Category Topics

Politics

Actual political discussion and discourse. If you want to argue in bad faith or be a devil's advocate, go over to Flamewars instead.
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General

The catchall category for everything. If you're not sure where it goes, it probably goes here. Literally anything not covered by a real topic.
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Music

Music of all kinds, all genres. Death Metal and Bebop next to Filk and Rachmaninoff.
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Board Games

Tabletop orthogames, german board games, card games, etc...
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Science

Actual science discussions, like astronomy, biology, physics, and space travel. If you don't think it goes here, it probably goes in Technology instead.
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Technology

Phones, PCs, arduinos and ham radios: all the practical or real-world applications of the fruits of science.
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Video Games

Games played on computers, consoles, or brain implants.
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GeekNights

Official forum threads for episodes of GeekNights and show-related discussion.
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Animation

Animation from or generally associated with Japan. No one is interested in arguing with you about what "counts" as anime or not. If you feel like it's anime, talk about it here.
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Manga/Comics

Comics, graphic novels, manga: anything that involves sequential illustrated storytelling.
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Role Playing Games

Role playing games like Burning Wheel or Dungeons & Dragons.
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Sports

Sportsball! Athletic orthogames like football, hockey, baseball, basketball, F1, etc...
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Conventions

Travel to hotels or convention centers where like-minded individuals enjoy a shared experience related to their hobbies or work.
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Movies

Movies of all kinds that aren't best categorized as "anime". Classic cinema, garbage B movies, etc...
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Forum Meta

Yo dawg. If you want to talk about the forum itself. Suggestions, complaints, or just ridiculous pedantry.
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Flamewars

Wanna start a fight? Argue in bad faith? Be an insufferable pedant? Let's roll.
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Art!

Art you have created wish to discuss from an artistic perspective. Illustrations, crafts, models: whatever!
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