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.
It is the Italian Community for Ubuntu, a popular open source community operating system based upon the the Debian Linux Distribution.
Gentoo Linux is an open source operating system built on top of the Linux kernel and based on the Portage package management system.
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.
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.
Discussion board for the massively popular xkcd web comic. Covering everything from Maths and Science to Logic Puzzles and Forum Games. Over 100k members and 2.4 Million posts.