So as a computer hobbiest I decided to put up a web page to put up my personal opinion, have a forum and allow others to join and create and community help and donate as well.
Through many open source projects such as phpbb it was made fantastically simple to do everything I wanted and more.
Not only did I use a premade perfectly good open source creative commons CSS template as a basis for the site but i also used kompozer to build it the way i saw fit.
After purchasing the domain and host for 1 year i uploaded everything, configured to my specifications and used MySQL database.
I am currently using Ubuntu which is another open-source project that helps protect me and my data from any sort of virus and will keep the voltage down. And I DON'T HAVE TO AGREE TO ANY LICENSE WOOT!
I am an AVID Fan of all open source projects and will hopefully contribute in some small way soon.
The point of this post is to say Thank you for all the developers that spend countless hours coding just to make someone life like mine easy.