Site Hads Update: .25 increments added

Discussion in 'BeerAdvocate Talk' started by Todd, Mar 7, 2012.

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  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,550) Aug 23, 1996 California
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    Some of you have expressed that you'd like Hads to work more like reviews or have more depth, however our goal with Hads is to provide an easy way to track the beers you've had and give them a quick score. Looking for more depth? Review the beer.

    That said, to compromise we've added a .25 increment option to the scores. We feel that this still meets our goals, but provides more flexibility when scoring Hads.

    Your existing Hads scores have not been altered, but going forward the increment will be available and you can adjust previous scores at any time.

    Thanks, Todd
  2. DSlim71

    DSlim71 Initiate (0) Mar 3, 2010 New Jersey

    Sounds splendid! :grinning:
  3. FosterJM

    FosterJM Poo-Bah (2,719) Nov 16, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

    For the times when you are ticking and being extra critical?

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  4. johnhenryconway

    johnhenryconway Initiate (0) Dec 30, 2009

    I LOVE IT.
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  5. stevefinny

    stevefinny Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    Where do you find the time to do all of this?!
  6. dbrauneis

    dbrauneis Site Editor (6,360) Dec 8, 2007 North Carolina
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Awesome - that is great news.
  7. ppoitras

    ppoitras Poo-Bah (3,805) Jan 15, 2004 Massachusetts

    Probably when you're at work, he's at his work, which is doing all this stuff.
  8. oldp0rt

    oldp0rt Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    Excellent news.
  9. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,572) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    A nice addition!
  10. chinchill

    chinchill Poo-Bah (7,348) Feb 29, 2008 South Carolina

    Maybe this could be done with the reviews too ... I've certainly wished I could enter a 4.25 or 3.75 or the like on a good number of occasions.
  11. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Devotee (447) Apr 30, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Very nice! Keep up the good work; the site seems to get better every day.
  12. coronajm

    coronajm Initiate (177) Jan 4, 2010 Ohio

    Strong addition.
  13. afrokaze

    afrokaze Zealot (580) Jun 12, 2009 Arizona
    Industry Beer Trader

    Great idea, I had thought that would be helpful.
  14. generallee

    generallee Meyvn (1,333) Apr 5, 2008 New York

    Nice job. Keep "Hads" simple. There is no need for depth.
  15. Brushkanna

    Brushkanna Devotee (456) Jun 27, 2011 New Jersey

    That is great, I must be a Beeradvocate geek as I was excited to see the rating update
  16. herman77

    herman77 Meyvn (1,058) Jan 24, 2010 Minnesota

    Are they gonna be tracked or marked so you can see which beers you've had when looking at a breweries profile/list of beers? That would be really helpful
  17. nightwing002

    nightwing002 Aspirant (248) Feb 11, 2011 California
    Beer Trader

    this new scoring option is great... thanks...
  18. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Aspirant (228) Oct 29, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    It was needed.
  19. Jules11788

    Jules11788 Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2011 California

    This was a great idea, I've been thinking it for a while now. I went through and readjusted my "hads" and now I feel like they're much more representative. Kudos guys!
  20. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,431) Sep 18, 2010 Washington
    Beer Trader

    I wish reviews were @ .25 increments too - although then I'd be tempted to go back through all my old reviews and recalibrate...
  21. Retsinis

    Retsinis Champion (857) Sep 25, 2009 California
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Agreed, for consistency alone, but also it would be a welcomed too, since it's adds a bit more nuance to many ratings.
  22. abcramer

    abcramer Disciple (348) Feb 6, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Thank you!
  23. Swim424

    Swim424 Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2011 Florida

    I have wished for this on many occasions when something is not quite a 4 but not a 3.5. or something of that sort.
  24. Thehuntmaster

    Thehuntmaster Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2009 South Africa

    Awesome :grinning:
    Now we just need the category scores to get a 0.25 increment!
  25. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,204) Mar 18, 2010 California

    I think that the actual reviews should remain as is with the 0.5 increments.
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