Created by UserNameGoesHere in mid-September 2008, in response to someone's comment at IoS that "someone should create a public board". The forum met with instant success, garnering over 7500 page views in less than a week. It continued to grow exponentially in popularity as TC made it her home board following her inexplicable and totally uncalled-for banning from OT.[Citation needed]
Public Bored closed on February 27, 2009. There was no warning.