Bored? Lonely? 10 ways to find social bliss online!

No needto get lost in MySpace ubiquity! Enjoy your own unique style of social networking online.

Are you bored? Lonely? Paul Simon may have offered "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover," I present you "10 Ways to Find Social Bliss Online!"

We are smack in the middle of a Web 2.0 golden age of social networking so being bored or lonely is not an option! PLUS, no need to get lost in MySpace ubiquity, you can enjoy your own unique style of social happiness online.

There is an online social network for everyone. To help you find online social networking bliss I have scouted out ten online social networking sites of different styles and genres.

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Forums, blogs, wikis, classifieds, playlists...online social bliss is just around the Web 2.0 corner!

Below are links to ten specialized social networking sites with excerpts of their own "tag lines."

GET A HOBBY AND DO-IT-YOURSELF

Instructables
Step-by-step collaboration: Share what you make and how others can make it.

GET BOOKISH AND COLLABORATE

GAM3R 7H30RY
Writing in the networked environment, authors and readers are brought into conversation.

LibraryThing
Create a library-quality catalog of your books, connecting people based on the books they share.

VOLUNTEER FOR THE GREATER GOOD

Think Cycle
Distributed collaboration towards design challenges facing underserved communities and the environment.

MAKE BEAUTIFUL MUSIC TOGETHER

Goldmic
 Emcees, producers, DJs, record labels and fans collaborate and network.

hi5
Meet new people, connect with friends, express yourself.

Last.fm
Love your music. Find your people.

GET ACTIVE WITH VIRTUAL SPORTS

FantasyPlaymakers
Safe, fun, informative and close-knit community for all fantasy sports junkies.

GET A PET, GET A FRIEND

Petfinder
A virtual shelter, so when someone meets a pet, they are more likely to be well suited for each other.

Neopets
Community of 70 million virtual pet owners across the world.

HOW DO YOU FIND SOCIAL BLISS ONLINE?
ANY SOCIAL NETWORKING TIPS?