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Hip Business Directory

Browse these alternative businesses for clothes, gifts and other alternative products.

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Discuss gay issues and meet others in this gay community. Rainbow Power!

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Make friends with hip folk from the U.K.!

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For people associated with the Good Earth Commune in San Francisco from 1963 to the present!

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Community of One Love is dedicated to spreading the message of One Love around the world.

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Welcome to the FIRST Internet Free School!

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Music is the rhythm of life! Please post in the appropriate subforum.

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Is TV just a propaganda tool or chewing gum for the mind? Discuss TV programming and it's effect upon society.

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Learn more about the amazing cannabis plant. Legalize it!

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They're watching YOU!

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For those seeking info or contacts beyond this plane...

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This forum is for nostalgia buffs, or those just testing their long-term memory.

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What does the future hold for us? How can we realize our dreams?

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You CAN make a difference! Find out what you can do to change the world.

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A place to network and talk about curriculums, resources, legal issues, and other homeschooling concerns.

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What are you craving right now?

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Discuss alternative ways of raising children.

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This forum is for vegetarians, vegans, and those interested in learning more about the vegetarian lifestyle.

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Welcome to the Women's Issues Forum. Discuss subjects related to women's rights or any subject pertaining to women.

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Welcome to the Ride Board. Use this forum at your own risk! By posting or responding here, you accept all responsibility.

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