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Who is the Community user?

I see the Community user on the user page. It seems to edit posts sometimes. What is it? And why has it downvoted over 1800 times? See also: What are “Community Wiki” posts? Return to FAQ Index
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What can cause a question to be bumped?

What can cause a question to be "bumped" to the first page in the Active tab of a Stack Exchange site? (Changing the "Last Active" date.) Return to FAQ Index.
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How can we make the purpose of Community “bumping” more obvious?

There's been a lot of confusion over the years regarding the automatic "bumping" of questions... Community ♦ should discriminate more when bumping unanswered questions Community ♦ seems to be bumping ...
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Question re-bumped by community every month

This question, on the electronics meta site, gets bumped by Community about exactly the same day each and every month, and that's the seventh time (see the timeline). Why? I haven't seen that for any ...
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Anomalous community user activity

On the meta home page I noticed the community user is listed as doing something, but cannot figure out what it is. There is nothing on the question or its timeline, but the recent activity is listed ...
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Questions auto bumped by the Community User even though they are locked

https://serverfault.com/questions/159509/printer-on-different-networkip-range-can-i-print-to-it This question on Server Fault was just bumped to the front page like any other question that has no ...
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Why the Community ♦ user accounts aren't connected between them?

I see that each Stack Exchange site has a Community ♦ user that keeps the sites clean. For example: Stack Overflow Ask Ubuntu Server Fault etc We see that the Community ♦ user has the userid -1. ...
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Questions asked during low hours: Randomly replay during peak hours

To old users it might be somewhat obvious what time and day to ask questions. Not so much to some new users though. Would it make sense to replay the questions that didn't get much of front-page ...
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Community user does not bump questions that never had an answer

One of the duties of the community user is to Randomly poke old unanswered questions every hour so they get some attention according to the Community user FAQ. This seems to only happen for ...
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Duplicates of unanswered questions

A recent case of a question being marked as a duplicate of another still unanswered question pushed me to think about unanswered questions and questions that asks already asked things. I understand ...
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Why does the Community ♦︎︎ user only bump questions with at least one answer?

According to this answer to Community ♦ seems to be bumping new questions more frequently than usual, Community ♦︎︎ user bumps questions which "have at least one non-deleted answer scoring 0". I can'...
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Option allow users to suggest a question is bumped without having to edit it

On Stack Overflow we see a lot of "answers" to old questions that are of the form: Have you got a solution for this yet? Usually where the question has no other answers. This, of course, has the ...
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Typo on malware page

On http://stackexchange.com/about/malware , the second sentence reads: Please report any site proxing our content to Google here: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/spamreport That probably ...
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Does community user bump also closed question and low score questions?

One of the thing Community user does is bumping old unanswered questions. Does this include closed questions? If a question has no upvoted answers (or even no answers at all) and the question has ...
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What happens if a question asker never marks or hints that an answer as correct? [duplicate]

What would happen? They would have no indication of it being what worked for them, unlike What happens if you answered a question, questioner says thanks, but didn't accept your answer as correct?....

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