Hello to all. I am a bit new to this so please excuse my ignorance.<BR><BR>I am interested in creating a forum, simply for learning purposes. I am unsure of how the database should be structured for something like this. I can see having a forum table, and a thread table. Should I also have a post table?<BR><BR>Forum -> Thread -> Post<BR><BR>I keep second guessing myself on how this should be structured. I have my self going in circles and not making any progress. I am planning on using ASP and an Access 2000 database. I was thinking of modeling it after the aspmessageboard forums.<BR><BR>The following is what I have so far:<BR><BR>tblForums<BR>*ForumID Autonumber<BR>ForumName Text<BR>ForumDesc Text<BR>ForumStatus Text<BR>ForumCreationDate Date/Time<BR>ForumPostCount Number<BR><BR>tblThreads<BR>*ThreadID AutoNumber<BR>ForumID Number<BR>ThreadSubject Text<BR>ThreadAuthor Text<BR>ThreadCreationDate Date/Time<BR><BR>Can some one please point me in the right direction? I feel like I am completely off course with out a compos.<BR><BR>Thank you for your time,<BR><BR>Ryan W.