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Shouldn’t deleted:1 return all deleted posts?

According to access to moderator tools: Viewing deleted posts You now have privileged access to posts that have been removed, either by their authors, by users with access to moderator tools, by ...
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Spelling equivalences in search

Related to the post Add spelling suggestions, why don't we have the search engine know that several different spellings (eg. Shabbas, Shabbat, etc.) are the same word and search of any/all of them ...
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(How) Can I find questions/answers from users who have removed their accounts?

When a user deletes her/his account the questions and answers they posted remain but the username is removed and replaced with user#XYZ. When I put a one of those user 'names' in the site search I get ...
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Search suggestions

My apologies if someone else may have asked this question. But, as I couldn't find it via search I'll call this a "super-meta question" :-) I try to avoid asking duplicate questions. (Hopefully, most ...
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Which search terms do we top?

I noticed today that if you search Google for Purim Torah or for "Purim Torah", our purim-torah-in-jest tag landing page is now the first result, above the Wikipedia entry. This fact indicates that ...
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search a topic in my posts

When I search in my post to look a topic, I don't know if there is a way to shortcut the review of each post. is there a mean to adapt the "Search Q&A" window to my own posts or to the post of ...
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How do you see a list of closed questions?

I'm not sure if I have the privileges to see them. But, in theory, how would someone with the appropriate privileges see a list of questions that have been closed? Or perhaps a list of still-open ...
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The new search box extending feature is disconcerting

Recently the search box in the corner began elongating itself to take up about half of the page width (approximately out to where the username would be). This elongation takes place after typing the ...
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Tag search should match middle of synonyms

Go to and, in the "Type to find tags" search box, type in a string. The page will auto-update with tags that match that string. However, it seems based on a few ...
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making transliterated words findable

Tags are great, but often a particular word will be too specific to have a tag devoted to it, whereas you'll want people to be able to find the word on searching the site. If the word is English, no ...