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Region Specific IP-Trade Forum

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by mctizzz, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. Jeffo

    Jeffo Advocate (705) Netherlands Sep 7, 2008

    This would be an obvious addition, or simply allow IP trades to be posted in the regional European forums. Lots of people travel through here and there is no logical place for them to post an obvious IP trade request.

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  2. amnesia85

    amnesia85 Savant (345) Connecticut Mar 31, 2012

    I get frustrated with this forum as I'm from CT, which is a part of New England. Majority "New England" IP iso:FT is for IP VT. It would be nice to have a separate "southern New England" or at least a separate "Vermont" to distinguish the difference. That is all thanks!
  3. Jmitchell3

    Jmitchell3 Savant (460) Arizona Apr 2, 2013

    I was just thinking about that. When it comes to IP trades, one really should be able to search posts by BA'er location....by radius from a zip or address, i.e. "20 miles around 85310" or the like. Searching all day for someone in the Southwest region is a bit pointless...its a big desert out here!
  4. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Advocate (705) Florida Jul 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    Just write "IP CT." If you think New England is too big you should see the south atlantic. I'm in south florida and going to virginia for an ip trade would be quite a drive.
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  5. amnesia85

    amnesia85 Savant (345) Connecticut Mar 31, 2012

    Ok well put it this way I understand that there are larger sections in the country then New England. I get it. CA must be a bitch too. These examples in this thread are true. However I'm tired for reading this forum and would participate but I'm sick of scouring for New England only to find it is VT. I know you can't put the state. But when it's optional people put it in different areas. The highlighted mandatory field is easier to scan through. When I browse this forum since it's IP, the location is sometimes more important than the actual beer being traded. I don't have time read all that stuff. It would be easier if there were more sub-states sections that were mandatory, highlighted, and listed first all in the same spot so the user can scan down a line to look for his or her state and states they feel comfortable driving to.
  6. Todd

    Todd Founder (1,685) Colorado Aug 23, 1996 Staff Member Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    This forum was just recently created. Before this you'd have to manually sift through the ISO:FT forum. So one could argue that this is much better than before.

    We'll definitely consider it though.
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  7. Todd

    Todd Founder (1,685) Colorado Aug 23, 1996 Staff Member Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Good idea, but it's not feasible at the moment. It would take a considerable amount of data input and coding.
  8. trevorjk

    trevorjk Savant (365) Netherlands Aug 28, 2009 Beer Trader

    I wonder when this incredibly easy forum implementation will take place ;)
  9. digita7693

    digita7693 Advocate (690) Germany Jan 19, 2010 Beer Trader

    It would be nice!

    Any thoughts ba people???
  10. mctizzz

    mctizzz Advocate (695) California Dec 23, 2010 Beer Trader

    Thanks for making the IP trade forum better than I had hoped! It's been super helpful.

    One minor thing that would make it a little more user friendly: putting all the buttons to sort by region on the top of the page so you don't have to first find a post with that tag to sort.
  11. erbu

    erbu Savant (300) Belgium Feb 12, 2014 Beer Trader

  12. trevorjk

    trevorjk Savant (365) Netherlands Aug 28, 2009 Beer Trader

    man all these website updates, but still no tags for Non-Americans in the IP Trade threads. Also this is a good tip.