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Edit the page containing the Discussion Board List. Select the web part and Click on Edit webpart. Select Toolbar Type to "No Toolbar" and save the webpart.
Try get_fieldValues() on item.
Using jquery would be fine, but just flip the approach. Instead of hiding the webpart if its empty , make the webpart hidden by default, and visible only when content is available. Here is the approach. Add a Content Editor / Script Editor webpart with CSS code that hides(remember just mark display none / visible false, dont remove) the Discussion List ...
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