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Author Topic: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!  (Read 1257296 times)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9180 on: December 14, 2021, 09:08:25 PM »
There is a way to do this, but I don't think there's a form to do it. I can create a bookmarklet for this, when I get a chance. Else maybe @Yo ssi @etech0 or someone else wants to do it:

This is what the body of the request would look like:

Code: [Select]
search:-qzqz qzqz <--- workaround for the required term input
submit:Search
advanced:1
topic:16069 <--- example
userspec:collusion <--- example
Unfortunately I'm not familiar with bookmarklets.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9181 on: December 14, 2021, 09:16:35 PM »
Unfortunately I'm not familiar with bookmarklets.
Maybe we should have a DDF Toolkit chrome extension which would have assorted features (Amazon link generator, advanced search, etc.)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9182 on: December 14, 2021, 09:20:24 PM »
Maybe we should have a DDF Toolkit chrome extension which would have assorted features (Amazon link generator, advanced search, etc.)
Sounds great, though I'm not familiar with chrome extensions either :D
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9183 on: December 14, 2021, 09:51:30 PM »
It wouldn't make sense for it to search for text not in the post body.
Why not? I search for emails based on content/sender/subject all the time.
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9184 on: December 14, 2021, 09:54:57 PM »
Why not? I search for emails based on content/sender/subject all the time.
Databases (especially old ones) don't work based on intent.
It would make sense to have an option to search for keywords in the subject if they are advanced enough ;)
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9185 on: December 14, 2021, 09:59:46 PM »
Databases (especially old ones) don't work based on intent.
It would make sense to have an option to search for keywords in the subject if they are advanced enough ;)
The point is that the intent should be to allow searching for posts based on their author's names.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9186 on: December 14, 2021, 10:41:28 PM »
@Yo ssi you're talking about technical limitations to the current implementation
@etech0 you're talking about product requirements

Yes, there are obviously limitations to how they implemented search, but they should've been smarter about the implementation and searched in multiple columns; it obviously wasn't a requirement hence they didn't implement it.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9187 on: December 14, 2021, 10:53:43 PM »
We CAN choose to give them a little slack considering how many years ago this platform was created
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9188 on: December 14, 2021, 10:57:59 PM »
We CAN choose to give them a little slack considering how many years ago this platform was created
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9190 on: December 14, 2021, 11:11:20 PM »
Workflowy. You won't know what you're missing until you try it.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9191 on: December 14, 2021, 11:24:28 PM »
Is there a way to search one thread for all the posts made by one member in that thread?
While for a whole thread there isn't an option (yet), you can search the page (up to 50 posts at a time) with cntrl-f and then put a unique line from the profile in the search box like: hat tips -1 for your own posts or (__/_(_)  /_)_/_)_<_ for Yo ssi
Small people talk about other people.
Average people talk about things
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9192 on: December 14, 2021, 11:28:01 PM »
While for a whole thread there isn't an option (yet), you can search the page (up to 50 posts at a time) with cntrl-f and then put a unique line from the profile in the search box like: hat tips -1 for your own posts or (__/_(_)  /_)_/_)_<_ for Yo ssi
Not the first one to ask:)

https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=120133.msg2332685#msg2332685

Or more advanced:
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=120133.msg2430479#msg2430479

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9193 on: December 14, 2021, 11:38:56 PM »

Oh. I didn't realize there were answers there too, I thought you were just saying that it's been asked before.

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Another option is to click the print button. It will load the whole thread as text. Then do ctrl f
seems to be the easiest: just put for example; "post by: yo ssi" in the box or highlight one occurrence of it, before hitting ctrl-f.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9194 on: April 10, 2022, 03:41:28 AM »
Real begginer here. Wondering how to post a trip report...

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« Reply #9195 on: April 10, 2022, 08:41:37 AM »
Real begginer here. Wondering how to post a trip report...
For help with photos see here

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« Reply #9196 on: April 10, 2022, 08:44:10 AM »
Real begginer here.
Welcome. I love your username!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9197 on: April 11, 2022, 02:45:48 PM »
I didnt find any answers to this question:
I applied for the Freedom Flex using the DD link about 12 hours before the 5% grocery bonus deadline in january. I had to call recon for approval about 2 weeks later. I asked chase if i had gotten this extra bonus - besides for the Q1 category - and they said yes. But its not posting points as such, and now the agent says I dont have it, that the bonus ended in 2021. Any ideas?
If I should file an CFPB complaint, how can I if I applied for the card using a guest acct, and therefore dont have records of application?
Thanks a ton :)
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9198 on: April 13, 2022, 11:51:16 AM »
If i do a product change from a CSP into a CSR do i pay the additional AF right away?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #9199 on: April 30, 2022, 11:24:45 PM »
I receive an email after every reply to my subscribed topics. How do I unsubscribe from these emails?
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