Jun 19, 2018 6:03 am 
Looking for info on "Old Gib," I typed the title into the search option box with no results. A TR by Justus S was posted in 2013 and I just posted a report which doesn't come up either. Is there something in the title that is creating this issue? Three letter rule?

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PostTue Jun 19, 2018 6:14 pm 
Hi Rich, I tried and confirmed nothing comes up using the built in search function.  I used this in Google and found lots of Old Gib reports: site:www.nwhikers.net "Old gib"

Post script: dog brings up nothing but dogs brings up lots.  So you are on to something re the 3 letter rule.

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PostTue Jun 19, 2018 8:05 pm 
The search function on websites like this (discussion forums) don't work with words of three characters or less.
Best way to get around this is to use Google (or another search engine) and keywords "(subject) nwhikers.net" (ie: " old gib nwhikers.net " )

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PostTue Jun 19, 2018 11:06 pm 
. . . along the lines of Ski's suggestion, like this (Yours is the first hit.)

. . . or this (including "justus")  ...his 2013 report is the third hit.

(Or viewable via Justus S's profile's "tr" listing. (second page, fifth report from the top)

--To restrict the Google search to the nwhikers.net site, type:
  site:nwhikers.net     [...and then your search terms...]

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PostWed Jun 20, 2018 10:51 am 
OK. Thanks folks. Use Google+ nwhikers for three-letter or less names.

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PostWed Jun 20, 2018 3:26 pm 
just use the search page and click on the Google option:


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PostWed Jun 20, 2018 5:12 pm 
Tom wrote:
just use the search page and click on the Google option:


Excellent. Thanks, Tom. I've seen that Google feature but never used it.

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PostWed Jun 20, 2018 6:01 pm 
aha! guess you can tell how close I've been paying attention. dizzy.gif

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