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What first Brought you to PHPBB?

Post by Noobarmy »

What brought you to phpBB over the otehr BBS systems?

I myself found it because the first forum i happened to visit was phpBB. I then looked for a free forum host and that also ran phpBB. And when i decided i wanted to host my own i figured phpBB seems to be popular so went for it :)
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Post by igorw »

Well i only had known vBulletin to that point. So i just googled for "Free forum software" or something like that, and found phpBB that way. Never left it since then ;)
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Post by drathbun »

I needed a bbs to replace a mailing list that was being retired, and I didn't have much of a budget. I downloaded and installed 3, one was ubb ('cause I knew perl and thought I would use it) that I even paid for. Other was some other php-based package that I've forgotten.

I picked phpBB because the community at phpbb.com seemed friendly and active. I've been using it ever since.

Installed my first board in June, 2002. My user_id value is lower than many of the other team members there. :-P
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Post by MarkTheDaemon »

I'm one of these guys that started with free hosting. It must have been 2004 or so when i signed up for a forum. I had a look in the ACP, it looked really confusing :P. I used to put banners/guestbooks in the forum descriptions.

I then downloaded EasyPHP and tried to install that on my box. Seemed to work. I then downloaded phpBB and installed it. Had a look into the code, tried to understand how it worked. By this time it must have been October '05 and i decided to register on the phpBB.com forums. Gave support for a while, then moved into the MOD bit of the forum. Less than a year later and i'm a phpBB.com MOD Team Member.

Thats my story :P.


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Post by JakeTFG »

Another website that no longer exists.
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Post by Saeru »

Got tierd of these free ones starting out really good then ending up really shitty. ^^;
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Post by Noobarmy »

lol. at first free forum hosts seem great, until you reliase that there are sooo many limitations :)
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Post by Afterlife(69) »

I was 13 and just wanted my own forum, A forum i was a member of was running it so i did the same.
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