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Community user bumps questions from inactive users [duplicate]

Lately, this Electrical Engineering question was bumped by the Community user. The question is of December 4, but the asker didn't log in after December 9. I wonder if it's useful to bump questions ...
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Force Accepted Answers on Questions by Inactive Users

As a disclaimer, I must admit this may benefit me (I haven't checked), but probably not as significantly as most others. This issue is also something that has prevented me from answering questions by ...
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Random question button

Wikipedia has a "Random article" link on the front page that makes it easy for people to start exploring. It would be interesting to have something similar for Stack Overflow, perhaps with an ...
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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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Why does the “Unanswered Questions” tab show questions that have answers?

Why does the "Unanswered Questions" tab show questions that have answers? 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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Cool down on flagging posts in the pre-comment feature era?

Back in the days before being able to comment on posts (circa September 6th 2008 according to this blog entry), post id's < 35301), rightly or wrongly answers were often used for communication ...
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Has community user gone postal?

I can't see any good reason why Community has bumped so many questions. There's been no anonymous edits, retags, etc. And I notice here on MSO a whole bunch of community questions has been recently ...
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Diamonds (♦) break the automatic hyperlink parser

Questions like: My question was deleted by Community♦♦ Community ♦ should discriminate more when bumping unanswered questions♦-should-discriminate-more-when-bumping-unanswered-questions Users who can&...
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Would it be feasible to have Community only poke questions of active users?

I am no longer actually requesting this feature, but I guess leaving feature-request rather than discussion allows Jeff to eventually mark as status-declined, which might help when duplicates show up? ...
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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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Please discourage flags on old questions and answers [duplicate]

The flagged posts tool is frequently cluttered with Not an answer or Low quality flags on questions and answers from 2008 and 2009; I've recently counted 17 and 13 such flagged questions or answers ...
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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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Excavator badge awarded for editing question after Community♦ had bumped it to the home page

I just received an Excavator badge for Why can't I access my FTP server with Windows Explorer?. However, I was just browsing the home page, not merely looking for old posts; this question appeared ...
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Community bot raking up abandoned questions

The Community bot frequently rakes up abandoned questions, I have come across a few, for example, WD Elements 1042 usb 3.0 not recognized by Windows 7 Is it not better to put it in the review queue ...

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