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SMF Big Boards

Started by sloopz, September 14, 2008, 05:40:17 PM

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Horme Gaming

SMF has an exclusive board for forum owners who have over 500,000 posts where owners can talk and share tips about how they manage such large boards from both a technical and administrative angle.

Currently we've been searching for sites that meet the criteria however we'd prefer not to leave anyone out and so feel it is time to get the word out and allow anyone we haven't already discovered to step forward and get counted.

The only requirements that you'll need to meet are running an SMF site with at least 500,000 posts

If feel you are eligible please apply through the Group Membership area of your profile and we'll contact you shortly.

shadow82x

Pretty neat. :D Only 500,000 more posts till i get there. :D
Colin B
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lossehelin

nice one. i don't meet that requirement but i sure think it will be useful for many :)

Shrukan

Quote11506 Posts in 837 Topics by 114 Members. Latest Member:  Zeldaeinstein

Only another 490,000 to go XD. Although I dunno if there is a point. Most people stick with SMF and then go to IPB or VB... :/

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shadow82x

Quote from: Shrukan on September 14, 2008, 06:35:45 PM
Quote11506 Posts in 837 Topics by 114 Members. Latest Member:  Zeldaeinstein

Only another 490,000 to go XD. Although I dunno if there is a point. Most people stick with SMF and then go to IPB or VB... :/
Not exactly there are several big boards over 500,000 posts. And from what I see IPB and vB are A LOT slower than SMF. I can list 4 forums off the top of my head with over 500,000 posts.
Colin B
Former Spammer, Customize, & Support Team Member

Ben_S

Quote from: Shrukan on September 14, 2008, 06:35:45 PM
Quote11506 Posts in 837 Topics by 114 Members. Latest Member:  Zeldaeinstein

Only another 490,000 to go XD. Although I dunno if there is a point. Most people stick with SMF and then go to IPB or VB... :/

Odd that we have 80 users in that group then, and this is before it has even been announced publicly, these are just people whos site the support team have come across and invited.
Liverpool FC Forum with 14 million+ posts.

rommul

September 14, 2008, 09:47:58 PM #6 Last Edit: September 14, 2008, 09:49:46 PM by rommul
******, I only have 455.000

I'll be there in two or three month :)

the deleted post count? cause if I check the last post ID is ~ 675.500

!Hachi!

half way to go....
     total posts  253833 .
             we delete a lot of posts.and in month RB reaches to 12000+ posts.so what if we make ARCHIVE board or RB public and count posts will we able to join?
Happy Ramadan

Tony Reid

Hassan, you need to have at least 500,000 existing posts.

Having a big board can bring issues such as backups, clustered servers etc. This is what the board is intended to offer - peer support with other big board admins.

If you prune your board then you might not ever have the same issues as a big board.
Tony Reid

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Enc0der

let's do another secret forum for boards with over 3M posts... :P

Horme Gaming

theres no secret forum, its just an exclusive board and its been said so it def aint a secret.

searchgr

I'm very curious how you manage the attachments directory. Do you have only one attachments directory?

If the question is off topic , pls delete.

londonhogfan

I would be interested to know which boards have the most daily posts.

I know www.hogville.net/yabbse would be up there.

rsk

Quote from: Shrukan on September 14, 2008, 06:35:45 PM
Only another 490,000 to go XD. Although I dunno if there is a point. Most people stick with SMF and then go to IPB or VB... :/
Actually we are in the middle of a ipb -> smf conversion with about 350k members, 2.4m posts.
On the test run stage, waiting for the rest of the new site to be ready..

1923

23055 Posts in 1898 Topics by 937 Members

JuanPablo

My forum

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metallica48423

Quote from: rsk on September 15, 2008, 11:33:32 AM
Quote from: Shrukan on September 14, 2008, 06:35:45 PM
Only another 490,000 to go XD. Although I dunno if there is a point. Most people stick with SMF and then go to IPB or VB... :/
Actually we are in the middle of a ipb -> smf conversion with about 350k members, 2.4m posts.
On the test run stage, waiting for the rest of the new site to be ready..

Glad to hear that you guys have had some progress with that conversion -- sounds like one heck of a job.

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blinddruid

I only have 104,000 posts to go.  396918 Posts in 16079 Topics by 3146 Members.  We are averaging 200 posts/day so I will see you in roughly 520 days. 


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