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FYI:

I think the usefulness of this specific forum software I am using has done well, but there are some neat features we could take advantage of with an upgrade. I am thinking of either:

1) Installing PHPbb2. It is the upgraded version of PHPbb1, which we are using currently. It's free, which is a big plus. It will also seamlessly import all current posts. You can see an example of a PHPbb2 board in operation at:

http://phpbb.sourceforge.net/phpBB2/index.php

2) Installing vBulletin. vBulletin of course is the forum software in use by i-club.com and rs25.com . It is proven, and people seem to like it. I am checking to see if I can even import the posts from the DB to vBulletin.

The biggest *feature* difference of the two is that vBulletin comes with attachment capability. PHPbb2 doesn't out of the box, but can be "modded" or "hacked" to do so.

I want to know what the users of my site think about this. Should I go with PHPbb2 or vBulletin? Would either one cause you to spend more/less time here?


Thanks

JJ
 

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Vbulletin is fine, but I really don't care much for attatchments. I like the way this forum is laid out and it's features more than the vbulletin boards I'm on. I say keep phpBB.
 

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I just found out that PHPBB will not convert that well into Vbulletin. So I think we are staying with PHPBB because I don't want to loose all these great posts. :smile: Plus, PHPBB is working on a neat portal system for the future.

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This software works fine. I have no complaints. No need to fix it since it isnt broke. Although being able to post pictures without linking them to a site would be a plus. If you can hack it it might be worth it.

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I think things are pretty cool how they are also... especially since traffic is a little low. The only thing that I think would really help would be the ability to post pictures...

John
 
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