Many of us have posted research queries to message boards over the years. As our research progresses, these queries may be out of date. In addition, new people may be monitoring posts to that board that have the answer to our questions. You can do an advanced search of the Ancestry.com/RootsWeb.com message boards by author through the advanced search page. Just enter your user name and you’ll see links to your message board posts. Post an update to let people know the status of the query. By posting an update, you may catch the attention of someone following that message board.