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How old is your phpBB board?

Post by JupiterGPL » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:07 am

After upgrading to the most recent version of phpBB today. I thought to myself... I have been using this software for my college hockey website for 15+ years now. It has me wondering... Besides this site, who has the oldest continuously running phpBB messages board?

How old is your phpBB message board?

What version of phpBB was your first board? (I believe mine was 2.0.4 when my board started in April 2003)

Does anyone have a board that started on v1?

Anyway... I thought it would be a fun discussion.

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Post by JupiterGPL » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:14 am

and if I would have read further down I would have seen a similar topic. Sorry about that.

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Re: How old is your phpBB board?

Post by Tastenplayer » Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:51 pm

(Founded in 2009)
First with a forum provider. Then in 2010 an own phpbb forum.
Unfortunately the icons in the navbar disappeared during the local installation of the nostalgia board. Inserting them again in this style is quite complicated.
I don't know anymore which was my first phpBB version. :oops: (In the log of the admin area you should see which phpbb version has been installed. Unfortunately this is on a broken computer. I never deleted the whole administration log. :D )
The changes from the past to the present are blatant :mrgreen:
and if I would have read further down I would have seen a similar topic. Sorry about that.
And I didn't finish reading and answering. :oops: :lol: :lol:

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Edit:Thanks Paul! I didn't get the idea that I could look at the ACP in the liveboard before.This is the 1. existing entry:

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Post by Paul » Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:34 pm

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I guess it is not my forum, but it should still count right?
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Re: How old is your phpBB board?

Post by John connor » Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:06 am

Little over three years here. And not many members. :(

:lol:

I think it's safe to say social networking surpassed computer help boards. But I offer a little of everything.



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Re: How old is your phpBB board?

Post by Tastenplayer » Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:22 am

John connor wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:06 am
I think it's safe to say social networking surpassed computer help boards. But I offer a little of everything.
I'm afraid that's true. Since there is hardly anything new in the music keyboard sector, with the key forums, like mine anyway. Besides, there are now the groups on Facebook. My forum is actually still something like a live archive.
In former times many members did not log out at all and were around the clock in the forums on the move. They didn't seem to sleep at all anymore. :lol:
John connor wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:06 am
And not many members.
But the number of members is not decisive.
In forums with 2000 members hardly anything runs and in forums with 50 members there is a lot of activity.

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Post by Heo32 » Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:32 am

The first forums I used are long gone. I joined a gaming clan back in March 18, 2003 that used phpBB 2. I was so active on it that they eventually gave me admin.

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Post by KYPREO » Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:13 am

Board started: Thu Jun 20, 2002 4:45 am

We ported to phpBB from a forum on EZBoard, which was started in 2001.

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Post by Exabot » Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:22 am

Board Started: 18 Veebr 2002, 17:08
Database size: 1.9 GiB

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Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:44 am

my poetry site was my first one.
it has not been up constantly but I put it back up just recently.

I originally started it in 2003 but lost the hosting, etc.
I managed to get most of it back and online again in 2004

http://poetry.cyberosis.net/

you can see where lumpy burgertushie came from there.


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Re: How old is your phpBB board?

Post by rockmartin » Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:13 pm

I have been using phpBB for several generations. The oldest forum is now 15 years old.
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Re: How old is your phpBB board?

Post by gflex1 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:36 am

We started back in 2012. Now we run the newest version of phpbb.


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Re: How old is your phpBB board?

Post by hbmhbm » Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:57 am

3 months and now i have a prob

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Post by Holger » Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:44 am

Turned 15 in October and stats looking great, posts continously increasing

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Re: How old is your phpBB board?

Post by jstMusa » Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:53 pm

JupiterGPL wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:14 am
and if I would have read further down I would have seen a similar topic. Sorry about that.

You mean if you would have Googled the same title you've just posted? 8-) :) Because "reading furthur down" that's seems like a lot of topics to go through

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