drake wrote:The simple question of OP was about "a very simple forum"... The simple answer is still "Mingle Forum"... In time you make theories on this, probably Mingle "just works" on his site.enderandrew wrote: Mingle looks a little more feature complete right now. But I also believe it is developed by a single developer, as opposed to core WP developers.
Suffusion also is developed by a single developer, as opposed to TwentyEleven, developed by core WP developers... Need to say more?
You are correct that Mingle is likely the best answer to the original question. A second question was asked about bbpress and I thought I'd share my thoughts on how the two compared.