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CampKohler

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 6:06:39 PM

For each station in the MSL, there should be a Site field to indicate with which site the station is associated. (It is not known to this author whether stations are already tied to sites by such a field that is not currently not visible or whether, instead, each site has a list of stations to performs this task.)

If a station is not easily located (say is one near one metro-area, but is actually part of another), the member could go to the state site, use the station menu to choose it and the MSL entry would reveal the true site association. Another way would be to place the associated site in areas other than the MSL, such as any price display, so that any user (member or not) would be able to determine the site association.

In this example of a proposed search result, the first four letters of the site field is used as the site indicator (rather than creating codes such as FAA airport codes). For sites other than the one currently logged into, the site indicator would also be a link to that site.



[Edited by: CampKohler at 2/19/2013 6:09:44 PM EST]
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2013 7:55:48 AM

I have a great sense of humor kwzh. I laugh at most of CK's posts!
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kwzh
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 11:38:46 PM

Egad. Did you have your sense of humor surgically removed, or were you born that way?
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 10:34:33 PM

One problem CK. If you are on a metro site, that's all you would see. This would only be beneficial for the state sites.

Googie????? And you are how old?

[Edited by: scoutmaster at 2/22/2013 10:35:20 PM EST]
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CampKohler
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 10:31:43 PM

Yes, I call him Googie when nobody's looking.

SM: The link is to the site to which the station is assigned. But there would be no link if you are currently looking at that site.

[Edited by: CampKohler at 2/22/2013 10:32:25 PM EST]
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TxJeans
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 7:11:46 PM

I think he was talking to GoGoGoodyear and missed a G in his "shorthand" of the name.
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 6:20:44 AM

Who is GGY???

In your link, CK, would this be for the state site or the metro sites or both?
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CampKohler
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:03:07 PM

GGY: You may find the location by looking at the map, but that does not tell you with which site that station is associated, because the map has no metro-area boundaries.

Depending on how the link between sites and their state or metro-areas is currently achieved, there may not be a need for a new field in the MSL per se. If the site name is present (but not visible in the MSL), only the first four letters of the name need be extracted and displayed.

[Edited by: CampKohler at 2/20/2013 5:07:58 PM EST]
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 6:41:38 AM

1st - there is nothing at the link you posted CK.

2nd - there is no problem here! It's just CK's lack of understanding how this site works.

So you don't know the area a station is located. Then you search the price board by all areas! Or as GGG stated, go to the map and pan around! Learn the site man!

Have you added this to your wiki, CK?
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GoGoGoodyear
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:19:39 AM


If you can't find a station because you don't know what city (or metro area) it's in, can't you look for it on the map by panning around in the general area? Maybe I don't understand the problem.
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CampKohler
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 6:23:57 PM

Oops! One too many nots in the first paragraph.
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