Actually, I'd recommend that you still subscribe to any thread you post in, but change the settings so that you do not receive E-mail notifications of subscription activity.
The box and option you want looks like this:
Then, I'd bookmark the control panel page, here: http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/usercp.php
and make that your normal way of checking in on MCB. I keep that link in my bookmarks toolbar and click on it at least once a day.
That way whenever you click the link you'll see a listing of any thread you've posted in that has new activity you may want to read.