My first forum experience was about 16-17 year ago - i was a member of a online darts game which had its own forum as well (all closed down now) it was a really great active game/forum with a close knit of members. I've always liked forums ever since.
“Oh, I was not made for heaven. No, I don’t want to go to heaven. Hell is much better. Think of all the interesting people you’re going to meet down there” - Freddie Mercury