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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Why does editing my question cause more people to see it?

So I just discovered this meta site a bit ago and I must say its pretty neat having a Q&A site about a Q&A site but anyways... My question relates back to a question I asked on Stack Overflow....
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Is it possible to bump a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can cause my question to be bumped? If I asked a question and there were very few views after couple days and no answers, is it possible to bump it instead of duplicating ...
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Do edits to closed questions bump the question?

This is an addition to the following question: How to tell if you're making the right edits to your closed question? So say you've edited a closed question. Does this bump it on the Active tab ...
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Non-active edit button [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers? Can trivial edits not bump the question? I see that another round of "lets tidy up" has happened,...
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Can we add 'asked', 'answered', 'edited' text to each question featured on the front page?

When I'm looking down the front page on dba.se, I often wish I could tell at a glance what happened to the question to bump it there. Sometimes it is obvious from looking at the number of answers, ...
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Feature to 'POP Up' a question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please add a way to 'bump' questions back to the front page I used to be part of communities on Orkut, where when a question would not get enough responses, and get ...
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Wouln't it be cool if you could bump just once? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please add a way to 'bump' questions back to the front page I know how much of i nightmare it would be if you where able to bump up a question... But i often find ...
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What events result in 'bumping' of a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can cause my question to be bumped? The obvious are edits and new answers, however sometimes I notice something else is triggering the bumping. I suspect casting a (not ...
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Is it possible to push your unanswered question to the front page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get attention for old, unanswered questions? I was wondering if it was possible to push your question on Stack Overflow back to the front if it has not been answered ...
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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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General predicament. Ways to bump? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get attention for my old, unanswered questions? I ran into a predicament, with StackExchange, a few months ago, and I wish to know if there is a practical solution. ...
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CHAOS-like option for moderators to edit without bumping

CHAOS members have (had?) the ability to edit posts without bumping: Because they are doing so many edits at once, CHAOS operates in a special mode where editing a title does not bump it to the ...
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Do migrated questions get bumped to the front page?

When a question gets migrated, does it get bumped to the front page of the target site?
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When a question gets reopened, it should get a bump

When a question gets reopened, it should get a bump. By the time a post gets reopened, it's often fallen off the main page. Reopening implies that it's a decent question that's worthy of attention, so ...
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How can I mark a question with an out-of-date answer?

Maybe I'm missing something but an example would be this question about rails: Rails validation over redirect with the selected answer from 2009. I'm sure there's now a better way to do this, is ...
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Why is the question not bumped by a bounty?

I've just added a bounty to a question, but the question was not bumped to interesting questions list! Tried for cca 10 minutes and nothing. Why? Reading these references, it should be: What can ...
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Questions bumped by Community aren't updated live

Well, you know the drill, same deal as before. If a question is bumped by Community, it doesn't appear as a question with new activity for people who are using the new realtime thingadongdong.
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Is bumping old questions allowed?

I'm very much new to Stack Overflow, and I do a LOT of searching regarding issues I run into. Most the time I find a really helpful question with answers like this or this, but after working on ...
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How many down votes does it take on meta for a question to stop from being bumped? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many downvotes to push an active question off the “active” list? The ranking mechanism is different from the main sites, but how different? On main it seems ...
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Can closing as a duplicate bump the duplicated post if it has no answer?

If there's a dupe question it usually means it's a popular topic, or there's a demand for a solution to a certain recurring problem. Sometimes we close dupes in reference to old, unanswered questions. ...
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Allow non-bumping minor edits, but review them on /review

Every edit, no matter how minor, bumps a question to the frontpage of an SE site. This behaviour is important to allow the community to review edits, but it also creates significant problems when a ...
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Clearing an edit sets the wrong active date on the topic

Added on Feb 8: Data.SE query find over 900 affected topics on trilogy. See section Affected topics. See section Impact below for why this bug is bad. Description There is a bug in setting the ...
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Adding post notices bumps questions, but removing them doesn't

I just saw this on the main page of MSO and clicked the "10h ago" link to see what change Adam made: I was taken to the top of the question page with no indication of what activity Adam performed. So ...
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Unbump a question if the answer providing the bump is deleted

I noticed that this question got bumped to the front page recently. By clicking the ?lastactivity link I was taken to just the top of the question and saw no edits or answers since November, which ...
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Let experienced users silently edit their posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to edit a question without bumping it to the front page? How feasible and desirable would it be to allow users with some minimal rep—say, 2K? 5K?—to edit their ...
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Why haven't my edits been bumping questions?

