Hello, I can’t think of a good way to address the second part of your question but insofar as your own threads you could write your name at the end of your post like- eljarrodo
Now if you type in eljarrodo in the search box on the forum main page (not the search box below account settings) this post will come up in the search. You can go back and edit your old posts or do this going forward. Not perfect but it is better than nothing. Ultimately, if they could assign the author column to the search parameters that would solve all your problems but I’m just pretending like I know what I’m talking about.