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by BrentonEccles
Sat Jan 03, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: How can phpBB be free?
Replies: 58
Views: 3430

Re: How can phpBB be free?

What incentive or reward does it's programmers get from it? Who profits here? I don't get it. Can anyone explain how phpBB can be free?
The notion that humans need an incentive such as profit to do something worthwhile is incredibly insulting.
by BrentonEccles
Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social networks and should i start one
Replies: 18
Views: 2232

Re: Social networks and should i start one

You need something different to have a succesful social network. For instance facebook started out only allowing registration if your school is added to their database, I'm not sure if it's open to all or still limited now? Social networks are hard now, you cant really focus on a niche too much beca...
by BrentonEccles
Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The hardest question of all... how do you get new users?
Replies: 455
Views: 983872

Re: The hardest question of all... how do you get new users?

I used to run a fansite for an online game, and I recieved a considerable number of visitors (at least for me anyway) - the hit counter got way past 100,000 views. I started a forum and recieved a large number of users, I think it reached about 200 members. So yes, having a catalyst for a forum help...
by BrentonEccles
Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Replies: 1925
Views: 845746

Re: Thank you, thank you, thank you!

PhpBB is amazing on so many levels.
And it proves we don't need money in society as an incentive. :)
by BrentonEccles
Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:18 am
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Making a PetSite
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Re: Making a PetSite

Advice anyone?
by BrentonEccles
Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:08 am
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Making a PetSite
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Making a PetSite

I'm developing a Virtual Pet-Site, and rather than coding EVERYTHING from scratch I thought "Maybe using PhpBB3 as the basis for the site might be a good idea".
So what I'm wondering is: is this a good idea and is PhpBB3 able to handle something like that?
by BrentonEccles
Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Why would you remove the Powered by phpBB text?
Replies: 344
Views: 130457

Re: Why would you remove the Powered by phpBB text?

I wouldn't even begin to imagine removing it. Infact, I thought you had to keep it there, up until reading this thread.

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