Online communication boards for the purpose of discussion between groups of individuals regarding a specified topic or similar group of topics

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What forum software is this? [on hold]

What forum software is used by the Let's Encrypt and Sublime Text forums? Here are some screenshots: (can't post images because of low reputation) Sublime Text Image: Let's Encrypt Image:
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Firefox and WebM - movie looks like a picture - in image boards you don't see if pic or vid in overview mode

example URL: AnonIB (NSFW) when a WebM embedded into website it looks like a picture. Is there some setting or plugin to see in first view that it's a video, not a picture? In image boards with lots ...
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Difference between Usenet and forums in terms of servers? [closed]

I tried to understand the true difference between Usenet and regular forums in termas of servers adminstrations and organizing but with no avail. This is qutoed from Wikipedia "absence of a central ...
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Multiple entries in a forum from same IP

Sorry if the title is a bit confusing. Recently, I joined a forum event. They were strict about one entry per IP. The mods contacted me and told me that multiple entries were entered from same IP. So ...
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How to remove Like Button on Forums? [closed]

I use a Proboard forum that implements a plugin that allows members to like posts. After they like a post their member name appears above the post, which everyone can see. I hate this feature. I want ...
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How do you use .htaccess to redirect multiple subdirectories to root directory?

I have a website. The website's url is web.pixelblock.us.to. Unfortunately, the forum software writes the urls as http://web.pixelblock.us.to/home/pbnx10ho/public_html/$1. I want .htaccess to redirect ...
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Sort lines to form a unique words dictionary listing

Many a times we build dictionaries in online forums for typical words used in a forum, the user responds in following format in a phpbb forum term: defination hence the job is to collect all these ...
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Using Wget to save pages that require logging in?

I've been trying to archive my forum private messages using Wget (its a custom forum server, so i cant just click "export all messages" like you can in phpbb). As a result, they're stuck behind a ...
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is bleeping computer a safe website to ask for virus removal? [closed]

I was lurking to this section http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/ and they always ask you to install something but users there seem to solve ...
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How to automatically post on a forum after a random interval? [closed]

I am a regular user of the forum: http://forums.vr-zone.com/ Currently, I am selling a laptop on the marketplace. As it gets very crowded in there, I have to manually bump my post every few minutes ...
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How to keep track of all my posts on internet forums to which I am a subscriber

I subscribe and use several forums(as I have varied interests) to read, answer and start new posts. It's quite a pain to keep track of all of them when you post 10-20 posts daily on various forums. ...
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Ideas on how to make a simple Dropbox message board? [closed]

Just a very simple message board (no user account registrations of course) for a few of my group members working on a project. The basic idea I have is to have an XML file which will act as our ...
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wget (or curl) the entire contents of a forum thread?

The url of the forum thread I'm trying to get access to is in the form http://domain.com/showthread.php?threadid=3333333&userid=0&perpage=40&pagenumber=1 I've tried wget --user-...
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How can I download a phpbb forum with wget including password protected sections?

I want to make a download of a forum I moderate, before it closes for good. There's some useful info on it I want to save for myself and I don't want to export the data to another webserver, I just ...
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Minimalistic flatfile-based “wall” PHP app with authentication and RSS?

I am looking for an open-source minimalistic "message board" PHP software. Not a forum, more something like one simple facebook wall. The only thing a user can do is post a new message. With RSS, and ...
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migration: SMF to IPB

Is there a way to migrate from SMF to IPB (Simple Machines Forum to Invision PowerBoard, wich are forum systems). I've googled the question and found no answers.
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Forum owner taking advantage of your IP address to see your online activities?

if a forum owner knows your IP address, is there a chance that he might search your IP address and find what other forums on the WWW what you've been posting with your IP address?
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How to retrieve a lost text after your browser didn't submit the text

Sometimes, I type in some text and submit, then it's not submitted for some reason or another, and when I go back, the text is lost. Is there a way to retreive this lost text? is there a "re-type ...
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firefox add on that let me continuously read the pages of forum or search results [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Unsplit” article pages on the web i once had an add on on firefox that let me go to the next page in forum or search results without clicking on the page number ...
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Can a net-savvy forum member hack into another user's computer? when

you never had any direct correspondence you have PM'ed the person (not email) I suppose they can hack into the forum itself and then from there get your IP and hack into your computer?
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Chatbox/shoutbox/forum with the following features [closed]

I would like to set up a simple forum for a small number of users. The features I would like are the following, in order of priority: logging on not compulsory for posting. A single thread. All the ...
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Is there a way to check multiple private (i.e. login required) forums without visiting each one separately? [closed]

I read several message boards each day and I would like a way to see all of them at once, sort through the read/unread items, and search posts. Basically I'm thinking of something like Google Reader ...
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How can I tell what version of the Invision Power Board forum I am using?

I have been asked to look after a forum but cannot find out what version it is. Does anyone know how this can be determined? http://www.invisionboard.com/
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How to easily manage multiple forums/web boards?

Like many people, I follow many different web forums daily based around subjects for either my work or personal interests. Is there any way to simplify having to logon to each one? Is there a tool ...