September 15th, 2004, 08:50 PM
Anyone feel like sharing the addresses of other good forums they visit (including non-pet related forums)? The only one I have to share is only good if you're planning to teach overseas, and it is extremely easy to find, but here it is anyway: www.eslcafe.com
September 16th, 2004, 12:34 AM
1- If you're a Vegetarian or into a healthy diet VegPeople (http://www.vegpeople.com/cgi-bin/gossamer/gforum.cgi) is a Must!
2- The Garden Forum (http://www.helpfulgardener.com/phpBB2/index.php) is full Gardening Tip's
-Note- if you love Japanese Gardens (http://academic.bowdoin.edu/zen/) be sure to check this one out!
October 10th, 2004, 11:52 PM
Not a forum, but a fun site is www.dogster.com
You'll find Den-Den and Puss-Puss there
October 11th, 2004, 01:18 AM
well i dont really use the internet for anything other than my study and visiting you guys, this is the only forum i have ever been to or ever will go to i suppose, see how special you guys are. i have never been to a chat place or anything, not my thing, see i really like you guys, and that proves it. BUT
there is one exception, STAMPORAMA, www.stamporama.com , and its not a forum so to speak but rather a mentor program and information center for stamp collectors. yep thats right i am an avid stamp collector and love the hobby, i specialise in australian stamps and covers and have collected most of my life (any philatelists out there?? i would love to know), bet you wouldnt have guessed that one, lol.
the site is fantastic and very good for all advice stamp and they have an excellent mentor and trade program going which is very helpful. if you collect im telling you it is worth a good look, very useful stuff and great archives. not to mention the mentors which are just an amazing bunch of ppl who know so much, the things i have learnt with them is amazing.
so if you love stamps, go to the only place a self respecting stamp lover can go, STAMPORAMA :D :D :D
October 11th, 2004, 06:05 PM
am i alone, is there any stamp collectors here?? :confused:
October 11th, 2004, 06:43 PM
Sorry Mel! But I understand that Stamps and Dolls are the Number 1 & 2 of collectors! Then, I think Coins? I enjoyed looking at a stamp collection once. The woman who had it had organized it strictly by subject. No other rhyme or reason to the organization, but one book was all animal stamps, another was all different forms of transportation, another flowers. I was amazed at all the stamps and enjoyed it more than any other that I had ever seen. My hubbies aunt had a stamp collection. I mother-in-law and sis-in-law have been using the stamps ever since. It is an ongoing source of irritation to me everytime I see one of those old stamps just being used for regular postage. We didn't want the collection, but it seems like there would have been a young person somewhere in the family who might have appreciated it properly. Then again, I guess she should have given it to someone she wanted to have it. Shouldn't let it bother me. I'm sure when I'm gone, some of my treasures will just go by the wayside and be unappreciated too.
October 11th, 2004, 06:55 PM
:D my collection is similar to that you mention, it is called thematic collection. i have a real thing for christmas stamps and aussie stamps with the queen on them, i love my queenie collection andh ave completed them to date, which thrills me to bits.
i think coins are more popular than stamps, there are so many around and it is easier to get mint copies of everything.
oh well if any philatelists come along, send em my way for a bit of entertainment :D :D :D :D
yes it may be annoying watching them wastefully use old stamps, but lucky is the collector that gets one of their stamps, an old stamp with a modern postmark, now that is drool material for me.
how many times have ppl said to me, ' oh yes i had my grannies stamps, but i threw them out at the tip' it kills me and makes me want to go and search rubbish dumps around the world. oh the crime of it all :D (and i always get teased at stamp club, but i am the youngest member, i am the only person willing to go through the bins to see if there are any hidden treasures :D hey i never look a gift horse in the mouth :D )
October 11th, 2004, 07:37 PM
Swarovski crystals are my thing......Cant afford to collect all of them,but love them...
October 11th, 2004, 07:46 PM
I keep a jar of artglass marbles in my kitchen window. Love the sunshine coming through it in the morning! Of course, these are NOT for playing keepsies with! :D
October 11th, 2004, 08:15 PM
I collect shoes and handbags...
October 11th, 2004, 09:57 PM
Mel, my FIL collects stamps and coins... he's been doing it for years!
And my MIL is the number one frog collector in the world... she'll be in the Guinness book soon! She has nearly 30,000 frogs and counting! You should see her house, you can't even move!
I collect dolphins, don't have that many yet, and hubby collects pez dispensers.
Sorry Moon, don't have any other good forums.
October 12th, 2004, 01:03 PM
Anyone feel like sharing the addresses of other good forums they visit (including non-pet related forums)?...Ever since my wife and I got two cats back in December 2002, I've been scouring the Internet for fairly active cat-related and pet-related forums, particularly those that discuss pet nutrition in-depth.
In my search, I've encountered many forums, some advocating rather extreme viewpoints, e.g., one forum I've encountered believes regular to premium quality commercial pet food from big companies are the ideal (and that the vast majority of holistic treatments are useless), while two other forums I found believe homemade raw food without supplements is the ideal, and anything made by a company is useless. (Our cats get pre-made frozen raw food from Canadian companies, so none of those forums really suit me for informed, open-ended discussions on pet nutrition.)
The forums that I frequent have been those that are more middle of the road: open-minded on pet nutrition and holistic treatments. Aside from my recent finding of Pets.ca, the other ones that I check frequently are:
October 12th, 2004, 11:06 PM
My marble jars at night. They look much prettier in the daytime!
October 13th, 2004, 08:52 AM
Wow, that's a lot of stuff for a kitty to knock over!!! :p
October 14th, 2004, 01:02 AM
I visit http://forums.delphiforums.com/torontodogs/ and a clubbing msg board...
October 14th, 2004, 06:42 AM
im into cell phones and i frequent this board that is from ontario.
Howard Forums (http://www.howardforums.com/)
however it has had a few server difficulties the last few days... it should work real soon
it is the forums for the site http://www.howardchui.com/
my name on these forums is Kevbodian
October 14th, 2004, 08:53 AM
I'm into gardenining, and post frequently at:
(specifically the plumeria forum)
And also at:
I really love my plumieras...
October 14th, 2004, 09:04 AM
Glasslass,love your window-sill,beautiful!!and kitty makes it perfect :love:
I too have a lot of"stuff"but my cats are always very careful,so far never knocked anything down and if they did,while chasing a fly,it's not a big deal.
I would say I am a plant-nut,I have about 40 house-plants,no window-covering here,just plants,even in the bathroom :eek: I have an old house with big window-sills.
and yes,I've checked for the toxicity in all my plants,the cats are safe :D
October 14th, 2004, 06:05 PM
glassy you are so darn clever, i love those marble jars and am going to find some pretty jars and mae some for my kitchen and bathroom windows. hope you dont mind stealing your ideas, but you have some really good ones so i cant help it :D :p