About

Welcome to hobbycue, a social network and a marketplace for hobbyists and hobby communities.  Find a partner or teacher/expert, join a class or a workshop, find a place to practice, or shop for equipment and supplies pertaining to your hobby.

cue is a guiding suggestion or a hint, a prompt or a stimulus for action.  We believe everyone is a hobbyist.  They just may not explore or express enough.  And a cue is all that is needed to get them going.

hobbycue – because we provide cues for your hobby  🙂  Brought to you by Purple Cues Pvt. Ltd.  You could take the cue from your community members, or cue them in based on your knowledge.  Read on and explore to know more …

Why

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Social networks, search lists and blogging sites, cut across topics.  As part of our hobby, we may end up checking multiple sites and filter for topics of our interest.

What

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What if your hobby is at the centre, with a community around it, and we aggregate everything that already exists, enrich with new content, and link them all?

How


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Sign-in with your Social login.  Comment on blogs, create your own blog, recommend pinned links and more.  Reach out to us with your ideas.

Structure

To make it easier, hobbies in hobbycue are categorised based on research work done by Dr. Robert Stebbins called ‘Serious Leisure’.  If you find anything missing or incorrect, do let us know.  Do note that we are still in a beta phase of this whole concept and happy to fine tune all content.

Collecting, Recording


Do It Yourself: Read Blogs and DIY Instructions about interesting ways to expand and preserve your collection

Stamps, Coins, Currency, Art, Antiques, Music, Memorabilia, Record keeping such as birds, jokes, travel itineraries, etc.

Making & Tinkering


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Creating Scaled Models, 3D Printing, Dresses, Cooking, Gardening, etc.  Tinkering including Restoring & Repairing.

Activity Participation


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Nature (Mountain, Forest, Water, Aero, Desert) & Adventure, Safari, Amusement Park, Picnicking, etc.  Require physical abilities, but are not competitive.

Play Sports & Games


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Sports and Games, Indoors and Outdoors, Video and Online, Guessing and Role playing games, Competitive

Arts Performing


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Music, Dance, Theatre – Singing, Playing a Musical Instruments, Dancing, Acting, Magic, Stand-up

Arts Visual & Literary


Get Materials: Find ways to buy materials required for the safekeeping of your collection

Visual Arts such as Painting, Photography, Movie making.  Literary Arts such as Reading, Viewing, Listening, Watching etc.

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PhysicalClothingNatureSportsDancePainting
RecordFoodOutdoorGamesMusicPhotography
GardenAnimalFitnessTheatreLiterary
ModelTravel
Utility

What next?

Go ahead and login or register on the site to view all the content.  You could then create your first post by clicking on the + icon at the top.  Would you like to import your blogs from another site?  Have any recommended content to pin?  Let us know how we can help …


I’ve got Cues

Who

This site is built and owned by Purple Cues Pvt. Ltd.

Purnima and Bhaskar from Bangalore are the Co-Founding couple.  Between them, they have several hobbies in common, as well as individual talents in the family.

More about them and the team at https://hobbycue.com/team/

Contact us through https://hobbycue.com/contact/

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