An edit to a question or answer always bumps the question, right? Well, not in this case: As you can see, I'm on the main page (which sorts by active (which is affected by edit bumping), right?). ...
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Does editing still bump a question?

Many times in the past I've edited a somewhat recent answer—say, from 30 minutes ago—and noticed that the concomitant question didn't bump to the top. I just confirmed it with this answer; the ...
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It'd be nice to have an easier way to tell what's changed about an old bumped question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Way to know when a question was auto bumped even after it was changed Can we get more info in the “Interesting questions” tab? When I see an old fossil get dug ...
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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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Does offering a bounty still bump questions to the front page?

According to the privileges page, when a user starts a bounty, The question is immediately bumped to the top of the active question list. I have three active bounties on MSO at the moment, and I ...
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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 (...
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Unnecessarily Editing Completed Questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closes / Edits Should Not Bump Questions on "Recent" List I just checked SU to see if there are any questions I can answer before retiring for the night and the ...
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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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How can I bump unresolved case on meta? [duplicate]

I would like to ask to allow CTRL + K in in comments. However, I found I would create duplicate How can I bump it to get it resolved/accepted/declined? Editor's Note: The procedure for getting ...
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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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Does Community ♦ really need to bump questions here on Meta? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No Community ♦ bumping in Meta please? I realize the code is just inherent in the system, and I generally like it for new users, but can we turn that off on Meta since there's ...
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Disabling bumping for retags by hi-rep users

The issue of questions bumping after retagging has come up before several times, e.g. here. I have a concrete suggestion: disable bumping for users with high enough reputation (10k, 15k or 20k), or ...
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Edits to deleted posts shouldn't bump them [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stop an edited deleted answer from bumping the question I just edited a deleted answer of mine to add an explanation of why I deleted it. The question got bumped to the front ...
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Way to know when a question was auto bumped even after it was changed

When old question without accepted answer is auto bumped to front page, we see it as edited by "Community" user - all good. However, once there is other activity in the question - new answer or edit, ...
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Ignoring retagged old questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: It should be possible to retag a question without bumping it to the front page. Too much retagging Retagging/Bumping Etiquette Don Stewart is currently going through a lot ...
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Don't auto bump question here on Meta [duplicate]

As most of us already know, questions that do not have accepted or upvoted answers (aka Unanswered questions) are being bumped to the front page by "dummy edit" made by the system account after some ...
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It's time for a Zend-ectomy, but am I doing it correctly?

The zend tag and I do not see eye to eye. About 90% of the questions in it really belong in the higher-population zend-framework, while the rest randomly belong to some of the other various Zend ...
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How to move up/*bump* questions on Stack Exchange sites [duplicate]

At times questions are asked without any proper responses that are useful to the person who posts questions, even though there might be few upvoted answers. These generally get pushed back quickly ...
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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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Question shows it was bumped by a user, but no activity is seen? [closed]

This question was apparently bumped by Justin Morgan. It shows this on the front page of SO: 1min ago Justin Morgan However, looking at the question, I don't see anything Justin Morgan actually did. ...
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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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Should formatting a question or answer always bump to front page?

Why does a formatting edit on an answer that has no upvotes and not an accepted answer push the question to the front page? Is it simply to provide the opportunity for others to upvote an old answer? ...
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Did the front page sort order change make life easier for evil posts?

In the past, we had a nice canned answer for MSO posts regarding junk questions and answers: All new posts, retags and edits come with a free bump to the front page, so it's easy for people to see ...
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What happens when questions are updated

When you update a question does it move to the top of the list like a new question?
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Mark edit as “minor” to prevent bumping [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers? Minor spelling corrections should not bump a question IMHO. Therefore, a checkbox (far away from ...