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General Discussion (Forum): About This Forum

Discuss politics, issues, and current events. No posts about Israel/Palestine, religion, guns, showbiz, or sports unless there is really big news. No conspiracy theories. No whining about DU.

Forum hosts are regular DU members who meet certain eligibility requirements. Any DU member who meets these requirements may volunteer to serve as a forum Host. If no Hosts are assigned to a particular forum, the DU Administrators serve as Hosts. Forum Hosts have one responsibility: They lock threads which they believe violate the forum's Statement of Purpose.

The General Discussion forum has a maximum quota of 20 Hosts. Hosts cannot serve for more than 90 consecutive days. Current Hosts of this forum:

Number Hosts Days served
1 rhett o rick 90
2 Warren Stupidity 85
3 Baitball Blogger 82
4 Autumn 77
5 libodem 72
6 Violet_Crumble 70
7 greytdemocrat 67
8 Systematic Chaos 65
9 Hassin Bin Sober 64
10 another_liberal 63
11 kristopher 62
12 NutmegYankee 49
13 boston bean 31
14 discntnt_irny_srcsm 22
15 Sissyk 18
16 cui bono 16
17 geardaddy 15
18 Warren DeMontague 13
19 maddezmom 8
20 William769 1

Currently there are no vacancies so additional volunteers must join this forum's Wait List.

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Forum Hosts have the following abilities in their assigned forums:

Type (Forum or Group): Forum

Relevance (Political or Non-political): Political

Status (Active or Pending): Active

RSS feed: RSS /?com=rss&forum=1002

Primary Category: Main
Secondary Categories: N/A

Number of posts, 30 days: 141,734
Number of posts, All time: 5,279,600

Number of subscribers: Members cannot subscribe to forums.
Number of people trashing: 8

Created: N/A (This forum was created on a previous version of the DU software.)

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