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69 votes
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Please do not "lie" that the Community user "modified" the question

If the Community user bumps a question, It says It has modified it: However, It did not really modify the question, It rather just visited it. The word "modified" is a bit unfortunate IMHO because it ...
yo''s user avatar
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21 votes
3 answers

Community ♦ should discriminate more when bumping unanswered questions

I'm getting a lot of old questions on the front page that were bumped by the Community user. I understand that this is usually a Good Thing, to get some attention for buried questions, but should ...
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31 votes
1 answer

Community ♦ seems to be bumping new questions more frequently than usual

On Chemistry.SE: These are all Community ♦ bumps, separated by exactly one hour (They occur on hour:38:16 UTC). Could the bot be sedated please? We're a 4-questions-per-day site; a bump an hour is ...
Manishearth's user avatar
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59 votes
1 answer

Is there any way to see which posts Community has bumped?

This question holds for the entire network of main and meta sites. Looking through the activity tab for the Community user, I don't see any edit history for posts that have been randomly bumped (...
Bill the Lizard's user avatar
27 votes
2 answers

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 ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
10 votes
1 answer

Should we close question that keeps being bumped by Community?

This question, Compare two files and write it to "match" and "nomatch" files, has appeared this morning as modified by Community. As I understand it, Community bumps old questions ...
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12 votes
2 answers

"Bumped to the homepage by Community" after suggested edit approved by Community

It looks like there's a new message shown when Community bumps inactive questions: Bumped to the homepage by Community 10 hours ago This question has answers that may be good or bad; the system has ...
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5 votes
1 answer

Change the community user bumps to include questions with a negatively scored answer

As per this answer the community user bumps questions when: Note that the posts eligible for bumping are those scoring >= 0 that have gone at least 30 days with no activity, have at least one non-...
PeterJ's user avatar
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6 votes
1 answer

Distinguish zero score answers with upvotes

Recent posts about bumping questions by Community ♦ led me to the question: Should questions with 0 score answers be in the Unanswered list, if those answers have a non-zero count of votes? My ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
-2 votes
1 answer

Marking whether you answered a question or not

The Community bot will automatically bump old, unanswered questions to the main site. I often see a question I could answer, but when I go to write it, I sometimes notice that I already answered it. ...
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