chevyman17 -- just to clarify, since I know you're kinda new here. The Dump is generally used for transferring topics to when those topics get out of hand, or lead to arguments, profanity, etc. With the Dump, we get to move useless topics out of the way, without really censoring anyone or trampling on free speech.
You asked a good question, in a respectful manner, and got a solid answer. We'll leave this one in the Engine category, so that other people who are no doubt wondering the same thing, can find the answer.