Originally Posted by pendell
I second the desire that search functionality be restored when practicable. We might as well start fresh with a new database. There is no value to keeping old posts around if they cannot be found. Inaccessible posts are no better than deleted posts. I'd rather have a clean database with intact search than a tremendous old database I cannot find anything in.
As Ravens cry points out, Google search makes every post accessable.
Use "site:giantitp.com <search terms>". It's nifty.