Answers text.

Would it be possible to change the text that appears in the question box?

If it was changed to something like "Can't find what you want with a search? Then don't be shy, ask your question here", then maybe we would have less of things like this.

Just a thought.

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ReCreate8 years ago at:
submitting a guide?
What are the qualifications to be able to create guides?
How do you post a guide on instructables?
how do you make a guide?
how do i make a guide on instrucables?
How do you make a guide in instructables.?
How do you make a guide for
where do you make guides?
how do you make a guide?
How do you make a guide?
How do I make a guide?
how do I make a guide?
how do you make a guide?
How do you make a guid on instructables?
Where do I go to create a guide?
How do you make a guide on Instructables?
how do you make a guide?
And that's just the first page, Its amazing how many different ways the same question can be re-worded. O_o It seems to be every possible re-wording of the question, and there are still ones that are exactly the same.
shabaki8 years ago
O.O wow................
Holy hell. That's a lot of the same question.
Helly Hole. While we're making suggestions, I think there should be an intermediate step where the question is put into the Instructables search engine so the user can check whether the question was asked already.
Hear, hear!

I submitted exactly that suggestion to Feedback shortly after Answers were deployed, and the lazy masses all crawled out of the woodwork.

Maybe you want to either bump that topic, or create your own suggestion?
PKM V-Man7378 years ago
I agree. The "sanity step" (you know the one- once you click "Publish!" it says "are you totally sure?") could do that. Search for the title of the question, display the top handful of question titles (as clickable links) with their top rated answer if there is one, under a title like "Do any of these answer your question?". Once someone has posted "How do I make a guide?", someone else writing "How do you make a guide?" should see the list and hopefully realise the question has already been asked.
V-Man737 PKM8 years ago
And it should definitely be called the "sanity check."
lemonie8 years ago
I suggested something almost exactly the same some months ago (on a past topic) so I'm in agreement with you. L
Kiteman (author)  lemonie8 years ago
I knew somebody had, but more topics = louder noise.
How to make a guide must sound like a jet engine taking off. (215 decibels)
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