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What are SIGs?
« on: May 19, 2016, 10:01:05 pm »
Howdy friends,

It's time for a very basic newbie questions? What does 'SIG' stand for.. I see references everywhere to SIGs and I dont know what it means... I've mostly been focused on Shakta/vedanta practices, so I'm still learning (I guess I always will be)...

Thanks!
Lucas

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Re: What are SIGs?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2016, 11:31:07 pm »
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It's time for a very basic newbie questions? What does 'SIG' stand for.. I see references everywhere to SIGs and I dont know what it means... I've mostly been focused on Shakta/vedanta practices, so I'm still learning (I guess I always will be)...

 
SIG stands for Special Interest Group - SIGs are subforums devoted to a particular subject area. The Religious SIGs can be found here, and the General SIGs can be found here; if you take a look at them, you'll probably get a better idea of the details than you would from me explaining further - but if, after looking, you still have questions about them, please do ask them here!

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Re: What are SIGs?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2016, 11:36:59 pm »
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Also, I've moved the thread to 'Board Questions, Suggestions, and Feedback', because it's a question about the forum, not about pagan religions - I suspect that might have been a factor in your confusion, Jungblood; you were trying to figure out what it might be from a religious perspective.

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Re: What are SIGs?
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2016, 08:55:03 am »
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SIG stands for Special Interest Group - SIGs are subforums devoted to a particular subject area.

 
To add to Sunflower's explanation, since it might help with a point of confusion: SIG is not a term specific to this forum. It's a term used by a lot of organisations or associations or groups to identify special interest groups within their memberships.
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Re: What are SIGs?
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2016, 12:06:05 am »
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To add to Sunflower's explanation, since it might help with a point of confusion: SIG is not a term specific to this forum. It's a term used by a lot of organisations or associations or groups to identify special interest groups within their memberships.

 
Thanks guys! now i understand.... my little head was saying 'SIGs must be somethign to do with Sigils'... doh! the simplest explanation tends to be the right one...

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Lucas

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