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January 4, 2011 8:51 pm at 8:51 pm #593951hudiParticipant
Which are the 5 websites that you frequent the most?
My top five are
4) my seminary blog
5) aishJanuary 4, 2011 10:58 pm at 10:58 pm #726941eclipseMember
1.my gmail/YWN CR
3.Geni family tree(a relative just started it–beyond cool)
4. and 5. depends what project I’m currently working on.
(then there are the COBwebs…)January 4, 2011 11:06 pm at 11:06 pm #726942blueprintsParticipant
You do realise that anybody who doesn’t put yeshiva world as first will be suspended by the modsJanuary 4, 2011 11:07 pm at 11:07 pm #726943
pretty similiar, just substitute drudgereport for your seminary blog.January 4, 2011 11:26 pm at 11:26 pm #726944smartcookieMember
One more news siteJanuary 4, 2011 11:37 pm at 11:37 pm #726945WolfishMusingsParticipant
Top 5 (in no particular order and excluding the CR):
Google Reader — I practically live here. I’m subscribed to a *lot* of RSS feeds (more than I actually have time to read), and Google Reader does an excellent job of organizing it all for me.
Facebook — I keep in touch with friends and family quite extensively through FB.
Wikipedia — Yeah, I read a lot of that as well. Usually pretty good for when I need a quick fact or some basic background information on a subject.
Google Docs — I use Google Docs quite extensively.
(My mail provider) — obvious
The WolfJanuary 4, 2011 11:39 pm at 11:39 pm #726946mewhoParticipant
i like the following:
and YESHIVA WORLD!!!!January 4, 2011 11:59 pm at 11:59 pm #726947popa_bar_abbaParticipant
drudge reportJanuary 5, 2011 1:00 am at 1:00 am #726948ummMember
1. Yeshiva World
(I mean top 5, what I enjoy- obviously not including work website which I may be on more)January 5, 2011 1:44 am at 1:44 am #726949RuffRuffMember
The site that I’m working on
Not the other news siteJanuary 5, 2011 6:59 pm at 6:59 pm #726951reallyreallyboredMember
what do i luv to check out on the web???
OverstockJanuary 5, 2011 7:36 pm at 7:36 pm #726952blueprintsParticipant
5)hotmail.comJanuary 5, 2011 7:41 pm at 7:41 pm #726953gavra_at_workParticipant
Probably (no order):
NYTJanuary 5, 2011 8:03 pm at 8:03 pm #7269551dayatatimeParticipant
Hpd (Building Website)
Lakewood scoopJanuary 5, 2011 8:03 pm at 8:03 pm #726956mikehall12382Member
facebook…there i said itJanuary 5, 2011 8:06 pm at 8:06 pm #726957blinkyParticipant
Top 5 sites where there are webs? Thats easy
corner of a dusty room
entrance to a cave
on a doorpost
next to a liarJanuary 5, 2011 8:22 pm at 8:22 pm #726959whatrutalkingabtMember
But I dont really hang out on any accept my emailJanuary 5, 2011 8:30 pm at 8:30 pm #726960SimpleKindaManParticipant
Personally i found the following very helpful for myself…..
BatyatheBabyCoach.com helped my baby sleep!
Mavenmall.com great frum clothes!
Ehow.com teaches you how to do everything!
YiddishAcademy.com Helped me learn yiddish :>January 5, 2011 8:30 pm at 8:30 pm #726961dunnoMember
Mine are about the same…January 5, 2011 8:55 pm at 8:55 pm #726962always hereParticipant
VIN (since the blizzard)January 5, 2011 9:27 pm at 9:27 pm #726963Dave HirschParticipant
Can I choose more than five? Do you want those that I frequent most or those that I enjoy best?
