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Similar Topics feature - do you use it?

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Similar Topics feature - do you use it? POLL

Post by matthew1 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:29 am

It's at the bottom of every topic in the forum. It's automatic.

It carries a cost to load it every forum topic pageview. In server resources, not money, which means a few milliseconds longer wait for you.

Not much, not noticeable. In aggregate, this adds up, like everything does.

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Re: Similar Topics feature - do you use it? POLL

Post by June » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:47 am

I've never seen a button saying that. So I'm not sure if I use it. I use the new posts button most, then your posts next. June
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Re: Similar Topics feature - do you use it? POLL

Post by volvolugnut » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:58 am

Yes, this is handy if it returns information that may have been missed by not searching or a poor search for relevant posts.
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Re: Similar Topics feature - do you use it? POLL

Post by matthew1 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:04 am

June wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:47 am
I've never seen a button saying that. So I'm not sure if I use it. I use the new posts button most, then your posts next. June
It's not a button. It's just a thing below all the posts in a given topic that says "Similar Posts" and has similar posts' titles/links beneath it.

It appears on every topic that it can, so I'd say 90%+.

There's no way not to get it on most topics.
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Re: Similar Topics feature - do you use it? POLL

Post by June » Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:10 am

Oh, you mean the topics way at the bottom of the page. I wondered why they were there. I rarely scroll that far down, but have on occasion used them. June
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1989 740 GLT ordered
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1998 V70 GT dealer stock car
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Re: Similar Topics feature - do you use it? POLL

Post by MoVolvos » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:57 am

I think most MVS Info Surf Junkies will use it.
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Re: Similar Topics feature - do you use it? POLL

Post by matthew1 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:19 pm

It's been displaying for 5+ years.
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Re: Similar Topics feature - do you use it? POLL

Post by abscate » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:36 am

Hint

It works really well when part numbers are in the title text
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