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  1. Apr 7, 2004 #1

    Hurkyl

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    Is there any way to disable the newsgroups forums in the "New Posts" search, or any other particular forum?

    I'm presuming that flood of newsgroups posts was just a 1-time mistake, though.
     
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  3. Apr 7, 2004 #2
    The newgroup posts will become part of PF just like any other forum. Why do you want to dsiable them?
     
  4. Apr 7, 2004 #3

    Hurkyl

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    Because of that one day when we were flodded with them and I had trouble sifting through the new posts to find the regular ones!

    If that doesn't happen again I'll have no reason to disable, of course.
     
  5. Apr 7, 2004 #4
    We're still testing and working the system. We should be done soon in which that shouldn't happen again :smile:
     
  6. Apr 8, 2004 #5

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    I've modified the New Posts search so it does not search the two usenet forums. If you want to venture in there, you may -- if not, it won't be shoved in your face.

    I'm considering making this a user-settable option.

    - Warren
     
  7. Apr 8, 2004 #6

    enigma

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    Thanks Warren!
     
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