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Registered: 02-19-2012
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Fri, 12-14-2012 - 10:48pm

Not sure if you know or not, but when you do a search on, for example..".ending your affair forums or support" nothing comes up for IVillage.  Just wanted to let you know because I'm afraid we will never get any new members.  

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Registered: 10-06-1997
Sat, 12-15-2012 - 2:16pm

Is iVillage blocking the spiders that seek out our boards because of the sad state of affairs?  I searched for the Quick and Easy Recipe board using Google and got no iVillage hits either, until I used " Quick and Easy recipes message board iVillage" as  the search terms. Then I got this about halfway down the results page:

Searched for Trying to Conceive using the same method, and it has the same message, although it was the top search result.

Starting to feel like a crazy conspiracy theorist......

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Registered: 06-03-2009
Sun, 12-16-2012 - 3:44pm
Maybe that only happens when searching for a specific board? I just googled "women's message boards" and "relationship message boards" and ivillage turned up on page 1 of the search results. I wonder if the server changes are affecting the google crawlers ability to properly track the site.
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