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JustFabulous Fri 21-Dec-12 19:20:27

Just did a search using titles only and yesterday and today. Came up with loads of threads and the first few definitely did not have the word I'd put in the search box in. It isn't the first time it hasn't worked as it should.

Sparklingbrook Fri 21-Dec-12 19:24:10

Ooh can I ask a thick search question? What do you put in the 'and do not include the words' box?

I do have limited success with search in general JF.

JustFabulous Fri 21-Dec-12 19:39:50

I never put anything in that box. How could you, there are thousands of words that are not in the thread you are searching for!

Sparklingbrook Fri 21-Dec-12 19:40:43

Exactly JF so what's it for? confused

OliviaPeaceOnMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 21-Dec-12 20:26:03

IIRC The "does not include" field is for differentiatiating between chicken for recipes and chicken pox

Sparklingbrook Fri 21-Dec-12 20:27:59

Oh I see Olivia. I think. smile I don't think I have ever put anything in that box.

cumfy Fri 21-Dec-12 23:39:08

I always use Google with

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