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Danny.VBT
03 Oct 2007, 06:51
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 31st of October. Also, please note, that the current voting thread for BOTM October will remain open as well until the 31th of October 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/forum/../) - 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!

guile09
03 Oct 2007, 12:41
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.

Acers
03 Oct 2007, 15:49
Site Name:FunEnclave
URL:www.funenclave.com
Description:A general entertainment, fun and sports vbulletin based site.
Reason for Nomination: Nice new look plus lot of exclusive features, custom joke script (http://www.funenclave.com/sms-messages/main.html), exclusive Fantasy formula1 (http://www.funenclave.com/f1/index.html) for vbulletin and fantasy cricket script. Huge vbgallery rewritten for SEO(example (http://www.funenclave.com/gallery/16-sports-wallpapers.html)), a bustling huge arcade(both v3 (http://www.funenclave.com/games/play.html) and ipb (http://www.funenclave.com/tournament-arcade.html) together) and a host of other features to make the site stand out from the rest.


Site Name:TechEnclave
URL:www.techenclave.com
Description:A high quality computer discussion website.
Reason for Nomination: My oldest vbulletin site. Apart from hosing some of the brightest techies around and discussing latest in hardware and gaming we have a unique style and a host of custom scripts including forum awards (our own Toscars (http://www.techenclave.com/forums/topfet.php) :D) a computer showcase gallery and a custom market section (http://www.techenclave.com/forums/market/) based on gars to enhance and track product sales.

CLF
04 Oct 2007, 04:45
Site name: Capper's Lobby

Site URL: 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. ;)

Floris
04 Oct 2007, 08:41
I'd like to second capperslobby.com for botm November. it look like a nice community.

ManagerJosh
04 Oct 2007, 10:11
I nominate Alturas Forums


Site: AlturasForums.com
URL: www.alturasforums.com (http://www.alturasforums.com)
Description: An offtopic styled board with board oriented games designed by members.

Reason: Very creative styling and design. Clean lines, simplistic yet unique postbit and forumhome area.

beduino
04 Oct 2007, 15:49
Site Name: X-TRAD

URL: www.x-trad.org (http://www.x-trad.org)

Description: Site for support translations to Portuguese(BR). Principal focus is translations of opensource scripts: XOOPS [www.xoops.org] (http://www.xoops.org]) and MySQLDumper for example.

Reason for Nomination: How a non-profit project, we need feedbacks to point us in the right way :). This site is one of references in Brasil in opensource - we have a team of colaborators [volunteers] working to spread good opensource codes. We work using all features of vBulletin and some add-ons.

The beginning: I bought my first licence of vBulletin after see some linux support sites working with vB. And I think about build a space to translate codes - in fact I don't know php, java etc. But my intention is help opensource projects. After all: freedom is choice and free codes makes all better.

Then ... I created the community.

Now: we have a crescent group of members and have a lot of scripts [translated] to download.
obs: in the past, we work the portuguesebr package language of vB in this site. Now, we move this work to other non-commercial project. X-TRAD only works with scripts under CreativeCommons ShareAlike License
The future: we plan build a NGO.

Technologies:
Our sections are: Links [vblinks], DownloadsII, Wiki [nuWiki] and portal [vBadvanced].
We use other vb.org improvements: bbcodes, first post with ajax, who's visited and others. Our intention is create the best enviromment to translators do their work.
Simple and with all tools.
The style was created [logo, forum_icons etc]: using vBseo style how basic style.

And all team can relax listening music [radio and tv hack], or can see the google videos .
I will appreciate your opinions and - naturally ;)- your votes!

All the best
Joao Barroca
aka beduino
* references in text:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-profit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Share-alike
** personal references [opensource]
http://xoopsbr.org/userinfo.php?uid=287
http://www.xoopstotal.com.br/userinfo.php?uid=1431
http://www.xoops.pr.gov.br/modules/profile/userinfo.php?uid=418
And working with xoops:
http://www.beduinoxbr.org/

TrumpetMaster
04 Oct 2007, 21:59
Site Name: TrumpetMaster.com

URL: http://www.trumpetmaster.com/vb

Description: The premier trumpet site on the web!

Reason for Nomination: TrumpetMaster.com is a very active niche forum with over 5800 members. Our site has a custom skin and uses mods such as photo post classifieds, Vbadvanced links, Wiki and more to give our registered members and guests the best possible forum experience. Thanks for your consideration!

