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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 Raine1967 89
2 pinto 85
3 In_The_Wind 84
4 Hassin Bin Sober 84
5 Autumn 83
6 NutmegYankee 83
7 Sissyk 76
8 rhett o rick 75
9 Violet_Crumble 69
10 one_voice 68
11 greytdemocrat 59
12 libodem 55
13 petronius 51
14 cwydro 50
15 etherealtruth 44
16 discntnt_irny_srcsm 42
17 azurnoir 42
18 Go Vols 39
19 Renew Deal 39
20 DonViejo 35
21 MineralMan 34
22 Agschmid 31
23 cbayer 28
24 hibbing 26
25 OKNancy 25
26 Omaha Steve 19
27 uppityperson 19
28 aikoaiko 11
29 Chemisse 10
30 itsrobert 4

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: 8,729
Number of posts, All time: 786,538

Number of subscribers: Members cannot subscribe to forums.
Number of people trashing: 31

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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