Discourse's "Your post is similar to..." feature needs some work

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#1

No matter what I write it will try to be helpful and suggest a post that is “similar”. That sounds cool, but it rarely has anything to do with what I’m writing. :frowning: This wouldn’t be so bad if it didn’t at the same time completely block the preview area!

Point in case:


#2

You can close that pane with the cross ×.
Sometimes it gives good results, never for you?
I think it really wants to display at least one result by all means.
For further suggestions, the Discourse official forum is below. :slight_smile:


#3

I’m aware that I can close it, my point was just that the algorithm is so inaccurate it never finds anything that is actually similar (yet offers up a random post anyway). The idea behind the feature is great, it just needs some work :wink: