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If I were to explore the questions in a tab whose result set returns 1000+ questions, how do I get to Page 250 without traversing the set 5 pages at a time?

I strongly feel that many questions become "buried" and untouched just because they are in the middle. If you chart it, chances are pages 1323 and a few pages back get explored more often than any of those lying in middle space "limbo".

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My point: there should a Go to Page: ____. at the bottom of the post.

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marked as duplicate by psubsee2003, hims056, ben is uǝq backwards, Shadow Wizard, ЯegDwight Apr 6 '13 at 12:40

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Have you tried editing the URL? – Mysticial Apr 6 '13 at 7:09
Click on page 2. Look at the URL. Where it says page=2, change to page=250. Press Enter. Presto! – Oded Apr 6 '13 at 7:09
I would argue to use the filters (or focus on ways to improve the filters). That said, I'm not opposed to the idea. – Tim Medora Apr 6 '13 at 8:10
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You can set page number from the URL. Set page argument here like this:

So you can directly redirect to page no XXX


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Oh yeah, good point. – Ronixus Apr 6 '13 at 7:10
Is it still a good point when you consider the variety of StackExchange websites not devoted to programmer communities - communities of people who won't find editing the URL in this way intuitive? – Richard JP Le Guen Apr 6 '13 at 7:12
Anyway, I suppose it wouldn't hurt to add the function to the screen, rather than having to edit the URL manually every time. But it's a good work around, as it addresses my concern. :) – Ronixus Apr 6 '13 at 7:13
Agree Richard. While it may suffice for SO, it wouldn't for StackExchange as a whole. :) – Ronixus Apr 6 '13 at 7:14

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