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Blast from the Past (Part II)

March 30th, 2009 1 comment

In Part Iof the “Blast from the Past” series, we looked at some screens from the original version of the message board. Fortunately, the members did not have to suffer with the the old Ikonboard software for very long. In July, 2002, Michael upgraded the system to run software from Invision Board. This gave us lots of new features, like avatars and member titles. It also looked much better and ran much more reliably. (Unfortunately, it didn’t have spam control… but that’s a different issue.)

So let’s wander once again down memory lane and look at some pictures of how the message board looked at the end of its life. Read more…

Blast from the Past (Part I)

March 25th, 2009 6 comments

As you’ve discovered, this archive lets you read the posts from the old Features Message Board, but they’re presented in a whole new layout.  Can you remember what the original message board looked like?

In part one of this series, we’ll go all the way back to that magical spring of 2002.  The message board was still young then.  It hadn’t had its first crash yet and was still running the old Ikonboard software.  Below are some screenshots that will show you how the FMB once looked. Read more…