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Topic # 98442 28-Feb-2012 13:23 Send private message

For a week or so I've been experiencing weirdness with a specific Trademe search which I have as a favourite.  Sometimes a certain result drops out of it, but what is strange is that if I simply swap the order of the two search terms, it comes back.  Even more strange, sometimes it goes the other way.

At the moment for me this search gives 3 results:

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/SearchResults.aspx?searchType=0001-0026-1255-&searchString=%22zzr+400%22+OR+zzr400

And this theoretically totaly equivalent one gives 2:

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/SearchResults.aspx?searchType=0001-0026-1255-&searchString=zzr400+OR+%22zzr+400%22

Doesn't matter if I'm logged in, or what browser I use, so I can rule out problems this end I think, but I'm just wondering if it's not a TelstraClear proxy issue.

Does anybody else see this?




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My hobby - listing small amounts of interesting/useful hobby electronic components hardware and stuff on Trademe for cheap, all good geek stuff for the "maker" revolution ;-)

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  Reply # 587823 28-Feb-2012 13:35 Send private message

I've had the same issue searching for Evo 1 RS

Some times it displays all relevant results, and other times it shows no results

Sounds like an issue with Trademe's search engine as opposed to something ISP related



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  Reply # 587827 28-Feb-2012 13:46 Send private message

Yes I think it must be  problem at TM, going through hidemyass.com gives the same problem, 3 for one, 2 for the other.  

Only reason I thought maybe it was proxy related was somebody on the TM forums reckond that they saw 3 on both, and when I removed the favourite and looked at the search again, sometimes it would say it was Saved (incorrectly), and sometimes not (correctly).  

Database replication issue or something is my guess.




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James Sleeman

My hobby - listing small amounts of interesting/useful hobby electronic components hardware and stuff on Trademe for cheap, all good geek stuff for the "maker" revolution ;-)

Tip for Trademe addicts: install an addon for your browser to get thumbs for all listings.

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  Reply # 587831 28-Feb-2012 13:59 Send private message

At work when I click on either link the first show's 3 the second shows 2, might pay to email trademe

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  Reply # 587840 28-Feb-2012 14:18 Send private message

Just checked now and i get 3 listings on each, I am using Xnet if it helps.



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  Reply # 587889 28-Feb-2012 15:55 Send private message

Yep seems to be back to 3 on each now for the moment.




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James Sleeman

My hobby - listing small amounts of interesting/useful hobby electronic components hardware and stuff on Trademe for cheap, all good geek stuff for the "maker" revolution ;-)

Tip for Trademe addicts: install an addon for your browser to get thumbs for all listings.

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  Reply # 587892 28-Feb-2012 16:02 Send private message

I get two and three on Vodafone.

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  Reply # 587917 28-Feb-2012 16:47 Send private message

I receive three results on the first URL and two on the second (TC cable) same as OP. That is definitely weird.



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  Reply # 587930 28-Feb-2012 17:01 Send private message

Yep back to 3 & 2 for me again.  Got to be some sort of database replication or load balancing issue at Trademe.

Maybe we have a Trademe developer member of Geekzone who would like to have a look.
 




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James Sleeman

My hobby - listing small amounts of interesting/useful hobby electronic components hardware and stuff on Trademe for cheap, all good geek stuff for the "maker" revolution ;-)

Tip for Trademe addicts: install an addon for your browser to get thumbs for all listings.

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  Reply # 588044 28-Feb-2012 21:51 Send private message

I have heard from a source that this is a very common issue, it has been reported and fixed many times yet something seems to break each time it is fixed.

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