It's not a configurable parameter within the board software, so probably not.
The best "workaround' I've come up with is to bookmark the Active Topics view, so it's always just one click away (i.e. a browser based solution, rather than a site-specific solution).
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)