During the update process all forums will be down tomorrow MORNING. A "maintenance message" will appear.

The new software will have some extra features (don´t ask me for detailed information, I have no clue

* Inline spam management & prevention
* Thread tagging
* Search cloud / tag cloud
* Thread prefixes
* Reciprocal friendships between users
* Public visitor messaging on profile pages with 'conversation' feature
* User picture galleries with user comment facility
* User-created social groups with invite only and moderated membership options
* Extended member profile pages
* Customizable member profile pages
* Lightbox viewer for attached images
* Notices system for navigation bar
* Social bookmarking integration