There is the ability to be notified any time a new topic is created in a particular forum. This is in the notifications area instead of a menu like in phpBB. You'll have to turn on notifications and then in the preferences allow them to choose new thread. There is also a Global new post and several other options. This allows them to "subscribe" to various types of notifications.
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