Forced content

I’ve sat here a couple of times trying to think what to type- trying to force a post… … then I remembered a “rule” of starting an online forum: Activity is encouraged by activity, so if your forum is quiet make some fake accounts to give the illusion of popularity. I’ve never practiced this and…

Testing RSS Bot

This post will be deleted soon. I’m testing an RSS Bot! Edit: Naw, I won’t delete it. The bot worked btw ;D

phpBB it is…

I’ve been off work with a back injury, so have spent a lot of time messing with a vBulletin installation. Whilst vBulletin is a well put together software, I felt very restricted with what I could do. The modifications available for version 4 (by far the best version) are outdated by version 5 by over…

vBulletin

When I was at the peak of my involvement with forums I bought a software license for vBulletin. At the time it was the software to be running, but others were making a name for themselves: XenForo was new and in the news due to vB suing them [ref], Simple Machines Forum (SMF) 2.0 was young and Vanilla…

I’m an Uncle!

Amos was born yesterday morning, he and Mum are doing fine. It hasn’t quite sunk in that my parents are now grandparents and my grandmother is a great-grandmother, but I’m looking forward to meeting him for the first time. I was in Curry’s picking up a new laptop for college when I found out his…

Back to College

It’s funny how time passes. I left secondary school in 2009 and went straight to College for three years. I enjoyed it, but when I finished my courses I didn’t go to University; instead I went straight to work. I’ve had a few different jobs since then; some were horrendous, others were just right, but…