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How large is your largest thread?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by wii, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. wii

    wii Active Member

    I have a crazy one at my forum, currently at:

    28772 replies ;)
  2. Philip Morton

    Philip Morton Member

    I had one at over 12,000, but had to cull it because vBulletin was causing the server to crash!
  3. wii

    wii Active Member

    Actually, my vBulletin 3.8 is handling this very well, it's all about the host.
  4. Philip Morton

    Philip Morton Member

    It was because they kill off MySQL queries that take longer than a minute.
  5. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member

  6. Paul M

    Paul M Well-Known Member

    We used to have one at over 35,000 replies, but we eventually split it.

    We now tend to split the large ones off after a while as no one is interested in the older posts on a day to day basis.
  7. Walter

    Walter Well-Known Member

    41,387 replies = 2,760 pages
  8. Mr_Bob

    Mr_Bob Well-Known Member

    Ha, I feel so small now...

    Largest thread:
    Replies: 3,370 with 36,466 views on VB 3.8.

    There are a few others that are pretty close, but I guess nothing tops "Currently Listening To" ;).
  9. AmericanForum.com

    AmericanForum.com Well-Known Member

    Can some of you post the links to these long threads here ? :)
  10. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member

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  11. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    Our largest got to ~5000 replies with ~650,000 views before being closed. However, we generally end threads after they hit certain lengths and then start up continuations. If we're counting that, then I'd guesstimate over 500,000 replies.
  12. zappaDPJ

    zappaDPJ Well-Known Member

    Started: 22nd January 2005 16:54
    Replies: 45,424
    Views: 229,609
    Pages: 2272
    Title: The longest thread ever ?? (Well what else would it be called :p)

    It's actually nowhere near the longest thread I've had running on a forum but it is the only active one now.
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  13. woostar

    woostar Member

    Posts: 45,345
    Pages: 4535
    Views: 295,921
    Started: May 11th, 2009
  14. Trombones13

    Trombones13 Well-Known Member

    Haha; ours too.

    What song are you listening to?
    Posts: 7,193; Views: 101,895
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  15. Lucas

    Lucas Well-Known Member

    Aren't those threads too big to handle? :p Maybe start new ones every once in a while?
  16. x3sphere

    x3sphere Active Member

  17. zappaDPJ

    zappaDPJ Well-Known Member

    Mine hasn't presented vBulletin 3.x or 4.x with any problems at all yet. It'll be interesting to see what XenForo makes of it :)
  18. Lucas

    Lucas Well-Known Member

    I meant to handle as in moderating or following the conversations. :p
  19. Baron

    Baron Member

    My largest thread currently has 93,028 replies and 10,261,000 views. :eek:
  20. zappaDPJ

    zappaDPJ Well-Known Member

    Ah :D

    Most of the users on that forum are very well behaved and as it's largely a spam thread most of what's posted in there is rubbish :D

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