Inspired by Max Berry's book, Jennifer Government, NationStates is one of the most popular online simulation games. The forum boasts over 5 million posts and 200,000 users.
The VideoLAN project produces the extremely popular VLC media player software. Their forums provide support for users of the software as well as the development community.
Discussion forum for the massively popular American animated sitcom. Powered by phpBB.
Info-Mac is a community dating back to 1984 as a mailing list and was the first online community for Apple's Macintosh computer. All of their content was converted to phpBB in 2007.
Independent site for Dutch horse lovers. With over 280,000 members and 95 million posts, Bokt.nl is widely acclaimed as one of the largest boards powered by phpBB.
KDE is mainly known for producing the KDE Desktop Environment (used in Kubuntu) for Linux.