I just go to the last (latest) post on old threads....then if there seems to be more than one recent reply I go backwards.
Often, like in the case of this thread, it means that I have no idea what the thread is about.
Yer a step ahead of me, missus. I often have no idea what a thread is about when I go from the first post.
Never try to teach a pig to sing.
It wastes your time and annoys the pig.