It has taken us a while, but finally we are getting there: the forum will soon move into the latest phpBB 3
version, as well as a new layout that better suits the rest of the site. Still some things to tweak, but hopefully nothing major. I'll have to shut down the forum for the duration of the transition (all posts and users must be converted to the new phpBB format, and during that time the forum can't be online), but I'll let you know then. Rrrock!
(EDIT: Don't worry about your posts, ranks, and other stuff - all that should remain as is!)