The Discuss-o-Mat FORUMS and their Related Topics:
The Imperial Discussion Forum for topics relating to vintage, classic and antique automatic washers, dryers and 20 years old or older. Wash-in parties and member gathering information should also be posted in Imperial.
The Deluxe Discussion Forum for topics relating to modern/current automatic washers, dryers and dishwashers made less than 20 years ago, thru today and beyond.
The Super Discussions Forum for topics relating to all laundry detergents and additives, cooking and recipes, other appliances large or small, other household related products and services including automobile related posts.

The following Forums / Sort Controls are available only to Upgraded Members Only:
As The Tub Turns is a donating member only forum for discussion around Daily Life such as birthdays, holiday celebrations, happy and sad occasions, advice on life, etc.
Dirty Laundry is a donating member only forum for discussion around any off-topic subject that might be controversial such as Politics, Religion, Sexual Overtones, etc.
This sort control combines all Forums on one page showing the latest 100 threads with new postings.
This sort control combines all Forums on one page showing the last 100 active threads that you personally have posted in.

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