On every use profile page the search bar on the top of the page already contains user:<id> text to simplify search for post of the currently visible user. But this doesn’t work correctly for the Community user:


Instead of searching for posts owned by Community user I’ve got Jeff Atwood posts:


In this case minus sign was just ignored and instead of (-1, i.e. Community user), the (+1, i.e. Jeff Atwood) is used. Same happened for any other negative id for the “user:” option in the search box.

  • ... are there posts that are posted by "Community" user? – Bookends Sep 23 '18 at 11:26
  • @Somewhat there is only one on MSE (you can see it on the profile page). On other sites there can be more (or less). – αλεχολυτ Sep 23 '18 at 11:30
  • Also doesn't work for user:..0 (0 or less) -- worse is that the URL adds quotes so that becomes "user:..0", which returns results omitting the periods; but when typed directly into the 'search results searchbar' (not the one at the top of the webpage, the second one) it doesn't add the quotes and makes the correct query (without quotes) but incorrectly returns zero results. – Rob Feb 3 at 21:59
  • To view all the activities of the Community User you can visit directly (which oddly leaves "user:-1" on the search bar, but re-searching using that result in the bar doesn't work). The webpage does take a few seconds to load, because currently there are over 147,701 Actions. – Rob Feb 7 at 0:04
  • If you like that one, try Stack Overflow's Community - with over a million actions (after culling...), it spins for a noticeable bit before showing up. – Shog9 Feb 7 at 0:17

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