Originally Posted by GrizzlyAdams
The pictures in the gallery have no date on them I can see, nor are there any pointers from the photos to any posts that link to them.
I did a little experimenting and have had some success narrowing the search from a gallery photo to a post that uses it.
There is a URL for the photo (actually embedded in [img] and [/img] tags) which has two parts. One is a "code" for the user...all my photos are in gallery/files/4/2/3, followed by the file name you used when uploading, possibly modified to deal with name collisions. When you embed a photo in a posting, the source html contains the URL for the picture. Soooo I wondered if google could find a page that had a URL I'd gotten from the photo gallery, using the "site:hammockforums.net" modifier.
the good news is that it sometimes does. The bad news is that is ONLY sometimes does. Haven't done enough futzing with things to determine conditions where it might or might not----trying to have a life after all---wait though, I've got the DIY disease so scratch that---and probably won't. Either get a life or figure out when it works and when it doesn't. But it is worth a try. The worst that can happen is