Best Online Community

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Blissfully Domestic is a fabulous online community.

Twenty Something Bloggers
http://20somethings.ning.com/

Culture11 is new on the scene and making quite a name for itself:

http://www.culture11.com

Twenty something bloggers
http://20somethings.ning.com/

The best news and public affairs blogs focused on state and local politics in every state:

www.blognetnews.com

(there's a different rss feed for every state)

Sidepodcast
Your Weekly F1 Podcast, live commenting, phone in and more type-place

http://www.sidepodcast.com/
http://feeds.feedburner.com/sidepodcast/

I nominate from Canada:

New Democrats Online

http://www.newdemocratsonline.ca/

I nominate Freelance Writing Jobs the number one online community for freelance writers and the best place to get advice and tips.

http://freelancewritinggigs.com

Best F1 Community on the Web

Best Online Community - My Opera
http://my.opera.com/community/

Best online community "Dust My Broom"

http://dustmybroom.com/

Social Community Network from INDIA

snehaH - Where Friends Meet

http://www.snehah.com

http;//dustmybroom.com

http://www.morningseditionists.com

http://www.samsedershow.com

http://www.maronvseder.com

all sites that have grown from the early Air America fanbase and continued with largely the same community, growing larger all the time and following these guys thorugh their projects. The basic interest is liberal politics, but the community covers everything from recipes to meeting up to personal relaitonships and support...to pets...to life in general.
maron v seder is a new project that is live at 3PM EST weekdays and replayed continuously with a chat and blog feature that is ongoing...
its an interesting new concept that is on the cutting edge of what broadcasting will likely be in the future. check it out.

SpouseBuzz

http://www.spousebuzz.com/

military spouse community

I like this community about digital art:

http://www.yayart.com

I nominate Work It! Mom

http://www.workitmom.com/

The Scissorheads at Mock, Paper, Scissors are the funniest band of incorrigible spitballers on the innertubes.

Regards,

Tengrain

i nominate:

SVUfans.net as the "Best Online Community".

http://svufans.net/forums/

Terra Networks USA's "Espacio Terra"

http://community.terra.com/portada/

I second Tengrain. Mock, Paper, Scissors is the best place ever.

I'll agree with Tengrain...
http://www.mockpaperscissors.com/blog/ will do it!

deadenders
http://deadenders.wordpress.com/about/

We are family!

http://jennifermarohasy.com/blog
You get to discuss environmental issues with an Inuit from Nunavut, a Greenpeace activist in Sweden, an Ecologists in Nigeria, several Meteorologist in America, some Farmers in New Zealand, lots of Aussies with attitude, and many more at jennifermarohasy.com/blog. The never dull, very best community blog.
PS And there should also be a best environment blog category.

This is the best community because of the personal nature of the blogs.

Metafilter Community Weblog

http://www.metafilter.com/

Rumproast, because I really like my blog's commenters in a totally sexual way:

http://www.rumproast.com/

Jennifer puts the other side of most environmental issues with some solid facts.

jennifier produces a blog against the prevailing tide of opinion. She bases her conclusions on facts and destroys argumnents that are not based on facts

Colman Moloney

I enjoy Jennifer's critical analysis of so-called scientific experts and she finds flaws in thier "so-called" facts or assumptions.

www.jennifermarohasy.com/blog

I enjoy Jennifer's blog as it posts some real science with recorded facts on issues of importance like water, soils and fire rather than pseudo science based on rhetoric and emotion without any solid base of facts

http://www.noquarterusa.net/blog/ No Quarter is an online community where people from different political backgrounds can come together for civil discussions.

It's Getting Hot in Here - dispatches from the youth climate movement
http://www.itsgettinghotinhere.org
http://feeds.feedburner.com/itsgettinghotinhere/fb

It’s Getting Hot in Here is the voice of the youth climate movement, it features the student and youth leaders from the movement to stop global warming and to build a more just and sustainable future.

http://2008.weblogawards.org/nominations/best-online-community/


Jennifer You are doing well and such odds - being an informed skeptic is apparently politicaly incorrect and irreverent

The Community at eHarlequin.com:

http://community.eharlequin.com/

Gizmodo!

http://gizmodo.com/
feed://gizmodo.com/index.xml

Daily Kos. Period.

http://www.dailykos.com

http://www.gizmodo.com
feed://feeds.gawker.com/gizmodo/full

38,732 Members. 176,236 posted pictures. 23,074 board posts.

http://www.flickr.com/groups/strobist/

www.gizmodo.com

I come for the articles, stay for the comments.

www.gizmodo.com

Gizmodo has by far the best and most diverse on community.

Gizmodo

http://gizmodo.com/
feed://feeds.gawker.com/gizmodo/full

Gizmodo!

http://gizmodo.com/
feed://feeds.gawker.com/gizmodo/full

Com.puter.tv has blown up on YouTube with their weekly show TechUpdate. The show summarizes all the best tech-related news from all the major blog sites, and fills in the blanks with endless banter.

More importantly, they have sparked a huge community of followers on their website and forums, and more importantly on YouTube. They give away prizes like video cards and high performace PC parts in exchange for viewers making their own reviews on products/games/etc...

I nominate MJJCommunity

Michael Jackson Fan Forum

http://www.mjjcommunity.net/forum/

I nominate MJJCommunity

Michael Jackson Fan Forum

http://www.mjjcommunity.net/forum/

Romance Divas - featuring articles and posts from authors, editors, aspiring writers, and readers of romance novels and stories:

http://www.romancedivas.com
http://forums.romancedivas.com/

Comics Lifestyle:
http://www.comicslifestyle.com

Comics that no one cares (or dares) to share. "The 9th Art, the International Language. This space is by comickers for comickers, and we are GLOBAL."

I would like to nominate CleanTechies - a blog on cleantech, renewable energy, energy efficiency, green building and sustainable transportation. CleanTechies bloggers are industry experts who share their insights with the community.
http://blog.cleantechies.com/
http://feeds.feedburner.com/cleantechies?format=xml


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