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Post: # 220761Post Berti »

here are two others I am on too:
http://downtoearthforums.com/forum.php
http://creativeliving.10.forumer.com

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Post: # 220764Post southeast-isher »

There is one called Downsizer which is good but i don't go on it much if at all due to time constraints...

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Huge swedish one called Alternativ.nu, it has 23 000 members and there are usually 60-100 online at all times. It is better divided than this forum I think, by necessity, since it is so huge.

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Post: # 220785Post okra »

skiesabove wrote:Huge swedish one called Alternativ.nu, it has 23 000 members and there are usually 60-100 online at all times. It is better divided than this forum I think, by necessity, since it is so huge.
Silly question but is it in Swedish?

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Post: # 220788Post skiesabove »

Yes 0=)... You should learn it!

I would love to find a similar version in english. I mean, if the Swedes can rustle up 23000 members from a 9 million population, there must be a world-wide forum with like... a million members?

Ish is nice but very small =).
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Post: # 220798Post fran »

Are there other boards? :lol: I did follow Money Saving Expert forum for a while, but I found there were too many people who were really patronising and sarcastic, when essentially they should have been there to help each other. In fact the complete opposite of this forum where everyone is so lovely. :grouphug:
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Post: # 220805Post fran »

skiesabove wrote:Yes 0=)... You should learn it!

I would love to find a similar version in english. I mean, if the Swedes can rustle up 23000 members from a 9 million population, there must be a world-wide forum with like... a million members?

Ish is nice but very small =).
I went on to Alternativ.nu and used the google translate app on my tool bar. It worked really well and it looks a good site. Will have a good look round when I have a bit more time.
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Post: # 220811Post skiesabove »

Cool =). Just PM me if you need help translating something, sometimes translaters can do weird things.
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Thank you x
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Post: # 220822Post oldjerry »

Well I've looked at all the ones listed above (not the swedish one) and I reckon this is the right place to be.

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Post: # 220829Post KathyLauren »

I hang out on a lot of boards - I like the forum format and the pace of the conversations - but I think you are asking about ish-y ones. This is still the best I've found. Others that I've tried tend to be overrun with survivalist gun nuts or permaculture evangelists.

I like the fact that this one has just nice, normal people, and that the very concept of "-ish" implies that perfection is not mandatory.

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Post: # 220834Post Sky »

KeithBC wrote:I hang out on a lot of boards - I like the forum format and the pace of the conversations - but I think you are asking about ish-y ones. This is still the best I've found. Others that I've tried tend to be overrun with survivalist gun nuts or permaculture evangelists.

I like the fact that this one has just nice, normal people, and that the very concept of "-ish" implies that perfection is not mandatory.

I like that too : )

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Post: # 220835Post Sky »

But I also did have a wee look at Alternativ.nu and translate it and will do a bit of reading later.

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Post: # 220840Post oldjerry »

I like the fact that this one has just nice, normal people,







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Post: # 220847Post homegrown »

I am on ooooby.ning.org as well as tomatoville.com there is also smallholder.co.uk
http://www.countrysmallholding.com/forums--211794
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