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I've been looking for a way to search questions with one tag or another applied to it.

However, I must use the search box because I also wish to search for questions that have no answers applied to them (answers:0) and I can't apply that filter in the questions/tagged url (to my knowledge).

Additionally, I want to order by newest questions that meet this criteria.

That said, I came across the question "Search [tag1] OR [tag2]" which links to the blog post "Tags AND Tags OR Tags", which states at the bottom (emphasis Jeff's):

Anywhere on Stack Overflow you can specify a tag, you now specify multiple tags with or without the or clause.

That said, the search bar is definitely someplace I can specify a tag.

If I put the following in the search bar:

[c#] or [c#-4.0] answers:0

It give's me the following result:

Search results for "[c#] or [c#-4.0] answers:0" on StackOverflow

Which seems to contradict Jeff's statement. If anything, at least 648 results should be returned as per the second line under the "Use fewer words" suggestion.

I've also tried the or pseudo-tag, with no success:

Search results for "[c#] [or] [c#-4.0] answers:0" on StackOverflow

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This is , the search box only offers an AND search at the moment for tags.

However, you can achieve what you want via the Unanswered -> No Answers route, specifying any tags you want, like this: http://stackoverflow.com/unanswered/tagged/c%23+or+c%23-4.0?tab=noanswers

This will give you OR that have no answers.

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Unfortunately, this doesn't address the problem; I want to order by newest questions that meet this criteria (I've updated the question) to reflect that, so the url route still doesn't work. –  casperOne Nov 12 '11 at 1:18
    
@casperOne - in that case what you want isn't currently supported. –  Nick Craver Nov 12 '11 at 1:20
    
If you have the time, could you update or delete your answer given that I've updated the question? That way, I can either accept (or not, in the case of it being not supported). –  casperOne Dec 21 '11 at 19:39

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