As for my forum experience, I've been a forum goer for the past 6 years. I started off on a local proboards forum and three years ago (this coming Friday), I started on a Nintendo-based Vbulletin forum. I can't say I really know all the ups and downs of all the different distros of forum software.
Overall, I'm an easygoing guy. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I hope to make a few friends here doing the course of my stay here.