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!
Best ever topics for a forum
– the most, best, or …est list!
- 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…
- 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.
- 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…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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!