by way of illustrating the kind of community DU can be
welcome to new and old. while there can be some real contentious discussion here (especially in our little fight club, Meta) there are SO many good people here. one of them even started a thread about the subject in that contentious forum.
I really love what it says about us. Take a look and remember it when you start to call somebody out for being an asshole. (not that you have to refrain, just remember there is almost ALWAYS another dimension to even the most obnoxious poster)
One of the very best things about DU is the kind actions of its members: