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Discussion in 'North America -' started by doug, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    The purpose of this section is to help facilitate local groups and discussion of their events and local news. If you'd like a forum created for your group/region, let us know here and we'll consider it. If you can point to existing threads relevant to your locale we can move them to your forum (since I'd rather not be making empty forums). Don't worry, existing links to threads and posts will continue to work independent of forum placement.
     
  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    #2 dsm363, Mar 21, 2012
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    Thanks. Could you create one for Texas? The various groups could be in that sub folder (Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio).

    I created a Texas thread but could it be moved up to the sub-fourm area? Thanks.
     
  3. aviators99

    aviators99 Model S - R140

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    Please create a Southeast Florida forum. This would include Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and the Palm Beaches.
     
  4. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Well I just changed it to just Florida. We'll see how the usage goes and can change the structure as needed.
     
  5. Doug_G

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    I could suggest a "Canada" forum, although it wouldn't really be "local". Canada is physically larger than the USA and some "local" owners would be more than 4000 km away from me.
     
  6. doug

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    Well I suppose the terminology could be tweaked; I was considering "regional" at some point. For me, "local group" is first a math term and second an astronomy term, so it sounds a bit odd to my ear.
     
  7. vfx

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    I was thinking "geographic" but I like "regional"

    Regional Tesla Groups
    Regional Tesla Clubs

    Tesla Coils
     
  8. NigelM

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    Thank's Doug. The overwhelming opinion over here is that everyone prefers a "Florida" forum at least for now.
     
  9. Larry Chanin

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    Hi aviator,

    I agree with Doug and Nigel.

    Remember it is still possible for you to create threads that apply to local issues or announce proposed local events.

    Larry
     
  10. Doug_G

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    Ah, so any owner within, say, 10 million light years could join my group?
     
  11. doug

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    In a galaxy not so far away, assuming it's an abelian group.
     
  12. W.Petefish

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    A section for Dallas/North Tx might be nice. That is if it isn't too much trouble.
     
  13. Iz

    Iz EVs are here to stay

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    My fantasy weekends - visit the planets of nearby stars and be back in time for work Monday mornings :cool:
     
  14. doug

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    Try using the Texas forum.
     
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    Could we get a New England section, please? Probably should have a Canada section, too.
     
  16. NigelM

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    Now that the number of "regions" is growing so fast, would it be possible to put them in alphabetical order at the Sub-Forums: Regional level please?
     
  17. doug

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    Sorry. MPT must have added a few new ones. I previously had them listed roughly west to east. I'll try to get things cleaned up.
     
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    Bus. MPT.

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  19. dsm363

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    Can the Sub forums have folders within them as well? Could have Regional/Midwest then an Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa all with separate folders.
     
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    West to East,


    Left to Right makes more sense since when looking there is no way of knowing what a region will be called.
     

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