This is a screen shot of the forum menu tabs, and the following is a brief description of their function.
Index - Forum home page. A list of all categories.
Recent - A list of the most recently replied to topics, newest first. On this page you can also use a drop down option to select how far back the results go...default is set to display topics replied to in the past Month...other options are... All, since last visit, 4,8,12,24, and 48 hours, week, and year.
New Topics - A list of new topics that are still at the OP stage and havent been replied to, newest first.
My Topics - A list of all topics you have posted in.
My OP's - A list of all topics that you started.
Favourites - Lists all the topics you have favourited to by pressing the 'favourite' button when viewing topics.
Subscribed - Lists all the topics you have subscribed to by pressing the 'subscribe' button when viewing topics.
Profile - Access , view and edit your forum profile.
PM's - Opens your Private Messages Inbox in a new window.