Message Boards gone?

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Just a quick question, I think I know the answer, but did they deep-six the individual message boards they used to have for each movie? 
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Jim: Yes, all the IMDb message boards were closed down and deleted in February 2017. See https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/imdb-message-boards for details.
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Jim: Yes, all the IMDb message boards were closed down and deleted in February 2017

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IMDb Message Boards Announcement:
We have decided to disable IMDb's message boards on February 20, 2017.
This includes the Private Message system

New Message Boards started Aug 6 2002
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur1879104/ ---- 1,879,104 Users - Aug 6 2002
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur73070000/ - 73,070,000 Users - Feb 20 2017
about 266,164,000 messages were posted Aug 6 2002 ... Feb 20 2017

Sun Feb 19 2017: 4,129,630 Titles | 7,743,564 People

http://www.imdb.com/user/ur86680000 - 86,680,000 Users -  Mar 23 2018

Fri Mar 23 2018:  8,182,000 Titles | 9,718,500 Names

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https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/new-features-updates/boards-closure-faq/G5HU888HZYE8LF79#

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Archived some of the IMDb Boards
https://filmboards.com/

https://filmboards.com/user/legacy/gromit82/
gromit82 Posting History

https://filmboards.com/user/legacy/Col%20Needham/
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I Need To Know : Boards Closure FAQ
https://filmboards.com/board/p/12157/



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Why did they close that thread for further comments? The unavailability of the message boards is very much a current issue, nothing "old"! In any case, deleting decades' worth of user content is an outrage.

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