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  1. RIV@NVX

    RIV@NVX Freedom is a feature.

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    What is your favourite board and why? I prefer Invision, but VBulletin is definitly the most feature-filled board. Invision is free, very easy to set up and use and very good looking board. Your opinions?
     
  2. UberLord

    UberLord A Legend in Underwear

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    If it works and searches then all is good :)
     
  3. RIV@NVX

    RIV@NVX Freedom is a feature.

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    And if it is free, of course ;)
     
  4. UberLord

    UberLord A Legend in Underwear

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    As in speech or beer?
     
  5. Quinn1981

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    I like phpBB2. It's fast, got plenty of features and it's free. From an admin stand point, I couldn't tell you much about the boards that cost money.
     
  6. Jeff

    Jeff Yarr... I be blind!

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    vBulletin or Deluxe Portal 2.0 when it finally comes out. phpBB 2 is fairly nice, but with a couple annoying things, and Invision looks like its high quality, although i have never run it.
     
  7. RIV@NVX

    RIV@NVX Freedom is a feature.

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    Well, I can talk from user point and from moderator point - I prefer Invision because it is free. phpBB is good too, but Invision looks nicer (example 1 or example 2) ;)
     
  8. Mikeluv

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    VBulletin all the way.
    Not only full with alot of features it is also very user friendly. :D
     
  9. RIV@NVX

    RIV@NVX Freedom is a feature.

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    Invision 1.1 released... oh, yeah! ;)
     
  10. Jeff

    Jeff Yarr... I be blind!

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    DP2 Beta 2 will be released soon too ;)
     
  11. HardwareHeaven

    HardwareHeaven Administrator Staff Member

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    I like vbulletin and DP.
     
  12. Marks

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    Ive running a phpBB and i like it, as admin and user.
     
  13. Jeff

    Jeff Yarr... I be blind!

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    I looked at phpBB a few times, and it never grew on me.
     
  14. UberLord

    UberLord A Legend in Underwear

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    phpBB doesn't allow pasting or quoting when you use Mozilla or a derivative :(
    Probably a bug in their javascript
     
  15. HardwareHeaven

    HardwareHeaven Administrator Staff Member

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    someone I know running phpBB has told me it has a hard time coping with large sites/databases. not exactly sure of the details.
     
  16. Andrew275

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    phpBB's admin interface is... barren. I don't like it, not enough admin features, kind of a weird setup.
     
  17. Jeff

    Jeff Yarr... I be blind!

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    I also don't like the phpBB Admin interface.
     
  18. Malus

    Malus BSD SMASH!

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    I hate making templates in phpBB. Is it any easier with Invision boards? Or even Ikonboard?

    Features are great and all, but I'm not going to like it if it is a hassle to customize it.
     
  19. Jeff

    Jeff Yarr... I be blind!

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    I've never used Invision or Ikonboard, I am only familiar with the template system in DP2 (which i wrote), and the vB template system.
     
  20. e-Seeker

    e-Seeker AKA *e-Seeker*

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    Well, I hope I made the best so far on my phpBB forum (BlueWorld Forum), am still not happy with the logo... I need some constructive feedback from you guys...

    While you're at it you could check my frontpage, hope you like it...
     

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