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General Discussion (Forum): About This Forum

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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: 70,411
Number of posts, All time: 8,129,635

Number of subscribers: Members cannot subscribe to forums.
Number of people trashing: 13

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

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