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What happens to old instructables? Answered

Early in 2010, I found this community while searching the internet for ideas on how to use LED's for input.  There were several instructables that I found helpful. Now I can't find them.   I would like to
credit them on an improved  touch sensor instructable I have in the works. 

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Best Answer 10 years ago

Occasionally authors will delete Instructables. However, most of the 20,000+ are still on the site. Instructables recently (earlier this year) deployed a search interface using Google's indexing system, so you may not find things the same way you did before.

The best suggestion in to search within I'bles using the same techniques you would with Google -- try keywords that are "obvious" to you, then modify them as you review your search results.

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canida
canida

Answer 10 years ago

Actually more like >43,000 Instructables - that's what makes it super-hard to find things!

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

10 years ago

.  Old Instructables don't die, they just fadeaway. :)
.  Give us a few more hints about what you are looking for and maybe we can help you find it.

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stabmenot
stabmenot

Answer 10 years ago

They were Arduino Instructables that used LEDs as touch sensors.
Since posting the question, I have looked through all the LED and Arduino Instructables and haven't found them. They may have been deleted.

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stabmenot
stabmenot

Answer 10 years ago

That wasn't one of the ones I was looking for. I thought it might have been a more advanced version of what I had found. As it turns out, it uses separate motion sensors as input, not LEDs.  Thanks for trying.
The ones I was looking for were Arduino Instructables.   I didn't mention that in my question,  I thought  the older projects may have been droped from the site.