I second that:sub-categories and/or tagging regular email digests reputation system trust levels for users var. spam detection methods search! similar topics blocks categories with category description and category icon
to be continued...
Stumbled on this unique variation a little earlier and thought it even kind've loaded like something you'd see on NodeBB.
Wasn't sure what the devs here had thought about some sort've #hashtag functionality, but here's one idea.
That's neat! It could definitely be done in the form of an extensible plugin.
We made the decision early on to not include hashtags into the core functionality, as we felt that we wanted to focus more on the original forum experience.
But this is perfect as an add-on.