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A new search engine for Stack Exchange

After the performance problems we have run into with Lucene.NET we've decided to make a change, we're moving the network on to elasticsearch. Here's where to get started:
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Clicking on tag in user profile / Searching "user:user-id [tag]" returns no Answered result? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New Stack Exchange Search, Try it out! Clicking on a answered tag in user profile page does not return the questions answered by the user. Example: Clicking on the above ...
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filtering posts by user and tag has stopped working (closed) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: New Stack Exchange Search, Try it out! Clicking on tag in user profile / Searching “user:user-id [tag]” returns no Answered result? Before, you could click on ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Search in favorited questions? [duplicate]

I wonder if it is possible to search in just my favorited questions? If not, can it be considered as a feature request?
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Are duplicates creating broken windows?

I think the Eternal September is dooming Stack Overflow to have the same questions asked over and over again, and the people who don't want questions closed are winning. Why don't people want ...
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What smart ways to prevent "image rot" can we come up with?

I think so far this has only been mentioned in comments, like about preventing link rot. So: What smart ways to prevent images from disappearing can we come up with? Like maybe: how could we prevent ...
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Add automatic baby-language translation for posts [closed]

I'm specifically interested in adding translation for baby language, look how my son looks confused at the current interface in English: ! He even tries to ALT + TAB to get away from it, but his ...
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Eeeek! Why do you change core functionality without asking us for feedback first?

So you guys are all familiar with what happened with the envelope and the website design. Since the website is very mature now and people don't really expect experimental/unfinished changes being ...
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Should we act on fake Facebook references on a user profile?

Recently, within 24 hours, two new accounts† were created on Super User, both advertising the same company on old questions related to PDF. Given the (deleted) spam posts, I truly doubt their profiles ...
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Why are most of the questions on Meta closed as duplicates?

I've found that most of the new questions from new users are closed. So two questions: Is this because the search functionality is not working properly? Why do the originals not show up in the "...
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Advanced Super Ninja Search bug? Valid Search does not return results

I was searching for certain answers within a question, viz. Python books in the list of freely available programming books. Following are various search queries and associated search results: Problem ...
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Search doesn't work well with URLs

I try to use SO (or any other SE site) search to find the post with specific URL, e.g. I try to search for on SO. I get no search results, while ...
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"search all sites" on not returning results from site-specific search

Is it expected behavior for's "search all sites" to not return results that are returned using site-specific search? For example, I recently searched for the term "...
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Is the search function being revised on SO?

A similar question was asked about a month ago: Does the search function need improvement? The reason I'm bringing it up again is because: The last question didn't have any specific examples, as ...
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