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How do you search for dups before posting deals?

scoops
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The last couple of deals I've posted have been dups, even though I searched DP before posting (typing in search bar, going to front page, new deals page, deals page for specific site, etc.) and I never saw the dup until it was brought to my attention.  And submitting the deal never gave me the dup alert. I don't want to dup other members' deals...they should definitely get credit for posting first.  Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong?  Thanks!
scoops posted Mar 30, 2012
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EzzyLovesToSave

scoops!...I don't know! But I DO know I've missed you!:)

EzzyLovesToSave (rep: 396k) posted Mar 30, 2012

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scoops

I've missed you, too, Ezzy! Hope you & the family are well! xoxo

scoops (rep: 10.4k) posted Mar 30, 2012

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TOTOOO

Here is the mods way of checking for dups. If I was to search for a XBOX 360 deal on amazon.com then the best way to search it is this

Click on the deal tab on top
Type in "site:amazon.com XBOX 360"

TOTOOO (rep: 50.1k) posted Mar 30, 2012

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scoops

Thanks, TOTOOO! Really appreciate the new info.

scoops (rep: 10.4k) posted Mar 30, 2012

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Brentheriot

I have trouble with this too! Kinda hoping the search feature will eventually get more helpful

Brentheriot (rep: 64.5k) posted Mar 31, 2012

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dealwagger

I have also searched and still managed to dup until I saw that the other deal was heating up or on the front page. That's why I really appreciate when others who happened to see both deals post and who was first let me know so I don't put my foot in it :)

dealwagger (rep: 10.3k) posted Apr 01, 2012

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dealinator

well if the deal was the same price you could type in the price, and if no deal with the same price shows up you do have a different deal.

dealinator (rep: 263) posted Apr 02, 2012

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