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This may be an ignorant question but

Posted by on Jul. 23, 2014 at 2:53 PM
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What's a "bump"? What does it mean?
by on Jul. 23, 2014 at 2:53 PM
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weeping_angel
by Member on Jul. 23, 2014 at 2:54 PM
Someone bumps your post up. If you have no replies, your post could get lost in the mix
2monkeysmoma710
by on Jul. 23, 2014 at 3:02 PM

oh,  that makes sense.  Thanks for the quick answer  :)

LuLuRex
by Silver Member on Jul. 23, 2014 at 4:40 PM

It took me awhile to figure that one out too!

LancesMom
by Ruby Member on Jul. 24, 2014 at 9:10 AM
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I use this frequently:


This list can always be found on the 1st page of The Newcomers Club in the The CafeMom Help Desk - Getting started on CafeMom post.

Some Common Abbreviations


WRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTING

BUMP - Bring Up My Post!  When someone posts "bump" in a reply to a post, they are bringing the whole thread to the top of the group so more people will see it.  The posts on the group are in order of when the last reply was added.

AC = Adopted Child
AF = Aunt Flo
AP= Attachment Parenting
ATM = At the Moment
AYT = Are You There
BBL = Be Back Later
BD = Baby Dancing 
BF = Boyfriend (also Best Friend, Breastfeeding or Breakfast, depending on context)
BFN = Big Fat Negative
BFP = Big Fat Positive
BIL = Brother-In-Law
BL = Belly Laugh
BM = Biological Mom, Birth Mom (also Bowel Movement, Breastmilk or Bridesmaid, depending on context)
BRB = Be Right Back
BTW = By The Way
 
CIO = Crying It Out
CM = CafeMom (can also mean Cervical Mucous)
CYL = Catch Ya Later
DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc
DDIL =
Darling Daughter-in-Law
DGC Darling GrandChildren or Darling GrandChild
DF = Dear/Darling Fiance
DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc
DIKU = Do I Know You
DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales)
DSA = Direct Selling Association
DW = Dear/Darling Wife (also Dishwasher, depending on context)
EBF = Extended Breast Feeding
ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
F2F = Face To Face
FAQ = Frequently Asked Question
FC = Foster Child
FIL = Father-In-Law
FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (as in car seat)
FTW = For The Win
FWIW = For What It's Worth
FX = Fingers Crossed 
GF = Girl Friend
HTH = Hope That Helps
IKWYM = I Know What You Mean
IM = Instant Message
IMHO = In My Humble/Honest Opinion
IRL = In Real Life
ISO = In Search Of
ITA = I Totally Agree
JK = Just Kidding
JMO = Just My Opinion/Observation
JUD = Jumping Up And Down
KWIM = Know What I Mean
LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
LO = Little One
LOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs
MB = Message Board
MD = Meltdown
MIL = Mother-In-Law
MIS/DS = Moms In Sales Direct Selling
MM = Military Mom 
NAD = Nursing At Desk
NAK = Nursing At Keyboard
OIC = Oh I See
OMG = Oh My Gosh
OP = Original Poster
OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
OT = Off Topic
OTOH = On The Other Hand
PIOG = Posted In Other Groups
PITA = Pain In The Acronyms
PM = Private Message
POV = Point Of View
PP = Previous Poster
PTMM = Please Tell Me More
RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of Kindness
RE = Rolling Eyes
ROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off
SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)
SD = Step Daughter
SFAG = Stolen From Another Group
SIL = Sister-In-Law
SMH = Shaking My Head
SO = Significant Other
S/O = Spin-off
SD = Step Daughter (or Step Dad)
SM = Step Mom
SS = Step Son
STBX = Soon To Be Ex
TIA = Thanks In Advance
TFS = Thanks for Sharing
TMI = Too Much Information
TOM = Time Of The Month
TTC = Trying To Conceive
TTYL = Talk To You Later
TY/TYVM = Thank You /Thank You Very Much
WAH(M) = Work At Home (Mom)
WOTH(M) = Work Outside the Home (Mom)
WB = Welcome Back 
WTG = Way To Go
WTH = What The Heck
YW/YVW = You're Welcome/You're Very Welcome

Reina13
by on Jul. 26, 2014 at 12:45 PM

I didn't know what 'bump' meant for a long time either. 

