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Journal: Peculiarity.

Journal by Marasmus

There's something very eerie about the idea of SlashCode supporting individual user journals. It's a great alternative to something like LiveJournal, sure, but... something about it just doesn't settle right. Slashdot's role in the community hasn't ever been as a free content provider - it's been as a forum of discussion about specific topics and current events. Although these journals are surely for the purpose of further opening discussion, I doubt they will get much use for anything greater than nonsensical daily banter, just like LiveJournal.

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