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Using phpBB2 for new board in 2015

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Vendethiel
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:56 am 
Post subject: Re: Using phpBB2 for new board in 2015

Salvatos wrote:
If it makes you feel any better, I can tell you I'm still in my 20's and the permissions system in phpBB3 is still a maze to me. I have no idea why they made it that way.
Seconded. In my early 20s as well, and I can't figure out what the what is going on in phpBB3's mazes (permissions, modules, yada yada yada)
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Dude111
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:54 pm 
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Yup ya got that right buddy!!!!!

VB3.x and lower ARE THE BEST! (I still know some sites running VB 2.x)

http://forums.beyond.ca is one (2.3.9)
www.asylumnation.com/asylum?styleid=4 is another (2.2.8)
www.killermovies.com/forums (This has parts of 3 and parts of 2 (And the PHPBB2 default skin icon),im not sure what version they are running icon_biggrin.gif)
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lumpy burgertushie
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:48 pm 
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Dude111 wrote:
Yup ya got that right buddy!!!!!

VB3.x and lower ARE THE BEST! (I still know some sites running VB 2.x)

http://forums.beyond.ca is one (2.3.9)
www.asylumnation.com/asylum?styleid=4 is another (2.2.8)
www.killermovies.com/forums (This has parts of 3 and parts of 2 (And the PHPBB2 default skin icon),im not sure what version they are running icon_biggrin.gif)


are you sure you are in the right place? this site is about phpbb2 all three of those sites you linked to are vb boards, and you even say vb in your post.

what does any of that have to do with phpbb?


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StarWolf3000
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:38 am 
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lumpy burgertushie wrote:
are you sure you are in the right place? this site is about phpbb2 all three of those sites you linked to are vb boards, and you even say vb in your post.

what does any of that have to do with phpbb?


robert

I think, he refers to my post on page 1, where I gave explanation on which older software to use if I had to select a specific vendor/developer.
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Dude111
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:22 am 
Post subject: Re: Using phpBB2 for new board in 2015

Yup Thats what I was responding to icon_smile.gif
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CarpCharacin
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 5:31 am 
Post subject: Re: Using phpBB2 for new board in 2015

Personally, I would just use phpbb3. It is mobile friendly, and much more modern.
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drathbun
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:31 pm 
Post subject: Re: Using phpBB2 for new board in 2015

If I were starting a new board today, then yes, I would use the newer version.
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