In northern Michigan a few weeks ago, we visited Fort Mackinac, the first American fort to surrender to the British in the War of 1812. We were treated to the following animatronic display, repeated every 45 seconds or so:
Cons: - Not an established forum. Unknown quality and it seems to be just 1 guy working on it.
None of these 3 options make it so the search field in drupal pages also search the forums. Google could do this for you if everything's on the same domain, and apparently drupal has some hooks to make this easy.
Looking forward, the DruBB group is planning to improve the default forums in drupal. They've got their work cut out for them.
This research was done for a community/forum website I am helping setup. More info on that in the future.
Last night, I went to a Just for Laughs show called "The Green Room", where headliners get interviewed casually. I lucked out- for my $18, I got to see Lewis Black, Billy Connolly, Eddie Izzard, and Louis C.K.. And when Eddie Izzard got tired and had to make a phone call (?!), Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald subbed in.