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Old 01-25-2017, 07:20 AM
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There's the issue - "a new owner".

Crowdgather bought the forum from Dan, the guy who started it, for several thousand dollars. Presumably they've made their money in advertising in the last 8 years or so.

But if you want it, you're going to have to pay for it.

WB has only one thing that's worth a penny - the domain name.

IF one can back up the content and migrate it all to a different system, vbulletin or any other, you still have to have a place to park it, and it's going to need a new domain because you don't want to have to buy a valuable asset from crowdgather.

Running a forum costs peanuts in money, big in time. Trying to build membership is a total arse, believe me, and if you migrate to a different domain you have to make sure you take all members with you, and direct all new and returning members in the right direction.
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