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Why does Craigslist think in live in Columbus OH??

Posted by stir_fryi (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 2, 11 at 8:57

Recently, every time I go into CL -- it pulls up Columbus when I don't live there. How to get it to default to my correct area?


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RE: Why does Craigslist think in live in Columbus OH??

Why? Probably because your IP address indicates Columbus even if it really is not. Lots of web sites make a guess at your location based upon your IP...it's not an exact science yet.

Try googling craigslist your city your state and see if that gets you where you need to go. If it does, then bookmark it.


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RE: Why does Craigslist think in live in Columbus OH??

You might run into trouble if you try to sell anything on Craigslist. More and more they're ghosting ads if the IP address you post from doesn't match the city where post to. Near as I can tell, there isn't a fix for that either.


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