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Old 06-10-2012, 09:08 PM   #1
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Looking up old posts

Specifically, by the "name" the poster uses. For example, I often get personal messages and would like to re-read what that person wrote, and my response that they liked, before I respond to the PM. Most of the time it is obvious, but occasionally I can't find our original correspondence (especially on the more generic, off-topic ones like venting, stray thoughts, etc.) Is there a way to look up posts by name?


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Old 06-10-2012, 09:12 PM   #2
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Select SEARCH, ADVANCED SEARCH. Then enter the member's name in the "Search by User Name". Then you can also add some key words to narrow it down.

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Old 06-10-2012, 09:26 PM   #3
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Or just click on the person's name to the left of one of their posts, and select Find Other Posts By... from the drop down list. Find a post and click on it. That drops you into that thread at the selected post, and from their, you can find the whole exchange.
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Old 06-10-2012, 09:59 PM   #4
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I actually managed to putz around and find it! Thanks anyway!
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