SuperTaz
05 Oct 2007, 06:58
I Would Like To Nominate My Site: Global-Gamers

Site Name: Global-Gamers
URL: www.global-gamers.net/forums/
Description: This site was built for all types of gamers whether you are a novice player or an expert, this site is great.
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.


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

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archonus
05 Oct 2007, 19:21
Site Name: GameHaze Entertaiment Forums
URL: www.gamehaze.com/forum
Description: Gaming servers host , server devs , big community forums , all the gamer today can look for :)
Reason for Nomination: We recently merged 4 forums to one using ImpEx , forming this new and big community , i think this is a very nice example of what ImpEx and Vb can do :)

no mods
07 Oct 2007, 22:56
I Would Like To Nominate My Sites:

1st Site: Holy Poo
URL: Holy Poo (http://www.holypoo.com)
Description: The site is a anything goes type a place, were a nice inviting place. We have some fun mods installed, and some beautifull styles. Mixed with a few nice members its a pretty cool place.
Reason for Nomination: Ive been working very hard to make it the best I could. And it seems to be paying off, hope to hit the 400 member mark soon here.

2nd Site: A Design Forum
URL: A Design Forum (http://www.adesignforum.com)
Description: A Forum based on graphics, from vbulletin styles, to sigs. We try are best to produce quality stuff. Haha "we" like there is someone else making skins with me.:erm: "I" try to make the best I can, am still learning though.:)
Reason for Nomination:Were a healthy growing forum, you can exspect many vbulletin products to come from us over the next few months.:up:

BioWaffen
08 Oct 2007, 18:29
Site Name: SpaceChess
URL: www.spacechess.de
Description: Our forum is a general entertainment chess-forum, which has many features like Arcade, Membermap, Gallery.

Reason for Nomination: As we have a lot of features and as we have many people for a chessforum, I think that should be a reason for a Nomination.
The style is very pretty, you feel like your in Space, and yes you are, in SpaceChess!
We neraly have 1000 members now, and we´re going to grow healthy. We use many products to make the forum look better.

Quentin73
09 Oct 2007, 08:12
Site Name:
HardwareXL Forum

URL:
www.hardwarexl.com/forum

Description:
This forum is hardware related bringing the latest news from 126+ affiliates around the world including best free hardware giveaway's.

Reason for Nomination:
This forum has seen many changes using phpbb2, SMF and MyBB but now that it's using vBulletin it makes it all complete.

HardwareXL is a daily updated Technology and PC Hardware news and information site established in 2004. Our primary content is hardware reviews, but also articles on various tech subjects. We strive to have a fresh feel to our content, which is informative and enjoyable to read. Everyone involved with HardwareXL are technology freaks. We connect hardware junkies.

The design is very simple, with minimal styles changes (made to blend in the main joomla site as well) to keep the site looking attractive yet fast loading and simple to upgrade.

Arrogant-One
09 Oct 2007, 09:42
I would like to second SpaceChess.de for BOTM because of the futuristic design. I like this site because its space chess - what a unique concept! Its inventive and jazzy, and I am easily pleased - so I second this site.

bigcurt
09 Oct 2007, 20:32
I will second http://www.gamehazer.com/forum

FallenMorgan
10 Oct 2007, 04:38
Site Name: Imperial Gaming
URL: http://www.imperial-gaming.net
Description: A gaming site, mostly for First Person Shooters
Reason for Nomination: The site uses several mods for vbulletin, all of which are found on vbulletin.org. We are also working on a custom style, and besides a wiki, we pretty much entirely use vbulletin.

Site Name: GameHaze Entertaiment Forums
URL: www.gamehaze.com/forum
Description: Gaming servers host , server devs , big community forums , all the gamer today can look for :)
Reason for Nomination: We recently merged 4 forums to one using ImpEx , forming this new and big community , i think this is a very nice example of what ImpEx and Vb can do :)
I Would Like To Nominate My Site: Global-Gamers

Site Name: Global-Gamers
URL: www.global-gamers.net/forums/
Description: This site was built for all types of gamers whether you are a novice player or an expert, this site is great.
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.


