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Subject: How to Search a Geeklist? rss

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Hi folks, I'm looking for a particular word and/or a user who posted a comment in a really large GeekList. Am I out of luck?

Because it's in the comments, the 'ol Titles-Only trick won't work.

External search engine? I tried "site:https://boardgamegeek.com/<geeklist> search-term" but that didn't fly.
 
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You can abuse the xml API for that.
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/xmlapi/geeklist/11205?comments=...

replace 11205 with the geeklist number you want to search.
Comments=1 means you want to include comments. Use 0 to exclude comments (faster loading).

Now you can just use ctrl+F.
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If you know who the user was, you can go to their contributions tab in their profile, and look under Geeklist Item Comments, for example.
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Ctrl + F, on most browsers, will open up a search box that will scan the current page for instances of the word. If the Geeklist is multiple pages you'll still have to click through each page but the process will be much faster as you'll immediately be able to see if the word is on the current page and jump directly to it.
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Thx!
 
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