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Advanced Super Ninja Search Options: hasnotice

Chossing "hasnotice:1" as search option, gave back all question, where a bounty is active. Shouldn't it be called "hasbounty" then? Or what else is it good for?
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How do you search for duplicates?

Sometimes I am really surprised how fast are the duplicates of new question found, given that we have vast amount of questions here. I hope posting this question here can be useful and can lead to ...
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Searching comments

While looking over some material concerning "separable differential equations", I remembered a conversation I had (via comments) with another MSE user and wanted to find said conversation. I ...
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Formatting in the Search Results page breaks when the query contains certain terms

I've noticed that when a search query contains terms that are usually typeset in $\LaTeX$, the formatting in the Search Results page becomes messed up. I'm assuming this issue occurs because the ...
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Negative searches

I think a useful feature would be negative searches: searches in which at least one term is constrained to not occur (but no more than all but one terms, of course -- you wouldn't want to bring back ...
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Search automatically assuming tags

I was searching for measure-theory questions which had the word "algebra" in them. At first I was searching "algebra [measure-theory]" and much to my surprise the result was that it searched for "[...
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Can I search within tags?

Is there an option to search within tags? If I am looking for recommendations on texts for, say algebra, and given the nature of the question I am pretty sure it exists. Is there a way I can search "...

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