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

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Seconded, sorry, don't know if it should be a separate post or not.

abdulla1
10 Oct 2007, 11:51
I second SpaceChess.de too because of the nice style and all the features with its contents and nice atmosphere.

verbs
12 Oct 2007, 18:11
Site Name: Obesity Discussion
URL: http://www.obesitydiscussion.com/forums
Description: Obesity Help Website
Reason for Nomination: Obesity Discussion is the largest internet resource for studies relating to obesity, has thousands of healthy recipes, a wonderful support group, and doesn't promoted weight loss through diet pills or surgeries....just good old eating right and exercise. We've helped countless people lose weight. Not to mention it has a very unique design!

no mods
12 Oct 2007, 18:28
Site Name: Obesity Discussion
URL: www.obesitydiscussion.com
Description: Obesity Help Website
Reason for Nomination: Obesity Discussion is the largest internet resource for studies relating to obesity, has thousands of healthy recipes, a wonderful support group, and doesn't promoted weight loss through diet pills or surgeries....just good old eating right and exercise. We've helped countless people lose weight. Not to mention it has a very unique design!

Seconded, very nice.:)

vertigo jones
13 Oct 2007, 18:53
Site Name: Stirrdup

URL: http://www.stirrdup.com

Description: Uncensored Social News. Members submit all the cool stories they find on the internet and our custom passive voting system promotes the ones that get the most attention. We have a brand new friend system that makes it simple to share what you're in to with your buddies.

Reason for Nomination: Stirrdup is one the most unique uses for Vbulletin and we're growing rapidly. Thanks for your second!

ZGeek
14 Oct 2007, 23:17
Site Name: ZGeek.com
URL: www.zgeek.com (http://www.zgeek.com)
Description: A site built to fight boredom. News, reviews, geeky stuff and sometimes some very silly people. I should warn you, the language on the site does contain swear words.
Reason for Nomination: I've had this site for seven years, I started with a custom script, then phpnuke and then finally vbulletin. I have never looked back since. I am a vbulletin junkie. The site contains many, many plugins from this site (thank you all!). Some are hacked and chopped up to suit my needs.

sinn3d
17 Oct 2007, 08:44
Site Name: TEAM-3X Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

URL: Splash - http://www.team-3x.com
URL: Forum - http://www.team-3x.com/forum

Description: We are a Danish driven Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Clan.

Reason for Nomination: Forum has been gone into lot of graphical changes, to meet our demands for an Army themed style, so it fit our and members interest in the CoD gaming community.

Our Community, Call of Duty 4:Modern Warfare, is a place where you can take part in the game itself. You can discuss everything about the beloved game CoD4:MW, Upload your pictures to our members gallery, and get involved in the upcoming CoD4:MW scene. We are a growing clan community, and know lots more will follow up when the game will be released next month :cool:

Thanks for taking your time viewing our site.

Sincerely

Dennis Hansen

FallenMorgan
17 Oct 2007, 15:50
I will second http://www.team-3x.com

Great style and everything.

dotpeddler
18 Oct 2007, 01:49
Site Name: The Merry Forums of My Merry Christmas

URL: www.merryforums.com (http://www.merryforums.com)

Description: The Internet's largest and most active forum dedicated solely to all things Christmas.

Reason for Nomination: This forum transitioned from a phpbb install to vBulletin more than 6 months ago and has never looked back. Seamlessly integrated into the larger portal site, the forums play host to an enthusiastic year-round community of Christmas lovers. Using a simple custom template integrated with network feeds of other exclusive Christmas content (including a year-round Christmas radio station streaming non-stop holiday music while you browse the forums) the forums are the heart-and-soul of current Christmas news and information online.

tarball
21 Oct 2007, 01:28
Site Name: Le Lounge
URL: www.lelounge.ca

Description: French canadian board with online games.

Reason for Nomination: This forum is online for only 3 months ago but have over 1000 addicted members already. Combinasion of vbcredits and ibproarcade hacks are very appreciated by the members. I know must of you dont understand french, but thanks for your support anyway! :)

Shazz
21 Oct 2007, 01:48
2nd Site: A Design Forum
URL: A Design Forum (http://www.adesignforum.com)
Description: A Forum based on graphics, from vbulletin styles, to sigs. We try are best to produce quality stuff. Haha "we" like there is someone else making skins with me.:erm: "I" try to make the best I can, am still learning though.:)
Reason for Nomination:Were a healthy growing forum, you can exspect many vbulletin products to come from us over the next few months.:up:

/me seconds

rpainter
21 Oct 2007, 02:15
I would like to nominate my Forum:

Site Name: South Carolina BBQ Talk
Site URL: http://www.scbbqtalk.com

If you would like to view site without welcome headers, use the following info:
Username: TestAccount
Password: scbbqtalk

Please do not post with this account!!!

