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Roms
01 Sep 2007, 10:02
This is the nomination thread for Board of the Month of October.

Please note the BOTM Rules here:
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/info.php?do=botm

Nominations will be accepted until the 30th of September. Also, please note, that the current voting thread for BOTM September will remain open as well until the 30th of September as well.

When nominating please post the site name, URL to the forum, a short description what makes your board stand out from default vBulletin, and a reason for nomination that will motivate others to second the nomination. If the staff feels that a nomination post is too promotional it will be edited accordingly.

Any sites without a name, URL, description and reason for nomination will NOT be entered into the poll. Please ensure that your nomination is in the format:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sample Nomination
Site Name: vBulletin.org
URL: www.vbulletin.org (http://www.vbulletin.org/) - this must be clickable
Description: Official vBulletin Modifications Site
Reason for Nomination: Not Nominated. This is an example nomination.

When seconding sites, please ensure that you use the same post for the maximum of 3 allowed seconds. Any seconds not located in your first seconding post will not be counted. Please also ensure that you include the site name or URL for the site you are seconding in your post. If there is no name or URL provided then the post will be ignored when the nominations are counted.

Also, please make sure that you are seconding a forum that has already been nominated by its forum owner. Any seconds for a forum that has not been nominated yet will be counted as null and void.

Please posts only nominations or seconds, no "Thank you" posts are needed, they clutter the thread and will be deleted.

Any queries regarding the BOTM Contests should be sent via PM to Danny.VBT (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/member.php?action=getinfo&username=Danny.VBT).

Best of luck to all nominees!
-Roms

guile09
01 Sep 2007, 16:16
Site Name:
FightForum

URL:
www.FightForum.com

Description:
Mixed martial arts and boxing discussion community focusing on the UFC, PrideFC, K1 and other combat sports.

Reason for Nomination: In less than 2 years, FightForum has become an extremely popular web destination for many Boxing and MMA fans. We have 3100 members and continue to grow at a rate of 3-6 new members each day. On the days before or after a big event, thoses numbers multiply greatly.

FightForum pride's itsell on being one of the most intelligent communities of it's kind. We have a great team of moderators that uphold very high standards and make this site what it is.

The design is very simple, with minimal styles changes to keep the site looking attractive yet fast loading and simple to upgrade.

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Site Name:
NewsForum

URL:
www.NewsForum.com

Description:
NewsForum.com is a fairly new community designed for discussion of all the latest news headlines and hot topics.

Reason for Nomination: Our goals are to bring several news sources and opinions together into one place so that all sides of a story can be heard, allowing members to draw their own conclusions.

We have tried to keep the design as simple and fast loading as possible, yet still keep the "news" theme intact.

vertigo jones
01 Sep 2007, 18:19
Site Name: Stirrdup - Uncensored Social News and Social Bookmarking
URL: http://www.stirrdup.com

Description: Social news site built upon the idea that the content that is the most interesting isn't necessarily the same as what everyone agrees with. Stories gain points through users doing what they would normally do while using a site (clicking links and leaving comments) and the ones that gain the most interest are promoted to the main page. If they continue to hold interest, they will stay higher on the page until the time weighted system slowly moves them down to allow more fresh content in. This fixes the "bury brigade" censorship that plagues Digg and Reddit.

Reason for Nomination: The entire site is implemented using vbulletin plugins. Not a single file change. Really shows the flexibility of the system.

unenergizer
01 Sep 2007, 18:22
Site Name: CompleteGFX.com

URL: http://www.completegfx.com/

Description: We strive to provide web masters of all experience levels with low-cost, high-quality web designs and forum templates, while providing superior customer support. Our site is dedicated to support, production of our products, and professional services. We provide professional designing services, template conversions, and upgrades. Our site is unique and our design was meant to "stand out" from the rest. At CompleteGFX.com we offer free skins, such as the popular dark_vb_v2 style showcased on this site.

Reason for Nomination: CompleteGFX is committed to taking all steps of development in a professional manner. With a growing forum base and services, we are tempting to have professional tutorials and articles for everyone, not just customers. We will continue developing and releasing free and paid styles to the community along with strong support for unexperienced forum users and owners. We are taking a step to improve your website with free and paid resources. Let us help you make your site fun and unique.

Shazz
01 Sep 2007, 18:24
Site Name: CompleteGFX.com

URL: http://www.completegfx.com/

Description: We strive to provide web masters of all experience levels with low-cost, high-quality web designs and forum templates, while providing superior customer support. Our site is dedicated to support, production of our products, and professional services. We provide professional designing services, template conversions, and upgrades. Our site is unique and our design was meant to "stand out" from the rest. At CompleteGFX.com we offer free skins, such as the popular dark_vb_v2 style showcased on this site.

