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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 a forum's Statement of Purpose.

There is a maximum quota of 30 Hosts. Hosts cannot serve for more than 90 consecutive days and must maintain a 100% chance of serving on a jury.

Current forum Hosts, in the order they were added:

Number Hosts Days served
1 Terra Alta 68
2 hibbing 68
3 NYC_SKP 66
4 Go Vols 65
5 Warren DeMontague 62
6 cbayer 62
7 charlie and algernon 58
8 zappaman 52
9 Chemisse 48
10 CreekDog 43
11 X_Digger 43
12 TexasTowelie 40
13 Cali_Democrat 32
14 Raine1967 23
15 hrmjustin 22
16 Agschmid 22
17 OKNancy 21
18 fishwax 20
19 pinto 19
20 In_The_Wind 18
21 Hassin Bin Sober 17
22 Autumn 17
23 aikoaiko 17
24 NutmegYankee 17
25 etherealtruth 16
26 Sissyk 9
27 rhett o rick 9
28 Violet_Crumble 3
29 one_voice 2
30 boston bean 1

Currently there are no vacancies so additional volunteers must join the Wait List.

If you are interested in serving as a Forum Host, click here.

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: 10,585
Number of posts, All time: 765,514

Number of subscribers: Members cannot subscribe to forums.
Number of people trashing: 32

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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