Description: SCBBQTalk.com is dedicated to the teaching, promoting and growth of the Art of South Carolina BBQ. We are here for the backyard chefs, caterers, competitors, and everyone who has a passion for great BBQ. Our membership ranges from those that just love to eat BBQ to those that have competed AND won competitions on the National Level.

Our goal is simple: To help anyone who comes in to make the best BBQ they ever produced, whether it be for your family, your friends or the judge.

Reason for Nomination: SCBBQTalk.com started it's life about 3 years ago as a Snitz Forum. Snitz served us very well for a while, but eventually, I wanted to do more than it would allow.

Since switching to vBulletin, I have added many MODs, including: AME (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=150863), Advanced Forum Rules (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=122998), Google Adsense Postbit Integration (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=153804), ibProArcade (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=101554), PhotoPlog (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=101368), Ultimate Side Columns (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=141870), and many more. ll of the MODs were carefully selected to give my users a better experience on the forum.

I have also changed some of the style, and think that the color palette goes well with the BBQ theme.

Darkwaltz4
21 Oct 2007, 03:12
Site Name: Le Lounge
URL: www.lelounge.ca (http://www.lelounge.ca)

Description: French canadian board with online games.

Reason for Nomination: This forum is online for only 3 months ago but have over 1000 addicted members already. Combinasion of vbcredits and ibproarcade hacks are very appreciated by the members. I know must of you dont understand french, but thanks for your support anyway! :)

Second!

skippybosco
21 Oct 2007, 14:43
I'd like to second http://www.stirrdup.com. They did a great job differentiating themselves and have introduced a few fresh ideas to the space.

Site Name: Stirrdup

URL: http://www.stirrdup.com

Description: Uncensored Social News. Members submit all the cool stories they find on the internet and our custom passive voting system promotes the ones that get the most attention. We have a brand new friend system that makes it simple to share what you're in to with your buddies.

Reason for Nomination: Stirrdup is one the most unique uses for Vbulletin and we're growing rapidly. Thanks for your second!

RC Attacker
21 Oct 2007, 19:48
I second http://team-3x.com.

blindman4556
21 Oct 2007, 21:35
Site Name: Likenota.com
URL: www.likenota.com link to forums www.likenota.com/forums/
Description: We are a graphics community
Reason for Nomination: We are a growing community that give feedback about your art work, or website. We do all of our styles, so we have a one of a kind skin. We have also installed as many mods as we could with out look cluttered. We try to keep it as clean as possible, so it makes a better first impression when a new member comes.

RC Attacker
22 Oct 2007, 02:41
Site Name: WebMeetsAdmin

URL: www.WebMeetsAdmin.com

Description: Webmaster Meets Administrator is a forum for both webmasters and administrators, divided into three different sections; website talk, forum talk, and both.

Reason for Nomination: I think that my forum is unique, and although there is not much to it now, I think it has potential. Me and my partner have a good future planned for it, starting with moving to his dedicated server. Things are a little delayed, but to see all of the info regarding how we're going to make it a much better place, view this thread: http://webmeetsadmin.com/showthread.php?t=267.

bigcurt
22 Oct 2007, 17:34
Site Name: Obesity Discussion
URL: http://www.obesitydiscussion.com/forums
Description: Obesity Help Website
Reason for Nomination: Obesity Discussion is the largest internet resource for studies relating to obesity, has thousands of healthy recipes, a wonderful support group, and doesn't promoted weight loss through diet pills or surgeries....just good old eating right and exercise. We've helped countless people lose weight. Not to mention it has a very unique design!

Definited 3rd'd..great job.

blazingpc
23 Oct 2007, 14:22
Site Name: BlazingPC.com
URL: www.blazingpc.com/forum (http://www.blazingpc.com/forum)
Description: Overclocking and computer help forum.
Reason for Nomination: Feed back mostly, everything is viewable with out being logged in except the ShoutBox.

JD45
23 Oct 2007, 16:03
Site: JustPressPlay
URL:http://www.justpressplay.net
Description:Multi genre review site covering music, games, movies
Reason for NominationJust had a new custom skin created

cur53se
23 Oct 2007, 19:24
Site: MillaJforum

URL: http://www.millajforum.com

Description: The official Milla Jovovich's forum

Reason for Nomination: The forum has been working for 3 and half years and is the great information resource for all fans for actress Milla Jovovich and the great place for meeting new people from all parts of the world. Community is really friendly and always welcome new members. Every month forum staff prepare some competitions, like "Member of The Month", "Signature maker of the Month" and time to time there are big contests like Knowledge Quiz or Miss contest.

