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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Asking a question that was already asked but answered? [duplicate]

I want to ask exactly this question but it since it's already there I can't ask it again. I know commenting on it doesn't bump it, but I want to make it visible again, how can this be done?
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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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Would it be feasible to implement a (tightly restricted) unbump?

I just came across a question on the front page of Meta from 2008. This happens about once a month. Heck, it might happen more often but I only notice when the question is wildly obsolete. Often it ...
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When bumped by bounty, modified timestamp should link to the bounty message

When a post gets bumped to the top of active tab due to a new bounty, the "modified" timestamp should link to the bounty message. Background: New Community Review badges post was bumped to the top ...
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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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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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Is there a limit to the number of times “community” can bump a question?

How many bumps is too many? Is there a limit to the number of times "Community user" can bump a question? There are questions with one or more unvoted answers that do not attract views, that ...
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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 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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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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Bumping a post without a bounty

I have a question on Stack Overflow that no one has answered after 12 hours. I don't have enough rep for a bounty, so is there any acceptable way of bumping my post? If not, what should I do to get my ...
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After my question is downvoted and edited will it still reach users? [duplicate]

Say that I have asked a question on MSE and then it is downvoted, after I edit it to form a better question will my question move up the queue of questions so that people can read it again and upvote ...
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What is the community's opinion on modifying older-style duplicate closures to the newer style?

This is not a duplicate of Editing duplicate banner edited into the text of the question. The main question there is only if something "special" will happen if someone edits out the automatic text. ...
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Tag editing bumps questions [duplicate]

I have seen a situation where a great number of questions were being bumped to the top of the active queue as they were being edited by one person one after the other. The reason for the edits was to ...
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Bumping locked question to the homepage [duplicate]

Locked question has been recently bumped to the homepage by Community user. Bumping used to vote for answers, but in the current locked question voting is not possible. Why the question has been ...
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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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Can the front page say if Community edited something or bumped it? [duplicate]

The Community User periodically bumps unanswered all posts (or something like that). The annoying this with this is that it says that the question was Modified by Community. I look for what it ...
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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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Why was my edit to bump a question rejected?

I came to ask the question why the mobile site has no "Page not Found" page, and I found it had been asked two years ago, and had no answers: Design “Page Not Found” page for Mobile In attempting to ...
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Does the votes of a question change if the question is edited?

Does the votes of a question change if the question is edited? I have the same question about the answers.
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Does the Community user bump 'status-completed' questions as well?

Two days back I saw an ancient meta question on some stack - don't remember the exact one - and it was a 'status completed' question. The asker themselves then added an answer and accepted it writing ...
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Detagging 'featured' should not bump

When the featured tag is removed from a question, the question is bumped, as with any other edit. I propose that, when that is the only change to a question, it not be bumped: the point of detagging ...
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How can I bump other users' unanswered questions? [duplicate]

I'm looking around for answers to my questions on several Stack Exchange sites and the good boy that I am I don't want to ask duplicate questions. Often I find that there are other people who asked ...
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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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Why do question/answer edits bump a question? [duplicate]

I was scrolling through the main page and noticed a post with significantly more views than all the others around it (this was the question: "What causes jitter?" from October '12). It took ...
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Editing a deleted answer shouldn't bump the question [duplicate]

If I edit my own deleted answer to some question, the question shouldn't be bumped on the "active" tab.
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How to bump a question with no useful answers? [duplicate]

My question: Unable to change options for Twitter Bootstrap modal WHILE visible It has two answers, but neither one answers my question. (Note, also, that both answers are from the same user) Is ...
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Any consideration to preventing tactical edits, which can be used to generate artificial Question exposure?

Today I discovered (and confirmed) how to tactically edit questions or answers in order to generate exposure to the associated question(s). By editing a question (which might not be mine, which I ...
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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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Is it appropriate to bump an old question for getting public evaluation of its tags?

When preparing for a retag request, especially one that would require a merging, I think it is more comfortable to get rid of some of the outlier questions that would not match the merge. For example, ...
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Is it considered poor form to answer old and inactive questions? (thread resurrection) [duplicate]

I think the title says it all. On some support boards and forums it is considered poor form because it causes activity that bothers some. Especially to those that monitors that site's "newest changes" ...
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Active Today link missing for question edit bump

See this question. Algorithm for hours occupied in day by tasks It was asked yesterday, edited just now, which caused it to be bumped to the top of the list. Usually when something is bumped there ...
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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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Ability to “bump” a question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please add a way to ‘bump’ questions back to the front page. How about a bump feature along with the bounty? Some questions aren't applicable for a bounty as it ...
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Is there any reason why the Community user wouldn't bump a question?

I have two unanswered questions (1, 2). Question 1 has one answer, 74 views, no upvotes, and multiple comments. This question was asked back in July, and it is being bumped by the Community user ...
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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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Editing a question doesn't pop it high in the question list anymore?

I'm wondering if this a new change in SO. This question of mine was asked 7 hours ago. I edited it twice now. Both the times I couldn't see it popped up in the SO question list. Previously whenever I ...
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Closes / Edits Should Not Bump Questions on “Recent” List

The "Recent Questions" list is useless every time "Bill the Lizard" goes on one of his editing sprees. Editing (and closing) questions should not bump them onto the "recent" list.
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How to draw attention to an old unanswered question on meta? [duplicate]

I encountered exactly the same problem as described in this question on Meta: Undo the Removal of an Interesting Tag. That question was asked in 2010 and got almost no response. How could I draw an ...
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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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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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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 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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How does Stack Overflow work for posts? [duplicate]

When I post something, it moves down the pages fast. Does it jump back to the top on an edit, comment or 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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Making small edits to my posts all the time bumps them to top; I need to stop, right? [duplicate]

I have a habit of repeatedly editing my own posts. I like to aim for perfection. Partly since the site encourages answering my own questions and treating that like a blog post. I notice this bumps ...
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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 ...