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Miami / Broward folks - new MIA/FTL board

Frodnesor Jan 28, 2010 01:45 PM

Come on over, the water's fine ->
http://chowhound.chow.com/boards/79

  1. Frodnesor Jan 29, 2010 10:06 AM

    Some new clarification on the MIA/FTL board from the powers that be that the new board DOES include Palm Beach to the north and Homestead to the south - but not, presumably, the Keys.

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6841...

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    1. re: Frodnesor
      RickL Jan 29, 2010 12:59 PM

      Hallelujah! This finally makes sense. I'll start tagging threads this evening. Now if they'd just consider revising the name of the new board...

      Thank you Chow Gods.

      1. re: Frodnesor
        gblcsw Jan 29, 2010 02:00 PM

        I read that too...It's a shame Palm Beach isn't in the title. I think folks are going to continue to be confused.

      2. CFByrne Jan 29, 2010 03:32 AM

        I think it really should have been the Keys to WPB. That the simple definition that most people consider to be 'South Florida"

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        1. re: CFByrne
          RickL Jan 29, 2010 06:17 AM

          CFB - I agree but Jacquilynne S (Community Manager for Chowhound.com) says they're not going to respond to new board requests or changes to the layout: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6821...

          I guess we're going to have to work with what they gave us although this solution seems worse than the problem.

          1. re: RickL
            Blind Mind Jan 29, 2010 06:39 AM

            Thats too bad. A "South Florida" board covering West Palm down to the Keys or at least Miami wouldve been the ideal solution.

        2. RickL Jan 28, 2010 06:31 PM

          Frod - not sure how the Chow authorities define MIA/FTL. I wouldn't think it includes Pompano and Deerfield and I'm not sure about Margate, Coconut Creek, or Coral Springs. This'll take some getting used to when replying.

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          1. re: RickL
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            smartie Jan 28, 2010 07:13 PM

            oh Lord I wish it was a South Fl board, it seems daft that it's not the Tri-County area and where do The Keys fit?

            1. re: RickL
              Frodnesor Jan 28, 2010 07:20 PM

              Would welcome thoughts on it as I tag posts to be moved - in my head, I'm treating everything in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties as "Miami / Fort Lauderdale" but if the Broward users in particular feel differently, I could apply a different protocol - or just leave Broward alone and only deal with Miami-Dade.

              I think Keys posts stay in "Florida", even though if I'd had my druthers there would have been a "South Florida" board for Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward & Palm Beach Counties.

              1. re: Frodnesor
                gblcsw Jan 28, 2010 07:29 PM

                I agree that anything in Broward should be Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, but I miss PB County and the Keys...I think I am going to find this "breakup" more of a nuisance than a help!

                1. re: Frodnesor
                  Icantread Jan 29, 2010 07:25 AM

                  That's the most logical setup to my thought processes as well

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