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Is Market Place Search By Distance Broken?

By altan

4 months ago



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    #1 4 months ago

    I'm trying to look at market place adds within 200 miles of "my location", but it's not working.

    My "current search" is

    `
    Looking for: all for sale ads for machines and other stuff, located in United States no further than 100 mi (160 km) away
    `

    (why doesn't Pinside support markdown?)

    I'm in Atlanta, GA. I get a single result for Brooklyn, MI. Maps tells me that's 700 miles away.

    Playing around with other distances and/or different "find what" doesn't help. I either get nothing or inappropriate results.

    Pinside knows I'm in Atlanta because it's in my profile and under the distance filter it says "Looking around your location (Atlanta, GA).

    Anyone seeing this?

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    Your browser/os information:
    Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/605.1.15 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/14.1.1 Safari/605.1.15 (this will help us make sense of your bug report)

    #2 4 months ago

    Works fine for me, using 30096 (metro Atlanta). I search 300 miles out. altan what do you see when you go here?:

    https://pinside.com/pinball/my-pinside#location

    #3 4 months ago
    Quoted from swampfire:

    Works fine for me, using 30096 (metro Atlanta). I search 300 miles out.

    Interesting. Just tried it again and it failed. Pics below.

    Setting up search:
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    Results:
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    Definitely wrong for me.

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    #4 3 months ago

    I thought I followed-up here, but guess I didn't.

    There is absolutely something broken.

    However, the work around is to change my location.

    Specifically, searching with Atlanta as my location is 100% broken. But changing it to a location near Atlanta works.

    There is an Atlanta, Michigan. Perhaps Pinside doesn't respect the state uniformly when doing searches? This may explain why some Michigan values were appearing.

    #5 3 months ago

    Maybe you were searching Atlantis, which could have been in Lake Michigan at one time.

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