This is an idea I've been toying around with in my mind as I'm darting around the city and eating cold Kung Pao Scallops. The disadvantage that I noticed fairly early on was that it wasn't possible to lock topics so that only certain people could post. I guess that's the point of forums, though. But anyway.
This is a thread made mainly for the regulars of the board. People who have been here awhile and have garnered a certain amount of respect and notoriety in the Politics forum. People who have made a name for themselves with stupid, pointless posts, like the recent influx of General Board rejects, are discouraged from posting in this, simply for the fact that...it's not the purpose this is meant to serve.
Regulars...by regulars I mean people like Nemesisz (whose contributions to this forum can be debated, but his counter-debates are well-planned and structured, and he just has that politician's personality), Ted Easton, Spike J. Wolfwood, Freakapotimus, Slizor, TheEvilOne, D2K Virus, JLop985, Karasz, MySecondStar...people like that. If I left your name out, I apologize.
Most regulars know who they are, and if you think you're one of the people with respect around the boards, just check your signature. Most people with the Politics Crew or League of the Militant Godless badges in them are respected enough to bear them. Basically, this is just a hang-out thread for people of intelligence and opinion that need a quick break from "debate" or have something non-political to discuss.