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.
The Raspberry Pi is a cheap, credit-card sized computer. The official website uses phpBB for their discussion forums.
OpenOffice.org offers a free and fully-featured office suite which meets the needs of the common consumer all the way up to large enterprises.
Hugely popular Mozilla community providing support for Firefox, Thunderbird, Seamonkey and other well known Mozilla products. Over 350k members and 4 Million posts.
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.
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.