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New forum made by ex-vBulletin developers

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Sledgstone

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If anyone can remember the old bulletin board software wars from years ago, you would remember an old major player called ikonboard. This software was a phpBB, UBB and vBulletin rival back in the day. But after they got purchased by a bigger company they lost alot of their users when the old developers of ikonboard broke away and created invision power board. Shortly after ikonboard became pretty obsolete.

Now the same thing is happening with vBulletin. vBulletin was purchased by Internet Brands and became more commercial and money hungry. The main developers of vB left the company and just recently announced that they are making a new forum software called xenforo. Which can be found at http://xenforo.com/

Could this possibly be history repeating itself? Will xenforo replace vbulletin in the near future just like invision power board replaced ikonboard? Only time will tell.


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ikonboard! X'D i forgot about that. I also remember that website that let you create a forum for free hosted and built by them. It had ads everywhere and it was so crappy. The admin control panel was so crappy too.

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I forgot the name of that old forum too! I had to look at Wikipedia's page for invision power board to find the name I was looking for. X'D

Can you believe it still exists even now? I should convert AC to ikonboard for april fools next year. X'D

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lmao! :spit: I remember the forums url was actually deathbygundam.com/forums

lmao... look at the last update on the bottom of this page:

http://web.archive.org/web/20010330081131/ancientclan.hypermart.net/

AC will be down for a few hours tomorrow while we perform an upgrade. the upgrade will make the board more efficient and will be just like the main ac board that was hosted by atomic rhino. until a more suitable host is found, we will make the hypermart ac the best it can be.

I remember when that happened. Atomic Rhino disabled all ubb boards on their servers because they used too many resources.

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