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The DU Lounge (Forum): About This Forum

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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 The DU Lounge 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 Aerows 89
2 NYC_SKP 79
3 Sissyk 68
4 NutmegYankee 66
5 cyberswede 63
6 Kali 53
7 In_The_Wind 51
8 discntnt_irny_srcsm 46
9 Ptah 41
10 hibbing 37
11 Warren DeMontague 30
12 libodem 20
13 Douglas Carpenter 16
14 ScreamingMeemie 16
15 bluesbassman 15
16 newcriminal 14
17 Raffi Ella 14
18 From The Ashes 12
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Forum Hosts have the following abilities in their assigned forums:

Type (Forum or Group): Forum

Relevance (Political or Non-political): Non-political

Status (Active or Pending): Active

RSS feed: RSS /?com=rss&forum=1018

Primary Category: Main
Secondary Categories: N/A

Number of posts, 30 days: 12,330
Number of posts, All time: 643,664

Number of subscribers: Members cannot subscribe to forums.
Number of people trashing: 33

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

No members are blocked from this forum.

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