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What does "bumped" mean in online jargon?

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Jenniferdp0525

Asked by Jenniferdp0525 at 3:32 PM on Aug. 30, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • It moves the post to the top of the pile so it can get more attention. In the groups or some sites, the post will slide onto another page, and bumping it puts it back on the first page.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 3:33 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • It means "I don't know, but instead of just ignoring the questions I'm going to 'bump' it and let someone else answer"
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:34 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • It means someone may have the same question and needs help answering it
    soccerfanatic13

    Answer by soccerfanatic13 at 3:37 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • All of those are good. I have also seen people 'bump' to get an answer to a question that they find interesting but don't have answer for and what to see it answered sooner as opposed to later.
    nova.mommy

    Answer by nova.mommy at 4:48 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • Moves the question back up to the top. Usually reserve it for question you do not know the answer to or deserve more attention.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 12:48 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

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