Reason for Nomination: CompleteGFX is committed to taking all steps of development in a professional manner. With a growing forum base and services, we are tempting to have professional tutorials and articles for everyone, not just customers. We will continue developing and releasing free and paid styles to the community along with strong support for unexperienced forum users and owners. We are taking a step to improve your website with free and paid resources. Let us help you make your site fun and unique.


Second :up:

legionofangels
01 Sep 2007, 18:43
Site Name:
Legion of Angels

URL:
www.legionofangels.net

Description:
Christian website that focuses on fellowship, discussion of the religion and each individual churches approach to it, as well as offering suffering & support to all of life's myriad of problems. General forums as well for the non-religious and/or people who are interested in other things.

Reason for Nomination:
The site has a positive purpose of helping people with some of the toughest issues you face in life.

Graphic Design was meant to try and keep the forum looking like a vB but at the same time all custom skins. Skins were made solely by the owners of the site and not by companies that sell skins. Uses banners from a professional illustrator, donated to this site. Half of the skins are semi-transparent which is fairly uncommon and we also have a Flash Status Display Code showcasing staff members that are currently online.

Still a young website with fairly good activity mainly coming from a very dedicated group of members and staff who visit regularly.

Note: You should only view the "sky" skins in Firefox browser as IE will not show transparent png files and it will scroll slowly.

no mods
01 Sep 2007, 18:51
Site Name:Type 2 Chat

URL: http://www.type2chat.com/

Description: A general talk forum with many things to do.

Reason for Nomination: Lets see. We are a growing comuunity, with many things to offer. From are arcade with a 1,000+ games two are crazy smileys. Were a nice community and would love to have you as part of it, we dont bite So what are you waiting for? Oh and I also release some skins under type2chat, Cool eh? We also have a bot, who isnt very bright, but is pretty fun to talk two, just dont feed it after 12:00, bad things happen:erm:. Any ways, did I mention we have around 40 skins installed? I just couldnt help myself. So I will now end this silly rant. Thank you for your time.:)

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Site Name: The Music Junkies

URL: http://www.themusicjunkies.com

Description: Are motto is "Listen to the music", cause thats exactly what we want you to do. Were all about MUSIC!

Reason for Nomination: It be a new site, but growing slowly. Were all about music, not just any one type either. But all music, from rock to christmas songs. And who doesnt like a good christmas song? We have a nice ipod skin that really fits us well. So what are you waiting for, come listen to the music with us.

Darkwaltz4
02 Sep 2007, 02:43
Site Name: vBCredits.com
URL: www.vbcredits.com (http://www.vbcredits.com)
Description: Official vBCredits Support Site
Reason for Nomination: The best place for support for vBCredits and submitting bug reports and suggestions in an orderly manner. Also includes directory of addons and styles and other scripts that I create. Also looks pretty and naturally, the site to test both current and upcoming versions of all my scripts, including vBCredits.

Ohiosweetheart
02 Sep 2007, 06:07
Site Name: vBCredits.com
URL: www.vbcredits.com (http://www.vbcredits.com)
Description: Official vBCredits Support Site
Reason for Nomination: The best place for support for vBCredits and submitting bug reports and suggestions in an orderly manner. Also includes directory of addons and styles and other scripts that I create. Also looks pretty and naturally, the site to test both current and upcoming versions of all my scripts, including vBCredits.
I second this site.

PixelFx
02 Sep 2007, 06:32
Site Name: vBCredits.com
URL: www.vbcredits.com (http://www.vbcredits.com)
Description: Official vBCredits Support Site
Reason for Nomination: The best place for support for vBCredits and submitting bug reports and suggestions in an orderly manner. Also includes directory of addons and styles and other scripts that I create. Also looks pretty and naturally, the site to test both current and upcoming versions of all my scripts, including vBCredits.

I third this site :D

Playa82
02 Sep 2007, 09:34
Site Name: Crackmuzik-GFX-Elite
URL: http://crackmuzik-gfx-elite.de
Description: GFX-Site and normal Community about Sigs, Wallpapers, Banners, Designing and many other Sections.
Reason for Nomination: I want to grow my Forum, and maybe this is a good way to see if somebody like it or not...
+ i want to start a big Graphic Community

CLF
02 Sep 2007, 21:30
Site name: Capper's Lobby

Site URL: www.capperslobby.com (http://www.capperslobby.com)

Description: If you like to talk sports and sports betting, and you love to give your opinion, then Capper's Lobby is the right place. Football, baseball, basketball, soccer, hockey, horse racing, other sports... NFL, NCAAF, CFL, MLB, NBA, NCAAB, WNBA, FIBA, FIFA, UEFA, MLS, NHL...

