Can Dogs Eat

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Dogs On Acid began life as a community on Bad Company's website, bcrecordings.com, back in 2000. One of the group's members, Dan Fresh, intended the community to be a place to discuss up-and-coming releases, mixes and gigs. Because their community grew in popularity and its content more and more covered the entire drum and bass spectrum, it was decided to start a new website under the Dogs On Acid moniker in 2001, an unusual name that stuck when Dan blurted it out as a joke while having a drink and searching for a name[citation needed]. Since its initiation the website grew more day by day and is currently home to the largest online drum and bass community[3] and is arguably the largest website in its genre.[4][5][6]

On April 27, 2010, the website reached 10 million posts from the forums, with almost 9 million posts on The Board and over a million on The Grid.

The impacts of such communities in causing health issues are extremely understudied for a verdict to be passed on its side effects. It has been argued that online relations are not as valuable as offline ones because there is less socialization. Concerns with this kind of interaction also include verbal aggression and inhibitions, promotion of suicide and issues with privacy. Studies regarding the health effects of these communities did not show any negative effects. There was a high drop-out rate of participants in the study. The health-related effects are not clear because of the lack of thoroughness and the variation in studies done on the subject.[8]

Rather, recent studies have looked into development of health related communities and their impact on those already suffering health issues. These forms of social networks allow for open conversation between individuals who are going through similar experiences, whether themselves or in their family.[9] Such sites have in fact grown in popularity, so…...

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