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Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Update: Online Now

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Todd, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. Todd

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    As of a few moments ago, when viewing "Members Online Now" on the main forum page, you'll notice a much higher number of online now/guests online. Guests (non-logged in users) who were visiting the non-forum sections of the site were previously not counted. Now they are.

    http://beeradvocate.com/community/

    It's a small change, but it helps tie the site together a bit more, gives you the sense of how many people are currently viewing BeerAdvocate and how big the community is. We also plan on extending this to create a robust activity feed to include guest and member actions across the entire site.

    In the meantime, guest or member, thanks for using BeerAdvocate!
     
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  2. dc55110

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    Maybe I'm missing something, but it appears that you can no longer search for member/user profiles?
     
  3. Knifestyles

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    User search works for me....just put the user name in the search field and the results show up on the bottom right under "Matched Users".
     
  4. kawilliams81

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    Wow! I can't believe the lop-sidedness of guest to members online now. It's like 3:1 guest to member. Why wouldn't you create a account? It's free!
     
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  5. Todd

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    Even more "wow" ... 2.5 million unique visitors per month use BeerAdvocate; ~20 million unique visitors within the last year. We don't push people to create an account, but we're exploring ways to encourage them to join.
     
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  6. dc55110

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    There used to be a specific search for Members that would auto fill as you typed. I see the results that you are referring to though, which should work.
     
  7. cosmicevan

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    i do member search from here - http://beeradvocate.com/community/members/

    there is a box on the right side for Find Member
     
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  9. kbuzz

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    Sometimes I come to the site w/o logging in to do a bit of quick research...so some "guests" might also be members who just aren't logged in at that moment.
     
  10. Drucifer

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    Never underestimate laziness
     
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