General chat is a section in the Off-Topic forums. It is used to communicate and express opinions on miscellaneous topics, and to ask for advice on something unrelated to Science Olympiad. It is kept friendly and appropriate by moderators.
Types of threads
Each topic is called a thread, in which anyone with an account can post in. Some are dedicated to only politics,some are for food and music, and many are for advice. Users may also advertise or promote anything related or unrelated to Science Olympiad, as long as it is kept appropriate.
Why would someone start a thread?
You can start a thread to inquire about any general questions you have, as to get other fellow users' opinions!