As you may have noticed, I added a new menu bar last week with links to nowhere. Those links represent my hopes and dreams for this web site and are a motivation for me to create the missing pages sooner than later!
Well, the “Discuss” link went live last night. It’s a brand new discussion board for us, who are trying to reduce the amount of plastic in the world, to ask questions, post interesting articles and links, offer suggestions, drum up support for actions and campaigns, or just vent the frustration we sometimes feel when confronted with unnecessary plastic crap.
The discussion board is up and ready to use. And several Fake Plastic Fish readers have already shared a rant and a question. amidalailama is a member who emailed me privately about ways to freeze vegetables and fruits for the winter without zip lock bags. Since I live in an area where we don’t actually have real winters and therefore don’t do much freezing of that sort, I suggested that she put the question to the community. If you have suggestions, please visit the board and let her know what you think.
A simple registration procedure is required before you can post. This helps me control spammers, flamers, and people whose sole purpose is to disrupt the conversation. But be assured that just as with the comments here, respectful disagreement is fine, but direct attacks on individuals is not.
Today, I’ll be continuing to add features to the discussion area to allow users to subscribe to topics, post images and video, and all sorts of other cool things. But right now, it’s up and usable. So please use it!
I plan to post my own questions on the board as they arise because even after two years, I still have a lot to learn.