OK, over in the "Welcome" discussion I wanted to add to the "Can I opt out of kudos and badges?" topic, and I couldn't. No reply buttons. Anywhere.
And, in fact, over in the "Welcome" discussion you can't even create a new topic.
@AndreaMoore? @Kaity ? @tonyshiver ?
Grandpa Rob, @rslade
I just looked at the Welcome area, to find the Create New Post button greyed (grayed?) out, and all threads locked.
I suspect that the major reorg of the Community that began recently includes retiring that forum.
@AndreaMooredoes seem to be working in "Welcome" today ...