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Region Specific IP-Trade Forum

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

  1. Jeffo

    Jeffo Poo-Bah (2,601) Sep 7, 2008 Netherlands

    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 Initiate (0) Mar 31, 2012 Connecticut

    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 Initiate (0) Apr 2, 2013 Arizona

    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 Champion (833) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
    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 Initiate (0) Mar 31, 2012 Connecticut

    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 (5,327) Aug 23, 1996 California
    Staff 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 (5,327) Aug 23, 1996 California
    Staff 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 Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Netherlands
    Beer Trader

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

    digita7693 Disciple (394) Jan 19, 2010 Germany
    Beer Trader

    It would be nice!

    Any thoughts ba people???
  10. mctizzz

    mctizzz Devotee (483) Dec 23, 2010 California
    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 Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2014 Belgium
    Beer Trader

  12. trevorjk

    trevorjk Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Netherlands
    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.

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