2monkeysmoma710
by on Jul. 26, 2014 at 12:57 PM
Thanks!!!!!!

Quoting LancesMom:

I use this frequently:

This list can always be found on the 1st page of The Newcomers Club in the The CafeMom Help Desk - Getting started on CafeMom post.Some Common AbbreviationsWRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTINGBUMP
- Bring Up My Post!  When someone posts "bump" in a reply to a post,
they are bringing the whole thread to the top of the group so more
people will see it.  The posts on the group are in order of when the
last reply was added.
AC = Adopted ChildAF = Aunt FloAP= Attachment ParentingATM = At the Moment AYT = Are You There BBL = Be Back Later BD = Baby Dancing BF = Boyfriend (also Best Friend, Breastfeeding or Breakfast, depending on context)BFN = Big Fat Negative BFP = Big Fat PositiveBIL = Brother-In-Law BL = Belly Laugh BM = Biological Mom, Birth Mom (also Bowel Movement, Breastmilk or Bridesmaid, depending on context)BRB = Be Right Back BTW = By The Way
 CIO = Crying It OutCM = CafeMom (can also mean Cervical Mucous)CYL = Catch Ya Later DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etcDDIL = Darling Daughter-in-LawDGC Darling GrandChildren or Darling GrandChildDF = Dear/Darling Fiance DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc DIKU = Do I Know You DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales) DSA = Direct Selling AssociationDW = Dear/Darling Wife (also Dishwasher, depending on context)EBF = Extended Breast FeedingETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To AddF2F = Face To Face FAQ = Frequently Asked Question FC = Foster ChildFIL = Father-In-Law FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (as in car seat)FTW = For The WinFWIW = For What It's WorthFX = Fingers Crossed GF = Girl Friend HTH = Hope That Helps IKWYM = I Know What You Mean IM = Instant Message IMHO = In My Humble/Honest Opinion IRL = In Real Life ISO = In Search Of ITA = I Totally AgreeJK = Just Kidding JMO = Just My Opinion/ObservationJUD = Jumping Up And DownKWIM = Know What I MeanLMAO = Laughing My A$$ OffLMBO = Laughing My Butt OffLO = Little OneLOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs MB = Message Board MD = Meltdown MIL = Mother-In-Law MIS/DS = Moms In Sales Direct SellingMM = Military Mom NAD = Nursing At DeskNAK = Nursing At KeyboardOIC = Oh I See OMG = Oh My GoshOP = Original PosterOPK = Ovulation Predictor KitOT = Off Topic OTOH = On The Other Hand PIOG = Posted In Other GroupsPITA = Pain In The AcronymsPM = Private MessagePOV = Point Of View PP = Previous PosterPTMM = Please Tell Me More RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of KindnessRE = Rolling EyesROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)SD = Step DaughterSFAG = Stolen From Another GroupSIL = Sister-In-Law SMH = Shaking My HeadSO = Significant Other S/O = Spin-offSD = Step Daughter (or Step Dad)SM = Step MomSS = Step SonSTBX = Soon To Be ExTIA = Thanks In Advance TFS = Thanks for SharingTMI = Too Much Information TOM = Time Of The Month TTC = Trying To Conceive TTYL = Talk To You Later TY/TYVM = Thank You /Thank You Very MuchWAH(M) = Work At Home (Mom)WOTH(M) = Work Outside the Home (Mom)WB = Welcome Back WTG = Way To GoWTH = What The HeckYW/YVW = You're Welcome/You're Very Welcome

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