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What does "bumping" a thread mean?

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Buckeye

Eat, Sleep &- Play! Yes, Life- is Good!
 
 
Barked: Tue Nov 16, '10 3:18pm PST 
I've been seeing posts that say "bump". What does this mea? Thanks! wave

Edited by author Tue Nov 16, '10 3:18pm PST

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Chicago

I am a friend to- all
 
 
Barked: Tue Nov 16, '10 4:11pm PST 
It means they are moving or "bumping" the thread to the top of the forum line so that it doesn't get forgotten, or if someone wants to help others out on a topic that was exhaustively discussed they'll bump that thread to the top so that the information is accessable to dogsters who weren't here for that discussion. Also, there's a breed matching thread that has a loooong waiting list and dogsters who started a matching thread keep bumping their thread so they can stay in line or so someone else can chime in with their ideas.blue dog
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Huntington

drawing dog- dweeb
 
 
Barked: Wed Nov 17, '10 3:38pm PST 
Bump
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Buckeye

Eat, Sleep &- Play! Yes, Life- is Good!
 
 
Barked: Sat Nov 20, '10 8:25am PST 
Oh, I see now! Thanks for your help, guys, I appreciate it!
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