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Discourse markets itself as a concoction of the good collaborative environment of old-school forums, and the interactivity of modern websites. It's also open-source, you can run a Discourse forum of your own.
 
Discourse markets itself as a concoction of the good collaborative environment of old-school forums, and the interactivity of modern websites. It's also open-source, you can run a Discourse forum of your own.
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=== The Bad ===
 
=== The Bad ===
  
 
Discourse also offers hosting for a very hefty price (~$100 per month). As such, it's very possible that anyone who's using their hosting for their forum could chicken out at any minute, meaning their forum is incredibly volatile.
 
Discourse also offers hosting for a very hefty price (~$100 per month). As such, it's very possible that anyone who's using their hosting for their forum could chicken out at any minute, meaning their forum is incredibly volatile.
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==== Known Victims ====
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* Imgur Community Forums <ref>https://web.archive.org/web/20200521041503/https://community.imgur.com/t/the-imgur-community-forum-is-closing-effective-may-22-2020/73256 </ref>
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=== Notable Discourses ===
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Active Discourses (Discourse's Hosting):
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* [https://discourse.mozilla.org/ Mozilla]
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* [https://discourse.julialang.org Julia]
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Active Discourses (self-hosted):
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* [https://forum.fiverr.com Fiverr]
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* [https://forums.envato.com Envato's Forums]
  
 
=== References ===
 
=== References ===

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Discourse is a forum/Q&A hybrid.

The Good

Discourse markets itself as a concoction of the good collaborative environment of old-school forums, and the interactivity of modern websites. It's also open-source, you can run a Discourse forum of your own.


The Bad

Discourse also offers hosting for a very hefty price (~$100 per month). As such, it's very possible that anyone who's using their hosting for their forum could chicken out at any minute, meaning their forum is incredibly volatile.

Known Victims

  • Imgur Community Forums [1]


Notable Discourses

Active Discourses (Discourse's Hosting):

Active Discourses (self-hosted):

References

  • https://web.archive.org/web/20200521041503/https://community.imgur.com/t/the-imgur-community-forum-is-closing-effective-may-22-2020/73256