New to Beer Trading on BeerAdvocate? Check out: How to Get Started with Beer Trading ******************** Disclaimers BeerAdvocate is not responsible for the actions of its users. Our terms may change at any time without notice. And if you don't agree with our terms, or subsequent changes, don't trade. General As always, our Terms of Service and Code of Conduct applies. You agree that you're of legal drinking age. You agree to trade at your own risk and accept full responsibility for your actions. You agree that beer trading is a privilege that may be taken away. Unless otherwise noted, trades must be beer for beer. No other goods or services; like tickets, beverages that aren't beer, etc. You may be banned without warning for: Buying or selling alcohol. Dishonest activity; like having multiple accounts or cheating other traders. Posting personal information. Abusing the Beer Trading Feedback System. Examples: Giving retaliatory feedback. Basing your okay/negative feedback on the lack of extras; unless extras were part of the agreed upon trade. Leaving fake feedback. No muling, proxying or trusteeing. No "what's the value of beer x?", "what would it take to get beer x?", "what can I get for beer x?" or similar threads. How to Make an Offer/Reply to a Trade You can post a public reply in the offer thread, but most users will start a private conversation. To do so: Within the trade thread, click on the poster's username or avatar. Click "Start a Conversation." Compose your title and message, and then send. Public or private, please be respectful and helpful toward other users. Posting a Trade Trade posts may only be made in the appropriate ISO:FT or In-Person forum. The main ISO:FT forum is broken down by three prefixes: $4$: "Dollar for Dollar" beer trades, where both the ISO and FT are of equal retail monetary value. Limited: Beer trades based on limited availability, rarity, or perceived value. These beers are often brewery only releases, difficult to purchase or land in a trade, and are sometimes referred to as "whales" (a reference to Moby-Dick). Locals: Whales be damned! This forum brings 90s beer trading on BA back for traders who simply want to help others to try something new, and maybe make a friend along the way. You can only post a new trade thread once every 24 hours in any ISO:FT or In-Person forum. Links to other sites aren't allowed. You can self-moderator (edit, lock, delete, etc.) your own trade offer threads, as well as replies to your threads. Deleted Trades Posts that violate our terms will be removed, in which case you won't be able to post again for 24 hours after the post date of the deleted thread. Protips Only trade with verified beer traders; "Beer Trader" noted on their profiles. Use the Beer Trading Feedback System! Demand that new users ship first and that they use the feedback system. Ensure that you're Privacy settings have "Start conversations with you" checked and "Members Only" selected, otherwise you'll get no offers. Only trade beer that's currently in your possession. Want more hits on your offer? Try being as specific as possible with the title of your post; ISO beer(s) FT: beer(s). Think of your post as a classified ad. The more details you provide, the more likely you'll get some hits. Delete your post when your offer is complete or reply noting that it's closed. Note: Likes for ISO:FT and In-Person forums are disabled. Some forums are only viewable to users with verified trading accounts that are in good standing. Posts from certain forums won't appear in "New Posts" feed or be counted toward user post counts. User post counts may decrease upon deletion of threads/posts. Helpful Links How to Get Started with Beer Trading Trading (most recent trades) Beer Trading forums and updates Beer Trading Feedback System, Explained Your Trades ******************** Thanks in advance for your cooperation.