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What Are the Highest-Traffic Internet Forums?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bongolation, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. Bongolation


    Nov 9, 2001
    No Bogus Endorsements
    Conventional format (like TB or a few thousand others). Any subject or focus.

    This came up in a discussion the other day and I realized I didn't have the slightest idea, but was curious. There must be outfits that know this info precisely.

    Thanks for any good data!
  2. I don't have any data to share, but I would think that these days political forums would get a lot of traffic.
  3. Keano


    Dec 14, 2010
    Northern Virginia
  4. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    Gotta go with........porn.
  5. Yep. Teh pron by a million billion. Switch Talk Bass to Talk ________ (use your imagination) and our server would asplode.
  6. SehlraC


    Sep 14, 2009
    I would guess Reddit or Off Topic for starters.
  7. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    It IS interesting, but if you look at the "about" section, it appears that it only lists forums whose admins have submitted them to be tracked.
  8. Bongolation


    Nov 9, 2001
    No Bogus Endorsements
    I think maybe this just ranks subscribing boards.

    I'm pretty sure that even TalkBass has more than ~800 unique visitors per day. Right? :confused:
  9. Lunarfall


    Jul 11, 2009
    It's probably a little more accurate if you sort by posts...

  10. knumbskull


    Jul 28, 2007
    "Portuguese sex board" :D

    i have one of those at home...
  11. Bongolation


    Nov 9, 2001
    No Bogus Endorsements
    Big-Boards stats are not meaningful. Let's move on.

    Another person mentioned that AR15.Com had over 7000 users on last night when he looked.

    So, we're figuring some giant hit stats there.

    Anything else comparable? :confused:
  12. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    I'm not sure how high it ranks in anything, but bodybuilding.com is pretty big
  13. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    There are internet porn forums?

    I never knew. Guess I dont really feel much like talking about porn.
  14. tastybasslines

    tastybasslines Banned

    May 9, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    Yes but chicks love us!
  15. I went to one one time, and after 2 minutes discovered that 99.99% of the entire forum were "rate my fandangler" threads.

  16. Gopherbassist


    Jan 19, 2008
    Gaia is the largest forum and has been for a long time. They don't moderate well though, so their forum culture is terrible.
  17. t77mackie


    Jun 13, 2012
    Wormtown, MA
    What is the best %&*#$ for metal? :smug:
  18. droo46


    Jun 16, 2011
    Why would anyone want to talk about anything other than bass? :bag:

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