Admin Notice Noticeboard now allows accom and travel offers

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Richard, May 29, 2018.

  1. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    The old classified system is too old and keeps breaking and is no longer worth the effort. The base application that runs it is over ten years old. It's done.

    So, as a Heads-up. I will be creating a dedicated 'Ski Holidays' Topic in the next couple of weeks and access to post will be a monthly fee - purchased the same way as Gold and Silver members currently are.

    Initially threads will have replies enabled, same as Noticeboard and Gear Swap.

    I don't know how this will pan out. It may get some interest from operators, it may not. It may prove hard to moderate spammers who post offers as replies instead of paying to create new threads.

    It may prove best to simply be fee based access to Noticeboard - and miscellaneous 'Notices' are allowed in whichever topic they suit using the coloured Prefix tags.

    I'm still reflecting on how best to implement this, but something is going to happen.
     
  2. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just go straight up fee based. They have to pay to list everywhere else.
     
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  3. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    It will definitely be fee based. The restrictions of the forum mean it will time based unlimited access. 48 hr or 1 week or 1 month. That sort of thing.
     
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  4. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    This is what I have done - Noticeboard now allows accom and travel offers but only Gold pass members may now post.
     
  5. Nozawaman

    Nozawaman A Local

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    So you have closed the accommodation ads section ?
     
  6. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    yes
     
  7. skichanger

    skichanger A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    So instead of the add I was considering I should just go and post in the noticeboard.
     
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  8. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Go for it