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.
Official Support Forum for Debian, the kernel-based open source operating system. phpBB provides a solid platform for support and discussion.
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.
Developed by Focus Home Interactive, Cities XL 2011 is a city simulation game. Their community forums are powered by phpBB.
Boasting almost 14 million posts, Ars Technica is one of the biggest and oldest technical forums still operating today. They use phpBB to power their forums and comment system.
Hugely popular Mozilla community providing support for Firefox, Thunderbird, Seamonkey and other well known Mozilla products. Over 350k members and 4 Million posts.