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I searched the internet for a list of topics to start a conversion on an online forum or bulletin board, but didn’t see many sites with the type of information I was looking for. I decided to make my own list of topics good for starting a forum or bulletin board conversation. If you know other good topics post them as a comment! Yin Yang

Best ever topics for a forum
the most, best, or …est list! Heart

      What is the best concert you have been to?
      What was the best party you have ever been to?
      What is the most fun thing you have ever done?
      What is the most important lessons you’ve learned in life?
      What is the most risky thing your have ever done?
      What was the happiest moment of your life?
      Who has been the kindest to you in your life?
    Who has been the most important person in your life?

 

Controversial forum topics
Topics that may get people talking but may also cause heated discussions… Pill

      Are law enforcement cameras an invasion of privacy?
      Are you democrat, republican, independent, or other, and why?
      Are you for or against animal testing?
      Do violent video games lead to behavior problems?
      Do you believe in capital punishment?
      Do you believe in evolution? Do you think it should be taught in public schools?
      Do you believe in god?
      Do you believe in the right to abortion?
      Do you believe in typical gender roles?
      Does age matter in relationships?
      Does religion cause war?
      How do you feel about cigarette smoking?
      How do you feel about lesbian/gay/bi/transgender people?
      How do you feel about gay marriage?
      How do you feel about marriage?
      Is affirmative action a good thing?
      Is bullfighting acceptable behavior?
      Is competition good?
      Is eating meat ethical?
      Is global warming a serious problem?
      Is recycling important?
      Is the lottery a good thing?
      Is torture ever acceptable?
      Should a person who is suffering from a terminal illness be able to end their life?
      Should all illegal immigrants be thrown out?
      Should companies be allowed to market to children?
      Should creationism be taught in public schools?
      Should gambling be legalized?
      Should gay couples be able to marry?
      Should illegal drugs be legalized?
      Should laws that restrict access to guns be stricter?
      Should marijuana be legalized?
      Should men get paternity leave from work?
      Should prostitution be legalized?
      Should teenagers have access to condoms and birth control?
      Should the alcohol drinking age be increased or decreased?
      Should the government censor information?
      Should the government provide health care?
      Should the military be allowed to recruit at high schools?
      What is an appropriate age for dating?

 

Current forum topics
These are good for forum topics because visitors can comment on the same topic multiple times as their situation changes. Rain

      Do you like your current car or transportation?
      Do you like your current job?
      Do you like your current residence?
      How has the weather been recently?
      What books are you currently reading?
      What dreams have you had recently?
      What happened on this day in history?
      What have you been up to recently?
      What movies have you seen recently?
    What recent things in the news are you concerned with?

 

Dream forum topics
About dreams… both literally and figuratively… Moon

      Are you able to remember your dreams?
      Do you ever have lucid dreams?
      What was your favorite or most memorable dream?
      What was your weirdest dream? scariest?
      Where is your dream location to live?
      Where is your dream girlfriend/boyfriend like?
    Where is your dream job?

 

First forum topics
Discussions where visitors reminisce about the good ol’ days… Beer

      Have you ever experienced love at first sight?
      What was your first alcoholic beverage?
      What was your first car?
      What was your first job?
      What was your first kiss like?
      What was your first pet?
      When did you first fall in love?
      When did you first get your driver’s license?
    When did you first move out of your parents’ house?

 

Embed Forum Topics
Where visitors share videos, photos, or sounds… Present

      Create and post a drawing of yourself
      Create and post a web comic
      Photography contest
      post pics of yourself
      Post vacation photos
      Post your favorite embedable video clips
    Post your favorite painting / drawings

 

Fun forum topics
Interesting and fun forum topics… Console

      If you could move anywhere where would it be?
      If your life had a soundtrack, which artist, album, or song would it be?
      If your life were a book, which book would it be?
      If your life were a movie, which movie would it be?
      Trivia questions
    Write book/film/music reviews

 

Future forum topics
Visitors tell you their predictions… scary… Eek!

      Do you want to have kids one day? when? why?
      What career would be you like to have in 10 years?
      What do you think your future will hold?
      What do you think the future of mankind will be like?
      What do you think the future will hold for planet Earth?
      What do you want in your life?
      Where do you see yourself in 10 years? 20 years?
    Where would you like to live in the future?

 

Other forum topics
Stuff that didn’t fit anywhere else… Pig

    Do you have any words of wisdom you’d like to pass along?

 

Visitor favorite forum topics
Forum visitors love to talk about themselves and their favorite things… Star

      What are your favorite artists?
      What are your favorite bands?
      What are your favorite books?
      What are your favorite jokes?
      What are your favorite movies?
      What are your favorite musicians?
      What are your favorite paintings?
      What are your favorite types of music?
      What are your favorite websites?
      What is your favorite color?
      What is your favorite holiday?
      What is your favorite music festival?
      What is your favorite season?
      What is your favorite time of the day?
    What is your favorite vacation spot?

Hopefully this list gave you some ideas for new forum topics!

If you know other good topics post a comment!

 

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12 comments

  1. LilacFray

    1. What was your Childhood Dream? (Job or Career)

    2. If you could have a Super Power

    3. If you could make 3 wishes

  2. LilacFray

    Some more! Smile

    4. Your Wardrobe (It tells a quite lot about someone, doesn’t it?)

    5. Days of The Week (Days you look forward to and ones you don’t)

    6. Blind, Deaf or Mute?

    7. Favourite type of Weather

    8. Things you believed in as a Kid (Going to bring back some great memories.)

    9. April Fools (This one’s for the Tricksters and Victims!)

  3. Ben

    Thanks for the list. I am sure to use it on my site.

  4. Cybohmoob

    Awesome topics. I’m using them on my site. Thanks.
    Will credit youSmile

  5. archana

    would like to be part of all discussions…

  6. Dude, this list is fantastic! I’m trying to start some debates on my forum, and usually controversial topics does that best, since it ticks some emotion in people. Happiness, anger, rage even or something else, and really making it hard to resist contributing.

    I’ve had some serious troubles finding topics, but this one is just great! Thanks a lot man.

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