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Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by jeff caldwell, Aug 18, 2006.

  1. jeff caldwell

    jeff caldwell Well-Known Member

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    what does it mean in a post - bump?
     
  2. wottahuzzee

    wottahuzzee Well-Known Member Supporter

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    It brings the post up to the top, basically so it doesn't get buried or wind up a couple of pages back.
     

  3. jeff caldwell

    jeff caldwell Well-Known Member

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  4. wottahuzzee

    wottahuzzee Well-Known Member Supporter

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    type "bump" in the reply section, hit submit reply
     
  5. jeff caldwell

    jeff caldwell Well-Known Member

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    ok - but i still don't understand this bump thing. i guess that why i live in cat corner tennessee we little slow on catching on.
     
  6. Jerngen

    Jerngen Perpetually curious! Supporter

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  7. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    Jeff, if a post does not get answered or is placed here at a fast moving time of day, it can be out of sight within a very short amount of time. New posts go to the top of the stack, therefore placing the word or action 'bump' brings the post back up to the top.

    For example, if you placed a post at 10:00 am and it did not get any answer by 5:00 in the afternoon, it would be near the bottom or on its way to page two, because the newer posts were stacked over it. Adding the bump just brings it back to the top of the stack, its a common thing here and as long as it does not get abused it will continue to be available.

    Every time a new post is added, an older post slips down to page two, a lot of readers do not go to page two, therefore every time something is added to the top, it must release something at the bottom for there to be room for the new post. Most pages are set to handle 20 posts, so when the 21st comes in the last one goes to being archived on page two, and eventually page 3, ect.
     
  8. Fla Gal

    Fla Gal Bunny Poo Monger Supporter

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    bump=

    bring
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  9. MorrisonCorner

    MorrisonCorner Mansfield, VT for 200 yrs

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    Well dang Fla Gal.. I thought it was just a cute way of saying "jump in line" or "bump the others down!"

    bumpity bumpity bump.. up the list we jump!
     
  10. Wolf mom

    Wolf mom Well-Known Member

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    ha ha ha

    Best laugh all day, Morrison corner!