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Revision as of 06:42, 22 January 2014

The Discussion section was created in July 2012[1], mainly consisting of forums that were previously placed in the Community section. Up until recently, the Romantic and Aromantic Identities (previously known as "A/Romantic Identities") and Gender Discussion forums were placed in this section, prior to the creation of an Identities forum section in September 2013[2].


Forum Off-A
Number 16
Created July 2003
Moderator(s) The Great WTF
Access Publicly Accessible

Off-A was created and trialed in July 2003[3], and is mostly used for threads and subjects that aren't specifically related to asexuality. The Gender Discussion forum existed as a subforum of Off-A for a brief period in 2009.

Philosophy, Politics and Science

Forum Philosophy, Politics and Science
Number 4
Created May 2002
Moderator(s) `Silver
Access Publicly Accessible

Philosophy, Politics and Science (also known as "PPS") is one of AVEN's original forums, it was created in May 2002 alongside several other forums. A "science forum" was proposed in April 2006 [4], but the admod team concluded that the Philosophy n' Politics forum already encompassed this topic [5]. A similar proposal in March 2007[6] resulted in the admods altering the forum's name to Philosophy, Politics n' Science later in April[7][8]. The forum gained its current name when another another similar proposal, from May 2009[9], suggested that "Religion" should be added to the title. This was never implemented, but the n' was dropped in favor of and[10].

Hot Box

Forum Hot Box
Number 25
Created October 2004
Moderator(s) sonofzeal
Access Registered account required

The Hot Box (affectionately known as "HoBo") was created in October 2004[11]. As the forum's description states, this forum is intended for "controversial discussions, heated debates, and topics that deal with serious material that may be distressing to some posters". A forum-wide disclaimer banner was implemented in January 2009, which was based on a pre-existing Hot Box banner.[12]. Hot Box's visibility was altered in November 2011[13], viewing this forum now requires a registered account.

See also


  1. Board Changes - on AVEN Forums
  2. Updated Forum Review Idea - on AVEN Forums
  3. Hot Topic - on AVEN Forums
  4. Science forum (moved from admods) - on AVEN Forums
  5. Science forum (moved from admods) - on AVEN Forums
  6. How About a Science Section? - on AVEN Forums
  7. Science forum (moved from admods) - on AVEN Forums
  8. Science forum (moved from admods)" - on AVEN Forums
  9. Rename PP&S (Moved from Admods forum) - on AVEN Forums
  10. Rename PP&S? (Moved from Admods forum) - on AVEN Forums
  11. New Forum/Ideas - on AVEN Forums
  12. New banner in the forums - on AVEN Forums
  13. Poll for Hot Box Visibility - on AVEN Forums
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