Say a prayer for the Packet Predictor this week. As you tuck into your dinner and a well-earned glass of Claret this evening, spare a thought for our hero as he attempts a never-done-before feat - to swim from Norway to Scotland. His quest is simple - to get back to Cornwall in time for Christmas, having been kidnapped by a mysterious force on Hallowe'en. For a while, he was presumed dead, but thankfully he is still with us.
A SENSATIONAL goal from Jordan Annear capped a dominant team performance from Falmouth at a rain-lashed Burngullow last night. Despite the abysmal conditions in the first half, both teams attempted to play football and Jack Bowyer was denied by Town keeper Harry McMellon in only the second minute. Marcello Jones then shot over at the other end after good work by Annear, before the roles were reversed for Town's opener after 11 minutes.
The Packet Predictor has not been seen for almost a month now but the forecasts keep coming in his absence. Family and friends continue to search around the clock for our man, but with daylight hours fading, so is any hope of finding him before Christmas. Some new evidence has come to light this week (see the video), but it is by no means proof that PP is still around. Please say a prayer for him tonight #prayforPP
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".