Members who are interested in serious topics can talk in "Parliament" forum, where they can discuss about many different topics, such a politics or world news.

Forum is special as well for well-implemented flash chat, which allows member talk to each other in real-time, which makes members realationships more closier and friendly, as we can see every evening time, when members go for a chat.

Millajforum.com is runned by the fan community itself, without any commerical support.

Jon.
24 Oct 2007, 17:26
Site name: Accel - thecarforum.net
URL: http://www.thecarforum.net/forum

Description: General car related forum covering a variety of different subjects

Reason for nomination:

I've been running it for a year and a bit now with vBulletin, and in that time I like to think I've got a nice little community going.

It's all designed by me (although the flash in the clock was implemented by one of my members). A lot of effort goes into the design, and it takes a fair bit of time too. Basically it's all me messing around in Photoshop and Dreamweaver when I have a free minute, seeing that I've had no training or lessons in what I do.

I've got a few tasteful mods installed, including Anymedia BBCode, nCode image resizer, NoSpam and a couple of others.

I have a variety of forums for my members to post in (including a popular chat forum), and while we're not the most popular forum on the 'net, it's no ghost town either.

Not sure what else to say, really :). It's non profit, as you'd expect, and server costs are paid for by me (aided by the odd Premium subscription). I have adsense ads, but they're there purely as an incentive to register and in 3 months I've made the grand total of 2p.

Marco van Herwaarden
25 Oct 2007, 08:23
Siggynation.com has been removed for Vote rallying.

BrandiDup
25 Oct 2007, 15:48
Site Name: Military Significant Others and Spouse Support (MilitarySOS)
URL: http://militarysos.com
Description: a support site for military spouses and significant others

Reason for Nomination:
I believe our site changes lives for military significant others who have no other means of support. A lot of our members have deployed husbands, no family around and have been forced to leave good friends behind everytime they have to move to a new duty station. Our site allows members to access information that can sometimes be hard to find even directly from a command, gain knowledge from people who have actually "BTDT" (been there, done that), make "portable friends" that they don't have to leave behind at a duty station and find support even at 2am.

I started the site as NavySOS.com about three years ago, but eventually expanded to include all branches because I had the desire to offer the same support and resources to all branches, not just Navy. Since our expansion in Jan of 2006, we have more than tripled in size, by post count and member base.

I've put hundreds, possibly even thousands, of hours of work into this site, not to mention the money I've put into it, but the lives that our site changes for the better, is what makes everything completely worth it.

Edited to add: most of our forums are open to public but there are a couple of forums that I'm not able to open up to all public b/c we have them set for members to have more than 250 posts to access, mostly for security reasons (personal health subjects, photo albums with our children's photos, etc). I do have most open to public though, and I hope this fits within the requirements.

Tilly
25 Oct 2007, 20:58
2nd military SOS...just got out of the Marines :cheers:

Jon.
25 Oct 2007, 23:20
I'll second militarysos.com. Looks like a nice community (even if I am the wrong gender to appreciate it).

Calash
26 Oct 2007, 20:08
Site Name: Stirrdup

URL: http://www.stirrdup.com

Description: Uncensored Social News. Members submit all the cool stories they find on the internet and our custom passive voting system promotes the ones that get the most attention. We have a brand new friend system that makes it simple to share what you're in to with your buddies.

Reason for Nomination: Stirrdup is one the most unique uses for Vbulletin and we're growing rapidly. Thanks for your second!


Wow......I really had to hunt to figue out it was vBulletin. You have done a great job with this.


My Seconds
1: http://www.stirrdup.com
2: http://www.obesitydiscussion.com/forums/
3:

aceofspades
27 Oct 2007, 11:52
Site Name: Hiven.net
URL: www.hiven.net (http://www.hiven.net)
Description: Mature Gaming Community
Reason for Nomination: The hiven has been a place for mature gamers to come and play with like minded people since 2002. We are also involved in CAL, TWL and OGL competitive gaming leagues. Since then we have picked up a lot of members and have used vbulletin as the base of our site with a custom skin. Please second us if you like the communtiy.

