I've only used "go to new posts" once or twice. I know TVP will have new posts, so I go there first, and then CP and V&V. The other forums tend to come later on. I know, its much lower-tech to do it the way I do, but I'm satisfied.
Q: How many poets does it take to change a light bulb? A: 1001...one to change the bulb, 1000 to say it's already been done.