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Welcome & Help (Forum): About This Forum

Introduce yourself here! Meet and greet other DUers, share tips about DU, and get help in a positive, supportive environment. No whining about DU. People who create an unwelcoming atmosphere will be blocked from this forum.

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 boston bean 86
2 discntnt_irny_srcsm 78
3 Sissyk 73
4 geardaddy 70
5 Warren DeMontague 69
6 maddezmom 64
7 azurnoir 49
8 Scurrilous 49
9 DonViejo 49
10 aikoaiko 49
11 Terra Alta 49
12 LeftishBrit 49
13 hibbing 47
14 Rhiannon12866 43
15 bluesbassman 40
16 Go Vols 37
17 sarisataka 36
18 greatauntoftriplets 32
19 etherealtruth 31
20 Douglas Carpenter 31
21 defacto7 28
22 ScreamingMeemie 27
23 Renew Deal 24
24 Raffi Ella 21
25 ismnotwasm 18
26 Ptah 18
27 Bobbie Jo 16
28 cbayer 14
29 hlthe2b 13
30 NRaleighLiberal 5

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=1256

Primary Category: Main
Secondary Categories: N/A

Number of posts, 30 days: 155
Number of posts, All time: 9,271

Number of subscribers: Members cannot subscribe to forums.
Number of people trashing: 12

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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