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Old 09-26-2012, 03:28 AM   #1
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Has anyone noticed that when they're trying to research a topic that a google search will often produce a link to an ideal HBT discussion but the same search on HBT, especially when using the app, doesn't produce the same discussion? I changed the search setting to prioritize relevancy but I'm still running into the same problem

 
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:53 AM   #2
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Yes. What i prefer doing is going to google.com then in the search bar typing my search as follows:

Site:www.homebrewtalk.com yeast harvesting

Or whatever search terms you want
By typing "site:homebrewtalk.com". This narrows googles results to just those found within hbt.

 
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:53 AM   #3
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I've had the same experience. I feel like I get more of the older threads using google as well.
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:11 PM   #4
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Use the down arrow on the search button up top. There is a Google search right there.

Easy as pie.
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:54 PM   #5
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Quote:
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Use the down arrow on the search button up top. There is a Google search right there.

Easy as pie.
I'm not see the down arrow. Are you talking about the HBT ap for smart phones?

 
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:35 PM   #6
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On the website in a real browser, not the app. The app doesn't have a Google search feature as far as I know.
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:36 PM   #7
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+1 for Google search

 
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:32 PM   #8
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I have also found that Google searches yield much better and more accurate results. All I do is type my search in and then type something at the beginning or end such as HBT.

 
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Old 01-24-2014, 03:07 PM   #9
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Google is trolling HBT

 
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Old 01-24-2014, 08:31 PM   #10
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I have better luck with the standard Google search as well. As stated above, it's easy to limit to this site, a particular forum, recipe section, wiki, all that stuff. Plus, there are the other operators Google allows that just seem to work better on their site versus some prelimited version or a completely separate engine.
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