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I'll second Accel - thecarforum.net (http://www.thecarforum.net/forum)

(btw, im also from Kent!)

XxBuLLeTz
28 Oct 2007, 03:08
Site Name: HaloArena
URL: www.haloarena.com (http://www.haloarena.com)
Description: Halo 3 Forums, Tournaments & Videos
Reason for Nomination: HaloArena has a good design, and loyal members which keeps it running. The site supports Halo 3, which is the biggest entertainment launch in American history.

Ziki
28 Oct 2007, 08:34
Site Name: Ziki's Hideout~The Hideout From Reality
URL: www.zikihideout.com (http://www.zikihideout.com/)
Description: vBulletin modifications,hacks and services
Reason for Nomination: The main reason I am nominating because my board has wanted hacks to offer (paid).We also provide help and support for unofficial hacks or just for the usual vBulletin users.

BuRaCh
28 Oct 2007, 09:11
Site Name: Ziki's Hideout~The Hideout From Reality
URL: www.zikihideout.com (http://www.zikihideout.com/)
Description: vBulletin modifications,hacks and services
Reason for Nomination: The main reason I am nominating because my board has wanted hacks to offer (paid).We also provide help and support for unofficial hacks or just for the usual vBulletin users.

my faworite.seconded;)

Joshyyy
28 Oct 2007, 21:21
Site Name:
Assault Elites Community Forum

URL:
http://www.assaultelites.com/forum/index.php

Description: Steam Gaming Community Forum (Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Team Fortress, etc)

Reason for Nomination:
AssaultElites is a slowly growing active community with just over 100+ members, were not massive ill admit it, but we seem to grow a little bit more day by day, winning board of the month would be a nice thing to bring to the community as myself and the team have put a lot on work into making it what it is. :)

FallenMorgan
29 Oct 2007, 05:26
Site Name: Military Significant Others and Spouse Support (MilitarySOS)
URL: http://militarysos.com
Description: a support site for military spouses and significant others

Reason for Nomination:
I believe our site changes lives for military significant others who have no other means of support. A lot of our members have deployed husbands, no family around and have been forced to leave good friends behind everytime they have to move to a new duty station. Our site allows members to access information that can sometimes be hard to find even directly from a command, gain knowledge from people who have actually "BTDT" (been there, done that), make "portable friends" that they don't have to leave behind at a duty station and find support even at 2am.

I started the site as NavySOS.com about three years ago, but eventually expanded to include all branches because I had the desire to offer the same support and resources to all branches, not just Navy. Since our expansion in Jan of 2006, we have more than tripled in size, by post count and member base.

I've put hundreds, possibly even thousands, of hours of work into this site, not to mention the money I've put into it, but the lives that our site changes for the better, is what makes everything completely worth it.

Edited to add: most of our forums are open to public but there are a couple of forums that I'm not able to open up to all public b/c we have them set for members to have more than 250 posts to access, mostly for security reasons (personal health subjects, photo albums with our children's photos, etc). I do have most open to public though, and I hope this fits within the requirements.

Seconded. It's heartwarming to see sites like this

smacklan
29 Oct 2007, 17:31
Site Name: Military Significant Others and Spouse Support (MilitarySOS)
URL: http://militarysos.com
Description: a support site for military spouses and significant others

Reason for Nomination:
I believe our site changes lives for military significant others who have no other means of support. A lot of our members have deployed husbands, no family around and have been forced to leave good friends behind everytime they have to move to a new duty station. Our site allows members to access information that can sometimes be hard to find even directly from a command, gain knowledge from people who have actually "BTDT" (been there, done that), make "portable friends" that they don't have to leave behind at a duty station and find support even at 2am.

I started the site as NavySOS.com about three years ago, but eventually expanded to include all branches because I had the desire to offer the same support and resources to all branches, not just Navy. Since our expansion in Jan of 2006, we have more than tripled in size, by post count and member base.

I've put hundreds, possibly even thousands, of hours of work into this site, not to mention the money I've put into it, but the lives that our site changes for the better, is what makes everything completely worth it.

Edited to add: most of our forums are open to public but there are a couple of forums that I'm not able to open up to all public b/c we have them set for members to have more than 250 posts to access, mostly for security reasons (personal health subjects, photo albums with our children's photos, etc). I do have most open to public though, and I hope this fits within the requirements.
Excellent site and very well done! I will add my second to this very deserving site :)

mertron
29 Oct 2007, 19:52
Site Name: r10.net
URL: www.r10.net
Description: The Unofficial Turkish Google Fan forum. Because we love Google!

