"seems like they would then choose something under AutoHotkey (from the Board Index), and be more specific"
and what if that thing isn't a script, ask for help, bug report, etc?
but you know, like:
... not listing them all again. as shown in the spoilers here: https://www.autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?p=179748#p179748
its general off-topic / misc discussions that are ahk related, but fit nowhere else.
"off topic" in an AHK forum would be non-ahk chat. all of the ones pointed out above, and many many many more, are very AHK related.
rawr. fear me.
Is it December 21, 2012 yet?