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Search Function Revision Suggestion

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posted on Jan, 9 2016 @ 01:08 PM
Hey guys, lately I have kind been more effective at utilizing the search function, or perhaps it has become more refined over the last year I dont know. However one thing still kind of bugs me. When I do any search on a topic on google, or bing, yahoo, or whatever else, I can copy and paste the link to the entire results page with the terms in question, so that when I source something, People can get their choice of sources from the search page and read all relevant material.

However I cannot do this with the ATS search function when looking for related topics to source within the community. For Example:

Bing Search Results
Google Search Results
Yahoo Search Results

So when anyone clicks those links, they can pick and choose whichever respected source they want to believe on whatever given topic I am discussing. However, if I want to do the same with information already contained within the ATS community, I will only get the link to the actual search function, and never a list of results of related material.

It looks to me like this happens because the frame is isolated or whatever. Is there any way at all to make it so that there will be a link generated with the key words used to create the search results listing page?? Is there even any interest in this beyond me?? I just always like to make sure there are as many sources as possible on a given topic when trying to research or inform others.

posted on Jan, 9 2016 @ 01:31 PM
a reply to: AmericanRealist

the search function on this site sucks big time.
i hate it

if i want to search for something specific on this site i just use google cause it works better.

i like seeing if people are discussing certain movies and shows on here
so if i want to see if there is a thread on the hateful 8 i search google for 'the hateful 8 abovetopsecret' and all is well
search hateful 8 on the site and all is not well

posted on Jan, 9 2016 @ 01:40 PM
a reply to: TinySickTears

ok so I can get sort of what I am looking for by doing that

google ats search

So I guess I will just have to do that from now on if I want to source multiple threads on a related topic on ats. It is a few extra steps, but I dont think anyone has any intention of revising the search functions here I guess.
edit on 9-1-2016 by AmericanRealist because: (no reason given)

posted on Jan, 9 2016 @ 01:50 PM
a reply to: AmericanRealist

ask the question on GOOGLE/ATS.....links and answers will come up fast.

Google-Your question/thread whatever....slash-ATS (all caps) Google finds them

posted on Jan, 9 2016 @ 01:55 PM
The ATS search engine has a syntax, and many probably do not know about it or use it.

Search Engine

posted on Jan, 9 2016 @ 02:00 PM
no right I know how to use the search engine, I just cannot get a url generated for the search results. Like when I want to show all the threads related to NDAA 2012 and the propaganda directive on ATS, I dont get a url generated to the search results so that I can provide an easy link to everyone who wants to read the various threads discussing the subject matter. But I see I can do that with google, so I will just have to do it that way.

posted on Jan, 9 2016 @ 04:12 PM
a reply to: AmericanRealist

Good idea if BING is left out. Yahoo is not great, but BING is like flying blind underwater in fog and snow.

posted on Jan, 9 2016 @ 10:13 PM
a reply to: reldra
they are just examples rel. Honestly though, I have been using bing for a few months and find it rather effective, unlike it was years ago. Google has not been my default for about a year now. But if I do get a lot of trash results or have trouble finding exactly what I am looking for, I do fall back on its effectiveness. I just want to be able to link an ATS url displaying a list of search results without having to use a third party, know what I mean. Even if the ATS search technically utilizes google anyways lol.

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