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"What does it mean by "bumping" up a Thread in a Chat section?"

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Fri 09/01/04 at 16:52
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I've seen the term "bump" used in quite a few messages on games websites, I'm guessing it means moving the Thread back to the top with the latest post, but I'm not 100% sure about that.
Sun 11/01/04 at 18:15
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Galacticdramon wrote:
> I know this is only the second one down, but...BUMP!

Theres also something else you should know about bumping a topic... do it when its needed and not for the sake of it!!
Sun 11/01/04 at 18:09
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I guess, dooz2k2...just thought I'd better play along...
Sun 11/01/04 at 18:06
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Untitled wrote:
> it means saying anything to 'bump' the thread to the top of the forum
> list
>
> eg-
> you hit 'post' or 'reply' and type "Bump" the forum thinks
> someone has replied properly and so moves the topic back to the top.
>
> if for example you start a topic and not many people are replying the
> topic falls further down the list of topics but if you
> "bump" it it will put it back near the top and make it more
> likely that people will reply


so basically...exectly what i said 2 days ago?
Sun 11/01/04 at 18:00
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I know this is only the second one down, but...BUMP!
Sun 11/01/04 at 17:52
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it means saying anything to 'bump' the thread to the top of the forum list

eg-
you hit 'post' or 'reply' and type "Bump" the forum thinks someone has replied properly and so moves the topic back to the top.

if for example you start a topic and not many people are replying the topic falls further down the list of topics but if you "bump" it it will put it back near the top and make it more likely that people will reply
Sat 10/01/04 at 12:31
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As in "Alien"? :D
Sat 10/01/04 at 12:20
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Y'know, it can also be called 'Resurrection'

:D
Sat 10/01/04 at 12:15
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Thanks.
Fri 09/01/04 at 22:53
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Galacticdramon wrote:
> dooz2k2 wrote:
> you are 100% correct, it "bumps" the thread to the top to
> get it noticed
>
> Thanks dooz2k2, sounds like a useful trick on crowded sites like
> gamefaqs.com.

So why not ask about it there.. or the chat forum?

Btw, POP can also be used - means Please Oh Please [answer my thread].
Fri 09/01/04 at 20:06
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dooz2k2 wrote:
> you are 100% correct, it "bumps" the thread to the top to
> get it noticed

Thanks dooz2k2, sounds like a useful trick on crowded sites like gamefaqs.com.

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