Bump

What does bump mean?

Forum post message bump

A term often seen in forum posts, particularly when someone has asked a question and no one has answered it for a long time; by posting a "bump" message, the thread then moves (gets "bumped") to the top of the list of active threads on the website forum again, so it has a greater chance of receiving a response.

Example

User1: How can I fix my computer? The screen is flickering.
User2: What have you tried so far?
User1: Well, I called the manufacturer, but they weren't of much help.
[A long time...]
User1: BUMP

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Updated November 10, 2014

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