Reason for Nomination: The biggest webmaster forum for Turkey. R10.net is one of the most popular Google fan communities online, and we have one of the largest repositories of Google-related information online.

BuRaCh
29 Oct 2007, 20:15
Site Name: r10.net
URL: www.r10.net
Description: The Unofficial Turkish Google Fan forum. Because we love Google!

Reason for Nomination: The biggest webmaster forum for Turkey. R10.net is one of the most popular Google fan communities online, and we have one of the largest repositories of Google-related information online.


who is you?

DefenceTalk
30 Oct 2007, 02:37
Site Name: DefenceTalk.com
URL:: www.defencetalk.com (http://www.defencetalk.com/forums/)
Description: Global Defense & Military Discussions.
Reason for Nomination: Internet's leading professional defense forum to discuss topics related to Global Defence and military developments, military and Defence strategies, world security issues and weapons systems debates. Defence Talk forum is an online Community of International Defence experts, professionals and enthusiasts dedicated to the exchange of ideas and information relating to all aspects of Military and Strategic Defence Issues. DefenceTalk is your leading professional resource for information about any subject matter relating to Defence and Military field.

PixelFx
30 Oct 2007, 08:35
Site Name: Cheap Tickets and Travel Inc.
URL: cheapticketscanada.com (http://www.cheapticketscanada.com/) - this must be clickable
Description: Cheap Tickets and Travel Inc as has been helping users find quality cheap airline and other tickets for a number of years, and is built exclusively using the vbulletin platform.

Reason for Nomination: I've put two years of my life into building this site, and it would give me warm fuzzies to have it nominated :D

christian8a
30 Oct 2007, 16:29
Site Name: MyLs1.com

URL: http://www.myls1.com

Description: The ultimate LSX site. Awesome design and profile system.

Reason for Nomination: We are so proud of how this site turned out. I know if you take a look at each feature and our flash banners, you will like it :up:

Thanx for your consideration

Selene
30 Oct 2007, 16:48
Site Name: DefenceTalk.com
URL:: www.defencetalk.com (http://www.defencetalk.com/forums/)
Description: Global Defense & Military Discussions.
Reason for Nomination: Internet's leading professional defense forum to discuss topics related to Global Defence and military developments, military and Defence strategies, world security issues and weapons systems debates. Defence Talk forum is an online Community of International Defence experts, professionals and enthusiasts dedicated to the exchange of ideas and information relating to all aspects of Military and Strategic Defence Issues. DefenceTalk is your leading professional resource for information about any subject matter relating to Defence and Military field.


Excellent site! So neatly organized! And what a huge military gallery! Loving it! Thank you for letting me know, I have bookmarked it :)

jellybabys
30 Oct 2007, 17:17
Site Name:

Pregnancy & Parenting Forum

URL:

www.jellybabys.co.uk/pregnancy/

Description:

A forum for new mums and dads or parents to be to talk about most family matters.

Reason for Nomination:

We have had the forum custom made for us and we would like to think people like the look and layout, the forum as only been up and running for 4/5 months and it is steadily growing.

By putting ourselves up for a nomination, we believe this will give us a good idea if people like what we have done or if we need to go back to the drawing board and see how we could improve it.

We think the forum loads pretty fast, but you can never really tell as not everyone has the same speed broadband.

Anyway thank you for your consideration and we hope you like the forum as much as we do :)

Regards

Aunt Clara
31 Oct 2007, 05:56
If I am allowed to nominate my own site...

Site Name:
Aunt Clara's Kitchen: Dominican Cooking

URL:
www.www.dominicancooking.com

Description:
Aunt Clara's Dominican Kitchen is a website dedicated to promoting the Dominican Republic's culinary culture.

Reason for Nomination:
We turned vBulletin into a fantastic CMS which is fully integrated with our forum. I have to say that the two months spent on another version of the site based on another CMS was a waste of time. vBulletin did exactly what I wanted.

Our pre-vB site is 5.5 years old. We've been running on vB for over a year now. Our site is very popular for our niche, and we have basically no competition. vB has made our site interactive and has improved visitor loyalty tremendously.

Danny.VBT
01 Nov 2007, 18:30
Nominations closed for this month. Results will be posted later today. Thank you and good luck to all nominees. :)