You can click the header link above:
At the top of any topic, those are clickable, which is how I get to some strange subsections of the forums.
Also, the main Home Page from a product (from the Forum home page, or from the top Community product submenu) will sometimes have been updated with one of the three clickable boxes. I don't see an Ask Me right now, though:
The News and Updates topics under a product also have the three graphics:
And that topic listing sometimes includes a link.
A lot of these subforums, I consider them Phantom:
That's the link to the Ask An Expert subforum. That is showing the big clickable graphic in the middle, right now.
"Level Up" is a gaming function, not a real life function.