See User blog:BertH/New Forums now available in Labs at Community Central. You can see the new style of forums at the Muppet Wiki forums. They work more like the article comment system (which we also don't have enabled) and don't require much knowledge of wikicode. There is also help at Help:Forum.
I'm not sure what we'd do with all the old forum content, but we'd try to migrate useful info into the new forum structure, if possible. It appears that old forum content would be preserved, but mostly read-only (admins could edit, I believe). -- (talk · contr) 8 Dec 2012 3:17 PM Pacific
- They are still in the beta testing versions and a number of things need to be fixed. A number of issues were raised by many users on the blog. Until majority of them are solved I don't think new forums should be enabled. ~ UltimateSupreme 05:35, December 31, 2012 (UTC)