- Why remove the thread starter from the index? That actually does seem useful, because many people like following the posts of several given members. Without it on the index, you'd have to open every thread to see it's author.
- Moving is probably doable. solved
Useful for what? If you know the date range you are looking for, you can already enter that as search criteria.
I'm not saying it's not useful, just asking how...that isn't covered by said search criteria. solved
Search results are the one place that we can't presently put it. At least not easily. We would have to alter the primary search queries, and that's non-trivial.
Like I said, I think it's cluttered, but if it is found useful enough I'll get over it. Let me ponder this for a few days, and I'll see what I can come up with for everyone.
I solved it - explanation below