Reason for Nomination: Brand new but soon to be one of the best sports handicapping forums on the web. Also, we would love to hear what others have to say about it. Still working on some things.
Thanks for consideration. ;)

SuperTaz
03 Sep 2007, 01:16
Site Name: Global-Gamers
URL: www.global-gamers.net/forums/
Description: The Ultimate Gaming Site For Gamers Around The Globe
Reason for Nomination: My site pertains to all online games. Whether or not you play console games or PC games, this site has the information for it all. I am now getting more and more members everyday. My site is becoming more and more popular with online gamers everyday. So, if you are interested in a great gaming experience, please visit my site.

Here is the login information for my site to get all of the features.
Username: Tester
Password: test123

Cole2026
03 Sep 2007, 15:46
Site Name: ChristianUtopia
URL: http://www.christianutopia.com/forums/
Description: A Christian centered community. A place where both Christians and non-Christians alike can come and discuss both interesting and fun things.
Reason for Nomination: Great style and modification balance. The site combines intelligent, compelling discussions with a Web 2.0, intuitive interface and design.

Ohiosweetheart
03 Sep 2007, 21:47
Site Name: ChristianUtopia
URL: http://www.christianutopia.com/forums/
Description: A Christian centered community. A place where both Christians and non-Christians alike can come and discuss both interesting and fun things.
Reason for Nomination: Great style and modification balance. The site combines intelligent, compelling discussions with a Web 2.0, intuitive interface and design.
Seconded :)

smacklan
04 Sep 2007, 01:09
Site Name: ChristianUtopia
URL: http://www.christianutopia.com/forums/
Description: A Christian centered community. A place where both Christians and non-Christians alike can come and discuss both interesting and fun things.
Reason for Nomination: Great style and modification balance. The site combines intelligent, compelling discussions with a Web 2.0, intuitive interface and design.
seconded! :)

Calash
05 Sep 2007, 18:53
Site Name: The World of Necrotania, Writing Community
Site URl: http://www.necrotania.com
Description: We are a writing community that focuses on the Fantasy and Science Fiction Genres, though we accept most any type of work. We offer a place for aspiring authors to post there works and get valuable feedback, as well as a place for readers to find new interests.

Reason for Nomination: We are somewhat unique in our approach to handling stories in that we use eFiction as our archive solution. This integration is nearly seamless, providing not only a single login to the site but consistent look across all areas by using a custom skin that pulls from the vBulletin templates.

In addition, the link now works both ways, providing random stories in vBulletin, as well as a list of the authors posted stories in there profile. The profile page is still being reworked and will soon contain all information on that author; the eventual goal is to replace the eFiction profile page with vBulletin.

vBAdvanced acts as the portal page, providing recently added stories and updated news items on the sites growth.

Since the site opened in 2002 we have constantly evolved and grown into a place that I am very proud to call my corner of the web.

nexialys
07 Sep 2007, 12:36
Site Name: EachParent.com

URL: http://eachparent.com

Description: Parenting website dedicated to offer services and support for parenting communities. We are opening a new community because it is proven that we are good for that. Our main market is the vBulletin communities which need more tools for parenting, like tickers, photo albums etc (this is the coding side of nexialys.net)...

One of the things no other website do compared to us is that we provide a place where to bring members from dying communities... instead of closing the place and loose all the fun, we grab everything, from content to users, and we give them a place where to start over...

Reason for Nomination: a complete different style from the usual vB, cool content, and just some fun.

Floris
07 Sep 2007, 15:32
Site Name: We Talk TV

URL: http://wetalk.tv

Description: The discussion forum for lovers of TV shows, YouTube, IPTV and TiVo, etc. A great community that started just recently with a great team, nice content and a good board set-up. September fall season started, so a great time to get back into TV.

Reason for Nomination: Communities are growing every day and despite the already many TV related sites we feel we are a great place for friends who want to share information about TV shows and hardware with eachother, and a great place to find new friends with similar interest. We have various modifications installed, from simple tweaks to the underlying design to a more drastic vBSEO, a blog, and chat. Unique plugins such as TV Showbox above the threadlist and we're building a unique custom style to give face to our strongly growing community. We believe that despite a young site we qualify for a review from the experienced community users here and introduce them to another great community.

I'd like to second: www.forumistan.net (http://www.forumistan.net/)

Joe Gronlund
07 Sep 2007, 15:37
Site Name: We Talk TV

URL: http://wetalk.tv

Description: The discussion forum for lovers of TV shows, YouTube, IPTV and TiVo, etc. A great community that started just recently with a great team, nice content and a good board set-up. September fall season started, so a great time to get back into TV.


Second :)

ManagerJosh
07 Sep 2007, 17:33
Site Name: We Talk TV

URL: http://wetalk.tv

Description: The discussion forum for lovers of TV shows, YouTube, IPTV and TiVo, etc. A great community that started just recently with a great team, nice content and a good board set-up. September fall season started, so a great time to get back into TV.

Reason for Nomination: Communities are growing every day and despite the already many TV related sites we feel we are a great place for friends who want to share information about TV shows and hardware with eachother, and a great place to find new friends with similar interest. We have various modifications installed, from simple tweaks to the underlying design to a more drastic vBSEO, a blog, and chat. Unique plugins such as TV Showbox above the threadlist and we're building a unique custom style to give face to our strongly growing community. We believe that despite a young site we qualify for a review from the experienced community users here and introduce them to another great community.


Second (or Third) for WeTalk.tv :)

Allan
09 Sep 2007, 20:05
Site Name: CompleteGFX.com

URL: http://www.completegfx.com/

Description: We strive to provide web masters of all experience levels with low-cost, high-quality web designs and forum templates, while providing superior customer support. Our site is dedicated to support, production of our products, and professional services. We provide professional designing services, template conversions, and upgrades. Our site is unique and our design was meant to "stand out" from the rest. At CompleteGFX.com we offer free skins, such as the popular dark_vb_v2 style showcased on this site.

Reason for Nomination: CompleteGFX is committed to taking all steps of development in a professional manner. With a growing forum base and services, we are tempting to have professional tutorials and articles for everyone, not just customers. We will continue developing and releasing free and paid styles to the community along with strong support for unexperienced forum users and owners. We are taking a step to improve your website with free and paid resources. Let us help you make your site fun and unique.
Second ^^

a1whs.com
10 Sep 2007, 22:30
Site Name: Bookmark My Services (http://www.bookmarkmyservices.com/forums/)

URL: http://www.bookmarkmyservices.com/forums/

Description:
A Forums dedicated to Stumblers,Diggers,and those interested in social bookmarking sites, service exchanges like forum posting,post to host, content exchange like blog comment exchanges and other web related services !! Place to advertise your services for free basically.

Reason for Nomination:
This is fairly new board (hmm like less than 36 hrs hour old) and personally i have spent lots of time in creating the gradients and color theme, with lots of hacks and mods installed. And is growing at a good rate. Also lets be frank here for advertising it free at this wonderful site vbulletin.org :) :p.

jawatkin
11 Sep 2007, 04:09
Site Name:
WebkinzInsider Webkinz Forums
URL:
www.webkinzinsider.com/forum (http://www.webkinzinsider.com/forum)
Description:
Third-party fan site for discussion of Webkinz virtual pets & virtual world.
Reason for Nomination:
WebkinzInsider was launched on March 23rd, 2007, and in 5.5 months has become the leading information source and place of activity in the Webkinz Community. This is a diverse community, in terms of the age demographic, ranging from under 10 years old to over 60.

As of this writing, we are approaching 25,000 members, & 1.2 Million posts. During the summer, we were averaging 300+ new users a day (our best day was 413), but now that school has started, we are (only) adding 175-200 per day.

This is a highly-modified template to match the Joomla template on the landing page, and for all the content articles, with a great deal of graphics involved. We've also created a "Safe trading" area to trade virtual items, in which people have to pass a relatively rigorous application and use the iTrader mod to keep track of our "good traders". Over 75,000 virtual trades and very few (less than 20) of our members have been scammed on a trade. At this point, we feel that it's "good enough" to submit, so here it is! :)

Scathmere
12 Sep 2007, 01:22
Site Name: Klash Boards
URL: http://www.klashboards.com
Description: A general discussion and humor forum. Lots of mods, and a great community.
Reason for Nomination: The community stands out the most, it's a great group of people.

FallenMorgan
12 Sep 2007, 02:23
Site Name: Imperial Gaming
URL: http://www.imperial-gaming.net
Description: A site devoted to PC games, namely First Person Shooters.
Reason for Nomination: The site is only a month old, but is somewhat all put together in the sense that there are very few instances of something not having white pixels around it. We use a wide variety of products, plugins, and mods.

CristianoDiaz
12 Sep 2007, 04:51
Site Name: SLUniverse.com
URL: http://forums.sluniverse.com
Description: SLUniverse is the largest and longest running community site dedicated to the virtual world of Second Life.
Reason for Nomination: This summer, the long running (4 year) forums were replaced with a brand new vbulletin installation, a painful but necessary move to grow the site. Using vbulletin as the base, the site has been transformed into a tightly integrated community site by using additional addon products (vbAdvanced, Photopost Classifieds, vbAdvanced Links Directory,vBulletin Blogs) and plugins to provide a consistent user experience. The site also provides two dramatically different themes based upon user preference. Extensive work continues on further integrating and adding new features, but the results already have been worthwhile. The site currently has over 1 million visitors a month, and hopefully the work put into improving it will pay off in even more growth.

enjoyyaself
13 Sep 2007, 23:58
Site Name: Enjoyyaself.com
URL: www.enjoyyaself.com/forum
Description: A general based discussion forum with a lot of diverse individuals.

Reason for Nomination: Enjoyyaself stays true to its name by allowing it's members the right to discuss what they please without having to worry about admins or mods abusing their powers. We provide a very relaxed online environment. We are only six months old and have already attracted close to three thousand members and growing each day. Come check us out.

Brandon Sheley
14 Sep 2007, 00:41
Site Name:Type 2 Chat

URL: http://www.type2chat.com/

Description: A general talk forum with many things to do.

Reason for Nomination: Lets see. We are a growing comuunity, with many things to offer. From are arcade with a 1,000+ games two are crazy smileys. Were a nice community and would love to have you as part of it, we dont bite So what are you waiting for? Oh and I also release some skins under type2chat, Cool eh? We also have a bot, who isnt very bright, but is pretty fun to talk two, just dont feed it after 12:00, bad things happen:erm:. Any ways, did I mention we have around 40 skins installed? I just couldnt help myself. So I will now end this silly rant. Thank you for your time.:)

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2nd

TRĒPSTĒR
14 Sep 2007, 01:45
Site Name: vBCredits.com
URL: www.vbcredits.com (http://www.vbcredits.com)
Description: Official vBCredits Support Site
Reason for Nomination: The best place for support for vBCredits and submitting bug reports and suggestions in an orderly manner. Also includes directory of addons and styles and other scripts that I create. Also looks pretty and naturally, the site to test both current and upcoming versions of all my scripts, including vBCredits.

I fourth this site.

bigcurt
14 Sep 2007, 03:53
Site Name: CompleteGFX.com

URL: http://www.completegfx.com/

Description: We strive to provide web masters of all experience levels with low-cost, high-quality web designs and forum templates, while providing superior customer support. Our site is dedicated to support, production of our products, and professional services. We provide professional designing services, template conversions, and upgrades. Our site is unique and our design was meant to "stand out" from the rest. At CompleteGFX.com we offer free skins, such as the popular dark_vb_v2 style showcased on this site.

Reason for Nomination: CompleteGFX is committed to taking all steps of development in a professional manner. With a growing forum base and services, we are tempting to have professional tutorials and articles for everyone, not just customers. We will continue developing and releasing free and paid styles to the community along with strong support for unexperienced forum users and owners. We are taking a step to improve your website with free and paid resources. Let us help you make your site fun and unique.


THIRD! :)

FLMom
15 Sep 2007, 17:41
Site Name: ChristianUtopia
URL: http://www.christianutopia.com/forums/
Description: A Christian centered community. A place where both Christians and non-Christians alike can come and discuss both interesting and fun things.
Reason for Nomination: Great style and modification balance. The site combines intelligent, compelling discussions with a Web 2.0, intuitive interface and design.


Third :D

legionofangels
15 Sep 2007, 19:43
Site name: Capper's Lobby

Site URL: www.capperslobby.com (http://www.capperslobby.com)

Description: If you like to talk sports and sports betting, and you love to give your opinion, then Capper's Lobby is the right place. Football, baseball, basketball, soccer, hockey, horse racing, other sports... NFL, NCAAF, CFL, MLB, NBA, NCAAB, WNBA, FIBA, FIFA, UEFA, MLS, NHL...

Reason for Nomination: Brand new but soon to be one of the best sports handicapping forums on the web. Also, we would love to hear what others have to say about it. Still working on some things.
Thanks for consideration. ;)

Site Name: The World of Necrotania, Writing Community
Site URl: http://www.necrotania.com
Description: We are a writing community that focuses on the Fantasy and Science Fiction Genres, though we accept most any type of work. We offer a place for aspiring authors to post there works and get valuable feedback, as well as a place for readers to find new interests.

Reason for Nomination: We are somewhat unique in our approach to handling stories in that we use eFiction as our archive solution. This integration is nearly seamless, providing not only a single login to the site but consistent look across all areas by using a custom skin that pulls from the vBulletin templates.

In addition, the link now works both ways, providing random stories in vBulletin, as well as a list of the authors posted stories in there profile. The profile page is still being reworked and will soon contain all information on that author; the eventual goal is to replace the eFiction profile page with vBulletin.

vBAdvanced acts as the portal page, providing recently added stories and updated news items on the sites growth.

Since the site opened in 2002 we have constantly evolved and grown into a place that I am very proud to call my corner of the web.

Site Name: Klash Boards
URL: http://www.klashboards.com
Description: A general discussion and humor forum. Lots of mods, and a great community.
Reason for Nomination: The community stands out the most, it's a great group of people.

I'm going to second/third/etc. these three boards.

SA_TGAZ
16 Sep 2007, 01:05
Site Name: Steeler Addicts - Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site
URL: www.SteelerAddicts.com (http://www.steeleraddicts.com)
Description: Steeler Addicts (SA) is a new, fresh place to get ALL your up to date Steelers news as it happens. You can pass the time 24/7 with fellow Steeler & NFL fans and talk about the Black-N-Gold where everyone's opinion is valued and appreciated! SA doesn't stop at being a message board though, there are more than 1000 games in the arcade, a Chat Room, vBookie, vbPlaza, Members Picture Gallery, vbRadio and so much more! Check us out!!!
Reason for Nomination: SA is committed to our members. We pride ourselves in making the site as customizable for each member as possible while still keeping the look and feel of our overall theme intact. We work daily to keep the site up to date and always strive to keep the members happy. We work hard to make the site great and we won't stop until we conquer the NFL web world !

FallenMorgan
16 Sep 2007, 01:19
Site Name: Global-Gamers
URL: www.global-gamers.net/forums/
Description: The Ultimate Gaming Site For Gamers Around The Globe
Reason for Nomination: My site pertains to all online games. Whether or not you play console games or PC games, this site has the information for it all. I am now getting more and more members everyday. My site is becoming more and more popular with online gamers everyday. So, if you are interested in a great gaming experience, please visit my site.

Here is the login information for my site to get all of the features.
Username: Test
Password: test123

Seconded! ...or thirded, whichever, too busy to look through pages, lol :confused:

giovannicosta
16 Sep 2007, 10:55
Site Name: Computer Forumz

URL: http://www.computerforumz.org/

Description: A general computer talk forum with 15k posts and we also help people by giving them free computer advice.

Reason for Nomination:We have a nice skin and on the 15th September it was our 1 year birthday so that would be a fantastic achievement that we could put throughout the forum. We value all our members and that is why they come back daily to talk to us about technology, we also listen to all users' suggestions.

Terraner05
17 Sep 2007, 11:38
Site Name:

I-Mod Productions

URL:
www.i-mod-productions.com

Description:

I-Mod Productions is a young Modder community Network, which supports Modders on their way, give them private subforums to work and one to advertise their work.

It is a Network, where Modders can swap their knowlegde and create wonderful stuff!

As we are close to the Software Company Stardock, we want to bridge from Modding to Game Design and help Modders to create their own Game, based on Stardock-Games Basics.

With a Team of 8 Developers, we have a quite large knowlegde and want to make Modding Fun and Successfull!


Reason for Nomination:

In nearly one Year, we have reached much in Modding, gave Modders new hope and work together with Stardock on their new Games.

Starting a Mod Team is difficult, more than 60% fail in creating a successfull Mod Team which could have brought out an amazing Mod. This is a fact we want to change.

First tries shows us that it was quite a good idea, and people see a chance in it.

Allthough we have just started and have less active Users, our social, free help is there, and we want Modders to get to know that we want to help them.

If this Idea and belief is something you can compete for, then we will!

We hope our work and beliefs find an echo ;)

-Stefan (I-Mod Director)

H@v0c
17 Sep 2007, 12:37
Site Name:

I-Mod Productions

URL:
www.i-mod-productions.com

Description:

I-Mod Productions is a young Modder community Network, which supports Modders on their way, give them private subforums to work and one to advertise their work.

It is a Network, where Modders can swap their knowlegde and create wonderful stuff!

As we are close to the Software Company Stardock, we want to bridge from Modding to Game Design and help Modders to create their own Game, based on Stardock-Games Basics.

With a Team of 8 Developers, we have a quite large knowlegde and want to make Modding Fun and Successfull!


Reason for Nomination:

In nearly one Year, we have reached much in Modding, gave Modders new hope and work together with Stardock on their new Games.

Starting a Mod Team is difficult, more than 60% fail in creating a successfull Mod Team which could have brought out an amazing Mod. This is a fact we want to change.

First tries shows us that it was quite a good idea, and people see a chance in it.

Allthough we have just started and have less active Users, our social, free help is there, and we want Modders to get to know that we want to help them.

If this Idea and belief is something you can compete for, then we will!

We hope our work and beliefs find an echo ;)

-Stefan (I-Mod Director)

Seconded!

NLSMike
17 Sep 2007, 17:08
Site Name: Steeler Addicts - Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site
URL: www.SteelerAddicts.com (http://www.steeleraddicts.com)
Description: Steeler Addicts (SA) is a new, fresh place to get ALL your up to date Steelers news as it happens. You can pass the time 24/7 with fellow Steeler & NFL fans and talk about the Black-N-Gold where everyone's opinion is valued and appreciated! SA doesn't stop at being a message board though, there are more than 1000 games in the arcade, a Chat Room, vBookie, vbPlaza, Members Picture Gallery, vbRadio and so much more! Check us out!!!
Reason for Nomination: SA is committed to our members. We pride ourselves in making the site as customizable for each member as possible while still keeping the look and feel of our overall theme intact. We work daily to keep the site up to date and always strive to keep the members happy. We work hard to make the site great and we won't stop until we conquer the NFL web world !

I second this site. Besides mine my next favorite site on the net. :up:

cowboyznut
17 Sep 2007, 17:23
Site Name: Steeler Addicts - Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site
URL: www.SteelerAddicts.com
Description: Steeler Addicts (SA) is a new, fresh place to get ALL your up to date Steelers news as it happens. You can pass the time 24/7 with fellow Steeler & NFL fans and talk about the Black-N-Gold where everyone's opinion is valued and appreciated! SA doesn't stop at being a message board though, there are more than 1000 games in the arcade, a Chat Room, vBookie, vbPlaza, Members Picture Gallery, vbRadio and so much more! Check us out!!!
Reason for Nomination: SA is committed to our members. We pride ourselves in making the site as customizable for each member as possible while still keeping the look and feel of our overall theme intact. We work daily to keep the site up to date and always strive to keep the members happy. We work hard to make the site great and we won't stop until we conquer the NFL web world !

I third this site.

SuperTaz
19 Sep 2007, 09:47
Site Name: Imperial Gaming
URL: http://www.imperial-gaming.net
Description: A site devoted to PC games, namely First Person Shooters.
Reason for Nomination: The site is only a month old, but is somewhat all put together in the sense that there are very few instances of something not having white pixels around it. We use a wide variety of products, plugins, and mods.

I second this board. :up:

ShawnV
20 Sep 2007, 20:08
I would like to nominate,

Note: I have listed the splash page first as you need the flash browser plug in to view the site. Broadband recommended.

Site Name: KOWW.net
URL: http://www.koww.net

Description: An MMORPG guild website and community.

Reason for Nomination: A site built to completely represent the theme and mythos of one of the oldest online MMORPG guilds in existence, its hand drawn raw and gritty graphics, modifications, animations and creation of atmosphere though the use of flash, imagery and sound were paramount in its construction and concept.

Please see the examples below for some of the basic details and highlights of the site:

Basics:
A custom transparent skin, animated primary status icons, animated forum post, sticky and attachments icons, a complete buttons and indicators set.

Headers:
These headers detect the viewers time setting and then plays a primary movie based on if its night or day.
http://www.koww.net/portal.php

Note: the portal page also has a verbal greeting for the user depending on the users group, guest, member, alliance and KOWW. It and the smaller forum headers also cycles though 7 background music and effects packages depending on the day of the week.

The smaller sized forum headers play 6 different movies plus special change over movies that can be seen between the hours of 5:30 and 6:00 AM & PM for sunrise and sunset. To see all of the movies just open your computers time setting or change the AM/PM settings save and refresh the page.
http://www.koww.net/forum/index.php

Note: the animated cross visible during daylight hours in the KOWW header logo changes to a set of werewolf teeth after sunset.

Footer:

The footer is a working clock and is best seen with the credits page, it is also linked to the viewer’s computer time setting, though it operates slightly different then a normal clock.
http://www.koww.net/forum/credits.php

Other Details:

A working 90MB “AI” named Guardian with a rather special avatar.
http://www.koww.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2807

An expanding library of game and hardware reviews by the guilds top gamers.
http://www.koww.net/forum/showthread.php?p=9871#post9871

Custom user profiles, BLOGS, gamer profiles, animated user ranks, online status icons and signatures.
http://www.koww.net/forum/member.php?u=1


Cheers,

_Volion

Calash
21 Sep 2007, 12:54
My choices


1 - http://www.koww.net
2 - http://www.steeleraddicts.com
3 - http://www.myls1.com

Mrdby
22 Sep 2007, 18:19
Site Name: DaBackYard Online

url: www.dbyonline.net

DESCRIPTION: Large and very diverse group of mature minds with topics out of this word. We are not only friends. We are family!!! Any topic you can think of we have and much much more. The reason why it's Dabackyard....is because most people like hanging out in THE BACK YARD.. Having fun, talking,jokes,debating,and just enjoying themselves!!

Reason for Nomination: Because its time for something new. My site offers support to people having daily struggles with life, a place to call home, and people to call family!!

christian8a
23 Sep 2007, 01:36
Site Name: MyLs1.com

Site URL: http://www.myls1.com

Description: A site made for LSX car enthusiast. We Offer heck of alot more than other LSX or GM boards out there and we have some very good flash designs on it.

Reason for Nomination: Alot of hrs of work, but the site turned out beautifull so I wanted to share it with people from vbulletin forums.

No other LSX site has the stuff that we have and will have.
The looking of the site is Unique also.

Might want to check our profiles pages :up:

Mine can be seen at http://www.myls1.com/chris

Thanx
Chris___

Ohiosweetheart
25 Sep 2007, 00:12
Site Name: MyLs1.com

Site URL: http://www.myls1.com

Description: A site made for LSX car enthusiast. We Offer heck of alot more than other LSX or GM boards out there and we have some very good flash designs on it.

Reason for Nomination: Alot of hrs of work, but the site turned out beautifull so I wanted to share it with people from vbulletin forums.

No other LSX site has the stuff that we have and will have.
The looking of the site is Unique also.

Might want to check our profiles pages :up:

Mine can be seen at http://www.myls1.com/chris

Thanx
Chris___Seconded. This is an awesome site, even more awesome design.
I have GOT to know where the profile setup came from. ;)

esck
27 Sep 2007, 23:34
Site Name: HaloMexico.com

URL: halomexico.com (http://halomexico.com)

Description: Biggest Halo Fan Site in spanish

Reason for Nomination: We are the main source for info about halo (the videogame) in spanish, we have about 17,000 + members from all over latinamerica in just 1 year and a half of being online. We used to be on phpbb and since we have vbulletin, people find us more profesional, including Xbox Mexico, who just invited the team to the Halo 3 Presentation in Mexico. We've never been nominated before and will love to. Besides my birthday is in October so it will be a great birthday present ;)

sdfaheem
28 Sep 2007, 18:45
Site Name: Dentocafe

URL: www.dentocafe.com

Description: Largest Dentistry and Medical Health Discussion board featuring exclusive Case studies, Illustrations, Exam Tips, Tons of E-books and much more to your surprise...
Reason for Nomination: Its just been 5 months and Dentocafe is having a smooth cruise in the Ocean of Web.

Apart from catering Dental and Medical health professionals, Dentocafe aims to provide professional counseling services to the Non-medics.
We are updating our E-books sections to make it one of the best library in the industry.
Though i am a Dentist, i have always been attracted towards the internet and hence learnt the basics with my friends and web support.

I am greatly indebted to the vB community and would love to get nominated and Win the BOTM.

Your valuable suggestions and comments are always welcome.
Thanks

insidedesign
29 Sep 2007, 00:02
Site Name:
GenXGlow.com - Online Rave Culture Community

URL:
www.genxglow.com

Description:
Online community centered around electronic music and the culture that surrounds it.

Reason for Nomination:
Initially launched in the middle of this past May, GenXGlow.com has grown to become a popular destination for electronic music and rave discussions. Our membership base, revenue, thread count, and unique visitor traffic is consistently growing every month.

Our promotion strategy exists both online and in the real world. Within the online playing field, our social media optimization and search engine optimization campaigns are at full steam. In the real world, we have formed relationships with companies that organize raves and forming agreements to display banners and such at events.

Our site is composed of countless MODs which are all geared towards building a social community and an authoritative resource within our niche. In every aspect, it has been tweaked and organized to be useful and self promoting.

Check us out :)

Analogpoint
29 Sep 2007, 16:51
Site Name: ChristianUtopia
URL: http://www.christianutopia.com/forums/
Description: A Christian centered community. A place where both Christians and non-Christians alike can come and discuss both interesting and fun things.
Reason for Nomination: Great style and modification balance. The site combines intelligent, compelling discussions with a Web 2.0, intuitive interface and design.

Seconded.

omeryilmaz
29 Sep 2007, 21:24
Site Name: Arkitera Forum

URL: http://forum.arkitera.com/

Description: The biggest architecture community in Turkey.

Reason for Nomination: Arkitera Online is the first and biggest architectural online publishing in Turkey. Arkitera Forum is the one of the powerful tool for Arkitera Online with it's around 90.000 posts and 25.000 members. Although quantity is big the most important thing for the Arkitera Forum is not quantity. Quality is the most important issue.

BuRaCh
29 Sep 2007, 22:49
Site Name: Arkitera Forum

URL: http://forum.arkitera.com/

Description: The biggest architecture community in Turkey.

Reason for Nomination: Arkitera Online is the first and biggest architectural online publishing in Turkey. Arkitera Forum is the one of the powerful tool for Arkitera Online with it's around 90.000 posts and 25.000 members. Although quantity is big the most important thing for the Arkitera Forum is not quantity. Quality is the most important issue.
nice site.seconded;)

Danny.VBT
01 Oct 2007, 04:53
Nomination thread closed. This month's winner and the new voting thread will be put up tomorrow afternoon. Good luck to all nominees!