Searching for a member question

debbiep_gwJanuary 12, 2009

Hi,I was searching for a member whom has posted and it tells me there is no matches.Can you be a member of GW and not show up during a search?Anyone know?Debbie

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agirlsgirl(6 SW-PA)

Yes you can, if you are a very new member ,I think it is like 48 hours....Sue will have a better answer for that question...now as for the search I have had excellent luck using the goggle advanced feature...or any advanced search really,it seems whatever the GW search engine doesnt give me, the advanced search will,you just put in the exact name or phrase you are looking for,than put gardenweb.com in for the domain,click search and you should come up with something. Good luck! :)

    Bookmark   January 13, 2009 at 10:50AM
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west_texas_peg(8a West Cen TX)

I did a search for a member who contacted me last week and they did not show up as a member. I went back to the offer I had made and there was their post and when I clicked on their 'page' it showed up...they were not a new member either. GW burped??

Peggy

    Bookmark   January 14, 2009 at 1:23PM
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debbiep_gw

This member isn't a new member either,signed up several months ago.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2009 at 3:11PM
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littleonefb(zone 5, MA)

If you remember what forum the member posted on, you could try a search in that forum instead of just a member search.

I have found that there are times that the member search does not work, but if you try posting the member name in a couple of different forums, the name will pop up for you.

Fran

    Bookmark   January 19, 2009 at 6:12PM
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