I guess everyone who runs/is an active member on SEO forums bumped into repeating threads about some basic SEO questions. No matter how many times you may discuss the same old topics, they will pop back here and there with almost regular periodicity (no offenses implied ). We have analyzed some big SEO forums (including our own) and made a shortlist of the most annoying discussion topics: Is SEO dead? Is PR dead? Look! Google updated PR! What is blackhat and whitehat SEO? What is link building? Is link building dead? "How does [name] Google Update changed your SEO" (posted 5 Seconds after it is announced) My website my.site.com dropped in SERP. What did I do wrong? And what are the topics that annoy you? Also, if you moderate an SEO forum, what do you do to prevent these topics from emerging?