Go to my groups > [group name] > forums or go to your group's "buzz" page to view recent topics.
You can also view forum topics for your group(s) on your "my bigtent" page, where you land when you log in to BigTent. The forum topics (or titles) are links, and you can view the contents of a forum topic by clicking on the title.Titles of messages that have been read are purple, while unread messages have blue titles.
Receive every topic and comment, every topic, or a daily digest of forum messages in your email inbox.
To configure these settings, go to settings > email options > forums and check the boxes next to the forums you'd like to receive via email. Then choose "Email every topic and comment" from the drop-down menu and click "Save."
Participating in group discussions
There are several ways to start a topic. You can go to my groups > [group name] > forums and click "Start a topic." Or choose "Start a topic" from the Quicklinks drop-down menu.
If you would like to post a comment on an existing topic, just go to my groups > [group name] > forums and click on a topic. Then scroll to the bottom to enter your comment.
To post a topic to your group's discussion forum(s), send an email to your group's forum email address(es). You can find this address by going to my groups > [your group] > forums and click on "Email a topic."
If you want to post a comment to an existing discussion topic, just hit "Reply" to the topic in your email inbox, enter your message, and hit "Send." The topic will appear in your forum (or be sent to the author, depending on your group's forum configuration).