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 Post subject: Searching this Site
PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2000 4:46 am 

Joined: Mon Feb 21, 2000 12:01 am
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Location: Australia
i have not had much success with searching this site up to now, and today i stumbled across the reason!<P>when using regular search engines, i had discovered that it is often very productive to put quotation marks around phrases, for example, "American Ballet Theater". so i have been doing that at Cd as well.<P>today, i found that when i searched in the BALLET forum for "Maximum Dance", i got NO results, but when i removed the quotation marks, i got 4 threads - which i knew were there....<P>so <B>DON'T USE QUOTATION MARKS</B> in this particular site SEARCH facility, seems to be the lesson! Image


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 Post subject: Re: Searching this Site
PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2000 2:14 am 

Joined: Sun Oct 24, 1999 11:01 pm
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Location: London, England; Tallinn, Estonia
I'm glad you've got to the bottom of tha one grace, as the search facility is an invaluable Moderators' tool for seeing whether previous threads exist on a particular company etc.<P>And for general readers, if you have an interest in a particular current day company/choreographer/performer, chances are we have something on them somewhere. For instance, searching on Houston Ballet gives 20 references, Rambert Dance 21 and Mats Ek 6. Try it - it's a really useful facility.

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