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Why are "Questions that may already have your answer" search results better than the actual search results? [duplicate]

This is a search result for update @ references I realize (from seeing the above search results) that my question hasn't been asked before. But as soon as I start typing, all the relevant results ...
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Stack Overflow search should resemble more the question title box search [duplicate]

I had a would-be question concerning Git. After trying some search keywords, I came to nothing. So I wrote the question and, when I added the title: Git: remote project folders mapped to separate ...
antonio's user avatar
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How does the duplicate search work? [duplicate]

This search seems to work much better than the search bar at the top: In fact, this is the way I normally search. Is there anyway the way this search works could be incorporated into the main search ...
Tim's user avatar
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Comment moderation policy?

Around 20 hours ago, I made a comment on this answer. The entire text of my comment was: Congratulations! You helped create the Silk Road :-).
Nemo's user avatar
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28 votes
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Search box vs Question title

When you type in the title of question on either Stack Overflow or Server Fault, you get a list of related questions. If you type the exact same text into the search box at the top right you get far ...
Manos Dilaverakis's user avatar
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3 answers

Stack Overflow more easily found on Google rather than with native search

When I search for a question on Stack Overflow it does not give me even the closest question. But Google is smart enough to trace what I want from my search string (same as what I used on Stack ...
Rajesh Paul's user avatar
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Need a solution for search results vs. similar questions results [duplicate]

I have wasted my time because of SO. I don’t say that lightly because I am a big fan of the SO model and the help I have received here. Please bear with me on the long post. A Common Scenario I had a ...
cb4's user avatar
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Similar question search works better than actual search [duplicate]

I wanted to open a question titled "What's the best SQLite Cocoa library?". The suggestions told me that the question might be closed for being subjective, but also suggested some similar questions. ...
nevan king's user avatar
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Search Seemingly Not Working [duplicate]

I searched a couple of times today for an answer and received 0 results. I then asked a question, and was immediately downvoted due to it being a duplicate question. And it was almost a word-for-word ...
John Kraft's user avatar
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Why is the SE search not as powerful/intelligent as suggestion while asking questions [duplicate]

Many times when I search on Stack Overflow (or other Stack Exchange sites), I don't get any relevant results. So, I then proceed to ask a new question and VOILA!!! Stack Exchange is able to suggest me ...
Codebender's user avatar