When you use the mark all forums read option on the index page (main page of the site) it updates all of the forum entries with your ID to the timestamp at that exact moment. This means that all posts in the database at that exact moment are listed as read.
It has nothing to do with what you have read or not.
Willful ignorance of science is not commendable. Refusing to learn the difference between a credible source and a shill is criminally stupid.
Yes, we get credit. It's really a pain to manage the affiliates through Linkshare, so I'm probably going to drop all of them besides iTunes and Amazon. If you want Wal-Mart to stay, send me a PM and I can figure out a way to do it probably.