In the age of the internet, it‘s easier than ever to connect with people worldwide who share your interests. And one platform that‘s great for building an online community is Discord. Discord allows users to set up servers for specific topics and purposes. With over 150 million active monthly users, Discord servers are where friendships are born around gaming, TV shows, sports teams, and every hobby you can imagine.
One of the fastest growing Discord servers is The Lounge, with a community of over 890,000 members. In this guide, I‘ll give you a deep dive into what makes The Lounge so special. As a member myself, I‘ll showcase why you should join this inclusive, interest-driven server and how to get the most out of it. Let‘s get started!
What is The Lounge All About?
The Lounge Discord brings people together around common interests like gaming, anime, music, sports and more. It aims to help you connect with awesome friends who share your same passions.
With active chat and voice channels, members can dive deep into conversations about entertainment, gaming strategies, sports debates, music recommendations and endless other topics. You‘ll find spaces to geek out about virtually any hobby or fandom here!
But The Lounge offers more than just discussions. The server also hosts movie nights, gaming events, giveaways, watch parties and member activities that help bring the community together. Over time, these events lead to real friendships and a sense of belonging.
Here are a few stats that showcase The Lounge‘s impressive growth:
- 890,000+ members and counting!
- 250,000+ messages sent per week
- 1,500+ active voice users daily
- Members from over 100 countries
It takes strong moderation and an inclusive attitude to cultivate such a large, engaged community. The Lounge stands out for its diversity and the genuine connections between members.
Ready to join the party? Let‘s get you set up!
Joining The Lounge – Your Ticket to an Awesome Community
Joining The Lounge is easy and completely free. Just follow this Discord invite link to get started.
After accepting the invite, take a moment to read the #read-before-chatting channel. This will familiarize you with the community guidelines so you can chat comfortably.
Next, head to the #introductions channel to say hello and tell everyone a bit about you! This helps break the ice as a new member.
To gain full access to all member channels, go to #verify and type the command “?verify”. This will unlock areas like the NSFW channels (for 18+ members only).
And that‘s it – you‘ve officially joined The Lounge party! Now let‘s explore some of the top channels and how to get involved.
Must-Join Channels and Features
With so many options, here are some of my favorite Lounge channels to help you get started:
🎮 Gaming Galactic
The gaming category has channels for popular titles like Minecraft, Fortnite, Valorant, Genshin Impact and more. You can find teammates, ask questions, share clips and strats here. With over 125,000 messages/week, this category is always buzzing!
🍿 Media Mania
Into movies, anime, YouTube or TV? Dive deep on hits like Demon Slayer, Attack on Titan, Marvel, Stranger Things and practically any show. Spoilers abound in this 85,000 message/week section!
🎵 Music City
Share your latest song obsessions, debate favorite artists, request bots and more in this melody-filled area. Great place to discover new tunes!
🔞 The Red Light District (18+)
NSFW chat and media channels for adult members only. Make sure to verify your age before entering! This section sees over 100,000 messages weekly.
💬 The Water Cooler
With 20+ general chat channels, The Water Cooler is ideal for casual talk about your day, memes, pop culture and getting to know fellow Lounge members.
🏟 Backstage Pass
Our active voice channels make it easy to hang out and chat in real-time. Join public rooms for karaoke, gaming and open mic nights!
📷 Creative Juices
Show off your photo skills, video edits and sense of humor in these media-focused channels. Great place to share memes and GIFs too!
🏆 Giveaway Galore
From gaming loot to Discord Nitro subscriptions, we run multiple giveaways every week sponsored by our partners. Free stuff rocks!
With so many options, you‘ll never run out of fun ways to engage in The Lounge. I‘ve met amazing friends and discovered new interests just by jumping into conversations.
Here are a few tips as a new member:
- Hop into voice channels to make connections faster!
- Introduce yourself in chats for your interests and hobbies
- React and respond to people‘s messages/media to keep convos flowing
- Attend hosted events like movie nights and gaming sessions
- Check #announcements for updates on new channels and initiatives
The friendly community makes it easy to meet incredible people from around the world. Now let‘s cover how we maintain The Lounge‘s welcoming atmosphere.
Rules and Guidelines That Keep Our Community Strong
With a server this large, some basic guidelines help ensure The Lounge stays an inclusive, positive environment. Here are the key community rules:
- No hate speech or discriminatory language. The Lounge welcomes everyone.
- No spamming disruptive links or content. Keep self-promo reasonable.
- Follow Discord TOS and Community Guidelines. Be a good citizen!
- No NSFW content outside of 18+ channels. And no adult content involving minors.
- Underage users will be banned. Make sure to use your real age.
- Mods and admins have final say on disciplinary actions. But you can appeal if needed.
The rules ultimately boil down to: Be excellent to each other! Our mod team works hard to resolve issues fairly and keep the focus on our shared interests and friendships.
I‘ve found The Lounge to be extremely welcoming and modulated. With over 890,000 members, we rely on everyone to keep our community awesome!
Why The Lounge Should Be Your New Online Home
After being an active Lounge member for over a year, I can‘t imagine my online life without it! Here are just some of the reasons I think you‘ll love our community:
- Share your passion for games, shows, sports, music and more
- Make genuine friends who share your interests
- Discover new hobbies and fandoms with our diverse channels
- Connect worldwide with members from 100+ countries
- Take part in member events like movie nights and gaming tournaments
- Find teammates and groups for your favorite games
- Free giveaways and prizes sponsored by our partners
- Inclusive spaces for creativity, humor, interests and friendly chatter
Discord allows you to nurture community and friendship around your unique hobby mix. If that sounds good, I highly recommend joining us in The Lounge!
We can‘t wait to get to know you and share our passion for games, entertainment and online community. Let‘s connect soon – over 890,000 members are waiting to welcome you 🙂
Your New Friend