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Is there a way to search for questions with no accepted answer? [duplicate]

In here and a few other sites I spend a fair bit of time browsing through old questions to see if I can help in answering them. I've found that there a good number of questions classed as 'unanswered' ...
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Search has failed me. I hang my head in shame

I'm certain we had a question about Star Wars book covers, more specifically about whether there was ever a version of the Star Wars cover/poster that had Leia doing the archetypal Frazetta leg-cling ...
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Chat search facility not working

When I go into the chat lobby and use the search facility, no results are returned, even for strings I know are present.
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How do I search for questions on the site?

Let's say I want to search for all posts containing a certain word, or maybe not containing a word. Maybe I want to search only under a given tag (or collection of tags), or only for posts by a given ...
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Is there a way to search but exclude questions with a certain tag? [duplicate]

I am currently reading A Song of Ice and Fire (just finished CoK) and I am really scared that I will accidentally read a question title that will spoil something really big for me. Is there a way to ...
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Can I put image transcriptions to posts as text for searchability?

If you include an image in an answer, you can specify the alt text of the image in brackets. In some posts, the image is an integral part of the answer, in which case the alt text is essential. ...
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Can we do more specific searches? If not are community members interested in adding it as a feature? [duplicate]

Is there a way to do more specific searches other then one or more word searches in the search bar? If I wanted to search a particular users questions, or answers for a specific word, is that ...
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How do I search for questions I asked but where I haven't accepted an answer? [duplicate]

So you've asked a bunch of questions and have forgotten about them. How do you find out which questions may have been answered without you having accepted an answer?
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Results sorted by relevance?

Searching for posts by a given user with a given tag, the default sorting is by "relevance", whatever that is. Looks pretty random to me. Relevance to what? How is relevance measured, and why is it ...
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How can I find the most upvoted comment(s) on a site?

I saw one comment today that (deservedly so) was upvoted to +14 in a couple of hours. Is there a way to find all the "good" - meaning highest-upvoted - comments on the entire site? I'd strongly ...
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Can we search for >1 predicate? [duplicate]

I tried the following searches: [harry-potter] isaccepted:1 answers:1 => 0 results [harry-potter] isaccepted:0 answers:1 => 0 results [harry-potter] isaccepted:1 => 900+ ...
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How can I search for questions with <=2 answers?

Search help page says that you can search for questions with a minimum # of answers: questions that have a minimum number of answers answers:3 apples (or no answers) ...
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Please add a search box on Answerama.com [closed]

Most websites nowadays have a search box. Stack Exchange sites encourage you to search whether someone has already asked your question, so it's especially important that they have a search box. ...
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How can I exclude questions by a user (aka only include answers by a user) in search? [duplicate]

To find out all of the posts I made (say, in harry-potter tag), I can search for "user:976". But that includes ALL posts made by the user, both answers and questions. Can the search be refined to ...
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How do I use AND OR and NOT logic in searches? [duplicate]

I'm following Atwood's post here and he gives an example on how to search questions with the tag bug, but not the wildcard tag [tag:status-*]. How would I use this to search for, as an example, all ...