In no particular order, those that I frequent most (other than work and mail):
1) Twitter Feeds (That’s where I get my news)
2) Drudge Report (Where I get a kick out of Matt’s intrigue)
3) Huffington Post (Where I visit the planet of aliens)
4) Real Clear Politics (Where I read up a bit)
5) Wikipedia (Where I spend my time reading/writing – when I’m not in the mood of debating the libs)
There are many more sites I frequent, but you placed a limit. 🙁January 5, 2011 9:45 pm at 9:45 pm #726964justsmile613Participant
vos iz neias
amazonJanuary 5, 2011 10:07 pm at 10:07 pm #726965haifagirlParticipant
1) my e-mail sites
2) agm2m (a private discussion board)
5) Nonograms-online (Hi. My name is haifagirl and I’m a nonograms addict.)January 5, 2011 10:15 pm at 10:15 pm #726966crdleMember
some ppl here seem to be afraid to say the truth my top 5 are:
-farecompare.comJanuary 5, 2011 10:28 pm at 10:28 pm #726967ramateshkolianMember
janie and jack
cnnJanuary 5, 2011 10:31 pm at 10:31 pm #7269681dayatatimeParticipant
Why the projection?January 5, 2011 10:52 pm at 10:52 pm #726969justsmile613Participant
crdle – i agree with farecompare!January 6, 2011 4:38 am at 4:38 am #726970amichaiParticipant
arutz 7 eng/heb.
janglo (in israel)January 6, 2011 5:10 am at 5:10 am #726971bjjkidParticipant
2: shiddichum list
3: only simchos
4: yeshiva world
5: google maps – street view is amazing!January 6, 2011 1:34 pm at 1:34 pm #726972
How could I have forgotten two that I visit and spend time on:
Facebook (see previous threads for my feelings on this)
Geni – through which I’ve connected to lots of extended branches, and found out I’m connected to Rashi. Fascinating.January 6, 2011 3:11 pm at 3:11 pm #726975pumperMember
4. Only Simchas
5. GmailJanuary 6, 2011 4:53 pm at 4:53 pm #726976MDGParticipant
YWN, especially the CR
any site that I am developingJanuary 6, 2011 5:14 pm at 5:14 pm #726977philosopherParticipant
I’m very dissapointed with Gymboree these days. They used to have such cute, adorable stuff and now I can’t find anything but nebby clothing on that site (or in stores).January 6, 2011 7:03 pm at 7:03 pm #726978crdleMember
A woman outside brooklyn- im also on Geni, but I got stuck, and unless someone in your family made a tree tht goes further back than yours, how do you find more info?January 6, 2011 7:13 pm at 7:13 pm #726979WolfishMusingsParticipant
A woman outside brooklyn- im also on Geni, but I got stuck, and unless someone in your family made a tree tht goes further back than yours, how do you find more info?
One of the more comprehensive sources of family history on the web is Ancestry.com. I’ve found LOTS of stuff on my family there.
Also, from within Geni, do a search on the names of extended members of your family. Your second cousin may not be on Geni, but another cousin whom she knows (and you don’t) may have her in their tree and have much more information on generations gone before.
The WolfJanuary 6, 2011 7:23 pm at 7:23 pm #726980SJSinNYCMember
The At Home Site
Sorry YWN.January 6, 2011 7:31 pm at 7:31 pm #726981Flatbush DudeMember
3) Yeshiva World News
4) NY Times
5) eBayJanuary 12, 2011 3:33 am at 3:33 am #726983
My tree (especially my own branches) does not go back anywhere nearly as far as the aforementioned. However, Geni does allow you to see how’re you’re “connected” to others, which in my case is such a convulated path that I couldn’t even attempt to explain it. But try it – it’s fun! Search for a famous Gadol, for example, and then Geni will tell you whether you’re connected, click on the link to see how, and then have a laugh.January 12, 2011 10:17 am at 10:17 am #726984ummMember
philosopher: I love gymboree, though I will admit their summer stuff are much cuter than their winter things. Also, are you shopping for a girl or boy? Their girl’s stuff is whats cute, the boys aren’t anything so amazing, but if there’s something nice in boys it’s worth buying it just for the quality, they wash amazing and will last you for a few children, hard to find that anywhere these days.
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