In Praise of the Search Function

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In Praise of the Search Function

Postby TI4-1009 » Wed May 29, 2013 7:17 am

I was looking for Mutron info yesterday. Normally I'd just start leafing back through the Jerry Tone or General folders until I ran into something, or I'd do a search and look at the recent posts.

This time I searched for Mutron and got like 1200 posts, 80-some pages (yikes!), and for kicks I started with the oldest (around 2006-2008). I was blown away with the quality information that's buried back in our old stuff! Many posters who have moved on, some current posters who have learned a lot since then, some who knew a lot then and much more now- but lots of useful information. I learned how to build my own Mutron clone (thanks for the link Waldo!).

I know it's sometimes frustrating to separate the wheat from the chaff here, but as they say, "it's the journey, not the destination"- there is a ton of stuff here for us to learn from! Thanks guys.

Wheat/Chaff Tip: Look at the name of the thread the post is from over on the right-hand side of the condensed post result in the search.
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Re: In Praise of the Search Function

Postby aiq » Wed May 29, 2013 12:12 pm

This is so true. When I first came here I spent hours reading the Jerry guitar threads. Found out about Andrew Olson who would subsequently did an SG for me and now another one.

Super site.
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