"on IRC, well you know that's pretty much the standard for that sort of thing,"
Not really but hey ho :D
"and freenode is where the FOSS people tend to hang out..."
FOSS? brb off to google. Ach so.........
OK well I'm not going to beat about the bush (in too much detail) about why I have ended up here but I have a well developed idea in my head for n number of user sites (Orchard) that can all post information back to a separate central site via web services.
I'm sure that with Orchard I can build this in with a bit of knowledge?