So the caveat is that the Active tab will always show us ever thread that is active.Members can choose to omit specific forum(s) from their 'New Posts' (show in the blue Navbar above) or 'Today's Posts' (shown in the 'Quick Links' menu in the blue Navbar above) views.
You can do this under User CP > Edit Options - Scroll to the bottom under "Exclude Forums from 'Get New Posts'" and highlight the forums you wish to exclude. Control click (command click on a Mac) to select or deselect forums one by one. Then click on 'Save changes'.
Note that this setting does not affect the threads shown on the 'Active' tab or the 'Recent Discussions' column, which will continue to show all recently active threads. If you really want to make a forum non-existant, use the "Exclude Forums from 'Get New Posts'" as above, collapse the 'Recent Discussions' module in the right column by clicking on the
Oh BB you are so clever...merci buckets!!OK, here we go. Under Site Information, choose Forum Usage Tips which will bring us to: https://www.mu-43.com/f77/making-forums-work-you-finer-points-486/ and here we go on the "how to"
So the caveat is that the Active tab will always show us ever thread that is active.
I'm afraid that's the best we can do, Bill. Hope this is of some help to you, even if we can't give you what you'd really like.:smile: