List of Internet forums

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This is a list of notable Internet forums, sorted by number of posts, both in English and in other languages. The list contains only forums for which an article exists, dedicated either wholly or at least partly to the forum.

English Internet forums[edit]

* For forums that do not have member counts the "Members" field is empty.

Name Main interest Threads Posts Members Software Launch year
Gaia Online Anime 2,206,543,878 27,363,165 phpBB 2003
Indian Defence Forum[1] Defence 46,922 848,523 12,924 vBulletin 2009
4chan General 1,471,339,180 2003
Something Awful General 3,228,155 150,727,702 185,125 vBulletin 1999
Bodybuilding.com Bodybuilding 5,784,327 108,244,009 7,690,808 vBulletin 2001
Digital Spy Television and Media 1,907,950 71,007,689 550,113 vBulletin 1999
Literotica Erotic literature 867,486 45,987,273 1,536,636 1998
Major League Gaming Video Games 7,732,435 41,397,143 8,507,560 vBulletin 2003
Whirlpool.net.au Technology and Australia 1,982,428 41,680,533 611,026 - 2001
Anandtech Technology and General 2,349,551 35,959,878 340,069 vBulletin 1997
City-Data Cities 1,762,880 31,778,526 1,673,328 2003
Neogaf Video Games and Various 576,482 62,197,474 125,186 vBulletin 2000
Facepunch Video Games and Various 533,767 24,972,262 183,249 vBulletin 2004
The Student Room Students and young people 2,329,683 45,495,034 1,350,172 vBulletin 2001
Ultimate Guitar Music 1,193,642 25,403,875 5,944,078 vBulletin 1999
Newgrounds Flash 1,109,666 21,151,101 1,147,016 phpBB 1995
MoneySavingExpert.com Forums Consumer advice 2,513,408 34,686,184 1,285,040 vBulletin 2003
PistonHeads Cars 16,236,135 2,540,000 1998
Flyertalk Travel 1,370,284 21,861,093 536,757 vBulletin 1998
Paradox Interactive Video Games 702,314 16,404,461 653,546 vBulletin 2000
NationStates Play-by-post 238042 15,640,897 511838 phpBB 2008
XDA-Developers Technology 2,247,132 48,576,851 5,570,453 vBulletin 2000
Ubuntu Forums Ubuntu 2,007,910 12,272,334 1,890,469 vBulletin 2004
RedFlagDeals Bargain/Coupon hunting 1,226,417 16,762,607 655,013 vBulletin 2000
MacRumors Apple products 1,591,218 18,028,566 872,828 vBulletin 2000
Airliners.net Aviation 9,392,076 169,702 1998
Clutchfans Houston Rockets 238,921 8,594,876 49,343 vBulletin 1996
Stormfront White nationalism 805,612 10,373,722 281,386 vBulletin 1995
Professional Pilots Rumour Network Aviation 422,929 7,224,141 390,192 vBulletin 1996
HealthBoards Health 862,340 4,813,743 1,030,367 vBulletin 1998
Democratic Underground US Democratic Party 4,522,689 152,183 2001
Steampowered Video Games 1,286,460 13,060,335 774,206 vBulletin 2000
GameDev.net Game programming 4,523,524 210,760 1999
mozillaZine Mozilla Foundation programs 853,396 4,559,543 401,416 phpBB 1998
LinuxQuestions.org Linux 1,015,232 5,081,913 515,285 vBulletin 2000
xkcd xkcd, news 60,413 3,417,019 379,570 phpBB 2006
Veggieboards Vegetarianism 3,155,652 48,049 vBulletin 2000
AVSIG Aviation 2,500,000 1376 UBBThreads 1981
Simple Machines Forum Forum support 420,051 3,450,541 328,679 Simple Machines Forum 2003
Aelyria Play-by-post 113,182 1,719,655 14,431 vBulletin 2001
StackOverflow Programming 6,522,626 26,000,000 vBulletin
Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts 1,381,547 49,579,209 275,376 1997
Forumosa Taiwan 83,822 1,366,156 28,457 phpBB 1998
nightvisionforumuk[2] Night Vision / Hunting 2 phpBB 2012

Internet forums in other languages[edit]

Language Name Main interest Posts Members Software Launch year Year of information
Indonesian Kaskus General 520,406,955 3,912,623 vBulletin 1999 2012
Dutch FOK! General 138,362,582 425,000 Replique 1999 2014
Dutch DutchBodybuilding.com Bodybuilding 7,871,967 128,355 vBulletin 2002 2014
Dutch 9lives Games 13,161,420 101,208 vBulletin 2014
Marathi Misalpav General 50,886 10,000 Drupal 2007 2013
Swedish Flashback Forum General 44,450,328 825,349 Custom 1998 2014
Vietnamese Webtretho Women 15,332,259 1,314,957 vBulletin 2002 2013
Japanese 2channel General 25,000,000 - 1999
Hebrew Fxp General 134,595,157 1,002,561 2003 2014
Spanish ForoCoches Cars 153,000,000 605,000 vBulletin 2003 2014
Vietnamese Vozforums Technology/General 32,756,215 833,462 vBulletin 2006 2014
Spanish Emudesc.com Games 3,386,695 760,090 XenForo 2004 2014

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