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Old 15 Mar 2007
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When i go through the threads, sometimes i see topics about services or accomodations, in forums which, to me, seems mislocated.

For example ....

Acc.in Tunusia (topic) --- Sahara (forum)
Accomodation in Dar Es Salaam (topic) ----- Sub Sahara (forum)

Is this ok? should i revise MY WAY of how to make a search?
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If you use the Search box above hopefully you'll find what you're looking for. (It's in the process of being upgraded - sometimes it may not find what it should - we are tweaking the settings to get it right, and it takes quite a while - re-indexing takes a full day, just to see if a tweak worked the way we think it should, so give us time. Note that the index is 750mb at the moment, so it has to be done slowly or server access will be painfully slow.)

If you're browsing the forums, like you should be able to do - you will find that people are not always very good at putting posts where they belong. Some are very new - for some it may be the first - and only - forum they use so aren't completely clued in. Some think there is only the forums too, because they never look to the left and see the menu for the rest of the site.

All we can do is move the posts when we find them.

If you see a post in the wrong location - give me the url - AND the name of the forum it should be in - and I'll move it asap. (The less reading and thinking I have to do the better!

Thanks for your help!
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This post ... In Sahara Travel Forum ....

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...in-tunis-25323

Asking and receiving suggestions about acc. in Tunis

I think it should be in ... Biker Friendly Acc. rest of the World ...
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moved, thanks!
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Hi Grant ;

Today i was doing search and i acme across couple of posts...

Recently on .. Shara travel Forum
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...s-please-25468
---> acc.around the world?

Recently on ... Sub-sahara travel forum
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...s-salaam-25892
---> acc.around the world?

Recently on ... Sub-sahara travel forum
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...oburg-sa-24070
---> Repair shops?


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thanks - sorted.
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Greetings Grant,

I hope the font in the search box can be made a size bigger at least?
I have to squint everytime I check what was typed....

Great job, Grant and team! Many friends have been made through this site.

BTW where's jefff8?


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Greetings Grant,

I hope the font in the search box can be made a size bigger at least?
I have to squint every time I check what was typed....
Jeff was supposed to sort that two weeks ago... I need to do a little kicking it seems!

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You're welcome! Seems we've been successful!

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BTW where's jefff8?
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Jeff is our captive programmer, but not full-time, he has other clients to work with. And he's always busy when we need something fixed...
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Font Size - aah now i see....

The small font thingy under "Post: 24 hr" actually only happens with Firefox and Netscape browsers. Font size is readable with Explorer. No big deal, just informing.
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The small font thingy under "Post: 24 hr" actually only happens with Firefox and Netscape browsers. Font size is readable with Explorer. No big deal, just informing.
Err, I think you mean the SEARCH box - TOP right of the page - and I have fixed it now - I think. Jeff will be a week before he gets back to our stuff.

Text size ok for you?
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Hi Grant ;

While running through threads ... 2 bikes sales posts in mentioned topic...

South and Central America and Mexico....

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...le-quito-33821

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...e-wanted-30144

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ta, done, thanks for letting me know!

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Hi Grant ;

While running through threads ... 2 bikes sales posts in mentioned topic...

South and Central America and Mexico....

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...le-quito-33821

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...e-wanted-30144

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worth merging

How about merging these two:-

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...d-aq-m-33675-2

+ the other one of the same theme in the travellers advisories:-

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...2-4#post181160

Maybe into the latter? It has had far more replies and reads, but, there again, it is at the top of the HUBB display page.
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ta - done, with redirect form the old thread.

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How about merging these two:-

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...d-aq-m-33675-2

+ the other one of the same theme in the travellers advisories:-

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...2-4#post181160

Maybe into the latter? It has had far more replies and reads, but, there again, it is at the top of the HUBB display page.
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