Solia Online is one of the most active online communities with over 18 million posts. Solia Online allows you to create your own avatar, buy items, and discuss topics with your friends.
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.
Adblock Plus is one of the most popular Firefox Add-ons in the world, with over 10 Million daily users and over 100k downloads a day. They use phpBB to offer support to their users.
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.
Active community for UK based Audi TT owners. Almost 30k members and 2 million posts, complete with unique style & powered by phpBB.
It is the Italian Community for Ubuntu, a popular open source community operating system based upon the the Debian Linux Distribution.