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Largest phpBB forums?

Post by craz » Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:13 am

Is there some list somewhere where I can take a look at some large and successful forums built off phpbb? Thanks

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Re: Largest phpBB forums?

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Post by Dog Cow » Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:34 pm

Be aware, however, that the top 2 listings on that page are not using phpBB forums today. The largest phpBB forum listed in Big-Boards is bokt.nl, a horse forum run by a phpBB team member.
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Post by Noxwizard » Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:41 pm

Dog Cow wrote:Be aware, however, that the top 2 listings on that page are not using phpBB forums today. The largest phpBB forum listed in Big-Boards is bokt.nl, a horse forum run by a phpBB team member.
As far as I know, Gaia Online still runs phpBB, though it's been heavily modified over the years. Jogos looks like it runs JavaBB now.
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Re: Largest phpBB forums?

Post by 3Di » Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:55 pm

That's incredible but it seems that Gaia runs a modified version of...


phpBB2. :lol: 8-)
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Re: Largest phpBB forums?

Post by Dog Cow » Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:15 am

Noxwizard wrote:
Dog Cow wrote:Be aware, however, that the top 2 listings on that page are not using phpBB forums today. The largest phpBB forum listed in Big-Boards is bokt.nl, a horse forum run by a phpBB team member.
As far as I know, Gaia Online still runs phpBB, though it's been heavily modified over the years.
Absolutely incorrect. It has been posted on the site, in developer's journals, and I have even personally emailed the developers and have talked with them: Gaia does not use phpBB and hasn't for over 2 years now.
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Re: Largest phpBB forums?

Post by Linda Carter » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:00 pm

Needless to say, that website will never be accurate. I saw hacks that can increase the number of registered users and online members (and fake all statistics you can imagine). One can do that for any desired script, even phpBB.

And even if it's not the case, most of the data recovered was not updated anymore in the past years, so a board featuring 90K members today is listed as having 50K, and in 3rd place, while the 1st has 75K users. Same goes por post counters. And the funny thing is, the 75K board have the same number of users since that time. I wonder which one of them were using the hack.

On the other hand, I would like to see those boards listed as having a good number of unique visitors each month. I think that is good way to measure the success of those pages, rather than the user/post/online counters. 8-)

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Re: Largest phpBB forums?

Post by S.Y.N.A.P.S.E. » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:17 pm

Dog Cow wrote:
Noxwizard wrote:
Dog Cow wrote:Be aware, however, that the top 2 listings on that page are not using phpBB forums today. The largest phpBB forum listed in Big-Boards is bokt.nl, a horse forum run by a phpBB team member.
As far as I know, Gaia Online still runs phpBB, though it's been heavily modified over the years.
Absolutely incorrect. It has been posted on the site, in developer's journals, and I have even personally emailed the developers and have talked with them: Gaia does not use phpBB and hasn't for over 2 years now.
You are so patient, you need to know things as for the base of them.. you are, the One.

And now that you got all of this info.. do you got a more pillow on where to sleep on it?

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Re: Largest phpBB forums?

Post by Dog Cow » Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:48 pm

S.Y.N.A.P.S.E. wrote:. do you got a more pillow on where to sleep on it?
Well, you know what they say, "You snooze, you lose!" :lol:
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Re: Largest phpBB forums?

Post by 3Di » Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:01 pm

you are sleeeping, i see, :lol:
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Post by Dog Cow » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:12 pm

3Di wrote:you are sleeeping, i see, :lol:
Or perhaps the phrase could be changed to, "Better to be a snoozer than a loser!" :P
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