Today we have implemented a discussion forum in PatchZone. You can access the forum from the Discussions link on the Content tab of PatchZone.
Within the discussion forum we have defined three categories of conversations:
When you create a new post in the discussion forum, you can select one, or more, or none of those categories for your post.
You'll find a set of checkboxes at the bottom of your post just before the Post button.
If your post does not fit into one of those categories, you can leave all three unchecked.
When you view the discussion forum, you can quick-filter on one of those categories by clicking on your choice in the Categories column. Posts that do not have a category checked, will be visible in the unfiltered view of discussion content.