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Questions tagged [bump]

Some changes to questions, such as edits or receiving new answers, will "bump" them back onto the site's front page where the changes can be vetted by other users. **Do not use this tag to bump questions by adding it to them!**

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“Bumped to the homepage” notices should link to Community ♦ user's profile

So we apparently have some nice new "Bumped to the homepage" notices that are attached to questions that are bumped by Community ♦. Nice. All other notices attributed to Community ♦ link to said ...
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Resolving the dissonance on edits and bumps

Should we make "trivial" edits to posts? And what counts as a "trivial" edit? And when should edits or retags "bump" a post to the front page? This long-running debate could use some resolution, or ...
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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-...
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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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Bump questions when they get a reopen vote?

I'm sure we've all seen numerous cases where questions get closed within seconds (and sometimes only because the closers haven't really understood the question). Others have voiced their concern about ...
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Don't have the community bump Questions that are marked [Status-Completed] or [Status-By-Design] [duplicate]

There are many times where a feature is requested, or bug reported and then fixed, but no answers are posted to the question. In this case, the community user will bump this Question even if it is no ...
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Do pending edits get bumped to the front page?

If a low-rep user makes an edit which needs to be approved, does it get bumped to front-page? I hardly ever visit main page (am on unix.SE), so I wouldn't have noticed.
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Review queue to approve edits to very old posts with/without bumping

Following up on the discussion here, I make the following proposal to address the problem of edits to lots of very old posts causing newer posts to be bumped down. Create a new review queue for edits ...
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Last-activity link from main is wrong for Community edits

A few hours ago Community came through Mi Yodeya to update MSO links to MSE (thanks!). However, the last-modified links on the main page don't link to the posts that Community edited; they link to ...
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Why does adding a duplicate bump a question if marking it as a duplicate in the first place doesn't?

I recently added questions to the list of duplicates on a couple of closed questions. To my surprise I then found those questions at the top of the homepage. This was surprising to me because closing ...
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Moderator ♦ “modified” question does not match to inside “edited” by username and timestamp

I just noticed a strange thing about the mis-match of the question's "last activity" status (i.e. modified in this case). To illustrate this better, I would like to include the following screenshots. ...
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Is there a way / is it okay to bump feature requests? [duplicate]

I've made a couple of feature requests that haven't had any response from SE in a couple of months. Trivial things that would make working on the sites easier on a day-to-day basis. Is there a way, ...
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What does “modified 17m ago Community♦ 1” mean

Recently found a question "modified 17m ago Community♦ 1".I can't understand how Community♦ modified it - he didn't edit it, nor its answers.He didn't poke it, if did, it would be written "poked" ...
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Closing question causes a bump?

Recently I closed a question on the Stack Overflow PT as duplicate, and this question was bumped to the home page, as can be seen in the images: Close banner with timestamp: Homepage with ...
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Automatic http to https links replacement job causing wrong “last modified by” information

I just noticed this on MSE homepage: Curious, I clicked the link, which led to this answer. Which was NOT modified by Community: Time stamp match, but not the user doing the action. ...
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Bumped locked question is not visible on web, but visible in apps

According to this bug report bumping locked question to the homepage is by design. I disagree with this, but my question is about different, but related issue. A couple of times and today is one of ...
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When the Community user bumps questions, could it say “bumped” rather than “modified”? [duplicate]

I just noticed this I opened the question to see what the modification was. But I saw that neither the question nor the answer had been modified recently. I was about to post on meta to find out what ...
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Don't make tag edits bump posts [duplicate]

Currently, editing a question's tags causes the question to be bumped to the top of the active tab. As I understand it, a question being bumped to the top of active is saying "Hey, community, ...
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Getting down-votes reversed after updating answer

After improving an answer, it can be frustrating that the answer may never be reviewed again. An updated answer can often sit at the bottom of a dead post and have no one with whom to direct a reply ...
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Why doesn't editing my question make it active again?

I tried another method to solve my problem, and edited my question about that an hour ago. It did not bump it and the right sidebar does not say "Active (date)". This is the question: How to ...
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Question is marked as active, but nothing changed, not bumped by Community

On the active tab of the spring.net tag on SO, is shows that Spring.net vs Application Architecture was changed by this user; however, there are no changes visible in questions or answers, nor is ...
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Should we change Community's bumps according to the amount of times a question has *already* been bumped

The Community user bumps questions regularly - and sometimes bumps the same question multiple times. Shouldn't there should be less (or more) priority for questions that have already been bumped by ...
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Trivial edits Part 1 “the internet”

Trivial edits. They really get on my gall. I'm especially talking about switching the lowercase “i” to the uppercase in the word internet. This type of edit, which I often see on MSE (Meta), has ...
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Some reputation which yields “escalate (BUMP) the question!” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please add a way to 'bump' questions back to the front page. In a crowded tags listing, its a matter of minutes that your question is buried under number of comments. ...
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Please split edit queue in two

When people make small edits that don't impact content, the edit still causes the question to show on the front page. Also, if someone wants to make a change that is less than five characters, they ...