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    Senior Member act1966's Avatar
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    Excluding Forums

    Is there a way/tool to permanently exclude certain forums from showing up in search results?


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    Aruba since 1979
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    are you inquiring of only
    certain categories/forums here?

    no, i do not think so.
    but, i will make the inquiry
    or you can go to

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    Senior Member act1966's Avatar
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    Not the entire forum... I'd like to exclude some of the postings appearing from sub-sections in the "Where to Stay" section - specifically, "Hotels" and "Time Shares". Thx.

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    i went to my profile
    then to general settings
    and all of the setting options...
    (no option for eliminating sub forums)

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    Last edited by Andrea J.; 08-21-2014 at 11:27 AM.

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    Senior Member act1966's Avatar
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    Ok. Thanks anyway.

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    Aruba since 1979
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    try ADVANCED SEARCH (just below the cover photo on the right)

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    You can search a single forum category rather than the entire forum. For example, if you're looking for a restaurant, go to the culinary forum and search there. There is a 'search forum' button to click on.

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    Senior Member act1966's Avatar
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    I was hoping to have a permanent exclusion implemented so that when I click on "New Posts" it would only show posts relative to the threads I'm interested in. I'm sure there's a way to do it. I was just hoping somebody had a quick cheat sheet. If I figure it out, I'll post the "how".

    Thanks for the suggestions though!

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