Just to follow up with this, I've tried 3 character searches both with and without the wildcard, for a few different 3 character terms, and every time I get the same message indicating no results. This has been attempted on multiple computers and browsers, and even mobile (iphone).Here are the threads that my search returned-CCK*
What were your first high proformance knife choices?
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This is what I have gotten accustmed to doing for forums in general, so like I said not a huge deal to me.Until that time, you can always do as I do, I perform directed google searches, so just type in: cck site:kitchenknifeforums.com