@niceknuckles: wysp is a good one for that!
There's a whole slew of art/artist based websites though, it honestly makes me so happy seeing that realm expand omggg
I always found though, that when i was active on forums, it definitely kept me a bit more inspired.
@Spider: I was more of a devious lil bean on gaia in my youth, admittedly xD
but i remember pulling all nighters to lurk the/chat on the forums, both on gaia and a handful of other places. nostalgia is strong, oof
i agree though, the death of flash definitely didn't help any at all, along with it becoming a money grab across the board x.x