One of the best features of the forum.. that you may not be aware of, is the search that automatically lists all New Posts on the forum. This is available by clicking on the link in the Menu Bar. This is shown below However, this will show all posts from all forums you have permissions to... including some busy forums you may not be interested in. Now, you have the ability to exclude forums from this listing! This is controlled in your user profile. Click on the User CP link in the menu bar, then click on Edit Options from the left menu. Scroll all the way to the bottom. You will not see a list of forums you can exclude from the new search listing. Click to highlight a forum. Hold the control button on your keyboard when clicking to select multiple forums. Click Save Changes, and the next time you click on the Unread Posts link, new posts in those forums will not be listed! Another Tip: If you want to catch up, and mark all posts on the forums as read. Under the Quick Links drop down in the menu bar is a link to mark all forums read Enjoy!