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Positive Comment by Mighty_Mac
about Simple Machines Forum May 2012

I recently switched to SMF because I was having issues with my members uploading on Wordpress and drupal plugins. Is fast, smooth, and very customizable. Best of all. it looks nice and its FREE!

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