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Poll Results: phpBB vs vBulletin

 
  • 53% (24)
    phpBB
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    vBulletin
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post #11 of 41
Never underestimate the value of free...

VBulletin does seem more professional, but 160.00 for an owned license? Its simply not worth it when phpBB can do exactly the same thing.
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post #12 of 41
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Originally Posted by Bviper View Post
Never underestimate the value of free...

VBulletin does seem more professional, but 160.00 for an owned license? Its simply not worth it when phpBB can do exactly the same thing.
vBulletin is worth way more than the $160 it sells for.
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post #13 of 41
Yuck stay away from phpBB I had bad experiences. The admin controls are very yucky. My favorite is mybboard.
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I've had my phpBB board up for awhile, and the worst part of it is getting the site admins and mods and everything straight on it. What's mybboard?
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post #15 of 41
It's like phpbb but IMO much better. Although it is updated regulary.
http://www.mybboard.net/ is the site.
post #16 of 41
Have you also looked at Simple Machine Forums I've used it in the past, and liked it pretty well.
post #17 of 41
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Originally Posted by scottb75 View Post
Have you also looked at Simple Machine Forums I've used it in the past, and liked it pretty well.
yeah, i was coming here to link this one. I use this forum on my gaming clans website, its pretty nice. It has alot of features and mods like vBulletin
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post #18 of 41
The new PHPBB sucks so bad.

I have it, and hate it.

2.0 was bomb, 3.0 sucks (many coding errors, and unfixable problems, even after a fresh start)

Thats why I'm buying vBulletin soon.


@Bviper:

Read the vbulletin manuel...its insane.
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post #19 of 41
Killer phpBB 3 feature is the ability to integrate IMing with the forums. So you can communicate with the message boards through Instant Messages. Very useful if you're an admin and constantly need to keep on eye on the forum.
Edited by 0xygen - 6/8/08 at 3:11pm
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post #20 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by wolf_08 View Post
It's like phpbb but IMO much better. Although it is updated regulary.
http://www.mybboard.net/ is the site.
That's the best phpBB and vBulletin hybrid I've ever seen -- and it's free.
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