SEARCH FAULT - When using title/author with a general search term

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Didoow said:
Thank you for this post One-Eye, I think maybe that this recent change is the cause of something else now not working too. I had continued to use the Competitions Time board on a daily basis by using the search function but now using both top lines of the search doesn’t work. For example, previously I could put Kiss in the top line and “07/08” in the second line and it would return anything with 07/08 in the title which had the word “kiss” on the post, now it ignores the first line filter. I hope this feature can be restored too
Well spotted Didoow. I also recall that using line1+line2 originally worked using the "AND" Boolean operator. I have done some testing.

line 1 = general search term
line 2 = title
line 3 = author

1+2 = completely ignores 1, searches 2 only. ie. it is not using "OR" or "AND"
1+3 = uses "AND"
2+3 = uses "AND"
1+2+3 = completely ignores 1, uses 2 "AND" 3

Using line1 and line2 should search 1 AND 2, and using lines 1,2 and 3 should search 1 AND 2 AND 3
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