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Old 03-19-2009, 08:10 AM   #1
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I don't even know why I get Linux. Is this a place where I can write political blogs? Because I have a lot to say and have been extremely frustrated in finding a place to say it. Any help would be very appreciated. Thank?s.
What the hell is a thread?
Old 03-19-2009, 08:18 AM   #2
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A thread can mean many things, and it has got a little different meaning in programming than here at LQ. Here a "thread" is a chain of messages started by somebody, where people can add "posts", or pieces of text.

I guess you could write some political stuff at the General forum, but it might depend a little on what you're about to say if it has absolutely nothing to do with Linux, and that's all you're going to write here, then I'm fairly sure you could find a better place (a forum, if you like) to write it on---you may get some exposure here, which you're probably after, but not as much as I imagine you could in some other, more politicitally oriented place.

If it's hard to find a place for your talk, I hope it's because you're new to writing on the web, not because of the content of your things. Maybe you should create your own blog (a place of your own where you can write things and receive comments, potentially better than a non-politically oriented forum); if you don't know what that is, try searching for "blog" at one of the search engines such as Yahoo or Google, and you'll get an answer. Today it takes a few minutes to get your own blog up and running, and after that you can express yourself as much as you like (given that you follow the generally accepted rules and etiquette)..

I don't think "what the hell" is as good as "what exactly".
Old 03-19-2009, 08:19 AM   #3
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ok, i'm going to ASSUME you really dont know why you signed up for this forum. Linux is an operating system, like Windows, or OSX are., is a forum for people who have questions about running linux can ask them, and generally, recieve answers, if the person has done atleast some research trying to get the answer themselves.

Which, in this case, it seems you have not done...
Old 03-19-2009, 08:25 AM   #4
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This looks like it could "flame" quite easily---therefor, I will close it.

We do have "general" where--within reason--you can write what you wish. But, if you want to write political blogs, you are probably better off somewhere else.

If you have Linux questions or want to help other users, then you are in the right place!!

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