At the bottom of each forum is a "Forum Options" button. Click the button to:
- Change the sort order of posts
- Change the Date Filter to view older posts -- Did you know posts older than 2 months are hidden by default? You can view all posts back to the beginning of the forum.
- Filter posts to show only posts you haven't read, or show only threads you have participated in
- Subscribe to receive email when new posts or new threads are added
You'll also see a summary of your permissions for the forum.
You may not have noticed the Forum Options button because it's at the bottom of the page (I'm talking about the page you see when you click the name of the forum).